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Scheduling changes fall short

Scheduling changes fall short

Lily Kane ’20

February 5, 2019


Filed under Opinions

As summer approaches, students’ minds drift to the warmth of the sun and the salty air of the beach. But there is also another prominent topic on the minds of students as June draws closer: class schedules. My fellow classmates and I all look forward to receiving our class schedules for the next s...

PowerSchool accessible today

PowerSchool accessible today

September 15, 2017


Filed under News

By: Dana Perelberg '20 According to a Westport Education Association [WEA] email sent Sept. 13, PowerSchool should be up and running Friday afternoon, potentially ending a two week stretch where students and parents could not access the online grade book.    As of Sept. 14, the Staples PowerS...

Alterations to the schedule strikes Staples

Alterations to the schedule strikes Staples

May 25, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

By Lili Romann '19 Staples’ principal, James D’Amico, has approved a new scheduling system applicable for the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 school years, implementing a system in which there is an ‘A,’ ‘B,’ ‘C’ and ‘D’ day rotation. The Staples High School Scheduling Committee has be...

Technology snatches students’ education

Technology snatches students’ education

Daniel Harizman and Jack Shapiro

October 20, 2016


Filed under Opinions

By: Daniel Harizman, Jack Shapiro '19 Students in Staples should have to make a sacrifice in giving up their phone in order to learn in a distraction free environment. Teachers have taken many actions to reduce the diversion of cellular use during class and retain their students’ attention to have t...

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