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Junior Dance course sacrifices full experience of class due to curriculum change

Junior Dance students’ assignments regarding physical and emotional goal-setting on Google Classroom.
October 8, 2020

COVID-19 and the required social distance requirements has affected an abundance of classes and sports at Staples High School, limiting students to what they can and cannot partake in. A majority of students...

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.
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...

Schools must educate students about climate change before it’s too late

Ryan Thomas
October 24, 2019

The issue of climate change is rapidly emerging on a global scale, yet many Staples High School students are still unaware of the severity.  Although climate change is one of the most prominent issues...

Staples advocates for climate activism

Thousands of people of all ages took to the streets in the Climate Strike in NYC on Sept. 20 to fight for environmental causes.
October 23, 2019

Endless headlines about climate change and climate activists have circulated around the media for months now. Lots of people are fed up with the government’s lack of initiative to combat these issues,...

James D’Amico steps down as Staples principal

James D’Amico steps down as Staples principal
March 10, 2019

Staples principal James D’Amico announced his resignation, effective at the end of June, in an email to Staples students and parents on Friday, March 8. After working at Staples for 18 years as a teacher...

The administration has yet to listen to students

Where the magic happens: The main office houses the Staples administrators and grade level assistants that make the rules of what happens at Staples.
February 12, 2019

In today’s world, being in the know is very important. However, in our school community, it’s getting progressively harder to know what’s going on. With issues including the likes of the midterm...

Staples student serves on statewide council of education

Staples student serves on statewide council of education
September 26, 2018

  While many students spend their high school years looking forward to the times not focused around school, some go against the tide and choose to become more involved with the topic of education....

Early school start times harm students’ well-being

Early school start times harm students’ well-being
June 12, 2018

By Amanda Kaplowitz ’19   I have never been much of a morning person. But, when I started high school, I found that I had no choice but to become one. Waking up at the crack of dawn when it...

IHOP prepares for name change

IHOP prepares for name change
June 7, 2018

By Maya Brodows ’20 On June 4, 2018, IHOP’s Twitter account released a statement revealing the companies plan to change their name to IHOB.   Although no one is sure what the “B”...

Women in History class culminates year with gender equality panel

Women in History class culminates year with gender equality panel
May 21, 2018

By Emma Van Riper '20 The Women in History class held a panel on gender equality at Temple Israel on Wednesday, May 9. The panel covered a variety of topics such as feminism, intersectionality, gender...

Administrative actions deter student activism

Administrative actions deter student activism
April 27, 2018

By Mia Daignault ’20 Photo by Ginger Ellis ’20   It was 9:58 a.m. and I was sitting in my Italian class waiting to hear the herds in the hallway and the sound of crumpling paper being...

Bedford Middle School students take a stand on gun violence

Bedford Middle School students take a stand on gun violence
April 2, 2018

By Lauren Wasserman '20 and Dana Perelberg '20 On March 14 a walkout took place in schools all over the United States, including in Bedford Middle School. At approximately 9:45 a.m. hundreds of students...

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