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Sandy Hook promise posters posted around school promote school safety

K2BK promise posters displayed around Staples High School to promote school safety through teacher reliance

Caroline Donohue '20, Business Director
October 11, 2019
Filed under News

Thirty-one posters were recently hung up around Staples to promote school security. The posters were organized by Kool 2 Be Kind (K2BK) through their new program “Say Something Hall of Fame” in accordance with the Sandy Hook Promise Foundation. These posters feature the name, fun fact and contact...

‘AP Assassin’ participants donate to Sandy Hook Promise

‘AP Assassin’ participants donate to Sandy Hook Promise

May 23, 2018
Filed under Features

Audrey Bernstein '20 As the school year comes to a close, many seniors will choose to arm themselves with Nerf Guns, a sign that they are gripped by “AP Assassin,” a Staples High School tradition. Each year, after paying an entry fee of $20, seniors who take an AP class and choose to participate are...

Five year anniversary of Sandy Hook reminds us of the difference we can make

Five year anniversary of Sandy Hook reminds us of the difference we can make

December 21, 2017
Filed under Opinions

By Kaela Dockray '20 I live in a gun-free home. I mean really gun free. We’re talking no water guns, no nerf guns and most certainly nothing that has the capability of shooting out a real bullet. As a product of the violence-free home in which I reside, I believe that it is within our own individ...

[Jan. 2017 Features] Sandy Hook Promise video “Evan” provides insight to signs of at-risk behavior

February 27, 2017
Filed under Paper Archives

By Molly Mahoney '18   An online video depicts two teenagers developing a secret romance without ever meeting.  The boy scrawls “I am bored” on a desk in the library, and the next day, he finds a response written in playful cursive handwriting: “Hi bored, nice to meet you.”  They con...

[Oct. 2016 Arts] New documentary looks back at Sandy Hook tragedy

November 22, 2016
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By Jack Shapiro ’19 & Bailey Blaikie ’19   “Newtown,” a documentary about the 2012 school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary, has already been released to New York, Los Angeles and Orange County, but it will be available nationwide  on November 2, 2016. Filmed over the course ...

Sandy Hook Remington lawsuit ruled liable enough to move forward

Sandy Hook Remington lawsuit ruled liable enough to move forward

Claire Dinshaw, Editor in Chief
April 16, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

A Connecticut judge ruled on Thursday, April 14 that the Sandy Hook families’ lawsuit against the gun manufacturer Remington was viable enough to move forward. The law, according to Superior Court Judge Barbara Bellis, “does not prevent lawyers for the families of Sandy Hook victims from arguing t...

Sandy Hook families sue weapons manufacturer for its role in December attack

Sandy Hook families sue weapons manufacturer for its role in December attack

Claire Dinshaw, News Editor
March 13, 2016
Filed under News

On Dec. 14, 2012 a shooter entered Sandy Hook elementary school, killing 20 students and six educators. It was later discovered that the perpetrator let off 154 rounds of ammunition in less than five minutes using a Bushmaster XM15-E2S rifle. The families of nine children and adults who died that da...

Sandy Hook evacuation concerns the community

Sandy Hook evacuation concerns the community

Max Bibicoff, Staff Writer
October 1, 2014
Filed under Top Stories

Sandy Hook Elementary School, temporarily located in Monroe, Connecticut, received a bomb threat over the phone at approximately 9:30 a.m. today. Students were evacuated to a neighboring elementary school as a precautionary measure, although authorities did not find evidence of any danger surrounding...

Staples redraws school security after Sandy Hook

School security under scrutiny: (from left) Michael Kashel and Roy Parks, Senior Associates at Kroll, visit Staples to continue the audit.

Bailey Ethier and Eliza Llewellyn
December 2, 2013
Filed under News

The echoes of shots have died away, news coverage has quieted, the stony shock has thawed. Almost a year after Adam Lanza shot and killed 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School, a memorial playground and the blueprints for a new school show a community trying to heal. The Newtown sho...

Reflecting on School Response to Sandy Hook Tragedy

Reflecting on School Response to Sandy Hook Tragedy

Ryder Chasin and Eliza Llewellyn
January 14, 2013
Filed under News, Top Stories

One month ago, on Fri., Dec. 14, crisis befell Newtown, Conn. in the form of what’s now only euphemistically known as the tragedy, the disaster—the shooting. That afternoon, Bedford Middle School held a crisis team meeting and relayed information to teachers on how to handle Monday morning. That...

Slideshow: Remembering Sandy Hook, Newtown, Conn.

Slideshow: Remembering Sandy Hook, Newtown, Conn.

Bella Gollomp, Staff Writer
January 3, 2013
Filed under Features

   

Dec. 22, 2012 | Crafts for Sandy Hook

Dec. 22, 2012 | Crafts for Sandy Hook

Claire Lewin, Staff Writer
December 22, 2012
Filed under The Daily Click

Shoppers at the local Anthropologie are welcomed to make a snowflake at the craft station. These snowflakes will be used to decorate the school Sandy Hook Elementary students will be attending in the new year.      

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