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The struggle of being a second semester junior surrounded by seniors

The struggle of being a second semester junior surrounded by seniors

Kit Epstein, Breaking News Editor

April 1, 2016

I was warned about the rigor of junior year. I heard horror stories about the SAT, was given tips on how to get a five on AP tests and was even told that I should spend every weekend visiting colleges. Yet, despite the constant college meetings and Baron’s books, nothing prepared me for the nigh...

Getting through the first quarter of AP classes

Getting through the first quarter of AP classes

Becca Rawiszer, Opinion Web Editor

October 29, 2015

The first quarter of junior year is a long and windy road. There is the struggle of balancing standardized test preparation with the heavier school workload, the stress of thinking about college and, of course, the lethal AP classes that many students aren’t used to. The thing about AP classes is that teachers will warn you, guidance counselors will w...

Addicted to AA

Addicted to AA

Alexa Davis, Staff Writer

March 2, 2015

The common noises that I hear as I roam around the crowded cafeteria early in the morning have changed from the silent yawns of tired seniors to the constant yelling of swear words and angry mannerisms. What could have caused all of this ruckus in such a short amount of time? I suddenly realized that...

Tough Economy Brings Budget Struggle

Tough Economy Brings Budget Struggle

January 25, 2011

As the existing education budget for Westport Public Schools represents 63.7 percent of the entire town budget for the fiscal year 2010-2011, or nearly $111 million, its revision concerns many organizations and individuals supported by the school system. In addition, continuing unrest in the general economy has lead to various calls for budge...

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