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Lessons in connections reinforce academic integrity

Many English teachers use Turnitin to clearly see if students are plagiarizing off of other websites for their assignments.
October 26, 2020

Students slyly open a new tab on Google and cut and paste the essay question into the search bar. It’s so easy, so accessible, a perfect claim statement and analysis comes right onto the screen in a...

Culinary Connections class uses cooking to ignite teamwork

Culinary students bake cookies during class, just as Gans' Connections group does.
March 15, 2020

It’s a coffee culture: crowding around the rectangular table, sipping freshly made hot coffee and tea, as they share their thoughts and feelings, a group of seniors has bonded together. All from different...

Michel’s letter prompts response from administration

In response to Niah Michel's letter, Principal Stafford W. Thomas, Jr. sent an email to Staples families.
February 15, 2020

Niah Michel ’20 described several concerns about the treatment of minority students in a letter to the editor, entitled “Racism at Staples,” published by WestportNow on Feb. 14. Michel said she wrote...

This is a Wreckording

Principal Thomas and Ethan Frank '20 discuss a new topic each month about the Staples community.
November 4, 2019

Click the links below to listen to Episode 1: Connections Apple Google Play

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