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This year, the Staples cafeteria is closed until the start of the first period, which begins at 8 am. This takes away an important opportunity for many students to get breakfast in the morning.

Staples cafeteria should serve breakfast before 8 a.m.

Meg Enquist ’23, Assistant Business Manager May 12, 2021

The effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19 at Staples has led to numerous changes in daily operations. In years past, the cafeteria has been open for breakfast before school; however, this year it doesn't...

The new Staples compost bins are equipped with signs detailing the items that can be put in each.

Zero Waste Club installs new compost bins

Kristina Chaney ’23, Staff Writer March 17, 2021

The Staples cafeteria has always contained two different-colored bins: gray and blue, for garbage and recycling. But now, there’s a new bin: green. These green bins, which come in compartments alongside...

Students were able to vote towards chicken sliders or hamburgers through taste testing outside the Cafeteria.

Discussion highlights the benefits and drawbacks of student choice

Amanda Rowan '22, Staff Writer February 25, 2020

Chicken sliders and hamburgers were put to the test on Jan. 24 through a student voting process outside the cafeteria to figure out which is a more popular purchase for students. Many Staples students...

Westport public schools are temporarily changing the crust of their pizza, due to a shortage in the original. The new crust contains the additional allergens of eggs and sesame.

Change in ingredients leaves allergic students unable to eat pizza in Westport Public Schools

Claire Redmer ’21, Social Media Director November 2, 2019

Chartwells, the food service provider for Staples, temporarily replaced the current pizza crust with another option containing the additional allergens of eggs and sesame, as the original is unavailable...

What to snack on before sports

What to snack on before sports

Alyson Murray October 31, 2016

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The cafeteria has some seriously questionable things going on

The cafeteria has some seriously questionable things going on

October 28, 2016

Eliza Goldberg '17 After taking a stroll around the Staples cafeteria on Friday, October 21, I’ve realized there are more than enough items that really need to go. Full Bottles of Mustard and Mayonnaise: Okay...

Staples’ “lost” might never be “found”

Adam Kaplan, Staff Writer May 6, 2016

*Names have been changed Strewn about the Staples cafeteria is an overwhelming border made up of clothes and accessories. Everything from raggedy gym shirts to Vineyard Vines quarter zips can be found...

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