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The second Covid-19 strand ushers tentativeness about double masks
Governor Lamont enacts age-based vaccination approach

February 26, 2021

Governor Ned Lamont announced an updated COVID-19 vaccination approach based on age to start March 1 for the state of Connecticut on...

Staples moves to 75% capacity hybrid model; elementary, middle schools open fully in-person

February 25, 2021

A 75% capacity hybrid model, in which students are divided among four cohorts with three in person at a time, will be implemented at...

Teachers to become eligible for COVID-19 vaccination

February 23, 2021

Connecticut teachers and school staff will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine beginning March 1. This announcement from...

Staples switches to 75% hybrid model starting March 1

February 13, 2021

Principal Stafford Thomas sent an email to the student body Friday afternoon detailing that Staples High School students will be returning...

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‘Granola Bar’ restaurant welcomes Rick Dickinson, brings Great Cakes back to Westport
Dance studio’s hybrid model changes class experience

February 24, 2021

Tying hair up in a bun, lacing up pointe shoes and pulling on light pink tights. This is the typical routine for dancers...

COVID-19 impacts students’ February break plans

February 23, 2021

While COVID-19 vaccinations are becoming more widely available, February break plans were still impacted. However, Staples...

New snow day protocol promotes both fun and virtual learning

February 12, 2021

This year has looked far from normal, but one of the few things that remain are snow days. A day adored by all ages, one...

Staples teachers debate returning to full in-person learning

February 11, 2021

All Westport elementary and middle school students were given the option to fully return to school as of Feb. 3. While some...

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Stop counting calories, your mental health will thank you later
Disparity in vaccine distribution must be addressed, eliminated

March 1, 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has disproportionately affected Black and Latinx communities nationwide, yet the vaccine rollout does not...

Denying full experience of Culinary Arts due to nut allergies must end

March 1, 2021

Culinary Arts is a very popular class at Staples; however, some students simply are never allowed to experience such a thing due...

The senior class deserves prom

March 1, 2021

Facebook groups flooded with different dresses, scrambling to find an after party plan, making sure your dress is different from...

COVID-19 further reveals outdated state of U.S. educational system

March 1, 2021

Technology, fashion, and transportation. These are just some of the numerous components of everyday life that have evolved over...

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New Barnes & Noble brightens up Westport
Pop Up Bagels generates intrigue around Westport

February 26, 2021

Floating around the Westport online community, drawing intrigue, is a seemingly unmoored bagel business. Pop Up Bagels, started...

Sia demonstrates ableism in new movie ‘Music’

February 26, 2021

Singer/songwriter Sia created “Music,” a movie that has been under fire recently, and for good reason. This movie and Sia’s...

Nickelodeon show iCarly emerges on Netflix, bringing excitement to former fans

February 26, 2021

A key part of many of today's teens’ childhoods are the shows they watched growing up. The two most popular channels were Disney...

‘Framing Britney Spears’ dives into Spears’ personal life leaving the audience intrigued

February 23, 2021

Pop star Britney Spears sparked concern in her fans over the past years because of her ongoing conservatorship with her father....

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Girls indoor track team races ahead during first virtual meet
Girls’ basketball triumphs over Trumbull, continues undefeated season

February 26, 2021

The Staples girls’ basketball team clinched a 44-38 win against Trumbull on Thursday, Feb. 25. This game solidified their number...

Girls’ basketball takes home a win after intense overtime

February 25, 2021

The Staples girls’ basketball team took home a win after an important game at Fairfield Ludlowe High School on Feb. 23. After...

Staples squashes Brian McMahon to stay unbeaten

February 23, 2021

The Staples boys’ basketball team stayed undefeated with a 62-44 win against the Brian McMahon Senators on Feb. 20. From...

Staples boys’ basketball stomp Greenwich in season opener

February 11, 2021

Staples boys’ basketball tipped off their season with a 49-35 win against the Greenwich Cardinals on Feb. 9. Staples’ second...

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