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On breaks and weekends, students are often overwhelmed by stress due to the rigorous academic expectations in Westport, which prompts students to constantly focus on school.

Separation between school, life proves essential; teachers, parents must understand

Caitlin Jacob ’24, Staff Writer December 13, 2022

Similar to many Staples students, I enjoy days off of school. Getting a breath of fresh air, the feeling of freedom and the pure joys that come from the spontaneity of personal time are all appealing to...

Staples High School ranks highly along with schools such as New Canaan, Weston and Darien.

Staples High School ranks highly for fourth consecutive year

Caitlin Jacob ’24, Paper Features Editor October 17, 2022

Staples High School has been ranked as the number one public high school in the state of Connecticut, overall, and the number one in college preparation for the fourth year in a row, according to this...

Being a CIT at my longtime camp gave me the opportunity once again to escape everyday social stressors through a remote lifestyle.

Summer camps help escape everyday social circles

Caitlin Jacob '24, Paper Features Editor September 21, 2022

When I’m at home on the weekends, a large amount of my time is spent scrolling through social media. But I’m not on Instagram or TikTok looking at the latest trends or where people spent their summer...

Saugatuck Avenue opened up to the public hours after the accident occured.

Norwalk man dead following fatal Westport car crash

Caitlin Jacob ’24 , Paper Features Editor May 31, 2022

One person was found dead in a car crash that occurred on Saugatuck Avenue on Monday, May 24. There were two people involved in the collision, and the other victim was brought to the hospital for treatment,...

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson has recently been confirmed to the Supreme Court in a 53 to 47 vote.

Politicizing Supreme Court poses threat to democracy

Caitlin Jacob '24, Paper Features Editor April 27, 2022

While the people of our country appear to be polarized politically at the moment, the prospect of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson seemed to be a unifying moment, as polls find approximately two thirds of Americans...

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