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Board of Finance Approves Funding for Oil Tank Replacement

Board of Finance Approves Funding for Oil Tank Replacement

December 9, 2010

On Wednesday, Dec. 8, the Board of Finance voted to authorize the use of $279,400 to replace oil storage tanks at Coleytown Elementary School, Coleytown Middle School, and Long Lots Elementary School through bonds. All three tanks were first installed in 1989, which places them past the 20 year limit for tank usage set b...

Long Day at School, Long Way Home: Why Staples Does Not Run Late Buses

Long Day at School, Long Way Home: Why Staples Does Not Run Late Buses

November 12, 2010

On any given day after school at Staples, there are swarms of students bustling through the halls participating in extra-curricular activities. Because of students' active participation in after school activities, it is surprising that the school does not offer these hard working teens a way of getting home. Staples students are given transportation to and from school, but the large populace th...

November 2, 2010 | Election Day

November 2, 2010 | Election Day

November 2, 2010

  12:20 p.m. A woman and her two kids enter Long Lots Elementary School to vote while explaining to them that women did not always have the opportunity to vote. This polling place remained open from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m....

September 8, 2010 | At Long Last

September 8, 2010 | At Long Last

September 8, 2010

9:50 a.m. After a week long delay, the student handbooks have finally been given out to the Staples community. A necessary tool to help keep students organized and informed of school rules, the Staples handbook is required to be in everyone's possession....

Student Assembly Holds Its Fifth Annual 5K Run In The Sun

Student Assembly Holds Its Fifth Annual 5K Run In The Sun

June 15, 2010

Rain or shine, Student Assembly will be hosting their third annual 5K Run in The Sun on June 20 at 9 a.m., starting and ending at Long Lots Elementary School. The proceeds raised from this event will be donated to Staples Tuition Grants, which is a program designed to raise funds to help con...

Continuing the Long Tradition: Soundings Publishes Year of Creative Writing

Continuing the Long Tradition: Soundings Publishes Year of Creative Writing

June 9, 2010

 Jon Watson '12 Staff Writer Slade watched as a squadron of gulls flew formations in the sky, dipping periodically to try their luck amongst the foaming waves below… It’s a little metal object that will not harm anything or anyone anymore… “Do you want to get decked in the...

May 17, 2010 | So Long, Seniors

May 17, 2010 | So Long, Seniors

May 17, 2010

12:10 p.m. Today marked the first day of the senior internship program, which the majority of seniors are taking a part in. The outdoor senior lunch area [right], which is notably a "senior only" area, is empty at a time where it usually is hard to find a seat....

Make Hurricanes, Not Nukes

Make Hurricanes, Not Nukes

February 2, 2010

By Isaac Stein Staff Writer From the early 1950’s through the late 1970’s, the town of Westport was a classic American defensive hotbed in an era in which public opinion was that a looming thermonuclear war with the Soviet Union was just a press of a button away. Equipped with Nike ant...

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