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May 20, 2011 | Down to Three

May 20, 2011 | Down to Three

May 20, 2011

10:23 a.m. Sarah White's period one personal finance class once held 23 students, but due to senior internships, the class is now down to only three students. Despite low numbers, the class is continuing on with its curriculum. During today's class, remaining students Ian Greene '11, Rachel Harnick '11, and Kate Harnick '11 worked on a computer program that let them simulate managing finances i...

May 19, 2011 | Rain Rain, Go Away

May 19, 2011 | Rain Rain, Go Away

May 19, 2011

  11:00 a.m. Rainy days have everybody suiting up in their spring gear. May is here, have no fear....

Boys Varsity Tennis Defeats Norwalk at Home

Boys Varsity Tennis Defeats Norwalk at Home

May 18, 2011

On May 2, 2011, the Staples boys varsity tennis team defeated Norwalk High School during a home match. The final score was 7-0. The scoreboard read as follows: Luke Foreman ‘14 won at 1 singles 6-1, 6-0. Justin Kleiner ‘11 won at 2 singles 6-0, 6-0. Josh Kaseff ’11 won at 3 singles 6-0, 6-0. Baxter Stein ‘14 won at 4 singles 6-1, 6-0. Jehangir Hafiz ‘11 won at 5 singles ...

Senior Prank Runs With The Bulls

Senior Prank Runs With The Bulls

May 18, 2011

Alicia Lourekas '12 and Nicolette Weinbaum '12 News Editor and Features Editor     On Friday, May 13, the boys of the senior class gave their last hoorah before leaving Staples for internships. About 40 senior boys sprinted through the halls dressed as bulls and matadors as Spani...

May 16, 2011 | Senior Skip Day

May 16, 2011 | Senior Skip Day

May 16, 2011

11:30 a.m. Today is the last Senior Skip Day of the 2010-11 school year, as seen by the empty tables in the senior section of the cafeteria. Seniors will return tomorrow for their last day of high school before most leave to start their internships. The senior internship program was originally ...

Castles in the Sand Winners Announced

Castles in the Sand Winners Announced

May 15, 2011

The 10th annual Castles in the Sand event took place at Compo Beach on May 14. All proceeds from the event were donated to Hopes with Hope. Despite overcast skies, throughout the day numerous groups competed to build the best sandcastle on the beach. Judges gave awards in nine different categories. Winners are posted on Westportnow. http://www.flickr.co...

Dogwood Festival In Full Bloom

Dogwood Festival In Full Bloom

May 10, 2011

From May 6-8, the 76th Annual Dogwood Festival was held once again in efforts to raise money for local and worldly charities at the Greenfield Hill Congregational Church in Fairfield. With dogwood trees in full bloom scattered across the greens, families and patrons enjoyed venturing to different b...

Bin Laden Killed by American Special Forces

Bin Laden Killed by American Special Forces

May 1, 2011

Nearly 10 years after the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, U.S. officials reported Sunday night that Osama bin Laden, creator of the terrorist group Al-Qaeda, has been killed. According to President Barack Obama, the CIA has carried out an operation to kill bin Laden. Obama stated that a possible lead to the wh...

January 11, 2011 | Midterm Mayhem

January 11, 2011 | Midterm Mayhem

January 11, 2011

1:47 p.m. As midterms approach, Maddie Saveliff '13, Perri Cohen '13, and Grace Bergonzi '13 utilize their free periods for studying....

January 11, 2011 | Midterm Mayhem

January 11, 2011 | Midterm Mayhem

January 11, 2011

1:47 p.m. As midterms approach, Maddie Saveliff '13, Perri Cohen '13, and Grace Bergonzi '13 utilize their free periods for studying....

January 10, 2011 | Out With the Old

January 10, 2011 | Out With the Old

January 10, 2011

9:45 AM As the snow from the Christmas blizzard slowly melts away inside Staples territory, students wait for the awaited snow storm this upcoming Wednesday. Temporarily, eating lunch outside has been put on hold due to a very white winter.

Snow Day on Wednesday Means Exams Would Be Pushed Back

Snow Day on Wednesday Means Exams Would Be Pushed Back

January 10, 2011

Early predictions of a snow day on Wednesday, Jan. 12 have caused the school's administration to develop a contingency plan for the upcoming midterm exams. "I sent out an email about three weeks ago saying that if we lose a day of school before exams, we'd just eat the day," Principal John Dodig said. ...

Students Left To Wait After Early Dismissal Announcement

Students Left To Wait After Early Dismissal Announcement

January 7, 2011

Thirty minutes after Friday's early dismissal due to projected snowfall, at least 100 students were still waiting for their busses. While the dismissal was scheduled to happen at 11:40 a.m., by 12:20 p.m., at least 30 students were still waiting for the arrival of a bus. When the early dismissal bell rang at...

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