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Hot drink ban debated and explained

Hot drink ban debated and explained

Zoe Brown and Cadence Neenan, Editor-In-Chief and Web Managing Editor

September 19, 2014

After selling caffeinated drinks to students against state regulations for years, Staples was forced to cease sales of all caffeinated drinks, including coffee, hot chocolate and tea, to students beginning in the 2014-2015 school year. State regulations allow for three specific groupings of beverages...

Sushi arrives at Staples

Sushi arrives at Staples

Alix Sommers, Staff Writer

September 11, 2014

A new school year means new menu options in the Staples High School cafeteria. An email from Chartwells on Aug. 22 to faculty and parents announced improvements to the cafeteria menu. Chartwells stated in the email, “For our high school students, we understand their more sophisticated pallets (sic.), so we...

Morning source of coffee has vanished

Morning source of coffee has vanished

Benjamin Foster, Staff Writer

September 7, 2014

The morning rush to the cafeteria is a little less hectic this year since the state government has mandated schools to cease serving students coffee. In order to get coffee, students will need a major growth spurt and a suit and tie because only teachers and administrations have the privilege of a ...

State snatches coffee from students

State snatches coffee from students

Grace McCarthy, Staff Writer

June 13, 2014

Every morning you see waves of sleepy Staples students stagger from the cafeteria, coffee clasped in their feeble hands desperately needing that burst of energy to get them through the next seven hours. As of next year, all Connecticut state schools will not be allowed to sell coffee in their caf...

June 14, 2011 | And Then There Were Few

June 14, 2011 | And Then There Were Few

June 14, 2011

9:50 a.m. Ryan Burke ’11, Jack Rocke ’11, Ben Aldrich '11, and Raphael Ray ’11 sit in the cafeteria during a free period. It is theirs, and the few remaining seniors', last full day as a Staples student before final exams begin tomorrow....

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