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Staples Switches to Blackboard Software

September 17, 2008

Victor Hollenberg '10 News Editor Students and teachers have gradually become more comfortable with the use of Blackboard, Staples' and the district's new online classroom software, as it enters into its second month of use throughout the school. The program, meant to replace eChalk, the comm...

Continuing Problems With HVAC

Continuing Problems With HVAC

September 17, 2008

Constance Chien '10 Staff Writer The heating, cooling, and ventilation system at Staples, otherwise known as "HVAC," recently has been having problems due to overcooling, overheating, and high humidity in various rooms in the school. Because of these problems, the Westport Board of Education has ...

Underclassmen Back To School Night

September 15, 2008

Pippa Hazelwood '11 Staff Writer Back to school night was held for the underclassmen on Wednesday, September 10. It opened with a speech from Mr. Dodig, and then at 7: 30 the parents dispersed towards their classes. The Twenty minute classes gave parents a small idea of what staples students experien...

Senior Parent Breakfast

September 12, 2008

About 150 parents attended the second Senior Parent Breakfast to discuss college application procedures and information on September 11. Parents enjoyed bagels, fruit salad and coffee while listening to presentations by Elaine Schwartz, head of the Guidance Department and other members of the staff,...

There’s a New Robo in Town

September 11, 2008

Eliza Hamburger Staff Writer The new Robo has a name. Carlos Meilam is the new guy in charge of all the comings and goings at Staples. He loves Staples High School so far, and thinks that "Staples is a big institution and it's very important to work here." Before Staples, Meilam did more of the s...

Senior List 2009

Senior List 2009

June 22, 2008

Looking for the Senior Supplement?  Click here. NAME POST-SECONDARY PLAN Abed, Alec University of Arizona Abelow, Samuel City College of New York Adelglass, Rebecca University of Connecticut Aelyon, Paloma George Washington University Aftab, Sarah Emmanuel College ...

Coach Arrested with DWI: Future at Staples Uncertain

Coach Arrested with DWI: Future at Staples Uncertain

May 30, 2008

Image via Wikipedia Natasha Gabbay ‘10 Staff Writer On May 13 Staples High School Lacrosse Coach Scott Smith,24, was arrested and charged with a DWI (Driving while intoxicated) by Westport Police and consequently suspended from his coaching duties at Staples. Athletic Director Marty Lisevick decline...

New Alterations to Teen Driving Laws

New Alterations to Teen Driving Laws

May 21, 2008

Image via Wikipedia Elizabeth Vance '09 Web Editor-in-Chief The Connecticut government is continuing to adjust the new driving laws for teenagers. Under the latest changes, teenagers (under the age of 18) who get their licenses before Aug. 1, 2008 will not be required to follow some of the new laws passed last April. According to the DMV's official website, this me...

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