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LF store closes in Westport

LF store in downtown Westport closed on Sept. 2nd, 2019.

Maria Krug '22, Staff Writer

September 19, 2019

LF, a clothing store in downtown Westport, closed to become an online store on Sept. 2. All LF stores around the US are being closed and the brand is making a shift into website purchase only. After being in Westport for 15 years, the closing of the store came as a shock to many in the Westport Community....

FDA issues warning letter to Juul Labs

The FDA has issued a health warning against Juuls, electronic cigarettes about which there has been little long-term studies.

Abby Fleming '20, Staff Writer

September 19, 2019

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning to Juul Labs about their advertising practices and ordered them to make changes in a letter sent on Sept. 9. The FDA argued that Juul was making false claims about the safety of their products to teenagers, contributing to an increase in teen vape...

Junior parking sales begin

Mia Daignault '20, Staff Writer

May 24, 2019

Junior parking tickets went on sale on May 13. They cost $20 and are available for purchase in the Assistant Principal’s office until they have all been sold out. As seniors begin to depart for internships, students in 11th grade can purchase parking passes, permitting them to park on campus. Staples...

Freshman see broadway show “In the Heights”

The off-Broadway production of “In the Heights” is showing at The Westport Country Playhouse until May 19.

Lexie Moskovit '21, Web Sports Editor

May 17, 2019

Staples’ freshman class saw The Westport Country Playhouse production of "In the Heights" on a field trip Thursday May 9. Many attendees appreciated the diversity that writer Lin Manuel Miranda, who also wrote the Broadway show “Hamilton,” brought to the stage. “I loved the play because...

Junior prom approaches cancellation due to lack of funding

Staples Junior Prom comes near cancelation due to a lack of money and funding.

Caroline Donohue '20, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019

Junior Prom was close to being cancelled due to lack of funding. It is currently scheduled for May 18. Prom tickets have always been $65 per person, but this year tickets were raised by $10. Fundraising for this year’s junior prom was extremely low, causing the price increase in order to pay for...

TAG hosts its 15th annual Grim Reaper Day

Siri Kanter ’20, Associate Managing Editor

May 12, 2019

The Teen Awareness Group hosted its 15th annual Grim Reality Day on May 7. The day has previously focused on the dangers of drinking and driving, but this year it also emphasized mental health. The Teen Awareness Group is an organization dedicated to helping students navigate the pressures of high sch...

A.P. We The People class competes in national event in D.C.

Staples’ We The People class poses with John Tinker of the landmark Supreme Court case Tinker v Des Moines, which extended students’ freedom of speech.

Maddie Phelps ’19, Staff Writer

May 9, 2019

The A.P. We The People class traveled to Washington, D.C. to compete in the 32nd annual national finals held from April 26 to April 29. Over 1,200 high school students from 56 high schools participated in the event. Staples will not receive their final results until the week of May 6, but they are ...

Contemporary World class engages students with activism boards

Contemporary World class engages students with activism boards

Remy Teltser '21 and Molly Gold '21

March 26, 2019

Local lunch favorite closes after 56 years

Local lunch favorite closes after 56 years

Graydon Narang '20

December 10, 2018

Westoberfest kicks off the fall season

Westoberfest kicks off the fall season

By Eloise Ahl '21 and Annabelle Iannone '21

October 30, 2018

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