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The Playhouse suffered serious damage to several different areas of the theatre, because of the water that seeped through low-lying entrance doors and down staircases.

Westport Country Playhouse thankful for support after flood

Phoebe Miller ’23, Paper Sports Editor September 14, 2021

The Westport Country Playhouse suffered severe flood damage from the remnants of category two Hurricane Ida that hit Westport on the night of Sept. 1. The hurricane caused severe flooding and destruction...

Westport Woman's Club presents annual art show, dazzles viewers

WESTPORT WOMAN’S CLUB PRESENTS ANNUAL ART SHOW, DAZZLES VIEWERS

Phoebe Miller ’23, Paper Sports Editor June 4, 2021

https://spark.adobe.com/page/mQpwbQDLHAW9h/

Due to the Connecticut State Senates bill, students who were previously exempted from the vaccine for religious reasons are no longer excused.

Religious exemption bill for mandatory vaccines terminated

Phoebe Miller ’23, Paper Sports Editor May 11, 2021

The Connecticut State Senate has passed a bill that will no longer allow religious exemptions from children’s vaccination requirements for schools, colleges and other educational facilities. One such...

The new Wednesday schedule is vastly different from the old one and presents many negative differences.

Wednesdays should be kept virtual

Phoebe Miller ’23, Paper Sports Editor May 10, 2021

With students in school at full capacity, less clamoring about zoom links and wifi problems eliminated, the COVID landscape of school is, thankfully, seeming to slowly fade away. But the new 100% capacity...

Girls’ lacrosse captain Julia Diconza ’21 gears up to pass the ball at tryouts for the 2021 season.

COVID sports restrictions continue into spring, but sense of normalcy slowly returns

Phoebe Miller '23, Staff Writer March 30, 2021

Connecticut is springing forward into a new season, and with that, a new season of sports is beginning too. Spring sports practices began on March 27, with first contest dates on April 10, and final...

The USAG allows hundreds of young girls to be abused at the hands of their coaches. The USAG must address these abuses and let authorities deal with these cases.

The United States Gymnastics Association is failing at protecting gymnasts from abuse

Phoebe Miller '23, Staff Writer March 30, 2021

In fourth grade, I did a project on the wonders of gymnastics. I bought a book that talked about every aspect of gymnastics, but soon I reached a chapter that startled me. It talked of the violence in...

The Granola Bar, which has been open in Westport for eight years, started as a granola business sold in supermarkets, but soon evolved to become the popular cafe it is today.

‘Granola Bar’ restaurant welcomes Rick Dickinson, brings Great Cakes back to Westport

Phoebe Miller ’23, Staff Writer February 25, 2021

A couple on their first date sharing a cupcake. A child idolizing his birthday cake. All part of Richard (Rick) Dickinson’s ‘great cakes.’ For decades, Dickinson has made these baked goods for all...

The new schedule provided by the school depicting the days in which each cohort goes into school in the month of March.

Staples switches to 75% hybrid model starting March 1

Phoebe Miller '23, Staff Writer February 13, 2021

Principal Stafford Thomas sent an email to the student body Friday afternoon detailing that Staples High School students will be returning to school at 75% capacity starting March first.  The email...

‘Winter Wondergram’ virtual holiday cards help arts community, provide fun escape

Phoebe Miller ’23 December 22, 2020

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1evLvEUm6rmylAZ_kKGVRi60OwNKunnRc/view?usp=sharing

Students exceeding 10 days APO will move to Cohort D

Students exceeding 10 days APO will move to Cohort D

Phoebe Miller '23, Staff Writer December 13, 2020

Students who are absent from school but present online for more than 10 days will be required to switch over to Cohort D/full remote learning.  This announcement came from an email from assistant principals...

A sign asks customers at “The Fresh Market” to not enter the store without a mask. Signs like these have been seen frequently in front of stores such as Home Goods and Terrain throughout the pandemic.

Stamford, Norwalk, Bridgeport, Stratford join growing Coronavirus red zone list

Phoebe Miller '23, Staff Writer November 10, 2020

As of Nov. 11, Stamford, Norwalk,  Brideport and Stratford, Connecticut are considered red zone towns, with Fairfield being moved from red to orange after the weeks of Oct 11-24. Further asymptomatic...

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