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Students speak up about library karaoke

Students speak up about library karaoke

Grace Livecchi '21, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

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Library spices up students’ days through weekly activities

Library spices up students’ days through weekly activities

Marlo von der Ahe '20 and Siri Kanter '20

October 14, 2019

Staples Library promotes ‘banned books’ in light of National Banned Book Week

Staples Library promotes ‘banned books’ in light of National Banned Book Week

September 27, 2018

Emily Stone '20 The Staples High School Library has been participating in the National Banned Books Week throughout this week. The library staff has promoted several banned books with large stickers between steps on the main staircase, such as “13 Reasons Why”, “Pride and Prejudice”, and ...

Colin Neenan teacher feature

Colin Neenan teacher feature

May 8, 2018

By Emma Greenberg '18

It’s time for big tech’s big breakup

It’s time for big tech’s big breakup

April 30, 2018

In the recent weeks, the library posed a question to the student body, “Why should we break up Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple? Or shouldn’t we?” This is my response to the question. The question and my response were inspired by Scott Galloway’s book, “The Four.”   In the last ...

Pequot Library enchants visitors

Pequot Library enchants visitors

January 23, 2018

By Ian Bernstein '18 and Amelia Brown '18

Cold classrooms force out students and teachers

January 9, 2018

Madison Sell '18 Multiple classes were stopped and moved out of their usual classrooms on Jan. 2 as a result of extremely low temperatures. This problem was mostly present in the left side of the building, in lower number classrooms on the first and third floor. “It wasn’t bad earlier when...

‘Take 10 to read’ initiative aims to spur love for reading in Staples students

‘Take 10 to read’ initiative aims to spur love for reading in Staples students

November 1, 2017

By Izzy Connors '18 This year the Staples library has implemented a new initiative to motivate students to engage in reading inside and outside of the classroom. The “Take 10 to Read” initiative encourages teachers to dedicate the first 10 minutes of class for students to read silently a book of...

The Westport Public Library: Groundbreaking into Westport’s new gem

The Westport Public Library: Groundbreaking into Westport’s new gem

October 4, 2017

By Lauren Wasserman '19 The quietest place in a town, where many go to both procrastinate work and be productive, has made it their mission to improve its facility and stand out from the others: The Westport Public Library. On Sept. 15, the first step into the Westport Public Library’s $19.5 million...

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