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Phoebe’s Phriends coming to Staples

Phoebe's Phriends coming to Staples

Kacey Hertan, Business Manager

May 15, 2014

Phoebe Spear was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a cancer that derived from a tumor on her tibia, a month before 5th grade ended and secondary leukemia after February break in 8th grade. Spear explained that only about 400 children are diagnosed with osteosarcoma in the Unites States each year, and there...

Much Ado About Shakespeare

Club members pose with an actor at a Shakespeare in the Parks event this past June.

Justine Seligson, Staff Writer

September 5, 2013

For many students in the context of their English class, saying “Shakespeare” is equivalent to saying “torture.” Brian Tippy, who teaches Shakespeare, understands why the historic writer frequently has a negative reputation among modern readers. “I think the four hundred years between us...

Talking with the Heads: A Sit-Down with Tina Weymouth and Chris Frantz

Talking with the Heads: A Sit-Down with Tina Weymouth and Chris Frantz

May 20, 2011

In the new wave of music equivalent of the Bible, the members of the legendary band The Talking Heads are like Adam and Eve. The Talking Heads, for the otherwise uneducated, were a music group that began in the 1970’s and went all the way to 1991, combining elements of punk rock, pop, funk, art rock and avan...

20,000 Sheets A Day: Staples' Paper Addiction

20,000 Sheets A Day: Staples' Paper Addiction

May 14, 2011

Emily Goldberg '12 and Farrel Levenson '11 Web Managing Editor and Staff Writer According to main office secretary Mari Caroll who orders all of Staples paper, Staples goes through 200,000 sheets of paper every two weeks. That’s 100,000 sheets of paper every week, 20,000 sheets of paper every day, nearly 3,000 sheets every hour. “Between test...

December 20, 2010 | Tri M Concert

December 20, 2010 | Tri M Concert

December 20, 2010

Photo by Jordan Shenhar '13 2:30 p.m. Band director Nick Mariconda and the Staples Tri M Club prepare to leave to perform a concert at the Beardsley School in Bridgeport. The Tri M Club meets after school and teaches music to students in Bridgeport. ...

Students Compete in Rotary Speech Contest

Students Compete in Rotary Speech Contest

December 8, 2010

On Dec. 7, students participated in the Rotary Speech Contest sponsored by the Westport Rotary Club. In their speeches, students answered the following four questions: 1. Is it the TRUTH? 2. Is it FAIR to all concerned? 3. Will it build GOODWILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?  4. Will it be BENEFICIAL to all...

Looking on the Bright Side: Members of Club Green take pride in finished solar panels at Staples

Looking on the Bright Side: Members of Club Green take pride in finished solar panels at Staples

November 12, 2010

Cheyenne Haslett ’13 Web Features Editor Imagine Staples without the edible garden, without the two separate recycling bins in every classroom, without the bins in the front of the school for old light bulbs and old batteries, and without the solar panels covering part of the roof to collect solar...

Best Buddies Club Raises Over $2,400 for Annual Walk

Best Buddies Club Raises Over $2,400 for Annual Walk

October 19, 2010

Emily Goldberg ‘12 Web News Editor On Oct.16 the Best Buddies Club participated the Best Buddies Connecticut Friendship Walk, held at North Haven Middle School. Although the Staples group may be a small part within the international non-profit organization of Best Buddies, they made a bi...

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