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Lockdown drills attempt to improve school safety

Lockdown drills attempt to improve school safety

March 21, 2018

by Caroline Donohue '20 Lockdown drills are utilized in typical education systems to prepare for urgent circumstances where danger may be imminent. On Feb. 27, while circumstances didn’t warrant a lockdown, students and staff at Staples High School underwent a “shelter in place” due to a threat...

Built to Last: Staples High School Deemed Safe from Fire

Built to Last: Staples High School Deemed Safe from Fire

March 24, 2010

Michael Nussbaum '11 Sports Editor When a person walks into a building, rarely do they ever check to see if it is fire safe. Fire Inspector for the Westport Fire Department,  Nate Gibbons, explained how Staples High School, in particular,“meets the standards for fire safety.” Gibbons, who first s...

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