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Self checkout stations eliminate high school jobs

Self checkout stations eliminate high school jobs

October 12, 2018


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By Carolyn Gray ’19   For years, it was routine to end every shopping experience by heading to cashier, hearing the words “Did you find everything you were looking for today?”, and listening to the beeping barcode scanner as items were hauled by the conveyor. Today, shoppers are aski...

Who should businesses hire? Underclassmen or 18 year olds?

Who should businesses hire? Underclassmen or 18 year olds?

May 29, 2018


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Minimum wage means a minimum hiring age By Abby Fleming '20 As summer approaches, many Staples students have found themselves in search of a summer job and have been greatly disappointed by the lack of options. Due to their young age, many businesses aren’t excited to hire them. I believe due to...

Westport’s retail stores need saving

Westport’s retail stores need saving

April 21, 2018


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By Abby Fleming '20   As more and more retail stores in Westport close their doors, the once bustling downtown shopping scene begins to meet its end. Like many of the towns and cities of the world, Westport has fallen victim to an age of online shopping and unmotivated consumers. While online shopping has its advantages, nothing can beat the benefits of keeping Westport’s stores open. ...

High Schoolers Flock to Their Favorite Summer Jobs

High Schoolers Flock to Their Favorite Summer Jobs

March 20, 2017


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By: Molly Mahoney '18 For ten months of each year, pupils at Staples learn and study endlessly. Even weekends throughout the school year are spent preparing for the next school week’s onslaught of projects and tests. So, when students are released for the better part of June, July and August for...

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