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Hurricane Michael frightens Staples students, alumni

Hurricane Michael frightens Staples students, alumni

October 11, 2018

By Audrey Bernstein '20 Category four Hurricane Michael reached North Carolina on Oct. 11, where it has closed schools, roads and flooded rivers. The storm struck the Florida Panhandle the week of Oct. 8. The storm was described by the National Hurricane Center as “potentially catastrophic.” “This i...

Harsh weather causes major flood damages to Westport homes

Harsh weather causes major flood damages to Westport homes

October 2, 2018

By Caroline Donohue '20 Tuesday, Sept. 25 was a dreaded day for citizens of Westport and the surrounding Fairfield county towns, as torrential downpours hit hard. Heavy rain went on for hours, cancelling games, practices and many other after school events. But Staples High School wasn’t the only...

Tropical Storm Florence forces college students to evacuate

Tropical Storm Florence forces college students to evacuate

September 22, 2018

By Alexandra Sprouls ’19 With Tropical Storm Florence causing chaos in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia through heavy downpour and strong winds, many Staples alumni were forced to temporarily return to Westport due to the evacuations issued by their universities. “This year, th...

Westport recovers from brutal Nor’easter

Westport recovers from brutal Nor'easter

March 14, 2018

By Melanie Lust '19 ...

Hurricane Joaquin; are Staples students and faculty ready?

Hurricane Joaquin; are Staples students and faculty ready?

Hannah Bjorkman, Staff Writer

October 2, 2015

Hurricane Joaquin is on its way towards the East Coast, and is a category 4 storm which means it produces extreme high winds, storm surge flooding and torrential rain. It is currently in the Bahamas, with intense hurricane winds as high as 84 miles per hour. The forecast continues to trend further to ...

Storm Stories

April 10, 2010

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Widespread Power Outages Close School for Three Days and Extend School Year

A worker stands atop of a tree that had its limbs tangled in electrical wires at 34 Burr Farms Rd.  | Photo by Lucas Hammerman '10

March 27, 2010

The nor’easter that hit the Connecticut area beginning Saturday night combined 60 mph winds with torrential rain, leading to one death and causing school to close for three days and two-thirds of the town to lose power, as well as replacing the April 1 staff development day with a school day. In addition, th...

Recent Storm Intensifies Players ‘Little Shop’ Hell Week

Staples Players make final adjustments before the premiere on Friday night. | Photo by Eric Essagof '12

March 18, 2010

Rachel Guetta '13 Copy Editor and Staff Writer Actors sprinting down the hallway in costumes, doors to the auditorium opening and shutting and costume changes everywhere. Makeup applicators scattered across the floor, and hints of 1950s apparel, floral dresses and men’s hats, lining the hallway. This describes a fraction of the business that Stap...

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