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This vase was created this fall and the piece will be included in Kate Stephan’s ’21 mid-year portfolio project.

COVID-19 forces Staples art classes to alter midterms

Tallula Stvan ’21, Paper Arts Editor January 20, 2021

As with many things both inside and out of Staples, art classes are running a bit differently this year. Everything from chorus to painting and graphic design have had to make adjustments for our hybrid...

In previous years, Staples held an official midterm week with a specific block-schedule designed for preparing for and taking exams. This year, however, the administration has axed such a week from the schedule.

Staples eliminates midterm week, prompts different responses from community

Julia Herlyn ’23, Supplement Editor January 20, 2021

The 2020-21 school year has been filled with surprises: the hybrid model, COVID-19 scares within the community and even institution of virtual concerts. As a result, life at Staples and other Westport...

The Westport Library offers multiple levels to allow students collaborating on projects or students studying individually to work their best.

The Westport Library attracts students seeking a place to study in the stress of midterm week

Chloe Murray '22, Staff Writer January 13, 2020

Papers pile up on the desk crammed in the corner of your bedroom as your mom yells from the kitchen to come empty the dishwasher. Your printer beeps and an ‘out of paper’ error message appears, preventing...

The midterm season is tough enough, but the removal of the midterm make-up days will cause students to push past flu symptoms and potentially make-up tests after and before school.

Removing midterm make-up day hurts students

Eli Corenthal ’19 December 18, 2018

Midterm season is quickly approaching and there are many new changes unfamiliar to Staples students. The most significant one, perhaps, is the lack of a make-up day built into the midterm schedule. Instead,...

Ending birthright citizenship destroys the American Dream

Ending birthright citizenship destroys the American Dream

Hannah Schmidt ’19 November 12, 2018

It came as almost no surprise when President Trump declared in an interview with Axios on HBO––which aired fully Sunday Nov. 4––that birthright citizenship should be done away with through an executive...

Midterm Activites: Is it effective?

Midterm Activites: Is it effective?

January 25, 2018

By Nicole Shaprio '18

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