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SAT tests must return or applying to college will be a challenge

Although it is hard to think of a way to resume SAT testing during this pandemic, we must find a way or else both colleges and students will endure the consequences.
May 15, 2020

As the coronavirus keeps life at a standstill, not only has education halted, but the option to take SAT tests has also stopped. This presents a dilemma to students looking to apply to college next year....

Staples students opinions on Wear Orange Weekend

Staples students opinions on Wear Orange Weekend
June 7, 2019

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Emmy Marcus explores art of makeup

Emmy Marcus ’22 poses for a picture on her instagram displaying her detailed artwork that she created on her face.
March 15, 2019

An abundance of makeup brushes, eyeshadow pallets and rainbow colored lipsticks overflow her vanity. As a way to express her love for art, Emmy Marcus ’22 uses her face as a canvas. Marcus has always...

Classes should complete tests before long breaks

A Staples student takes a test.
December 5, 2018

After a winter holiday break largely comprised of eating, excessive sleeping and endless movie-watching, students do not come back necessarily in the studious mindset that school requires. So, before students...

Six questions with the D’Amicos

Six questions with the D'Amicos
October 26, 2017

By Ian Bernstein ’18 and Amelia Brown ’18

Westport write to succeed in the Connecticut Student Writers Contest

Westport write to succeed in the Connecticut Student Writers Contest
May 7, 2017

Lili Romann ’19 Four Westport students found success in the 2017 Connecticut Student Writers Contest, a competition consisting of over 1,500 entries from students in Kindergarten up until 12th grade....

[Nov. 2016 News] SafeRides struggles with decline in student use and volunteers

[Nov. 2016 News] SafeRides struggles with decline in student use and volunteers
November 22, 2016

By Renee Weisz ’17 & Colette Lippman ’17   SafeRides, the Saturday night volunteer transportation system for Westport youth, has recently experienced a decline in its services and a...

Daniel Trust Foundation is making a difference one scholarship at a time

Daniel Trust Foundation is making a difference one scholarship at a time
February 26, 2016

By: Tori Lubin '18 Daniel Trust takes the stage in the living room of a Westport family’s home. He smiles brightly with a rare kind of ease and vibrance that immediately grabs the crowd’s attention....

Student petitions prove unpopular with administration

Student petitions prove unpopular with administration
December 5, 2014

Petitions have recently become somewhat of an alternative voice for the Staples student body, and a seemingly successful one at that. There was the petition last year that went against changes to the...

Epstein “graciously” accepts the challenge to start his own company

Epstein “graciously” accepts the challenge to start his own company
October 10, 2014

The detailed drawings, intricate jewelry and innovative pottery shown in Staples’ halls during annual art shows demonstrate the high school’s ample amount of artistic talent. But one student, Harry...

Hooked on crocheting

October 10, 2014

Experienced photographer, electric bass player, “Neutral Milk Hotel” fan, music enthusiast, avid cellist, sister, friend. At any moment in time, Lila Weiser ’17 can assume any number or combination...

June 14, 2011 | And Then There Were Few

June 14, 2011

9:50 a.m. Ryan Burke ’11, Jack Rocke ’11, Ben Aldrich '11, and Raphael Ray ’11 sit in the cafeteria during a free period. It is theirs, and the few remaining seniors', last full day as a Staples...

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