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Westport cancels summer events due to COVID-19

The 2020 Fourth of July fireworks and Memorial Day Parade in Westport are canceled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Caroline Donohue '20, Business Director

April 21, 2020

The 2020 Memorial Day Parade and Fourth of July fireworks in Westport have been canceled this year to prevent community spread during the coronavirus pandemic. The town of Westport released a statement of cancelation on April 20.  First Selectman Jim Marpe and other Westport officials are working to ho...

Westporters celebrate the annual Memorial Day Parade

Town Mayor Jim Marpe gives a speech remembering lost soldiers at the culmination of the Memorial Day Parade.

Caroline Donohue '20 and Emily Stone '20, Business Managers

June 5, 2019

9/11 Memorial Continues to Preserve the Memory of Loved Ones Lost

9/11 Memorial Continues to Preserve the Memory of Loved Ones Lost

September 14, 2016

By: Tori Lubin Two massive rectangular fountains lie parallel to each other at 180 Greenwich St. in New York City. Water from all sides spills into the the center of the massive basin, which almost looks like an everlasting stream of tears. The names of all fatalities during the 9/11 attack are emblazoned...

Memorial Day marches through Westport

Alix Sommers, Jane Schutte, Assistant Business Manager, Breaking News Managing Editor

May 28, 2015

Memorial Day Parade

SHS Memorial Day Tribute

June 3, 2010


May 29, 2010 | In Memoriam

May 29, 2010 | In Memoriam

May 29, 2010

3:00 p.m. The plaque near the main entrance honoring Staples alumni who fought in World War II is especially significant on Memorial Day weekend, when the nation remembers and honors the brave soldiers who lost their lives fighting for America. In Westport, the most prominent Memorial Day celebration...

Trial And Error With Senior Skip Days: Seniors Try Changing the Memorial Day Tradition

Senioritis: Some seniors chose to call in sick on April 30, the unofficial Senior Skip Day of 2010. | Photo by Madeline Hardy '11

May 28, 2010

Lucas Hammerman '10 News Editor Senior skip day fizzled this year due to complications in schedualing. The day usually fell on the Friday before Memorial Day, which is during the middle of senior internships. However, this year at Staples High School some seniors tried to break the tradition. On April 30, 75 seniors were e...

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