As the clock ticks toward graduation, seniors are getting ready for their internships. “This year, about 450 seniors will be doing an internship, which starts on May 20th and ends on June 14th,” the Senior Internship Coordinator, Mrs. Saveliff, said. Seniors will be working in a variety... Read more »
On Friday, the Wreckers came out and dominated on their home field against Harding, putting in another victory. Now, they have an overall record of 6-5 overall and 4-5 in the FCIAC. Staples pitcher, Justin Gallanty’14, said,“We wanted to come out and win and our goal is to win every game.” Anthony... Read more »
Westport seems a long way from Boston, but today’s attack on the Boston Marathon brought Westporters to their phones and the internet to check on friends and relatives. Emma Muro’s mom was running in the marathon and finished three short minutes before the bombs went off, Muro ’14 said. “She... Read more »
Spring is finally here, and we all know what that means: Staples Baseball. It is very easy to say that the Staples Baseball Team makes playing this prominent American game look easy, even when they practice. “We will take some batting practice, run some sprints, work on our footwork,... Read more »
After one of Westport’s coldest winters in recent history, it’s certainly a relief for Wreckers throughout Staples that the spring sports season is inching closer and closer. And preparation for one of the school’s most decorated teams—the boys volleyball team—is already underway. “The... Read more »
Like most students, when I hear the word “test", my smile turns into a frown and my heart dupp-lubs at 55 miles per hour. Though, over my years at Staples, it has gotten a little bit better, my anxiety about tests still exists. Even when I work hard, I still somehow manage to screw up. It is... Read more »
11:00 a.m. Saturday morning has some spice with Enrique Alarcon and Amanda Parton teaching the Salsa to dancers at The Dance Collective.
Imagine a department at Staples that is hard-working, extremely organized, well-prepared. Maybe even awesome, cool, and the best in the country. That would be the math department, according to various members interviewed recently. “We tend to have everything in order and know where to find everything,”... Read more »
Generally, February can be a difficult month because it’s still winter, teachers are cramming in homework before the break, and the snow days are making students crazy since they don’t want to lose days from the summer. However, in the grand scheme of things, there is something that masks all... Read more »
3:00 p.m. There are no boats to be seen on a cold day at Longshore, but come in the next month or two in the Spring and you will see plenty.
When you finish your homework at night, sometimes you like to take a break by watching a little television. This could be the news, a singing show, or a comedic show. But just as you feel tired, a scary image pops up just before you turn off the television. That image remains with you as you go... Read more »
8:00 p.m. During the last day of the Candlelight Concert, the orchestra gets tuned up to prepare for their final appearance.
It’s how all Staples students start their days: a reliable smile and nod from Principal John Dodig in the lobby. A few hours later, you can be sure to spot him outside the cafeteria. If he isn’t chatting with another student or teacher, you’ll most definitely receive a “Hello” or even a handshake. It’s... Read more »
10:00 a.m. Sunday morning kicks off with some stretching before Zumba class starts at Intensity with Marcello.
Teachers can be very cool.Maybe not when they give out homework assignments and tests, but they do have another side, a side some give us a sliver of every day. This is by wearing a tie that reflects their personality, whether it is funky or genius. “I have sports ties, christmas ties, a Tasmanian... Read more »
Many students have been counting down the days until Halloween, when they can be someone else in a costume and stack up on candy. But a new ghost on the block, Frankenstorm, has emerged as quite the scare. “I was going to be Andreas Refvik, a fellow classmate of mine, and drive around in my sister's... Read more »
In fact, there are 40 players split between two teams this year. There is a great increase from last year, where there were only 25 students on one team. Unlike other sports teams, the trick is not to feature talent but teamwork. “It is really a beautiful game when you understand what it takes... Read more »
Residents of Westport are very lucky to have more than one popular frozen yogurt store in town. Top This is on Main Street and has been around for three years. Many staples students to visit after a walk with a friend downtown to get some fresh, cold yogurt before moving on with daily tasks. Recently,... Read more »
According to the County Assemblies Board of Directors, Counties will take place on Jan. 12 instead of Jan. 19. Some juniors thought that the Counties date change resulted from a Wilton High School A.P field trip to Washington D.C. However, there is a different reason for the switch. “Even though... Read more »
6: 22 p.m. Kelsey Shockey '14 and Jake Reiser '14 make history announcing for the first girl's volleyball broadcast for the Staples Television Network. Staples played Westhill and ended up winning 3-0 in games.
Well, now there is nothing to watch on television. The U.S Open is finally over. Tennis fans will definitely never forget this Open. The tournament is one of the most popular tennis events every year, but there were many unusual factors that made the 2012 Open go to Ad-in. However, where in the... Read more »
In a play known for its famous Rodgers and Hammerstein music, Rachel Samuels '13 and Ryan Shea '13 practice their stage movements and their Oklahoma accents.
Halloween is here. For little kids, it is their favorite holiday because they get candy, carve pumpkins, and can be anything they want to be. However, since we are in high school now, should we even bother with Halloween? Aren't we too old to like Halloween? “I still trick-or-treat and I do it... Read more »
1:57 p.m. Juan Villeda of Executive Landscapers makes sure that the courtyard bushes are ready for student arrivals on Aug. 30.