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Palmer announces retirement

Palmer announces retirement

Sophie Driscoll '19

March 15, 2019

Superintendent Dr. Colleen Palmer announced on March 14 that she will retire on Aug. 1.   “The district is in a time right now where it can be handed over to another superintendent, and I will work tirelessly to make sure that happens smoothly,” Palmer said.   In a press re...

Policy violations and harmful memes lead to mass Youtube video removal

Policy violations and harmful memes lead to mass Youtube video removal

Annabelle Iannone '21

March 14, 2019

There have been numerous reports in the past week of a character called “Momo” appearing in children’s videos on YouTube. Momo appears in clips of popular children’s shows posted on YouTube and tells children to hurt themselves and do terrible things through the characters of Peppa Pig and For...

Women in Society Class addresses sexual violence at Toquet Hall

Women in Society Class addresses sexual violence at Toquet Hall

Caroline Donohue '20, Business Director

March 14, 2019

The Staples Women in Society class held a panel and showed a documentary titled “The Hunting Ground” at Toquet Hall, on March 6 from 6:00-8:00 pm in order to raise awareness about sexual assault and violence.   Many Staples students attended the event to learn more about sexual assault ...

Dozens of people arrested in alleged college admissions scam

Dozens of people arrested in alleged college admissions scam

March 13, 2019

Emily Stone '20 Over four dozen people, including actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman, have been charged in a nationwide college admission cheating scandal based off of evidence released by the FBI and US Attorney’s office. According to court records released on March 12, wealthy parents...

James D’Amico steps down as Staples principal

James D’Amico steps down as Staples principal

Molly Gold '21

March 10, 2019

Staples principal James D’Amico announced his resignation, effective at the end of June, in an email to Staples students and parents on Friday, March 8. After working at Staples for 18 years as a teacher and administrator, D’Amico has been appointed as principal of New Fairfield High School, his a...

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