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Architectural firm presents findings on CMS facility, plans for future

Architectural firm presents findings on CMS facility, plans for future

Audrey Bernstein ’20

November 6, 2018

Architectural firms investigating Coleytown Middle School gave a presentation regarding issues with the school building at the Board of Education (BOE) meeting on Nov. 5. Representatives from KG&D Architects, Watsky Associates and OLA Consulting Engineers proposed various solutions to the circumstance ...

Pittsburgh synagogue shooting leaves 11 dead and six wounded

Pittsburgh synagogue shooting leaves 11 dead and six wounded

Seth McCoy ’19

October 28, 2018

Eleven are dead and six are wounded following a mass shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on the morning of Saturday, Oct. 27. Robert D. Bowers, 46, yielded himself to police custody after opening fire on the synagogue, then barricaded himself in a third story office. Pit...

CMS students to remain relocated until June

CMS students to remain relocated until June

Lili Romann '19

October 16, 2018

The BOE voted for Coleytown Middle School students to remain in their current relocations for the remainder of the 2018-2019 school year with sixth and seventh graders at Bedford Middle School and eighth graders at Staples High School. The CMS students were relocated in late September due to an abunda...

Staples prepares for launch of Say Something app

Staples prepares for launch of Say Something app

October 4, 2018

By Lia Chen '20 “Say Something,” an app designed as a platform to anonymously to report threats, will launch on Oct. 5 to Staples students. According to Sandy Hook Promise, the developers of the app, “Say Something” will allow students to submit “secure and anonymous safety concerns to help ...

Odor reported in Staples’ English hallway causes evacuation, no chemicals detected

Odor reported in Staples’ English hallway causes evacuation, no chemicals detected

Eddie Kiev '20, Web News Editor

October 3, 2018

By Eddie Kiev '20 Staples High School was evacuated from 12:20 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Oct. 3 after an odor was reported in the junior and senior bookroom in the English hallway at noon. The Westport Fire Department reported that the odor was caused by a sewage leak. A social studies staff member who preferr...

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