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Teen Awareness Group breaks tradition for this year’s Grim Reaper Day

Teen Awareness Group breaks tradition for this year’s Grim Reaper Day

Katelyn DeAgro, Business Manager

May 5, 2016


Filed under Paper Archives

The Teen Awareness Group (TAG) will put on their 13th annual Grim Reaper Day on May 12 to inform students of the dangers of driving under the influence; though this year, it will look a bit different. In the past, the most noticeable trademark of Grim Reaper Day was the dozens of students made up...

Opioid epidemic wounds the country

Opioid epidemic wounds the country

Maialie Fitzpatrick, Staff Writer

March 5, 2016


Filed under News

Connecticut’s opioid epidemic has increased exponentially in the past year and has especially harmed Weston, CT recently, a town close to home. Opioids are drugs used to combat severe pain, and unless used properly can result in grave consequences such as death.  The three most commonly abused opioi...

Dodging cops in memory of Chris Lemone

Dodging cops in memory of Chris Lemone

Ashton Dedona, Staff Writer

December 3, 2015


Filed under Features

Staples’ annual Dodge a Cop Tournament has been a tradition for students and police officers  from the Fairfield County area since 2011. On Nov. 24, 2015, the fifth annual tournament, students gathered in the Staples field house with more than just winning on their minds, but the memory of friend an...

Distracted driving simulations encourage smart decisions among students

Distracted driving simulations encourage smart decisions among students

Casey Lu, Staff Writer

October 24, 2015


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Staples’ Teen Awareness Group (TAG), the Westport Youth Commission and the Westport Police Department teamed up on Oct. 16 to host the Distracted Driving event, which is in its second year. The intent of the event was to provide a safe setting to positively impact student decisions by displayi...

Staples says goodbye to a beloved hero

Staples says goodbye to a beloved hero

Claire Dinshaw, Red Staff News Editor

October 20, 2015


Filed under News, Top Stories

Chris Lemone, a valued member of the Staples community and the Human Services Department’s student outreach counselor for 17 years, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 18 of an alleged heart attack, according to Dan Woog’s blog, 06880. He was 49 years old. “He was a great guy,” assistant principal...

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