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Dodig graduates with class of 2015

Dodig graduates with class of 2015

Jimmy Ray Stagg, Web Creative Director

June 19, 2015

When John Dodig came to Staples as the interim principal, he was expecting to stay for a year while a search for a long-term principal was conducted. That search was canceled and now, 11 years later, he is stepping away from his position at the helm. Dodig started out as a math teacher at Troup Middle...

Candidate for Principal Withdraws from Consideration

Candidate for Principal Withdraws from Consideration

Andrew Vester, Web Opinions Editor

May 27, 2015

Shelly Somers, the principal of Central Middle School in Greenwich, withdrew herself from consideration for the position of principal at Staples High School.  The statement of Somers’ withdrawal was made by school officials on May 27. The unexpected announcement came a day after Somers met with stude...

Superintendent Landon announces retirement

Superintendent Landon announces retirement

Kit Epstein, Staff Writer

May 14, 2015

On May 11, 2015, the superintendent of the Westport Public Schools, Elliott Landon, announced his retirement for the 2016-2017 school year. An email with the subject line “Retirement Announcement” was sent out to the “Parents and Members of the Westport Community” by Elliott Landon. Accordi...

Internship program flourishes into senior staple

Internship program flourishes into senior staple

Renee Weisz, A&E Editor

April 6, 2015

Sophie de Bruijin ’14 concluded her senior year busy at work in South Africa. For three weeks she had shadowed an orthopedist in Johannesburg, worked at a medical supply manufacturing company, received hands on experience in a private hospital, and volunteered in a public hospital in Sowetto amongst...

March brings slippery conditions

Ben Foster, Staff Writer

March 19, 2015

Yesterday, March 18 snow began to fall again in Westport after days of spring-like weather causing accidents and slippery pathways as staff and students arrived at school. Juliet Kimble ’15  caught a real glimpse of the underrated conditions. “I was coming down a hill about 25 mph and my bra...

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