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A few of the ways the excessive amount of snow days has been affecting students and teachers.

Excessive snow days cause unnecessary stress

Aidan Sprouls ’23, Staff Writer March 25, 2022

Waking up on a school day and seeing snow outside my window generally sparks excitement because it means there could be no school; however, this year I was disappointed with the fact that there were so...

Trail mix cookies serve as a perfect winter dessert

Trail mix cookies serve as a perfect winter dessert

Meg Enquist ’23 January 31, 2022

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Ice skaters of all skill levels enjoy spending time with family and friends on Saturday night, Dec. 18, 2021.

Westport PAL ice skating rink reopens amidst COVID-19

Ava Cordella ’24, Staff Writer January 13, 2022

The Westport PAL Ice Rink at Longshore reopened on Dec. 10, marking the rink's 25th season.  Due to the rink being outdoors, many Westport residents anticipated the opening amidst COVID-19.  “I...

Girls indoor track is hopeful for their upcoming season after a year full of covid precautions.

Girls’ indoor track returns to normal season

Jalen St. Fort '22, Staff Writer December 16, 2021

Last year was far from normal for everyone in almost all aspects of life. But for Staples winter sports, it looked especially different. Girls’ indoor track and field was one sport that was extremely...

Residents from all over Fairfield county gathered in the courtyard and the Lucille Lortel White Barn of the Westport Country Playhouse on Dec. 4 playing games, listening to music and eating.

Winter Fun Fest brings holiday cheer to Westport community

Lucy Dockter ’23, Paper News Editor December 13, 2021

On a cool, sunny afternoon outside of the Westport Country Playhouse, families gathered listening to holiday music, tossing bean bags into a hole, making clay snowmen and drinking hot chocolate. The...

While Thanksgiving was only a week ago, I’ve already wrapped about 25 gifts, which will reside on the basement floor because my family has yet to get our tree.

An ode to wrapping Christmas gifts

Katie Simons '22, Editor-In-Cheif December 6, 2021

I’ve always cried over the Sun setting at 4:30 in the evening and dug my head further and further under the covers as the temperatures outside dropped. The mundane darkness of our cold Connecticut winters...

Steps to effectively clean winter vehicle

Aidan Rogers '22 March 8, 2021

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A cold Connecticut day with ice and snow on the ground, making it nearly impossible to get anywhere or give people the motivation to do anything.

Holiday season is overrated

Max Dorsey '21, Staff Writer January 12, 2021

The holiday season. Everyone loves it. Mountains of snow on the ground, hot drinks and a happy spirit. But that’s the holiday season as everybody describes it. When you take a closer look, the holidays...

Snow days survive COVID-19

Snow days survive COVID-19

Aidan Rogers ’22, Paper Arts Editor January 10, 2021

Connecticut has experienced a rise in COVID-19 cases as colder temperatures limit the use of outdoor spaces.

Second statewide lockdown needed in Connecticut to flatten curve

Margaret Enquist '23 November 25, 2020

Connecticut has recently experienced a surge in COVID-19 cases over the last couple months. On Nov. 20, the state surpassed 100,000 confirmed cases since the start of the pandemic. Consequently, Governor...

Just as the shortened volleyball season came to an end, school was closed, leaving the field house doors locked and the boys’ volleyball season in jeopardy.

Club sports postponed until Jan 19 causing disappointment in athletes

Natasha Taubenheim ’22 November 24, 2020

Every year as the school season comes to an end, athletes focus on the transition from their high school sport to preparing for the next season by playing on a club team. Within the past two weeks, several...

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