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Senior skip day: is it really a “skip” day?

Senior skip day: is it really a “skip” day?

Izzy Sareen '22, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

As we all know, Staples High School seniors try to pull off at least one big prank per year. The most common tradition they partake in is senior skip day, in which  the seniors either show up to school and wander the halls or skip altogether.  A skip day is supposed to be a day where the students catch the ...

K2BK educates young students how to tackle bullying

K2BK educates young students how to tackle  bullying

Izzy Sareen '22, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

Westport’s own anti-bullying force is starting the fight against bullying from a young age. Kool to Be Kind (K2BK ) is a program run by Staples High School, where high school students volunteer their time to teach third-graders at the local elementary schools about kindness and how to deal with bullyi...

ACT individual section retakes allow students to improve test scores

ACT individual section retakes allow students to improve test scores

Tierney Kugel '22, Paper Arts Editor

October 23, 2019

Many high schoolers know the feeling of suffering through a long ACT test session, only to find out weeks later that they scored lower than expected. American College Testing, or the “ACT” is a three hour long test, consisting of four seprate sections, each focusing on a specific subject or skill ...

The best way to commemorate Indigenous Peoples’ Day is in the classroom

The best way to commemorate Indigenous Peoples’ Day is in the classroom

Chloe Murray '22, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

On Monday, Oct. 13, Staples students envied their friends in different school systems who could sleep in for National Indigeous Peoples’ Day while they were in math class. Formerly known as Columbus Day, the holiday is celebrated throughout the country to commemorate Native Americans. However, whet...

Recent New York state ruling tears off the dangerous cloak of presidential immunity

Recent New York state ruling tears off the dangerous cloak of presidential immunity

Serena Ye '20, Broadcast Director

October 18, 2019

As a teenager, I’ve had the luxury of not worrying about my taxes. Sure, I’ve had to fill out state tax forms for my summer job as a lifeguard, but never have I had to sit through the numbing hours and hours of “boring” and “painful” tax returns according to my parents. However, knowing th...

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