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Let’s take a break from the breaks

Let’s take a break from the breaks

Jack Zeldes, Staff Writer

January 15, 2015

Please don’t get me wrong, I like days off from school. Scratch that. I LOVE days off from school. This year in particular, we have the longest possible December break, a February break, and an April break. Let's also take into account snow days that could happen at any time and the long weekend...

Stressed students return to school

Stressed students return to school

Gabrielle Feinsmith, Associate Managing Editor

January 8, 2015

Exhausted and irritated faces roam the hallways as students return from the 12 day holiday break. Students have no choice but to put lounging around to rest, grab a cup of coffee and start studying for midterm exams. “It’s really hard to come back to break because all we have to look forward to is midterms,...

Making it to Thanksgiving drains Staples students

Making it to Thanksgiving drains Staples students

Alison Morrison, Staff Writer

December 23, 2014

Summer ended abruptly this year as the first day of school was August 25. After a whopping one day off between August 25 and Thanksgiving, the Staples community was finally granted a four and a half day recess to eat some turkey and stuffing. For me, the school year effectively ended there. Between...

Students and staff take advantage of opportunity to travel and relax in extended winter vacation

Students and staff take advantage of opportunity to travel and relax in extended winter vacation

Andrew Vester, Staff Writer

December 7, 2014

A 12-and-a-half day winter break begins with a half day on Dec. 23, giving Staples students and staff the break that they have been waiting for. This timing will also give the students observing Hanukkah two nights to celebrate without schoolwork looming over their heads, as the  final nights of...

Some students settle in, others set sail this winter break

Alix Sommers, Staff Writer

December 5, 2014

Winter break is a great time to get away from constant studying and late nights of homework. Rest and relaxation, on the beach or the couch, provide some much-needed rejuvenation. Whether escaping to tropical getaways, visiting family or just staying in Westport, Staples students are ready and...

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