— The Staples Girls Swim and Dive team took third place this week at CIAC Class LL Championships after first-place Cheshire and second-place Greenwich. The 200 medley relay team of Esme Hunter, Annie Bowens, Ella Alpert, and Sophia Mechanic placed sixth. In the 200 free, Morgan Lenoce placed fourth; in the 50 free, Hunter took second and Bowens placed sixth; in the 100 free, Lenoce placed fifth and Jessica Qi took sixth; the 200 free relay team of Hunter, Bowens, Qi and Lenoce placed first; Hunter won the 100 backstroke; and Qi, Mechanic, Strauss, and Lenoce took fourth in the 400 free relay.
— Heida Week is well underway at MoCA Westport. Contestants have taught master classes with Suzuki School students at the Westport Library, interviewed with WSHU Public Radio's Kate Remington, and two finalists have performed salon concerts in private homes. Two salon concerts remain before Saturday's awards party at MoCA Westport.