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On April 4, members of the Westport community gathered at the library to hear TEAM Westport essay contest winners read their work and receive their awards.

TEAM Westport ceremony showcases student works addressing race in community 

Lea Rivel ’22, Staff Writer April 28, 2022

TEAM (Together Effectively Achieving Multiculturalism) Westport presented awards to three students for their essays on ideas of race in our community at the Westport Public Library on Monday, April 4....

Westport government addresses concerns over TEAM Westport, changes composition

Westport government addresses concerns over TEAM Westport, changes composition

Lilly Weisz '23, Creative Director March 15, 2022

First Selectwoman Jen Tooker has created membership requirements for TEAM (Together Effectively Achieving Multiculturalism) Westport to have no more than 50% of one party and to constitute only Westport...

In response to Niah Michels letter, Principal Stafford W. Thomas, Jr. sent an email to Staples families.
A community is a group of people we lean on when times are tough, Thomas said. I have seen this with regularity this year, but too frequently, in separate groups. We are going to change this.

Michel’s letter prompts response from administration

Sophie Casey ’20 and Siri Kanter ’20 February 15, 2020

Niah Michel ’20 described several concerns about the treatment of minority students in a letter to the editor, entitled “Racism at Staples,” published by WestportNow on Feb. 14. Michel said she wrote...

Ellis sets the bar high for his senior year

Ellis sets the bar high for his senior year

Lili Romann '19, Breaking News Editor December 20, 2018

From attending seven hour school days filled with several advanced placement classes, filling the role of team captain at track practice every day after school, completing hours of nightly homework, to...

Third Annual Teen Essay Contest Winners Announced

Josiah Tarrant, Assistant Business Manager May 18, 2016

Last night, May 16th 2016, the winners of the third annual TEAM Westport essay contest were announced at a reception inside the Westport Public Library’s McManus room. The competition, which is open...

James Baldwin speech inspires teachers to bring documentary to Staples

James Baldwin speech inspires teachers to bring documentary to Staples

Josiah Tarrant , Staff Writer March 24, 2016

On a sunny Saturday afternoon, March 11, a large crowd filled the McManus Room at the Westport Library to enjoy a screening and discussion of the award-winning documentary, “James Baldwin:  The Price...

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