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New SMART Boards prompt questions about appearance vs. necessity

New SMART Boards prompt questions about appearance vs. necessity

May 9, 2017

By: Kayla Sirlin '19 The installation of 6000 series model SMART Boards in math and science classrooms, starting the week of May 1, has elicited strong reactions from both students and teachers alike. While some question the purpose of this new technology, others are pleased by the advances led by ...

Westport Democrat march brings local awareness to political involvement

Westport Democrat march brings local awareness to political involvement

March 31, 2017

By: Colette Lippman '17 Darcy Hicks and her organization DefenDemocracy, hosted the “CT on the Move, March to Defend the Democracy” event last Sunday, March 26, which began on Jesup Green and ended at Christ and Holy Trinity Church in Westport, which encouraged political activeness, specifica...

Change for change: Staples students present and fundraise for the Syrian Refugee Crisis

Change for change: Staples students present and fundraise for the Syrian Refugee Crisis

January 26, 2017

By Alice Hickson '17 and Becky Hoving '17   Social Studies teacher Cathy Schager’s two Contemporary World Studies courses are fundraising for Syria, as well as presenting a documentary and having a question-answer session, January 25 and January 26 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Staples H...

Students change climates for college

Students change climates for college

Alexa Di Luca, Staff Writer

March 27, 2015

As spring approaches, many seniors are receiving their acceptance letters to college. For Staples’ soon to be college students, there will be a lot of changes that they will have to acclimate to. While the most common adjustments include living on their own for the first time and meeting new peopl...

Secretary pushes to be addressed by her last name

Secretary pushes to be addressed by her last name

Amina Abdul-Kareem, Staff Writer

October 29, 2014

After 15 years of working at Staples, attendance secretary Patty McQuone, simply known as Patty among students, has decided that students should start addressing her as Mrs. McQuone. McQuone, who is known for her smiling face and her stack of pink tardy slips she hands out to students, wants to be treated...

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