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iStaples harms student mentality

iStaples harms student mentality

Eloise Ahl ’21

March 28, 2019

The students of Staples may all be individuals with different talents, interests, and backgrounds, but there is one  commonality that all students have in their phones: the iStaples app. iStaples is a downloadable app designed to give students the ability to view upcoming classes, the elapsed and total ...

Students across Staples weigh in on morning practices

Students across Staples weigh in on morning practices

Carolyn Gray ‘19 and Madison Andrews ‘20

March 27, 2019

Students discuss the meaningfulness of internships

Students discuss the meaningfulness of internships

Elle Fair’ 19 and Kaya Leitner’ 19

March 27, 2019

Seniors must understand the neverending college process

Seniors must understand the neverending college process

Bri Zeiberg ’19

March 19, 2019

For many, a commitment to college may signify the end of a college process; from my experience, this is not the case. At the beginning of the college process, the main sources of stress are easily anticipated. Determining which college to attend becomes your primary concern. Acceptance is thought of ...

Women in Society Class addresses sexual violence at Toquet Hall

Women in Society Class addresses sexual violence at Toquet Hall

Caroline Donohue '20, Business Director

March 14, 2019

The Staples Women in Society class held a panel and showed a documentary titled “The Hunting Ground” at Toquet Hall, on March 6 from 6:00-8:00 pm in order to raise awareness about sexual assault and violence.   Many Staples students attended the event to learn more about sexual assault ...

James D’Amico steps down as Staples principal

James D’Amico steps down as Staples principal

Molly Gold '21

March 10, 2019

Staples principal James D’Amico announced his resignation, effective at the end of June, in an email to Staples students and parents on Friday, March 8. After working at Staples for 18 years as a teacher and administrator, D’Amico has been appointed as principal of New Fairfield High School, his a...

Three Wise Guys jump into boys’ basketball playoffs

Three Wise Guys jump into boys’ basketball playoffs

Kevin Greer ‘19, Zach Strober ‘19 and Jack Shapiro ‘19

March 8, 2019

We the People class advances to national competition

We the People class advances to national competition

Will Matar ’21

March 6, 2019

On April 26-29th, 2019, Staples High School’s We the People Class will be heading to Washington D.C for the national We the People Competition after they won the wildcard. After losing to Trumbull in the state competition, the received wildcard let them continue on. In all 50 states, students take place in the...

Wreckers fall 60-57 against Ridgefield

Wreckers fall 60-57 against Ridgefield

Holden Cohen '20

February 25, 2019

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Boys’ basketball falls to Fairfield Ludlowe

Boys’ basketball falls to Fairfield Ludlowe

Kevin Rabacs '19

February 25, 2019

Staples boys’ basketball fell to Ludlowe 57-26 on Monday Feb. 13. After a low scoring first half, the Falcons outscored the Wreckers 32-12 in the second half, shooting very well beyond the three-point line. “I think Ludlowe’s length posed problems for us and we just had an incredibly difficult...

See ya, Staples: Why Westport students choose private schools

See ya, Staples: Why Westport students choose private schools

Claire Redmer ’21 and Lys Goldman '21

February 25, 2019

Hundreds of students shuffle through the hallways, their books and binders safely stored in backpacks slung across their shoulders. Friendly chatter echoes through the stairwells as students climb up and down, some left out of breath after the seemingly long trek from first to third floor. This is a...

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