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Athletes take too many early dismissals

Athletes take too many early dismissals

October 17, 2018


Filed under Opinions

By Elle Fair '19   It’s 1:30 p.m. and the athletes dressed in their blue and white uniforms begin packing up their bags and leaving the classroom right in the middle of a new lesson. With 45 minutes left in the period, athletes are let off the hook and are free to leave school early as t...

Alleged threat of shooting prompts shelter-in-place at Staples, investigation in Westport

Alleged threat of shooting prompts shelter-in-place at Staples, investigation in Westport

Eddie Kiev '20, Web News Editor

February 28, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Extended Coverage, Top Stories

A student report of an alleged shooting threat prompted a shelter-in-place procedure at Staples High School and investigations around Westport on Tuesday, Feb. 27. “A juvenile student was overheard making threats that he was going to shoot a teacher,” Westport Police Chief Foti Koskinas said ...

School put in lockdown to prepare for Rushdie

School put in lockdown to prepare for Rushdie

Aileen Coyne, Staff Writer

October 26, 2015


Filed under News

In preparation for Salman Rushdie’s visit on Thursday, October 22, the entire Staples High School went on lockdown at 4:00 p.m. All sports practices were required to end at 3:30 p.m. and many had 1:45 p.m. early dismissals in order to get a full practice in. All home games were cancelled in advan...

Students Left To Wait After Early Dismissal Announcement

Students Left To Wait After Early Dismissal Announcement

January 7, 2011


Filed under News

Thirty minutes after Friday's early dismissal due to projected snowfall, at least 100 students were still waiting for their busses. While the dismissal was scheduled to happen at 11:40 a.m., by 12:20 p.m., at least 30 students were still waiting for the arrival of a bus. When the early dismissal bell rang at...

January 7, 2011 | Early Dismissal At Last

January 7, 2011 | Early Dismissal At Last

January 7, 2011


Filed under The Daily Click

11:43 a.m. Before leaving school for the weekend, many students celebrated the early dismissal announced toward the end of period 8. Four to eight inches of expected snow was enough for superintendent Elliot Landon and several other public school districts in Fairfield Country to call snow days and ear...

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