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Staples Players venture to the Big Apple for “To Kill A Mockingbird” on Broadway

Maddie Phelps '19 February 25, 2019

The chances that you escaped the three glorious years of middle school without analyzing every page, paragraph and sentence of Harper Lee’s “To Kill A Mockingbird” are at an all-time low in this...

New English class brings back valuable childhood memories

New English class brings back valuable childhood memories

October 12, 2018

By Chelsea Fox ’19 Growing up, every kid had a favorite book they forced their parents to read every night. Whether it was a Dr. Seuss classic, a Shel Silverstein poem or a Roald Dahl chapter book,...

Top five classes to take

Top five classes to take

Chase Emilio, Staff Writer February 28, 2016

Throughout my highschool career, I took many many classes that I liked and disliked. Some required, and others I took at my leasure. But there were a select few which I really appreciated. These are my...

Harper Lee to release second novel

Harper Lee to release second novel

Julia Greenspan, Instagram Coordinator February 5, 2015

“To Kill a Mockingbird” author Harper Lee, 88, announced on Tuesday Feb. 3 that she plans to publish her second book, “Go Set a Watchman,” in July 2015. Lee’s first and previously only novel,...

Trigger warning controversy reaches Staples

Trigger warning controversy reaches Staples

Margeaux MacColl , Staff Writer September 19, 2014

On the first day of school, most classes are filled with breezy conversations centered on syllabi and introductions. Students can release the summer air from their lungs while getting readjusted to 6 a.m....

To Take or Not to Take? Juniors and Seniors Deciding on an English Class

October 5, 2010

Image via Wikipedia 1, 2, 3…Go! As Staples juniors set in to their busiest year of high school, many have already begun the complicated process of completing the research paper. Looking at how the...

“High School Happened” : English Classes Should Assign More Independent Reading

June 13, 2010

Haris Durrani '11 Senior Writer A friend once remarked that he used to read for fun, but not anymore. As a result, he might not come to love reading as he once did. When I asked what happened,...

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Siddhartha at the SAT

June 11, 2010

Emily Cooper '11 Business Manager “Siddhartha” by Herman Hesse is a must-read while in high school. Not for its historical value, of learning about the founding of Buddhism, or its literary...

‘the Housekeeper and the Professor: Westport reads picks “The Housekeeper and the Professor” for the entire town to enjoy reading all together. Photo By | Jon Loeb '11

Math, Literature and Sticky Notes: Westport Reads Picks Well for 2010 With Yoko Ogawa’s ‘The Housekeeper and the Professor’

January 29, 2010

Harris Durrani '11 Opinions Editor To kick off the decade, Westport Reads—an annual program to get the whole town reading the same book—has chosen Yoko Ogawa’s “The Housekeeper and the...

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