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Memorial Day Parade honors veterans and the Westport community

Memorial Day Parade honors veterans and the Westport community

June 15, 2018

By Bailey Blaikie ’19 and Nicky Brown ’19  

Happenings of Memorial Day

Happenings of Memorial Day

May 30, 2018

By Lauren Wasserman '19 and Kevin Ludy '19

A Memorial Day guide: how to celebrate in style

A Memorial Day guide: how to celebrate in style

May 30, 2017

Amanda Kaplowitz ’19 and Bailey Blaikie ’19 ...

Memorial Day treats

Memorial Day treats

May 29, 2017

Nicky Brown '19 https://youtu.be/XWHBfrA3wh4

Rain Causes Annual Memorial Day Parade to be Inside

Rain Causes Annual Memorial Day Parade to be Inside

Ashton Dedona, A&E Editor

June 7, 2016

This year on May 30, the town of Westport celebrated its annual Memorial Day parade a little differently. Due to the weather this past Monday, the Staples marching band marched down the aisles of town hall for a Memorial Day ceremony instead of marching down the streets of downtown. This is the first...

The history behind the infamous fashion rule

The history behind the infamous fashion rule

Lauren Stack, Staff Writer

May 14, 2016

Signs that Spring has finally sprung; trees blooming and pollen flying. Time to roll down the windows, jog along the beach and break out those white jeans….. oh wait, it’s not Memorial Day yet! “I have never really understood the rule behind not wearing white, Christine Taylor ’18 said, ...

Annual Memorial Day parade hits downtown Westport

Annual Memorial Day parade hits downtown Westport

Taylor Harrington, Breaking News Managing Editor

May 30, 2014

Starting at 9:00 in the morning, the annual Memorial Day parade began downtown. Westporters lined the streets, anxious to see friends and family who were participating in the parade. Young children threw candy to their fans as they represented their sports teams while others rode on top of floats and rec...

Memorial day at Compo

Memorial day at Compo

Alexa Di Luca, Staff Writer

May 29, 2014

On Memorial Day, May 26, Staples students, Westport families and Westport visitors crowded Compo Beach. The beautiful weather attracted many, especially with young children, to the beach to walk, swim, have a picnic or just bask in the sun with their family and friends....

Memorial Day Parade marches into memories

Memorial Day Parade marches into memories

Kaila Finn, Web News Editor

May 28, 2014

From the starting notes of “My Country, ‘Tis of Thee” until the final steps to Town Hall, Westport’s annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 26 brought out many Westporters’ patriotic sides. Onlookers would agree that Westport really demonstrated how spirited they could be, as one Staples Band marcher, Marta Clanton '1...

Parading Around Westport

Parading Around Westport

Emma Lederer, Staff Writer

May 27, 2013

This morning, Monday, May 27, downtown Westport overflowed with patriotic Americans celebrating Memorial Day and watching Westport's Memorial Day Parade. As the parade began, police and military officers got the spotlight as they marched down their route. Other officers followed, including Emergency Me...

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