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Outdoor learning: a way to help motivate students

Outdoor learning: a way to help motivate students

Emma Van Riper ’20

May 16, 2019


Filed under Opinions

As summer is approaching and the weather is getting nicer out, it makes sense that students are asking their teachers to hold class outside for once. After being inside hour after hour, day after day, month after month, the same routine can get pretty boring. If teachers were to allow classes to be hel...

Students Subject to Alcohol Breath Tests at Prom

Students Subject to Alcohol Breath Tests at Prom

May 7, 2010


Filed under News

Emily Goldberg ‘12 Web News Editor  School administrators will have access to two of these breathalyzer devices at prom. | Photo by Emily GoldbergA device small enough to fit in the palm of your hand, yet powerful enough to prove one’s guilt of a crime, will be at junior and senior prom. This device, one...

Letter to the Editor – Re “Boys vs. Girls Enrollment”

Letter to the Editor – Re “Boys vs. Girls Enrollment”

December 6, 2009


Filed under Letters, Opinions

Your question about the gender differences in  participation in various school subjects has been studied closely over the past 10 years. A review of the peer reviewed research literature shows us that the most significant differences between boys and girls are culture-driven.  We know this because...

Coach Arrested with DWI: Future at Staples Uncertain

Coach Arrested with DWI: Future at Staples Uncertain

May 30, 2008


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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...

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