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Students reflect on new lunch, free period regulations due to COVID-19

Micheal Brody ’22, Jackson Hochhauser ’22 and Noah Fraas ’22 walk to lunch. To get into the cafeteria, students need to walk around in the hallway outside of the cafe and use the back entrance to ensure social distancing.

Lily Caplan ’22 and Charley Guthartz ’22

October 13, 2020

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Westport restaurants offer curbside pickup

Sherwood dinner is one of many restaurants in Westport offering curbside pickup by utilizing one its smaller parking lot for pickup.

Aidan Rodgers '22, Paper Arts Editor

May 11, 2020

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Apps deliver food to main entrance

Apps deliver food to main entrance

December 20, 2017

By: Maya Brodows ’20 Ask any high school student what their least favorite part of school is and they will be sure to inform you of the endless amounts of homework, the severe lack of sleep and, of course, the unappetizing lunches consumed day after day. Late last year, a few Staples students deci...

Chipotle v.s. Qboba

Chipotle v.s. Qboba

March 19, 2017

By Alexandra Sprouls '19 and Hannah Bolandian '19  

Students question Staples’ compliance with State lunch requirements

Students question Staples’ compliance with State lunch requirements

November 5, 2016

Schools in Connecticut are required to provide students a minimum of 20 minutes for lunch during a school day. On Nov. 13, 2007, Mark K. McQuillan, Commissioner of Education for Connecticut, issued a letter to all superintendents in Connecticut setting forth the minimum amount of time for lunch that schools ...

Trashing the Cafe

Trashing the Cafe

Kate Lewis, Staff Writer

April 4, 2016

Anyone sitting in the Staples cafeteria during the lunch waves can all see one thing: trash. And it’s everywhere. As the school day progresses, more and more trash builds up on the cafeteria tables. Wrappers, containers, stained and crumby plates, leftover food and empty bottles are constantly left for ...

Students enjoy benefits of being regulars at the sandwich line

Students enjoy benefits of being regulars at the sandwich line

Tori Lubin, Staff Writer

January 8, 2016

Among the swarming herds of hungry students in the Staples cafeteria bustling to and fro, there is one group of students who hold their ground, waiting among the notoriously long sandwich line for the final product of a delicious lunch. Despite the long wait, these students have discovered that ...

SoNo Bakery to fill the void of Java

SoNo Bakery to fill the void of Java

Aileen Coyne, Staff Writer

April 2, 2015

While the Holiday season was in full swing, Java, a favorite downtown coffee shop, announced that they were closing on December 31. As 2014 came to a close, so did Java. Rumors began to  swirl that they would be replaced with SoNo Bakery. Java was more than just a coffee shop to students. It was...

The bridge obtains wasteland reputation

The bridge obtains wasteland reputation

Eliza Goldberg, Staff Writer

March 31, 2015

Aside from the cafeteria, Staples has an array of locations where students tend to spend their free time. With the addition of tables in some of the hallways (first introduced during the 2013-2014 school year), increasing numbers of students have begun to lounge in the hall on the second floor du...

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