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Reactionary school security measures lack foresight to prevent violence

Reactionary school security measures lack foresight to prevent violence

Seth McCoy '19, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019


Filed under Opinions

We live in a time where school-shootings have somehow become the mainstream. In this day and age, armed School Resource Officers (SROs) are just another staff member you pass in the cafeteria. As disgusting as it is, schools are a target for violence; last year, the US carried the weight of 113 schoo...

Popular Westport restaurants fail health inspection

Popular Westport restaurants fail health inspection

Mia Daignault '20, Staff Writer

February 18, 2019


Filed under News, Top Stories

Five very popular Westport dining spots failed their health inspections in late December and early January. These restaurants include Parker Mansion, Sherwood Diner, Julian's Pizza Bar & Kitchen, Jeera Thai, Little Kitchen and Viva Zapata. The purpose of these health inspections are to address the healt...

Turf could be taking lives

Turf could be taking lives

October 12, 2018


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By Carolyn Gray '19   During the season, the Staples football team spends their time after school strapping on their helmets, putting on their pads and practicing on their home turf for the next big game. The football team practices an average of six times per week, and yet these athletes ma...

Staples prepares for launch of Say Something app

Staples prepares for launch of Say Something app

October 4, 2018


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By Lia Chen '20 “Say Something,” an app designed as a platform to anonymously to report threats, will launch on Oct. 5 to Staples students. According to Sandy Hook Promise, the developers of the app, “Say Something” will allow students to submit “secure and anonymous safety concerns to help ...

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