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Top 5 Summer Activities in Westport CT

Elena Nasar June 7, 2022

With the summer coming closer by the day, it is becoming our every thought. Whether it is thinking about summer plans or swimming in the pool, it is getting hard to focus on anything other than those warm...

The Guide to Food Allergies

The Guide to Food Allergies

Ella Turner, Writer June 7, 2022

Have you ever been in a situation where you are sitting at a lunch table with someone who has a food allergy, but you don't really know what their allergy is? Well, read on! Three of the most common food...

Elon Musk Buys Twitter (Updated 5/24/22)

Elon Musk Buys Twitter (Updated 5/24/22)

Jasper Hultgren, Jonah Frey, Staff Writers May 10, 2022

Update: Elon Musk has said that the deal is on hold due to inaccurate counts of spam-bots on Twitter. While Twitter says that the number is only 5% of all the accounts on the platform, he believes that...

How Dogs Benefit Our Health

How Dogs Benefit Our Health

Elena Nasar, Avery Kalter, Head Writers May 10, 2022

As middle schoolers, we have many responsibilities that result in feeling overwhelmed and stressed.  Aside from school, there are sports, clubs, and family commitments to think about.  The load can be...

Broadway’s ‘Spongebob the Musical’ Hits Coleytown Middle-School

Broadway’s ‘Spongebob the Musical’ Hits Coleytown Middle-School

Ari Saliu, Guest Writer April 14, 2022

  Spongebob, a highly favored children's cartoon among generations, is a prominent part of all our hearts and even more so now as it came to Coleytown Middle School (Westport, CT)! Between the set,...

Descendants: The Musical Review

Descendants: The Musical Review

Ella Turner, Head Writer April 12, 2022

Starring Dove Cameron, Cameron Boyce, Sofia Carson, and Booboo Stewart, Descendants was a movie that people everywhere adored. This fantastic movie was about the daughters and sons of Disney's most hated...

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Women’s History Month: Amanda Gorman

Elena Nasar, Writer March 15, 2022

Amanda Gorman gained worldwide attention when she read her poem "The Hill We Climb" at President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris' Inauguration ceremony on January 20, 2021.  Amanda Gorman is...

The Benefits of Journaling

The Benefits of Journaling

Avery Kalter, Head Writer March 15, 2022

As students, we lead quite busy lives. At times, it can feel like the work is unmanageable, and that we need an escape from all of the overwhelming tests and workload piling upon us. This is where journaling...

The New Zodiac Sign

The New Zodiac Sign

Sarah Lyle March 8, 2022

You have probably heard of people talking about the new zodiac sign. But do you know what it really is? Stay tuned to find out. Some of you might not know what a Zodiac sign is, so let me inform you....

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April Fools Day: The History Behind It And Some Fun Pranks

Ella Turner March 8, 2022

We all know it, we all love it- April Fools Day! Stay tuned because you're about to learn some fun pranks, and cool history that will be creating a fair share of laughs around your lunch table! The...

Maya Angelou, The First Black Woman on the U.S. Quarter

Maya Angelou, The First Black Woman on the U.S. Quarter

Elena Nasar and Avery Kalter, Writer January 26, 2022

Money is something we use on an everyday basis. Buying a sandwich at the deli? Get out your wallet, it's time to pay. Shopping for a new dress for a glamorous night out? Time to spend some money. One important...

Developing a Growth Mindset

Developing a Growth Mindset

Ella Turner, Head Staff Writer January 26, 2022

"Alright class, I'm handing out a math problem for you. Have fun and try your best," you hear your teacher say. A paper gets placed in front of your desk. You look at it and see a bunch of numbers, but...

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