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While Westport is classified as a town in the orange zone, COVID-19 cases in Westport Public Schools remain low.
Westport classified as an orange zone for COVID-19 cases
Meg Enquist ’23, Assistant Business Manager • October 24, 2021
Due to a policy change from the CT Department of Public Health, starting on Oct. 20, vaccinated high school and middle school teachers will have the option to remove their masks during class.
Mask restrictions lifted for vaccinated teachers
Jason Stein ’22, Staff Writer • October 20, 2021
With blood supply dangerously low across the country, Westport’s VFW recently held a blood drive.
Local blood drive hopes to alleviate dangerously low blood levels
Finnegan Courtney ’23, News Editor • October 19, 2021
Tippy and Murphy pose happily for their ID photo for Murphy’s Pet Partners badge.
English teacher Brian Tippy’s therapy dogs spread positivity
Talia Varsano '24, Staff Writer • October 25, 2021
The nearing Nov. 1 deadline creates extreme stress for the class of ’22. Seniors who choose to apply for an early decision or early action school will be applying to college in the next week.
Crunch time: guidance counselors offer seniors advice for following weeks
Samantha Felner ’22, Associate Managing Editor • October 25, 2021
Staples students share their personal collections and the meanings behind them. Collections can be found in anyone’s home—except for you minimalists out there.
Staples students share their unique collections
Anna Diorio ’23 Paper Arts Editor, Lucy Dockter ’23 Paper News Editor • October 21, 2021
The County Assemblies voted that they felt it was best to cancel the dance for juniors this year because of underfunding and the pandemic. The dance, presumably, will return in the future.
Counties dance excludes other communities
Emily Goldstein '23 , Paper Features Editor • October 25, 2021
Students with free periods are able to attend college information sessions, which is a perfect opportunity to demonstrate interest in a school. *Graphic is adapted for article usage, Naviance is not displayed on the Saturn app.
College visits demonstrate applied interest, neglects students without free periods
Toby Goldfarb ’23, Web News Editor • October 25, 2021
Blood donation is an oft-overlooked but necessary component of the infrastructure of modern medicine. Pandemic-induced shortages have made it more important than ever to donate.
Blood supply crisis calls for increased donation, awareness
Mimi Casey ’22, Paper Opinions Editor • October 24, 2021
Squid Game,’ the one season Netflix hit, made its debut on Sept. 17 and within less than two weeks, made the top 10 Netflix charts. The drama series is sure to capture the eyes of many with its various symbolism and exciting content.
‘Squid Game’: A explicit commentary on society’s obstacles
Maria Krug ’22, Paper Arts Editor • October 24, 2021
The Korean Netflix show “Squid Game” has become an international sensation, officially becoming Netflix’s most-watched series ever with over 111 million views. The show has topped Netflix charts in more than 80 countries.
Squid Game becomes most watched Netflix series
Abbie Goldstein ’22, Paper Arts Editor, Theresa Vandis ’22, Business Manager • October 18, 2021
Feeling peckish? Instead of going to Shake Shack, try eating some of the many wild fruits and plants growing all around your neighborhood.
Westport’s bounty serves as a fall foraging feast
Lucy Dockter ’23, Paper News Editor • October 17, 2021
Sofia Fidalgo-Schioppa ’25, left, steals the ball from a Greenwich player.
Sofia Fidalgo-Schioppa brings sportsmanship, devotion to field hockey team
Paige Tighe ’24, Staff Writer • October 20, 2021
Emma Nahon ’23 has committed to University of Pennsylvania for field hockey. Nahon currently plays for the Staples girls’ varsity field hockey team.
Committed Staples athletes show excitement, dedication
Audrey Kercher ’23, Web Arts Editor • October 19, 2021
On senior day, seniors dress up and get shirts made by their team as a celebration of their last year as part of the Staples girls’ soccer program.
Staples dominates Central High School during senior day game
Charley Guthartz ’22, Paper Opinions Editor • October 19, 2021
Staples students share their personal collections and the meanings behind them. Collections can be found in anyone’s home—except for you minimalists out there.
Staples students share their unique collections
Anna Diorio ’23 Paper Arts Editor, Lucy Dockter ’23 Paper News Editor • October 21, 2021
Staples students must take precautions regarding food allergies in order to ensure their safety.
Food allergies present as prevalent issue within Staples
Hannah Kail ’22, Staff Writer and Brooke Dembin ’22, Business Manager October 21, 2021
Funny Pretty Nice is a small, women-owned second-hand store that offers vintage clothing as well as an eccentric shopping experience.
Funny Pretty Nice elevates thrifting experience
Toby Goldfarb ’23, Web News Editor, Ella Shi ’23, Features Editor • October 21, 2021
Blood donation is an oft-overlooked but necessary component of the infrastructure of modern medicine. Pandemic-induced shortages have made it more important than ever to donate.
Blood supply crisis calls for increased donation, awareness
Mimi Casey ’22, Paper Opinions Editor • October 24, 2021
Staples students share their personal collections and the meanings behind them. Collections can be found in anyone’s home—except for you minimalists out there.
Staples students share their unique collections
Anna Diorio ’23 Paper Arts Editor, Lucy Dockter ’23 Paper News Editor • October 21, 2021
The Homecoming Dance for the class of 2022 will take place in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic on Saturday, Oct. 23.
Seniors remain excited for Homecoming dance despite COVID-19 limitations
Lea Rivel ’22, Social Media Director • October 21, 2021
Staples students must take precautions regarding food allergies in order to ensure their safety.
Food allergies present as prevalent issue within Staples
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