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Sophomore English classes venture to Bridgeport for book talk

Sophomore English classes venture to Bridgeport for book talk

Amanda Kaplowitz ’19

January 3, 2019

Westport students often hear that we are living in a “bubble.” Many kids go through Staples without ever being exposed to the less privileged towns surrounding us. We graduate high school having never bonded with kids who don’t live in Westport. However, English teachers Danielle Spies and...

Wreckers work hard to defeat Harding on Senior Day

Wreckers work hard to defeat Harding on Senior Day

Sarah Ellman, Staff Writer

October 24, 2014

On Wednesday October, 22 the boys’ varsity soccer team conquered Harding High School (record of 0-13), defeating them 4-1 on their senior day and last home game of the regular season. Before the team took the field, the senior varsity players were recognized. Each of the seven seniors gave flowers...

Bridgeport schools depart the FCIAC

Cooper Boardman, Staff Writer

September 19, 2014

Bridgeport high schools Harding and Bassick will be leaving the FCIAC at the end of the 2014 season to join the Constitution State Conference (CSC). “We were looking to get the athletic teams in these two schools on a more competitive level with the teams that they play,” Neil Kavey, Bridgeport...

Harding brings new rush of spirit to Staples cheer team

Harding brings new rush of spirit to Staples cheer team

Caroline Lane and Grace Bonington, Staff Writers

September 19, 2014

Jessica Harding, a peppy English teacher at Bedford Middle School, is trading in screaming sixth graders for the chanting Staples cheer team. Harding is the new coach that will lead Staples cheer to victory. Harding, a former cheerleader herself, spent her high school days cheering on the Niskayuna...

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