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Bad grades or no acceptance letter: which would you choose?

Bad grades or no acceptance letter: which would you choose?

October 18, 2017

By Olivia Ronca '18 As a senior in high school, you have decided to apply to 15 colleges. Your email begins to flood with messages from both the guidance department and your guidance counselor: “College Visit from University of Connecticut.” If you scroll through your school email account withi...

Promoting mindfulness and decreasing stress with the Zen Den

Promoting mindfulness and decreasing stress with the Zen Den

June 10, 2017

By Olivia Foster ’18 The frenzied and fast-paced lifestyle that characterizes the lives of many high school students may be quelled with a simple and relaxing solution: Zen Dens. These places of serenity and solitude cultivate relaxation and peacefulness of mind. They will make a debut in the g...

Meet Ed Milton: the Unsung Savior for Staples Students

Meet Ed Milton: the Unsung Savior for Staples Students

October 17, 2016

By: Ian Bernstein '18 Nestled in a small office across from the cafeteria exists one of the most valuable resources offered to Staples students: Ed Milton. Milton, a member of the Westport Youth Commision, accepted his position as the student outreach counselor on the basis of his love for the...

Staples Students Crossing the Finish Line

Staples Students Crossing the Finish Line

October 13, 2016

By: Lili Romann ’19 and Daniel Harizman ’19 Sweat dripping, mind racing, heart pounding. Pencils dig into her palm and leave their abstract portrait of lead. She convinces herself that it will all come to an end soon, but she can see no end. Students withstanding their senior year at Staples...

Mental health speaker welcomed to Westport

Mental health speaker welcomed to Westport

Jack Zeldes, Staff Writer

March 24, 2016

Parents and administrators gathered on Wednesday March 16 at 7 p.m. in the Bedford Middle School auditorium to listen to suicide expert Joanne Harpel. Harpel has over 20 years of experience in dealing with these issues with her work in the some of the biggest mental health institutes in America. She...

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