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Parents received an email on Apr. 5 regarding the new grading system occurring in the fourth quarter, in which students will decide how they want their grades to be reported.

Pass-fail system decreases motivation, detracts from learning efforts

Anastasia Thumser '22, Web Opinions Editor April 20, 2020

March 11 was a routine day for Staples students: classes changed at the ring of the bell, teachers assigned work, messages were received about “Seussical,” sports practices and concerts, the song of...

The Westport Board of Education has changed fourth quarter grading to an optional pass-fail standard for Staples in an effort to decrease stress amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Board of Education implements optional pass-fail grading 

Remy Teltser ’21, Paper Features Editor April 6, 2020

Staples High School students will have the option to report their fourth-quarter grades using a pass-fail system or with a standard letter grade due to the new distance learning system.  Grades from quarter...

April 8, 2011 l Pass Me the Mic, Please

April 8, 2011

8:01 a.m. (From left) The Staples Jazz Band backs up Kristen Dionne '14 and Cara McNiff '14 of Christine Radler's period 3 English class as they recite a poem at Open Mic Day in the Library. Classes...

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