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Local charity reaches new heights, fundraising goal

Local charity reaches new heights, fundraising goal

Anastasia Thumser '22, Web Opinions Editor

September 26, 2019

Anastasia Thumser ’22 Web Opinions Editor

“Welcome to Marwen” delivers a true comeback story

“Welcome to Marwen” delivers a true comeback story

Jake Navarro '20

January 14, 2019

Graphic by Jake Navarro '20 After watching the preview of "Welcome to Marwen", I expected a heart warming story of a man’s recovery. However, after listening to others, I only heard negatives, but I had to see for myself. “Welcome to Marwen” animates a real life story of Mark Hogancamp who suffers tra...

Sophomore English classes venture to Bridgeport for book talk

Sophomore English classes venture to Bridgeport for book talk

Amanda Kaplowitz ’19

January 3, 2019

Westport students often hear that we are living in a “bubble.” Many kids go through Staples without ever being exposed to the less privileged towns surrounding us. We graduate high school having never bonded with kids who don’t live in Westport. However, English teachers Danielle Spies and...

Bridgeport shooting takes life of adolescent boy

Bridgeport shooting takes life of adolescent boy

Mia Daignault, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018

A 12-year-old boy was shot and killed in Bridgeport on Tuesday, Dec. 18, according to recent news reports from NBC Connecticut. Clinton Howell, a seventh-grader at Bridge Academy, was walking home from a corner store around 9 pm and was shot twice in front of his home. Howell was rushed to the hosp...

‘Daddy’s Home 2’ tops the original

‘Daddy’s Home 2’ tops the original

January 2, 2018

By Jake Navarro ’20 Directed by Sean Anders “Daddy's Home 2” is playing in movie theaters around Westport and is perhaps one of the funniest movies that has recently come out. Before “Daddy's Home 2” premiered, the original “Daddy's Home” was the most recent film directed by Sean...

Four Connecticut cities bid for Amazon’s second headquarters

Four Connecticut cities bid for Amazon’s second headquarters

November 8, 2017

  Amazon announced on Sept. 7, 2017 plans to open a second headquarters (HQ2) in North America that will ultimately employ 50,000 employees and invest $5 billion for operations and construction. Since then, 238 cities across North America have submitted proposals to Amazon, outlining what each ...

Students Offer to Help Others at the Caroline House

Students Offer to Help Others at the Caroline House

October 18, 2016

By: Ashton Dedona '17 The Caroline House allows under educated students to receive the opportunity to learn. A lot of Staples’ students have been spending some of their time at this organization in Bridgeport after school. Shelby Lake ’17 is one of those students. She tutors in math and reading...

Bringing authentic French Vietnamese food to Bridgeport

Bringing authentic French Vietnamese food to Bridgeport

Olivia Foster, Staff Writer

January 11, 2016

If you’re looking for a new dining experience outside of the usual Westport suspects, head to 269 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport, home of Can Tiin Restaurant. Unique dining, warm bowls of soup with sloping wooden spoons, creative decor and tasty blends of Vietnamese and French and Asian cuisine can all be found...

Powassan Virus makes an appearance in Fairfield County

Powassan Virus makes an appearance in Fairfield County

Katelyn DeAgro, Staff Writer

April 17, 2015

Recently, ticks carrying the potentially deadly Powassan virus have been found crawling in Bridgeport and Branford. “Of course it's scary for any disease to be so near [to us],” Camila Meyer-Bosse ’17 said. “But, there isn’t much we can do.” According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, t...

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