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Coleman utilizes music creation as an outlet and has experience expressing himself both individually and collaboratively.

Coleman fuels music passion to new level

Chloe Murray '22, Staff Writer May 2, 2022

Music is present in almost every part of modern day life. From the song we wake up to, to the tune we drive to school with, to the music we automatically turn on when we pull out our earbuds and listen...

New teacher mask policy prompts mixed reactions from student body

Karina Murray ’22 Associate Managing Editor, Chloe Murray ’22 Public Relations Director October 26, 2021

Starting on Oct. 20, Staples teachers were no longer required to wear masks if they are standing at the front of the classroom and socially distanced from students. Some students found this to be a welcome...

Karina and I share similar interests, similar personalities and some even say we look a little similar. Many think that having a twin is like having a built in best friend, and I think no statement is more true.

PSA: advice for non-twins

Chloe Murray ’22 , Public Relations Director October 15, 2021

I am an identical twin. And being a twin is the best thing in the world, in my experience. However, I have smiled, laughed and nodded through countless awkward situations of people saying “stand side...

Veteran Nicholas Rossi’s grandson and namesake talks about how his grandfather inspires him with his bravery during his speech on Veteran’s Green.

Traditional Memorial Day Parade serves as necessary celebration, commemoration

Chloe Murray '22, Public Relations Director June 4, 2021

May 25, 2020 was a day spent honoring veterans who have served the country in groups no more than 10 as COVID-19 peaked and fears of contamination were at an all-time high. May 31, 2021 was a drastically...

Maskless students eat lunch in a crowded cafeteria in a 75% capacity school model.

Staples follows in footsteps of middle, elementary schools, progresses to 75% in-person capacity

Abigail Nevin '23 & Chloe Murray '22, Staff Writer & Opinion Editor March 9, 2021

Staples implemented a 75% capacity in-person learning model starting March 1, in which students attend school in-person three days a week. High school parent Heather Lyons approves of the decision to...

Emails from Superintendent should be sent to high school students as well as parents, teachers

Chloe Murray '22, Paper Opinions Editor March 2, 2021

At 7:00 a.m, I quickly checked my phone, got tiredly out of bed, brushed my teeth with my eyes still half-closed, picked out my outfit and eaten breakfast. I was all dressed and ready for school at precisely...

It is important to try to refrain from travelling during the pandemic to reduce surges in COVID-19. However, if people choose to travel during February break, Governor Lamont’s guidelines attempt to ensure utmost safety on and after a trip.

Post-December break COVID surge warrants more urgent February break protocols

Chloe Murray '22, Paper Opinions Editor February 12, 2021

From December 8-22, three Staples students reported positive COVID-19 cases to the administration. From Jan. 3-17, 17 positive cases were reported*.  Students traveling and spending non-socially-distanced...

Youth Ministry leader at Saint Luke’s Church, Deb Toner, volunteers at a Halloween event at the Caroline House in Bridgeport. She spends a lot of time volunteering there and has been able to bond with dozens of children over her years. This is just one way that she enjoys giving back to the community.

Youth Ministry leader Deb Toner inspires community

Chloe Murray ’22 January 27, 2021

https://soundcloud.com/chloe-murray-457251414/deb-toner-podcast

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