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One of Michael Sansur’s students, Izzy Alafoyiannis ’24, works on a project in one of his technology education classes last spring. Sansur died in a car accident on I-95 on Saturday Oct. 15.

Staples High School teacher killed in I-95 car accident

Meg Enquist ’23, Business Director October 18, 2022

Technology Education teacher Michael Sansur was killed in a car accident on Saturday Oct. 15. Sansur was stopped in the left lane on I-95 for an unknown reason when his vehicle was struck from behind around...

As a part of a Wellness Enrichment Activity Day in November, a hypnotist performed in the Staples auditorium.

Wellness enrichment activity days should be brought back

Meg Enquist ’23, Business Director October 12, 2022

Picture this: it’s a brisk fall afternoon and students have just been released to participate in various stress relieving activities for the remainder of the school day. Students relax as they engage...

Teachers should provide the class average for assessments in order to prevent students from sharing scores with one another.

Class averages foster a less competitive environment

Meg Enquist ’23, Business Manager May 6, 2022

As the bell rings and students file into the hallway after being handed back a graded assessment, the question of ‘What did you get?’ immediately arises. Scores are shared aloud in a hurry as students...

Schoology has been used as a platform for submitting homework assignments during the various learning models associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Meg Enquist ’23 , Assistant Business Manager March 14, 2022

Submitting assignments digitally: positive outcome of learning during the COVID-19 pandemic  Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, students and teachers have adapted to a variety of learning models. One...

Trail mix cookies serve as a perfect winter dessert

Trail mix cookies serve as a perfect winter dessert

Meg Enquist ’23 January 31, 2022

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I participated in an archery unit during my Junior Mind & Physical Performance class.

Archery in P.E. classes proves to be beneficial

Meg Enquist ’23, Assistant Business Manager December 13, 2021

During P.E. class, students often expect to engage in a variety of activities that require a significant amount of physical movement. As I entered my first Junior Mind & Physical Performance class,...

The mask mandate in Westport was lifted on Nov. 4, effective immediately.

Mask mandate lifted for indoor public settings in Westport

Meg Enquist '23, Business Director November 6, 2021

Westport First Selectman Jim Marpe rescinded Executive Orders #9 and #10 and lifted the mask mandate for indoor public settings on Nov. 4, effective immediately. Westport has been in the gray category...

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