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Junior prom approaches cancellation due to lack of funding

Junior prom approaches cancellation due to lack of funding

Caroline Donohue '20, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019

Junior Prom was close to being cancelled due to lack of funding. It is currently scheduled for May 18. Prom tickets have always been $65 per person, but this year tickets were raised by $10. Fundraising for this year’s junior prom was extremely low, causing the price increase in order to pay for...

Connecticut law enforces 2.5 percent cap on community spendings including education

Connecticut law enforces 2.5 percent cap on community spendings including education

Max Appell '18 and Julia Rosier '18, News Editor and Features Editor

December 9, 2016

By Max Appell '18 and Julia Rosier '18 The State of Connecticut passed a law over a year ago deeming that starting on July 1, 2017, the state will have a 2.5 percent cap on a community’s increased spending, including the education budget. This law will directly impact Staples High School because Staple...

[Sept. 2016 News] Connecticut calls for reevaluation of state education system and funding

October 11, 2016

By Channing Smith '17 Creative Chief and Tia Pogue '17 Connecticut declared on Sept. 15 that it would appeal the Sept. 7 ruling of an educational funding case by the State Superior Court. The case attempted to reexamine the school system of a state that harbors the highest education gap in the na...

Board of Finance Approves Funding for Oil Tank Replacement

Board of Finance Approves Funding for Oil Tank Replacement

December 9, 2010

On Wednesday, Dec. 8, the Board of Finance voted to authorize the use of $279,400 to replace oil storage tanks at Coleytown Elementary School, Coleytown Middle School, and Long Lots Elementary School through bonds. All three tanks were first installed in 1989, which places them past the 20 year limit for tank usage set b...

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