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There are a couple of rules regarding college visits, including registering 24 hours prior to the visit and attending all virtual visits from the college and career center.

College visits prove worthwhile experience

Gabriella Gerig ’23, Staff writer October 18, 2021

  The college admissions process is buried deep in the minds of the majority of juniors and seniors across the country. This is especially prevalent at Staples High School, one of the highest ranked...

Westport Library’s fall book sale offers warming experience like no other

Westport Library’s fall book sale offers warming experience like no other

Anna Diorio ’23, Paper Arts Editor October 12, 2021

Amid the rapid expansion of technology and media in the world, books and other tangible sources of information or entertainment still have a place in the Westport community. The Westport Library’s book...

Families paid for children to take part in the variety of activities around the fall fest. The money raised from the festival will go towards supporting Earth Place’s nature-oriented programming and providing scholarships to underserved families.

Fall Family Fun: Earthplace’s Fall Festival inspires community gathering, raises funds

Maya Hruskar ’23 , Paper News Editor October 12, 2021

Fairy lights dot the sky, resembling stars on a warm autumn afternoon. The scent of caramel and maple fills the air as children bound across the newly-fallen leaves and parents lounge on logs. But alongside...

Club Rush is a great way for students to promote their clubs and show other students the endless possibilities there are regarding clubs at Staples.

Club Rush promotes excitement for a community based school year

Julia Leitner ’23, Web Sports Editor October 11, 2021

After a year of decreased involvement in Staples clubs due to COVID-19, students had high expectations going into the 2021 Club Rush event.  On Oct. 7, during all three lunch waves, the gymnasium was...

Stew Leonard’s annual Harvest & Halloween drive-through is in full action. There’s no better way to welcome the fall season than to take a COVID friendly drive down memory lane.

Students embrace fall festivities to fully encapsulate seasonal spirit

Margot Richlin ’23, Web Opinions Editor October 11, 2021

Throughout the craziness of the past two years, fall activities have been brushed aside and forgotten about. But this year, Staples students are ready to return to the beloved spooky season and celebrate...

In addition to the High School Partnership Program, Norwalk Community college can be a great resource for Staples Students during and after high school. NCC’s library and professors can be accessed by interested students, and the school is one of many local options for post high school education.

Norwalk Community College classes provide academic enrichment for Staples students

Aidan Rogers '22, Creative Director October 11, 2021

From AP pottery and drawing to high level arts and sciences, the course catalogue at Staples High School is particularly diverse. However, there are gaps in this long list of classes for students pursuing...

Chess coach Thomas Sargent 22 welcomes new club members regardless of experience, as his passion for chess compels him to teach newbies.

Checkmate, Staples: Chess Club joins the Fairfield County Interscholastic Chess League

Chess is an individual game, the board acting as a battle-ground between two calculating minds employing wit and strategy, both striving to gain the upperhand. Nonetheless, the Staples chess team has found...

Over the summer several Staples students took EMT classes to pursue a certification. These students are now beginning to volunteer in EMS locations in or around Westport.

Summer EMT courses challenge students, promote growth

Maya Hruskar ’23 , Paper news editor October 6, 2021

Typically when you think of a summer for high school students, you might imagine long days spent at the beach, a first job at an ice cream shop or time spent messing around with friends. For some students,...

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