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Post-winter break COVID-19 cases increase within state and school district

Following the holiday break, cases have been surprisingly average in the state as a whole. In Westport and Staples however, it seems that cases are starting to rise as a result of travel or holiday celebrations.
January 13, 2021

As of Monday Jan. 11, the number of COVID-19 cases are spiking in Connecticut with a positivity rate of 8.46%, compared to last week’s 6.3%. With 213,358 cases in the state, and over 25 just in our school...

Substantial pleading for COVID regulations end in failed attempt

Yale New Haven Hospital is almost at critical capacity of their ICU filled with COVID-19 patients and overwhelmed doctors attempting to take care of their patients.
December 23, 2020

During the holiday season, hospitals in Connecticut have become overpacked with 84.5% of Yale New Haven’s ICU filled with COVID-19 patients. As doctors encouragingly plead Governor Ned Lamont to shutdown...

High school football players protest in Hartford over season’s cancellation

September 11, 2020

High school football players from across the state assembled on the steps of the Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford on Wednesday to protest the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference’s (CIAC)...

Lamont closes public schools until fall

Connecticut schools will remain closed for the rest of the school year.
May 6, 2020

Governor Ned Lamont officially canceled in-person classes at all Connecticut public schools until the fall. This comes as the state approaches 30,000 coronavirus cases. In a press release, Lamont expressed...

Longshore Golf Course and Compo Beach parking lots plan to reopen May 15

On May 15, Longshore Golf Courses and Compo Beach parking lots will be reopening for the public with restrictions.
April 30, 2020

As of May 15, Longshore Golf Course and Compo Beach parking lots will be reopening after their closure since March 14 in an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19. Although these locations are reopening,...

School closure further prolonged

Connecticut schools, including Staples High School, will remain closed until April 20 at the earliest.
March 25, 2020

Governor Ned Lamont announced Monday in a news conference that all Connecticut schools will remain closed until at least April 20th due to the COVID-19 pandemic. During that time, distance learning programs...

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