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New Community Art Dots the Center, Artists Reflect

By: Andrew Maglio

Last summer (the first one in which West Hartford allowed outdoor seating in the Center’s streets), restaurants pragmatically delineated the street from pedestrians eating with concrete jersey barricades. This year, those same barricades are back… but this time with a twist!

NEWS

SUMMER ISSUE

Conard Students Respond to Unwarranted Online Prom Critique

By: Maddy Brennan

On May 30th, We-Ha’s facebook page posted a photo of ten senior girls on their way to a covid-safe prom. The photos were posted with positive and encouraging words such as a “thank you to all who provided photos” and a mention of the fact that it was “the first West Hartford Public School prom to take place in two years."

 

Unfortunately, the comments on the post were not as encouraging.

Reflections of a President

By: Connor Reardon

Following a year of organizing the Council, planning initiatives, and executing agendas, Natalie was kind enough to agree to an interview with the Courant to hear her reflections on the hectic months now behind us. The interview was conducted over the phone, with a wealth of fascinating answers.

Status of Masks in Schools for the Fall Semester

By: Clare Gillis

With a new school year looming on the horizon after all of the uncertainty that came with the 2020/21 schooling, many are beginning to ask themselves: will masks be worn in school next year? The covid test positivity rate is currently hovering around a steady 0.55% in Connecticut. With kids already beginning to ditch the mask whenever possible little is known about the current plan regarding masks during the fall semester.

New Community Art Dots West Hartford Center, Artists Reflect

By: Andrew Maglio

Last summer (the first one in which West Hartford allowed outdoor seating in the Center’s streets), restaurants pragmatically delineated the street from pedestrians eating with concrete jersey barricades. This year, those same barricades are back… but this time with a twist!