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Buttons of teachers’ faces aim to foster stronger sense of school community

Librarian Jennifer Cirino shows off her custom button. This new idea was something she brought to Staples as a way to help heighten the sense of community at Staples.

Lea Rivel '22, Web Arts Editor

October 16, 2020

In the midst of a pandemic when nearly everybody has a face covering, it can be easy for communities to feel detached. In order to help alleviate some of this disconnection, Staples librarians are making buttons of teachers’ faces so students can see what they look like without a mask.  Librarian ...

Lamont mandates face coverings in public areas

Lamont mandates face coverings in public areas

Allison Gillman '23, Staff Writer

May 4, 2020

Governor Ned Lamont released an executive order on April 17 requiring Connecticut residents to wear face coverings in public spaces in order to slow the spread of COVID-19, effective April 20. The order states that anybody in a public space, or who cannot maintain a distance of six feet from anoth...

Westport stores update shopping protocols in compliance with COVID-19 regulations

Starbucks, one of the most popular places to go to in Westport, now requires all staff and customers to wear masks.

Finnegan Courtney '22

April 22, 2020

Multiple Westport storefronts have announced new regulations in compliance with social distancing guidelines in an attempt to stop the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak. “I think it’s what we need to do to stop the spread of this virus and keep our community safe,” Nicole Neil, a Westport parent...

Executive order requires use of face coverings in public in Connecticut to slow spread of COVID-19

Some citizens have used bandanas as face coverings when going out in public to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Others have used homemade cloth masks, surgical masks and more to protect themselves. Beginning April 20 at 8:00 p.m., these face coverings will be required in public if one cannot keep a safe social distance.

Lys Goldman ’21, Paper News Editor

April 20, 2020

Connecticut residents will be required to wear a face covering in public spaces effective Monday, April 20 if they cannot stay at least six feet away from others, as stated in an executive order signed by Governor Lamont on April 17. In addition to anyone who cannot maintain a safe social distance...

Fashion’s Wearabouts: Episode 15

Due to the global outbreak of COVID-19, many aspects of the fashion industry have had to become digital.

Dana Perelberg '20, Paper Managing Editor

March 27, 2020

Westport Halloween costume hunting

Westport Halloween costume hunting

Jackson Daignault '18 and Max Appell '18

November 2, 2016

Halloween is just around the corner and many people need some last minute costumes for the big night. Here are some of the most popular costumes that will be seen this year in Westport. With the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens in December 2015, the Jedi costume is on the rise. Students can...

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