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First Snow: Compo Beach

First Snow: Compo Beach
December 7, 2008

by Sarah McDonald '11 and Pippa Hazlewood '11 The cannons at Compo Beach during the first snow this winter on December 6th.

The Newest Robo

November 30, 2008

by Cole Manley '11 and Ben Brancucci '11 In the continuing security guard saga, Andrew Lawrence, son of track and field coach Laddie Lawrence, has become the new temporary replacement for Carlos Meilan,...

Second Annual Alumni Senior College Session

Second Annual Alumni Senior College Session
November 26, 2008

by Elizabeth Vance '09 Members of the class of '08 returned to Staples on Wed. Nov 26 to participate in the second annual Alumni Senior College Session, which was hosted by College and Career Center....

Obama Crosses Through Connecticut

November 17, 2008

Olivia Allen '10 and Casey Richardson '10 Web Features Editor and Staff Writer Not even "City of Blinding Lights" emanating loudly from the speakers could suppress the energetic supporters of presidential...

A Little Out of Sorts: Staples’ New Initiative To Improve Recycling

Photo by Sarah Fox '09
November 17, 2008

Sarah Fox ‘09 Web Editor This year Staples maintenance team is implementing a new initiative to help increase recycling at Staples. This program is scheduled to begin with the arrival of more...

Homecoming Postponed

Homecoming Postponed
September 24, 2008

by Sarah McDonald & Pippa Hazlewood All homecoming festivities, including the game, dance, motorcade and pep rally are postponed until the weekend of Oct. 10. "We wanted to be proactive about...

New Teacher Welcome

New Teacher Welcome
September 19, 2008

Sarah McDonald and Pippa Hazlewood Staff Writers With words and cake, Principal Dodig welcomed the new teachers in the cafeteria after school, Sept. 18. He recognized the fact Staples is a large...

Junior and Senior Back to School Night

Photo by Elizabeth Vance | Michael Lazaroff, taking parents through a forensic class crime scene.
September 19, 2008

Elizabeth Vance '09 Web Editor-in-Chief Back to school night for junior and senior's parents was held on Thursday, Sept. 18, with an opening from Principal John Dodig in which he emphasized the...

The Second Day of Club Rush

The Second Day of Club Rush
September 19, 2008

Photo by Mike Schneider '09 The second day of Club Rush continued where the first day left off; lots of clubs, lots of candy.

Beloved Players Director Dies

Contributed photo | Albert Pia being honored at the end of a Players Les Miserables performance.
September 18, 2008

Peter Menz '11 A&E Editor After a battle with leukemia, former Staples theatre teacher and longtime Staples Players director Albert Pia died at 85 on September 3, 2008. Pia directed Staples...

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...

Continuing Problems With HVAC

Despite the schools efforts, overcooling, overheating, and high humidity continue to be problems in the Staples building
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...

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...

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