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Despite the tampon and pad dispensaries in the bathroom, the machines are broken. With the new Voice4Change win, period products will now be available in all female bathrooms for free.

‘Make Me Free’ win improves well-being of Staples’ women

Amanda Rowan ’22, Staff Writer April 28, 2022

A countless number of girls at Staples can relate to the shared experience of missing class time just to grab a period product in the nurse's office, as the bathroom dispensers were broken and empty. With...

The girls varsity softball team is preparing to win the FCIACs this year. Last year, they only made it as far as the semifinals.

Softball prepares to claim FCIAC title

Amanda Rowan ’22, Web Photostories Editor March 30, 2022

With the spring season fast approaching, Staples  softball is preparing for competition and is hoping to come out on top as FCIAC champions.  “Last season we made it further in FCIACs and states...

The CDC announced that 16 and 17 year-olds are now eligible to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine booster shot. The CDC recommends receiving a booster shot six months after the second vaccination.

Vaccine boosters approved for ages 16-17

Amanda Rowan ’22, Web Photostories Editor December 13, 2021

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine boosters for 16 and 17 year olds in the United States, which are being administered at Walgreens, CVS, and other pharmacies.  “Vaccination...

Sean Pitaro continues music journey

Amanda Rowan ’22, Web Photostories Editor), Eli Shorrock ’22, Staff Writer October 21, 2021

Cheshire High School’s fan section waved an Israeli flag during the football game versus Staples on Sept. 24.

Staples students accuse Cheshire High School of antisemitism during football game

Amanda Rowan ’22, Photo-stories Editor September 26, 2021

Staples students reported hearing offensive chants and seeing an Israeli flag waved in the Cheshire High School’s student section during the varsity football game on Friday, Sept. 24.  “Late last...

With all the progress made for equality and tolerance, period stigma still remains as an outdated habit that makes people with periods uncomfortable with their body.

Period stigma unwarranted, needs to change

Amanda Rowan '22, Photostory Editor June 16, 2021

As I entered high school, almost everyone had their period and, finally, it wasn't so taboo to talk about. We exchanged period stories like friendship bracelets, making sure to whisper so that no boys...

Restaurants in Connecticut are now able to dine at full capacity, which has allowed for a resurgence in popular Westport dining spots such as the Spotted Horse in downtown Westport.

Restrictions ease as Connecticut prepares for new phase

Amanda Rowan ’22, Web Photostories Editor May 12, 2021

Outdoor dining restrictions have eased in Connecticut, and many Westport restaurants followed suit, as of May 1. Governor Ned Lamont announced that the state will now allow individuals to be served at...

Each day of the week corresponded to a different theme where students and staff were encouraged to dress up and show off their school spirit.  *masks were only removed for the photo*

Spirit week fails to bring enthusiasm to Staples

Amanda Rowan '22, Web Photostories editor May 4, 2021

Staples’ superfan captains organized a belated spirit week, April 26 - 30, since they were unable to have it when it typically occurs in October during the week of homecoming due to COVID-19. The spirit...

Students of staples whether or not they say the pledge of allegiance

Charley Guthartz '22 and Amanda Rowan '22 March 25, 2021

https://soundcloud.com/user-738466059/students-of-staples-whether-or-not-they-say-the-pledge-of-allegiance

Curriculum neglects Women’s History month

Amanda Rowan ’22 March 19, 2021

https://anchor.fm/amanda7838/episodes/Womens-history-month-estgf4      

Avocado toast serves as a perfect meal to fuel your body with nutrients and satisfy your tastebuds.

Avocado toast serves as fuel-filled meal

Amanda Rowan ’22, Photostory Editor January 13, 2021

With seven other locations across the U.S., Organic Krush has opened their first Connecticut location, and is eager for customers to try out their eatery.

Organic Krush eatery spices up Westport’s food varieties

Amanda Rowan ’22, Web Photostory Editor November 10, 2020

Walking into Organic Krush, the large menu captivates its viewers, presenting hundreds of different options, accommodating every allergy and food restriction possible. Their menu has a huge variety of...

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