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Staples teens fight to bring Ed Milton back to campus

Staples teens fight to bring Ed Milton back to campus

Reilly Caldwell '20, Features Editor

October 8, 2019

Staples students started a petition that has since received over 360 signatures to reinstate Teen Awareness Group advisor and student outreach counselor Ed Milton after he was released by the Town of Westport. Students both involved and not involved in TAG attended the Board of Education (BOE) meeting...

New graduation requirements inflate coursework for already stressed students

New graduation requirements inflate coursework for already stressed students

Claire Redmer ’21

February 18, 2019

As a student at Staples, I am in an environment in which striving to take the most intense classes possible is no rarity. This characteristic of the community has become especially noticeable during the time of choosing courses. Throughout the past week, I have heard many kids expressing their desire to...

New schedule determination quells anxiety and chaos

New schedule determination quells anxiety and chaos

Emma Dantas '21

February 5, 2019

After cracking her knuckles and sitting down with her daughter’s schedule in front of her, she frantically types the names of next year’s teachers into RateMyTeacher.com. While reading reports on the amount of homework given, ratings on a teachers fairness and an assessment of how understanding they ...

Improvements in guidance requested

Improvements in guidance requested

October 25, 2017

By Ella Bloomingdale ’20 Although Staples has an office full of counselors theoretically willing to address our various problems, it is sometimes difficult for students to sit down one-on-one with their counselors. Often, it can be a struggle to find a mutually convenient time to meet with guid...

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