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[Nov. 2016 News] Speculation arises over Staples’ financial prudence

[Nov. 2016 News] Speculation arises over Staples’ financial prudence

November 22, 2016

Staples High School is in the top 15 Connecticut schools that spends the most money per student for education. In fact, Westport spends over seven thousand dollars more per student than the lowest-funded...

WYFF: Not Just Another Teen Film Festival

May 27, 2011

After a whole lot of lights, cameras, and action-packed film sequences, the films in the eighth annual Westport Youth Film Festival (WYFF) was finally shown at neighboring Fairfield’s Community Theater...

Board of Finance Restores $60,000 of Transit Budget

April 8, 2011

During the April 6 meeting of the Board of Finance, members decided, in a five to two vote, to restore $60,000 of the $100,000 cut from the Westport Transit budget during the prior meeting. Westport...

SafeRides Adds New Positions As Volunteer Pool Increases

November 15, 2010

The future for SafeRides looks bright with 78 returning members and 132 new volunteers. Currently operating only on Saturday nights, the increase of volunteers has the SafeRides Board debating the possibility...

New SA Officials Hope to Reach More Students

October 5, 2010

The Staples High School Student Assembly (SA) has decided to take a more vocal role as student advocates this year. While a May 2010 Inklings survey showed that 0% of those polled believed that the group...

Elliot Landon and other board members listen during a recent BOE meeting. |Eric Essagof '12

BOE To Vote On Landon’s Budget Feb. 1

January 29, 2010

Kate McNee '11 Copy Editor As the school year progresses and the effects of last year’s controversial budget cuts continue to be felt, the Board of Education (BOE) is again beginning...

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