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The Spotlight on Stealing

The Spotlight on Stealing

December 22, 2010

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

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

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,...

Staples’ New Goal: Q&A with Principal John Dodig

Staples’ New Goal: Q&A with Principal John Dodig

October 22, 2010

In order to present Staples’ new school goal and mission statement to the student body, Principal John Dodig went on "Good Morning Staples" to showcase the goal’s purposes and incorporated a video into his explanations. In this interview Dodig explains how the goal and mission statement wer...

In Remembrance of Cameron Bruce…

In Remembrance of Cameron Bruce…

September 21, 2010

The death of Cameron Bruce '10 on Sept. 13 at Queens University in Kingston, Ontario, has had a large impact on the Westport community, both inside and outside of Staples. “Just think of all the high school kids in America—there are millions of them, and how many of those high school kids go through their four years of high sch...

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