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Elementary teachers, students adjust to new COVID-19 protocols

Elementary school students and staff demonstrate responsibility and resilience while adhering to new public safety protocols due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Allison Gillman ’23 and Lucy Dockter ’23, Web Opinions Editor and Arts Editor

September 27, 2020

Here at Staples, we have settled into a new ordinary. Coming into school two days a week, you squeeze some hand sanitizer into your palm, put on a mask and rush to your first period class.  But how does a school day work for the elementary students and for the dedicated educators who teach them...

Cell phone holders provide pragmatic solution to class disruption

An example of what a cell phone holder would look like in each class for students.

Holden Cohen '20, Staff Writer

October 14, 2019

Now that a new school year is well underway, there is talk of new rules being enacted. The majority of teachers now require students to keep their phones in backpacks or else they get sent to the assistant principal’s office. By the start of next year, however, there needs to be an official rule, i...

An Opportunity For Second Chances

An Opportunity For Second Chances

Victoria Lubin, Staff Writer

October 15, 2015

When you live in a town like Westport, people are always obsessing over their grades. The idea that the GPA scale and its fluctuating digits can make or break one’s college career and set-up for life leave students hard-wired to be concerned solely on the information that appears on home access cen...

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