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May 27, 2011 | School's Outside

May 27, 2011 | School's Outside

May 27, 2011

Photo by Bryan Schiavone '13 11:15 a.m. Social studies teacher Dan Heaphy brought his class outside to watch group presentations during the first lunch wave. Students flocked to the courtyard to experience one of the warmest days of the year, with temperatures reaching 80 degrees.  ...

Years of Gears: Robotics Team Makes World Championship for Third Straight Year

Years of Gears: Robotics Team Makes World Championship for Third Straight Year

March 30, 2011

Although most teenagers know how to use a Playstation 3 controller, few know exactly how much they can do with it. There are the obvious functionalities, like gaming, but this year Harris Durani ’11 and the rest of the robotics team are putting the PS3 controller to a more productive use. ...

January 5, 2011 | Planning for the Future

January 5, 2011 | Planning for the Future

January 5, 2011

Photo by Caitlyn Rand '13 11:27 a.m. Seniors meet in the auditorium during lunch to learn all about the upcoming optional senior internships that begin later in the year. ...

January 3, 2011 | Waking Up for the New Year

January 3, 2011 | Waking Up for the New Year

January 3, 2011

9:35 a.m. Jon Wormser '12 looks for a much-needed "pick me up" as he returns to school for the first day of the new year....

December 14, 2010 | First Snowfall of the Year

December 14, 2010 | First Snowfall of the Year

December 14, 2010

8:32 a.m. Students woke up on Tuesday to a light blanket of snow covering Westport and Staples. Unfortunately, the flurries did not accumulate enough to create a snowday or delay for the Westport School System....

Five Tips for a Happy, Successful ’10-’11 Year

September 14, 2010

Rachel Guetta '13 Opinions Editor It can be hard transitioning from the laid-back, carefree summer back into the routine of the school year. Stephen Rexford, a study skills teacher at Staples, has some tips for making the transition smoother. “Get Organized” The beginning of the year is the best time to ...

August 16, 2010 | Summer Cleaning

August 16, 2010 | Summer Cleaning

August 16, 2010

12:53 p.m. During the weeks prior to the new school year, custodians complete their own summer assignments; cleaning out offices and classrooms.  To polish floors, the custodians move furniture and other such items into the hallways....

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