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Starbucks in Norwalk, Connecticut has reopened its seating area for customers. Spaced out tables and wearing a mask when not eating are protocols that must be followed to ensure safety.

Full capacity return sparks varied opinions

Alexandra Glickman ’23, Staff Writer March 31, 2021

On March 19, it was declared that Connecticut would return to full capacity. After a year in the pandemic, the world has started to slowly return to normalcy: restaurants, libraries, gyms, offices, museums...

The finale of the 25th season of “The Bachelor” has an unexpected ending that leaves fans in shock with Matt James’ final decision.

“The Bachelor” finale leaves audience with an unexpected ending

Alexandra Glickman ’23, Staff Writer March 23, 2021

  In “The Bachelor”’s 25th season, bachelor Matt James failed to provide clarity for the future with the remaining women. His commitment issues interfered with his emotions towards the final...

The New York Times Presents released an episode on Feb. 5, 2020 called “Framing Britney Spears” on Hulu, about the behind the scenes of her life and the legality battle in her 12 years conservatorship with her father, Jamie Spears.

‘Framing Britney Spears’ dives into Spears’ personal life leaving the audience intrigued

Alexandra Glickman ’23, Staff Writer February 23, 2021

Pop star Britney Spears sparked concern in her fans over the past years because of her ongoing conservatorship with her father. Her father, Jamie Spears, has been in control of her finances and important...

Vegan chocolate chip cookies that are delicious and enjoyable for everyone. Great recipe for those who are trying to achieve their New Year's resolution of being plant-based, or for anyone who enjoys chocolate chip cookies.

Vegan cookies: a perfect treat for those who decide to go plant based

Alexandra Glickman ’23, Staff Writer February 12, 2021

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This year there will be no consecutive snow days. All snow days following the first day off will have virtual learning. In addition, there are only three unexcused snow days in the school year, more than three snow days off will result in a shorter spring break.

New snow day protocol promotes both fun and virtual learning

Alexandra Glickman ’23, Staff Writer February 12, 2021

This year has looked far from normal, but one of the few things that remain are snow days. A day adored by all ages, one where students can sleep until noon, go sledding at Winslow park with friends and...

Many students felt uncomfortable returning to school after the two week break, so they opted to not attend in-person school for the week.

Virtual learning following vacations would minimize quarantine numbers

Alexandra Glickman ’23, Staff Writer January 22, 2021

The decision of whether or not I should return to school after a two-week vacation was nerve wracking and worrisome. The chances of coming into contact with someone who may test positive after travelling...

Teachers are now making seating charts that will be used if a student is tested positive. Only those in close proximity will have to quarantine for two weeks, as opposed to the whole class quarantining.

New protocols placed at Staples High School after return to hybrid model

Alexandra Glickman ’23, Staff Writer December 11, 2020

New COVID-19 protocols such as seating charts and close proximity contact tracing have been established since the return to hybrid model as of Nov. 30. After an evaluation of the COVID protocols at...

The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade will not have an in-person audience this year to abide by Covid restrictions. Instead the parade will be televised on NBC from 9a.m. to noon on Nov. 26.

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade modified during pandemic

Alexandra Glickman ’23, Staff Writer November 25, 2020

The famous parade in Manhattan filled with balloons and performers is sure to entertain even if it is through a screen. COVID-19 has caused many events to be postponed or canceled, but the Macy’s Thanksgiving...

How Fairfield County High Schools Are Handling COVID-19

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An absent teacher publishes an informative Schoology post making students aware of a substitute for the day.

Cancelled Zoom calls due to substitute teachers heightens confusion

Alexandra Glickman ’23, Staff Writer October 9, 2020

Given Staples’ new hybrid learning model, where half of a class attends school while the other half participates virtually, having a substitute teacher can become a confusing and stressful process for...

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