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Discussion highlights the benefits and drawbacks of student choice

Students were able to vote towards chicken sliders or hamburgers through taste testing outside the Cafeteria.

Amanda Rowan '22, Staff Writer

February 25, 2020

Chicken sliders and hamburgers were put to the test on Jan. 24 through a student voting process outside the cafeteria to figure out which is a more popular purchase for students. Many Staples students have expressed their concerns about student choice foods. Some feel like it is an ineffective way of...

Staples cafeteria meets the majority of students’ needs

Nick Armentano ’22 enjoys a sandwich from the Staples cafeteria.

Charley Guthartz '22 and Ella Stoler '22

February 12, 2020

Change in ingredients leaves allergic students unable to eat pizza in Westport Public Schools

Westport public schools are temporarily changing the crust of their pizza, due to a shortage in the original. The new crust contains the additional allergens of eggs and sesame.

Claire Redmer ’21, Social Media Director

November 2, 2019

Chartwells, the food service provider for Staples, temporarily replaced the current pizza crust with another option containing the additional allergens of eggs and sesame, as the original is unavailable due to high demand. The temporary change was implemented on Oct. 31.  In an email from Principal St...

What to snack on before sports

What to snack on before sports

Alyson Murray

October 31, 2016

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The cafeteria has some seriously questionable things going on

The cafeteria has some seriously questionable things going on

October 28, 2016

Eliza Goldberg '17 After taking a stroll around the Staples cafeteria on Friday, October 21, I’ve realized there are more than enough items that really need to go. Full Bottles of Mustard and Mayonnaise: Okay seriously? I get that Chartwells sells a few Boars Head products, but who in their...

Staples’ “lost” might never be “found”

Adam Kaplan, Staff Writer

May 6, 2016

*Names have been changed Strewn about the Staples cafeteria is an overwhelming border made up of clothes and accessories. Everything from raggedy gym shirts to Vineyard Vines quarter zips can be found abandoned in this elephant’s graveyard of clothes known as the lost and found. For some, the lost...

The pros and cons of stocking unhealthy snacks in the cafeteria

Rice Krispies and Cookies line checkout aisles in “the Caf”

Josiah Tarrant and Charlie Colasurdo

April 5, 2016

The Staples Cafeteria is a place to talk, see friends, and most importantly, grab something to eat. And yet among the multitude of lunch choices, “The Caf” has been known to feature many foods, like massive cupcakes and piles of fries, that are aren’t exactly healthy choices in an era of skyroc...

Trashing the Cafe

Trashing the Cafe

Kate Lewis, Staff Writer

April 4, 2016

Anyone sitting in the Staples cafeteria during the lunch waves can all see one thing: trash. And it’s everywhere. As the school day progresses, more and more trash builds up on the cafeteria tables. Wrappers, containers, stained and crumby plates, leftover food and empty bottles are constantly left for ...

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