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

Sandy Hook promise posters posted around school promote school safety

Caroline Donohue '20, Business Director October 11, 2019

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...

‘AP Assassin’ participants donate to Sandy Hook Promise

‘AP Assassin’ participants donate to Sandy Hook Promise

May 23, 2018

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....

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

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....

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

February 27, 2017

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,...

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

November 22, 2016

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...

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

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...

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

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...

Sandy Hook evacuation concerns the community

Sandy Hook evacuation concerns the community

Max Bibicoff, Staff Writer October 1, 2014

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

Staples redraws school security after Sandy Hook

Bailey Ethier and Eliza Llewellyn December 2, 2013

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...

Reflecting on School Response to Sandy Hook Tragedy

Reflecting on School Response to Sandy Hook Tragedy

Ryder Chasin and Eliza Llewellyn January 14, 2013

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...

Dec. 22, 2012 | Crafts for Sandy Hook

Dec. 22, 2012 | Crafts for Sandy Hook

Claire Lewin , Staff Writer December 22, 2012

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...

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