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Staples’ Collaborative Team successfully moves midterms

Staples’ Collaborative Team successfully moves midterms

Claudia Chen, Features Editor

November 10, 2014

On Nov. 5, after a push from both teachers and students, the administration decided to move the first day of midterm exams from Thursday, Jan. 8 to Monday, Jan. 12. According to Principal John Dodig, the Collaborative Team, a group of teachers and parents that discuss how to improve Staples’ environment,...

Reunited with school and it feels so good: Happily ditching summer to be back in action with my school routine

Reunited with school and it feels so good: Happily ditching summer to be back in action with my school routine

Jane Levy, Features Editor

August 25, 2014

Here you are, dozing off in the cafeteria, caffeine surging through your bloodstream, dreading the bell, a cue for tests to be taken and papers to be written. But here I am, couldn’t be happier to see all your exhausted faces from the moment I danced out of bed as “Boom Clap” blared from my...

Teachers’ summers are rife with variety

Taylor Burg, Staff Writer

May 30, 2014

During the school year, students come to learn and teachers come to teach. But where do teachers go when students are out hitting the beaches and vacationing? To students’ surprises, teachers are real people too. And some of them have even crazier and more exciting plans than students. Daniel...

Snow days break up spring break

Snow days break up spring break

Justine Seligson, Staff Writer

March 5, 2014

Westport Public Schools have had six school cancellations this year, which is one day over the allotted five. As a result, April Break could potentially be reduced by a weekend and that first Monday, making the vacation six days long instead of nine. The general response from students toward this a...

Barely taking a break

Barely taking a break

Daniela Karpenos, Staff Writer

February 17, 2014

Who needs to sleep in when you can take numerous 6 hour car rides with your family? Who needs to actually unwind and recharge this February break? The answer to these questions is “me,” but as it turns out that’s not the right answer. According to adults, I should be wildly intrigued to visit...

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