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‘Let It Snow’ kicks off holiday season right

Let it snow came out on Nov. 8 and gives its audience a fascinating holiday drama. It can be found on Netflix and is produced by Netflix as well.
December 16, 2019

Ditch the pumpkins and go grab your hot chocolate as holiday movies commence. On Nov. 8, “Let it Snow” was released on Netflix and gave us another romantic holiday miracle movie. The movie is directed...

Girls’ ski races to claim state title this season

After placing second in the state tournament, the Staples girls’ ski team poses at the bottom of Mount Southington following the awards ceremony.
November 12, 2018

After placing second in last year’s state championship, the girls’ ski team is starting their training earlier than normal this year in hopes of placing one higher to achieve the state title this coming...

Westport recovers from brutal Nor’easter

Westport recovers from brutal Nor'easter
March 14, 2018

By Melanie Lust '19

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...

Snow draws locals to beloved winter locations

Snow draws locals to beloved winter locations
January 12, 2017

By: Molly Mahoney '18 With its howling wind, below freezing temperatures, boatloads of snow and looming threats of black ice, winter is a trying time for many. Westporters, however, have learned to...

Icy road conditions worry Staples students

Icy road conditions worry Staples students
March 4, 2016

On the morning of March 4, 2016, The National Weather Service issued a Special Weather Statement, warning citizens for icy road conditions in Westport, CT. That statement, however, did not stop Westport...

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...

Warm weather creates concern amongst skiers

Warm weather creates concern amongst skiers
January 13, 2016

  Come early January, members of the Staples ski team are expected to be gearing up for time trials, and preparing the start of the highly competitive ski season. However, warm weather has...

Snow generates mixed reactions

December 15, 2015

With each and every snow flake comes a different shape that is beautiful in it's own separate way. And with different snowflakes come different snow related activities, whether it’s sledding or shoveling...

It’s time to break up with snow

April 7, 2015

Hey snow, Don’t get me wrong, things were great at first. During the first weeks of winter we had great times together watching “Friends” marathons and enjoying the days off from school. But...

In like a lion out like a lamb

In like a lion out like a lamb
April 3, 2015

Monday, March 30, 2015- today I woke up to snow covering the ground, and to put it lightly,  I was less than happy. I’d like to think my feeling this morning was a mix of dismay and surprise but...

March brings slippery conditions

March 19, 2015

Yesterday, March 18 snow began to fall again in Westport after days of spring-like weather causing accidents and slippery pathways as staff and students arrived at school. Juliet Kimble ’15  caught...

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