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Alterations to the schedule strikes Staples

Alterations to the schedule strikes Staples

May 25, 2017

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...

Westport School District faces federal investigations

Westport School District faces federal investigations

March 30, 2017

By Ian Bernstein '18 & Sophie Driscoll '19 On Nov. 9, the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights opened two investigations of the Westport Public School system in response to allegations claiming a school principal and guidance counsellor shook a student complaining of harassment, acco...

[Sept. 2016 News] Staples embraces emotional intelligence

October 11, 2016

By Rebecca Rawiszer '17 Public Relations Director and Frenchy Truitt '17 News Editor Staples’ staff and faculty attended a presentation by Director of Yale Center of Emotional Intelligence, Dr. Marc Brackett, in preparation for the 2016-2017 academic year. Brackett taught the Staples faculty th...

Westport 2025 prepares students for the real world

Jen Gouchoe, Web Features Editor

June 19, 2015

The poster of the Westport 2025 Initiative Student Lens can be seen in almost every classroom at Staples. The intricate drawing of the brain contains four lobes titled “Creative Thinking,” “Critical Thinking,” “Communication” and “Global Thinking.” These methods of thinking represent...

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