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This is a Wreckording Episode 6: We the Champions

On a brand new episode of ‘This is a Wreckording’ Ethan and Principal Thomas are joined by members of the We the People team to discuss their state and national triumph over the competition this year.
May 11, 2020

This is a Wreckording Episode 6

Morning Jam Session

December 17, 2014

Waking up for school is always going to be a struggle. But when it comes to making the trek to school, students find ways to ease the  despair. One imperative source is listening to music. This helps...

Sophomores struggle to prepare for new SAT

Sophomores struggle to prepare for new SAT
September 19, 2014

Easier vocab? Easier math? An optional instead of required essay? At first glance, these new changes in the notorious Scholastic Aptitude Test, a.k.a. the SAT, may seem beneficial to new participants....

What I learned from school dances

What I learned from school dances
June 2, 2014

After surviving my first year of school dances, I finally feel as if I have gained enough experience to be prepared for next year. And hopefully, for the upcoming junior class, these tips can help with...

Sophomores prepare for CAPT

Sophomores prepare for CAPT
March 3, 2014

This year’s sophomore class is expected to take a double hit of standardized testing. Teachers are intensely preparing students; as this is the last grade to take CAPT tests, they aim to finish with...

McQuone Honored by Best Buddies

June 7, 2011

Alix Neenan Managing Editor Patty McQuone, faculty advisor of Staples’ chapter of Best Buddies, was recently honored with the Best Buddies of Connecticut “2011 Outstanding Advisor of the...

Snow Stopper? The Effect of Snow Days and Delays on Staples

December 23, 2010

Image by gsbrown99 via Flickr Rose Propp '13 and Haley Zeldes '13 Staff Writers With December coming to an end and Westport already having experienced its first snow fall of the year, snow days are...

December 8, 2010 | Candlelight Fever

December 8, 2010

12:45 p.m. | Westport's K-12 Music Supervisor David Weiner carries boxes of programs into his office in preparation for this weekend's 70th annual Candlelight Concert.

An Experiment: My Day as a Vegan

October 22, 2010

Veganism: dietary extremism that only about one percent of the United States is able to practice. Imagine what it’s like not to put a single animal product in or around your body for months, or even...

September 13, 2010 | Rock Steady

Photo by Annie Nelson '11.
September 13, 2010

5:32 p.m: Varsity cheerleaders rehearse their halftime routine in preparation for the first game of the season on Friday, Sept. 17, when the Wreckers will take on the Trinity Catholic Crusaders.  The...

June 10, 2010 | Silent Study

Matt Levantin '13 works in the quiet section during the lunch wave. The Library Media Specialits have already begun to take down the books on the shelves in preparation of summer vacation. The library is still waiting for the return of over 430 late items | Photo by DJ Sixsmith '11
June 10, 2010

12:15 p.m. Matt Levantin '13 works in the quiet section during the second lunch wave. The library media specialits have already begun to take down the books on the shelves in preparation of summer vacation....

Leaving their Legacy: Seniors Hand off Clubs

Leaving their Legacy: Seniors Hand off Clubs
May 28, 2010

As seniors graduate from high school, they not only say "goodbye" to their teachers and classes, but also to the clubs that they started or joined. In preparation for the school year of 2010-11,...

Teaching To the Test Hinders Learning

March 28, 2010

Editorial When nearly 50 students voluntarily give up their entire Saturday to solve a  multifaceted situational problem— with no guarantee of success— it’s clear that the school they attend...

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