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High Point Road residents succeed in creating a safe, festive Halloween for kids

In order to heed to coronavirus safety precautions, typical Halloween festivities including trick or treating were forced to adapt. Like many other roads around Westport, High Point Road decided to put tables outside of each house with individually wrapped pieces of candy to make trick or treating a safer and less risky way of allowing kids to experience the fun of Halloween.
November 12, 2020

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Cultural appropriation takes center stage this Halloween amid racial uprising

Cultural Appropriation is an issue for all ages and creates an uncomfortable situation for minorities when Halloween costumes that abuse stereotypes are worn in public settings.
November 10, 2020

Having been a week since Halloween, the issue of cultural appropriation is still extremely relevant and more widespread than at any other time of year. The racial uprising demonstrated through the many...

Staples confirms first COVID-19 cases

Westport families were informed of a positive COVID-19 case at Staples High School on Nov. 6. The infected person was in quarantine and did not have any close contacts at school.
November 10, 2020

Staples High School confirmed three positive COVID-19 cases between Nov. 6 and Nov. 9. These are the first cases at Staples during the 2020-21 school year.  “This afternoon I was made aware of an...

High Point Road residents succeed in creating a safe, festive halloween for kids

November 10, 2020

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Students review Halloween 2020

November 9, 2020

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Evolving holiday traditions: COVID-19 spooks students into changing Halloween plans

Evolving holiday traditions: COVID-19 spooks students into changing Halloween plans
November 6, 2020

Every year when Halloween rolls around, kids and teens alike gear up in an assortment of costumes, and some flaunt spooky masks to scare their friends. This year, given the coronavirus, Westporters have...

Unique Halloween cookies serve as a festive way to celebrate

November 4, 2020

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Low-risk activities provide safe way to celebrate Halloween

Although most Halloween traditions are strongly discouraged this year, houses around Westport use spooky decorations along with new alternatives to boost spirit and excitement.
November 4, 2020

Kids dress in elaborate costumes, crowding the streets, as they grab fistfuls of candy from communal bowls in the shape of jack-o’-lanterns. Laughter and excitement fill the air. Houses flaunt their...

Students plan creative Halloween costumes

October 29, 2020

https://anchor.fm/charlotte-smith1/episodes/Staples-students-Halloween-costumes-2020-el5efr/a-a58em4

Students share their favorite horror movies

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October 29, 2020

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