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Grades 6th through 8th will be attending Bedford next year.

Timeline of Westport Public Schools Delays

May 6, 2020

Sometimes I find myself wondering, often perched over my computer checking Schoology or working on a distance learning assignment,...

A whopping 86 percent of people polled said they had fallen victim to ‘fake news.’

Fake News Proves a Stumbling Block for Many

March 6, 2020

When we asked students and teachers whether or not they felt they could trust everything they read online, the response was an...

Westport Pizzeria, shown here in its second location on Post Road East, is closing after 51 years under the stewardship of the Mioli family.

Westport Pizzeria Serves Its Last Pie

March 6, 2020

After 51 years, the much beloved local eatery Westport Pizzeria is closing its doors. The business opened in 1968 selling 25-cent...

When does defending oneself become hurting others?

Is It OK to Beat Up a Bully?

November 26, 2019

What do you think when someone says the word “school”? Often, you’ll think of classrooms and tests, and hundreds of students....

Officer Brian Meraviglia has joined the Bedford community to help secure the building and its staff and students.

Westport’s Public School’s New SSO: Helping Secure the Building

November 8, 2019

Many of you may have seen Bedford’s new SSO, School Security Officer, in the morning and afternoon as you board and get off...

Mrs. Adele Valovich returns to teaching to help Mrs. Anderson

A Veteran Helps Out

June 24, 2019

As many students at Bedford know, Mrs. Michelle Anderson, the 7th and 8th grade orchestra teacher, is not at Bedford due to personal...

Two 8th graders and their wonderous pencil efforts

Pencils, Everywhere

June 24, 2019

Nearly 5,000. That’s how many pencils were collected over the years by Spencer Yim, Whitman Teplica and Jeffery Pogue. Long,...

The theme this year, said Ms. Rodriguez, is “Living in the Moment.”  Months of moments go into putting together a yearbook.

Bringing BMS a Year in Pictures is a Huge Effort

June 24, 2019

As the end of the school year approaches, there comes the massive effort to produce and distribute the school yearbook. Ms. Rodriguez,...

Dr. David Abbey during a recent meeting with the “Ursus” staff.

Westport Finds Interim Superintendent Abbey

June 16, 2019

On May 6th, David Abbey was named interim superintendent of Westport Public Schools. Dr. Abbey has worked in various jobs in education...

Black mold under the microscope

The Little Fungus That Caused Big Problems

January 18, 2019

Black mold (also known as Stachybotrys atra or Stachybotrys chartarum) is one of the most infamous types of toxic molds because...

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