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The assembly that shocked the school… or did it?

The assembly that shocked the school… or did it?

Caroline Donohue '20, Business Manager

January 7, 2020

Tricia Dahl from Yale School of Medicine presented Vaping: The Youth Epidemic” to a school-wide assembly on Dec. 5, 2019 in order to spread the word about the dangers of vaping. Was this assembly necessary to have and was it effective for our Staples students?  The answer is yes.  Over the...

Gilbertie’s Winter Farmers’ Market reopens for the season

Gilbertie’s Winter Farmers’ Market reopens for the season

Caroline Donohue '20, Business Director

January 5, 2020

The Winters Farmers’ Market reopened for the winter season in November at Gilbertie’s Herb Gardens and has been drawing crowds ever since. The market runs weekly every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. through March 14.   The farmers’ market was founded in order to introduce new vendors and fo...

Staples Vaping Seminar’s Effect On Student Body

Staples Vaping Seminar’s Effect On Student Body

Caroline Donohue '20 and Emily Stone '20

January 5, 2020

Students discuss the impact of the vaping presentation

Students discuss the impact of the vaping presentation

Evi Tarshis '20 and Ella Bloomingdale '20

November 26, 2019

Westport Weston Health District promotes flu safety through vaccine clinics

Westport Weston Health District promotes flu safety through vaccine clinics

Evi Tarshis '20, Arts Editor

October 1, 2019

The Westport Weston Health District announced that they will continue to conduct vaccine clinics over the next few months specifically for influenza (flu). With the flu season approaching, Connecticut is working to promote flu vaccines for everyone across the state. Violet Feldman ’20 has received...

StretchLab Westport strives to improve flexibility for all

StretchLab Westport strives to improve flexibility for all

Amanda Rowan '20, Staff Writer

September 25, 2019

Feeling sore from that morning workout, tired from those long work hours, or just need a muscle relaxation? StretchLab Westport will do the job. With over 50 stores nationwide, a new location recently opened on Post Road East in Westport on Aug. 26, 2019.  StretchLab works to make stretching an inclu...

Plant-based diets sprout into Staples

Plant-based diets sprout into Staples

Karina Murray '22, Staff Writer

September 25, 2019

Imagine a world where meat-eaters and dairy product consumers didn’t exist. Would it alter our health? Our daily lives? Our earth? The objective answer to all three of these questions is a definitive yes. For these reasons and countless others, plant-based diets seem to be an increasing trend: a tr...

Popular Westport restaurants fail health inspection

Popular Westport restaurants fail health inspection

Mia Daignault '20, Staff Writer

February 18, 2019

Five very popular Westport dining spots failed their health inspections in late December and early January. These restaurants include Parker Mansion, Sherwood Diner, Julian's Pizza Bar & Kitchen, Jeera Thai, Little Kitchen and Viva Zapata. The purpose of these health inspections are to address the healt...

Homework volume does not correlate with rigor

Homework volume does not correlate with rigor

Sophie Driscoll ’19

January 16, 2019

At higher levels of certain courses, difficulty of content increases slightly but volume of homework increases dramatically. However, homework quantity does not correlate with academic rigor. Of course, some students override into high-level classes without the necessary  foundation for success...

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