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Westport cancels Fourth of July fireworks

May 12, 2021

The Fourth of July fireworks have been canceled in Westport for the summer of 2021 as of May 7. Due to CDC guidelines, the PAL board...

Graduation to take place on the football field

May 11, 2021

For the first time in almost 30 years, Staples will be holding its graduation ceremony for the class of 2021 outside on the football...

Religious exemption bill for mandatory vaccines terminated

May 11, 2021

The Connecticut State Senate has passed a bill that will no longer allow religious exemptions from children’s vaccination requirements...

Developmental Wellness survey intends to provide intel into students’ well-being

May 10, 2021

Staples students present in school April 28 through April 30 completed The Developmental Relationships Survey for Youth, a survey organized...

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Piglet: the deaf, blind, pink puppy embarks on new chapter

May 13, 2021

When Melissa Shapiro, DVM decided to adopt Piglet, a deaf and blind puppy, she made a promise to him: he will have a productive,...

Warmer weather welcomes the spring season to Westport
Spirit week fosters unity and community
Senior Showdown proceeds, brings sense of normalcy for seniors

May 11, 2021

As the school year comes to an end, seniors are looking forward to prom, internships and graduation. However, others have...

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Returning to pre-pandemic schedule creates better school environment
Governor’s Ball 2021 scheduled despite COVID-19 Pandemic
It’s not too late to come together: Seniors should unite

May 12, 2021

Chanting in the back of trucks and on top of jeeps during Motorcade is a beloved tradition at Staples High School. But, of course,...

The SAT perpetuates unjust educational system

May 12, 2021

The Scholastic Aptitude Test, or SAT, allows college admission officers to better evaluate the knowledge of students and their...

Staples cafeteria should serve breakfast before 8 a.m.

May 12, 2021

The effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19 at Staples has led to numerous changes in daily operations. In years past, the cafeteria...

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The hunt for the best coffee in Westport
Take notes, book-to-screen adaptations: ‘Shadow and Bone’ rivals ‘Harry Potter’ in masterful portrayal of source material

May 12, 2021

Book-to screen adaptations are oftentimes a high risk, but high reward genre. Consider Harry Potter, arguably one of the best...

‘Hype House’ is a dangerous step into trash for Netflix

May 11, 2021

In late April, Netflix announced they would be airing and producing a reality series focused on the controversial and headline-grabbing...

‘The Circle’ season two entertains fans,  leaves them wanting more

May 11, 2021

As season two of “The Circle” has come to an end, fans have been raving about how addictive the show truly is. Season two...

Billie Eilish’s ‘Your Power’ reflects a personal, artistic transition

May 11, 2021

Black hair with neon green highlights, long nails, baggy clothing and a taste for the gorry and horrific. Like many teenagers,...

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Staples’ games positively affected by return of fans
Boys’ lacrosse fight hard, come up short vs. Fairfield Prep

May 11, 2021

Staples boys’ lacrosse played in a back and forth battle against Fairfield prep on Thursday, May 7, but came up short, losing...

Staples reacts to Knicks’ newfound success
Staples defeated by powerhouse Darien

May 4, 2021

The Staples girls’ lacrosse team lost to Darien 16-8 in the annual rivalry game at Darien High School Friday, April 30. Staples...

Darien beats previously undefeated Wreckers

May 4, 2021

The previously undefeated Staples boys’ lacrosse team lost to Darien 10-7 at home on April 29. The Wreckers were ranked third...

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