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Power outages reveal ugly truth about this generation

Power outages reveal ugly truth about this generation
March 21, 2018

BY Julia Lombardo '20 This past Nor'easter on March 7 was one like no other. A downed tree blocked off my street and prevented anyone from entering or leaving. In other words, I was trapped. Trapped...

Five things to make the time go by on a snow day (other than Netflix)

Five things to make the time go by on a snow day (other than Netflix)
March 22, 2017

By Lauren Stack '17 The only time where a high school student would rejoice at the sound of the phone ringing at 6:00 am is when it is bearing the best two words of news possible: snow day. When it...

Winter Storm Stella leaves students in a white out

Winter Storm Stella leaves students in a white out
March 14, 2017

Prior to the arrival of winter Storm Stella, it was announced the Westport Public Schools will be closed on Tuesday, March 14, 2017, due to the forecast for blizzard conditions. Winter Storm Stella...

Seven ways to “sleigh” your next snow day

Seven ways to
February 11, 2016

You’re snowed in. The roads are icy, your driveway isn’t plowed, and let’s be real, there’s nowhere within walking distance that’s worth a dreadful hike in the snow. So, what do you do? Here’s...

Save snow days for the summer

Save snow days for the summer
January 30, 2015

While most students scour the weather-reports searching for a possible glimmer of hope of a snow day, I see that little snowflake on my screen and pray for a false forecast or minimal accumulation. A snow...

Snow days break up spring break

Snow days break up spring break
March 5, 2014

Westport Public Schools have had six school cancellations this year, which is one day over the allotted five. As a result, April Break could potentially be reduced by a weekend and that first Monday, making...

Sixth snow day puts April break in jeopardy

Sixth snow day puts April break in jeopardy
February 14, 2014

After heavy snowfall and sleet left Westport’s roads icy and treacherous on Friday, Feb 14, the school district closed for the sixth time this year. This snow day extended February break by one day;...

[open inklinations] What are you doing during the snow day?

January 11, 2011

Welcome to [open inklinations], where we give you the chance to talk freely (with limits) in the comment section.  All comments will be moderated by Inklings staff before they appear.  Feel free to...

January 6, 2011 | Wishful Thinking

January 6, 2011

Photo by Meghan Prior '118:45 a.m. As talk of a snow on Friday ensues, students enthusiastically search weather websites to see if there will be a snow day. While it seems that a snow day is not in the...

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