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New Wreckers deli excites students

October 8, 2019

The Staples cafeteria introduced the new Wrecker’s Deli, allowing students and staff to pre-order sandwiches during lunch waves for...

Board of Education examines redistricting for elementary, middle schools

October 8, 2019

The Westport Board of Education (BOE) discussed plans to redistrict the elementary and middle schools at a meeting on Sept. 23. Although...

RTM rejects attempt to ban sale of recreational marijuana

October 6, 2019

The Westport Representative Town Meeting (RTM) voted down an ordinance that would ban the sale of recreational marijuana in Westport...

EEE disease reappears, takes second life in Connecticut

October 4, 2019

Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), a disease transmitted by mosquitoes, has taken the life of an unnamed resident of Old Lyme, Connecticut,...

Westport’s 2019 Parkinson’s Optimism Walk inspires togetherness
Teens Against Cancer brings support, awareness to Staples

October 14, 2019

According to the National Cancer Institute, 1.74 million people were diagnosed with cancer in 2018.  Annagrace Mcmanus...

Chowdafest brings New England delicacy to Westport

October 13, 2019

On a windy, but mysteriously warm October day at the lawn of Sherwood Island, people come together from all around the town,...

Staples student suits himself

October 11, 2019

As the saying goes, clothes make the man, and for one Staples freshman, suits are a staple. Charlie Watson ՚23 is the...

Westport Historical Society’s festivities haunt, but also educate

October 10, 2019

Ghoulish games, petrifying pumpkins and horrifying hayrides are just a few of the activities at the Family Creep Fest, which...

The new redistricting plan creates difficulties for middle school students
Teachers grading tactics can have a negative impact on students’ grades

October 14, 2019

Grades are undoubtedly something that occupies every student's mind at Staples High School. Being able to perform highly in every...

Cell phone holders provide pragmatic solution to class disruption

October 14, 2019

Now that a new school year is well underway, there is talk of new rules being enacted. The majority of teachers now require students...

Columbus Day should prompt sober reflection, not celebration

October 14, 2019

Christopher Columbus is our national contradiction: a man simultaneously lauded for his determined spirit of exploration and reviled...

Staples Superfans fails to promote school spirit, support players

October 14, 2019

Every day, my notifications are flooded with posts from the Staples Superfans 2019-20 Facebook group. Students promote their sports...

‘Super Mario Kart’ arrives in app store, bringing back childhood memories

October 12, 2019

Well before XBOX and PlayStation were in stores all around the nation, Nintendo’s Wii had one of the greatest video games in...

October 11, 2019

October 10, 2019

Farmers’ Market brings fresh food and contributes to a thriving Westport community

October 9, 2019

Staples students whisk and mix their hearts out preparing delicious creations. 95% of the ingredients used are  provided by the...

Student-athletes sentenced to three years of gym class
Staples girls’ volleyball suffers tough loss against Greenwich

October 11, 2019

The Staples girls’ volleyball team lost a tough game against the undefeated Greenwich Cardinals on Oct. 3.   Going...

Staples girls’ soccer 2019: year of the champions

October 11, 2019

 The past two years, the Staples girls’ soccer team has had their season end in heartbreaking fashion. But a loss to Ridgefield...

Staples football takes commanding win over Brien McMahon

October 11, 2019

The Staples’ football team showed out in their fourth game of the season against Brien McMahon, with a commanding 35-7 win.    On...

Staples football falls to the Tigers

October 10, 2019

The Staples Wreckers varsity football team lost 7-0 to the Ridgefield Tigers on Saturday, Sept. 28.  Senior quarterback Jake...

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