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The above infographic is representing the total number of school shootings, deaths, and injuries that have taken place since 2017. Statistics have been provided by NBC News’s school shooting tracker.

Uncertain and underprepared, students need more school safety procedures practice

Chris Tatusko ’22, Staff Writer January 15, 2022

I cannot recall the last time that a lockdown drill was practiced at Staples High School. We’ve had talks and videos, but no actual practice. As a result, Staples students are underprepared for an event...

Staples High School families received an email Dec 16. addressing potential violence and updates on the investigation into the reported threats.

Vague threats concerning Connecticut public schools prompts panic among school administrators, families

Ella Stoler ’22, Photostory Editor December 17, 2021

 Districts state-wide plan to monitor local schools on Dec. 17 due to recent threats of school violence circulating TikTok. While the social media threats were not deemed credible by law enforcement officials,...

Throughout early December, several schools in Fairfield County have seen misleading threats against high schools, most recently, Greenwich High School.

Fairfield County schools experience surge of threats

Jason Stein ’22, Staff Writer December 13, 2021

A threatening message, which the police labeled as ‘disturbing’ was found in a Greenwich High School bathroom early Thursday morning, Dec. 9. With the involvement of the Greenwich Police Department,...

Many Staples athletes choose club sports, prompting COVID-19 concerns

Many Staples athletes choose club sports, prompting COVID-19 concerns

Jake Fitzpatrick ’22 October 14, 2020

With COVID-19 concerns still looming over the current fall sports season and teams adapting to fit the CIAC’s criteria, many Staples athletes have turned to club sports to get their athletic fix. Club...

Staples community opens its doors for the 8th graders

Staples community opens its doors for the 8th graders

October 5, 2018

By Annabelle Iannone '21 and Eloise Ahl '21 Although few of the Staples students have been able to see them during school hours, the CMS eighth graders have joined the high school, yet run on an entirely...

Bulletproof backpacks revolutionize school safety

Bulletproof backpacks revolutionize school safety

September 18, 2018

By Rebecca Kanfer ’21 Bulletproof backpacks are hitting the halls for the 2018-2019 school year. They’re not the latest fashion symbol, but a means for students to arm themselves against a potential...

Student body exaggerates administrative involvement in walkout

Student body exaggerates administrative involvement in walkout

March 28, 2018

By Melanie Lust ’19   If you ask any administrator in our school what their role was in the Staples Walkout, they will immediately respond with "no role at all" except for security. Such...

Do You Feel Safe?

Claire Dinshaw, News Editor October 6, 2015

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