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Reshaping Reality has put up several posters around the school, including a QR code to the Zoom (which can be scanned here), which takes place on May 6 at 6 p.m.

Reshaping Reality hopes to spread advice through virtual ‘Middle Schooler in the Mirror’ event

Reshaping Reality will soon throw their ‘Middle Schooler in the Mirror’ event for middle and high school families. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and multiple rules and regulations being in...

Younger students prevail despite distance learning

Prasaus Yeager ’22, Staff Writer May 11, 2020

It’s been nearly seven weeks since classrooms were reduced to Google Meets and Schoology posts. And while distance learning has had a seemingly large impact on high school and college students, one...

Nearly 500 people have signed a petition in under a month that aims to reverse the 30 minute delayed school start time taking effect next school year.

New school start time frustrates parents

Giselle Oldani ’22, Web Arts Editor March 15, 2020

Nearly 500 people have signed a petition in under a month that aims to reverse the 30 minute delayed school start time taking effect next school year.   Westport parent Elena Shmonia started the petition,...

Westport police officers smile while participating in Capture-A-Cop, a capture the flag game between Westport middle school students and local law enforcement on Sunday, Sept. 15.

Capture-A-Cop fosters positive relationship between students, police

Charlotte Armstrong '21, Staff Writer September 25, 2019

Capture-A-Cop, a capture the flag game between local middle schoolers and police officers, kicked off an afternoon of friendly games on Sept. 15. Westport middle schoolers and Westport police officers...

Westport Board of Education finalizes plan for next year's middle schoolers

Westport Board of Education finalizes plan for next year’s middle schoolers

Reece Keusch '19 December 26, 2018

Superintendent Colleen Palmer and the Westport Board of Education decided to send all sixth graders to the elementary schools next year in order to solve the current spacing issues at Bedford Middle School...

Senior intern evaluates changing middle school dynamics

Senior intern evaluates changing middle school dynamics

Emily Olrik , Staff Writer May 31, 2016

Sitting with the other interns at lunch, we are the big kids. We’re the adults, the graduating seniors, the about-to-go-off-to-college-kids. We are surrounded by the middle schoolers, the tweens, the...

Bedford middle paper Ursus is a roaring hit

Bedford middle paper Ursus is a roaring hit

Jane Levy , Features Editor December 7, 2014

Staffed by 33 eighth graders and advised by Inklings’ former adviser of ten years, Stephen Rexford, Ursus has made its debut as Bedford Middle School’s official newspaper. “I took all the stuff...

Top five differences between middle school and high school

Top five differences between middle school and high school

Caroline O'Kane , Staff Writer September 19, 2014

Picture this: Big school, little you. It’s your first day of freshman year and you see senior girls in their blue shirts running around and blowing whistles in your ear. Older boys are standing next...

With promise of fresh start, freshmen expectations for cafeteria food skyrocket

With promise of fresh start, freshmen expectations for cafeteria food skyrocket

Caroline Cohen, Managing Editor September 19, 2014

When you think of high school in a stereotypical, “Mean Girls” movie kind of way, the cafeteria often comes to mind. It’s where all the drama is expected to go down and where everyone sees their...

Students swap Webkinz for Snapchat

Students swap Webkinz for Snapchat

Jane Levy, Features Editor June 20, 2014

A moment of silence, please, for the days in which young middle school students huddled over desktop Dells, nurturing penguins and animals, delved into the world of asking anonymous questions...

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