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Students React to Computerized Schedules

Students React to Computerized Schedules

June 3, 2011


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On Wed., June 1, the multi-decade tradition of Arena truly came to an end as students received computerized schedules after period 3 homerooms. Immediately after students received their schedules, cell phones were out and fingers working at lightning speed, racing over keypads to text friends, check ratemyteachers.com, and inform parents about their schedules...

Improvement on the Horizon

Improvement on the Horizon

April 6, 2011


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Intermixed between her silent pleas for bullying relief, Bedford Middle School eighth grader Alye Pollack poses a daunting question in her now viral YouTube video, “Will high school get worse?” Luckily, the general consensus appears to be that when compared to middle school, high school gives students re...

The Spotlight on Stealing

The Spotlight on Stealing

December 22, 2010


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The five-finger discount. The swipe. The steal. Shoplifting and theft are prevalent issues in America and have started to become part of our nation’s culture. Has Westport contributed to this development? Stealing at Staples Gym locker rooms are notorious for hit-and-run thefts, and Staples is no exc...

Fire Truck Comes to Staples

Fire Truck Comes to Staples

October 22, 2010


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During period 6 on Friday, October 22, students were rushed outside for a firedrill. As the Westport Fire Department pulled up to Staples, they soon discovered that there was not a fire, but rather pressure difficulties. According to Principal Dodig, the workers on North Avenue opened a fire hydra...

Following the Rules

October 22, 2010


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Students cannot be careless when making the ever-important decision about what to wear, even if they are half asleep. According to the Staples Handbook dress policy, “The school system requires that attire be safe, appropriate to the activity, and not distracting or disruptive of the educational program.” Essentially,...

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