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Staples students were left confused as to why science classes lunch wave was changed from wave one to three.

Surprise change of science lunch wave leaves Staples community confused

Cameron Almonte ’23, Staff Writer April 27, 2023

Staples administrators changed the lunch wave period from first to third on April 24 for students who have science classes during the lunch wave. Students were left confused as they did not receive an ...

Graduation lands early this year. Seniors leave for internships in the second week of May at the conclusion of AP testing.

Earliest graduation announcement in Staples history sets graduation for June 13

Cameron Almonte ’23, Staff Writer March 30, 2023

March 13 marked the earliest official announcement for a graduation date in Staples history.  Usually, graduation is set after April break, but due to changes in state statutes, schools are now free to...

Bus tracking apps can be found on Apple or android devices, free to download.

Bus tracking apps overlooked by students

Cameron Almonte ’23, Staff Writer March 13, 2023

Ten years ago, missing the bus was something every student faced. Coming back into your home to a disappointed look on your parents’ face and dreading the question that was bound to be asked: “Did...

Album cover of “Let’s Start Here” as well as a ranking system (either good, great or bad)

Lil Yachty shocks students, music industry with experimental album ‘Let’s Start Here’

Cameron Almonte '23, Staff Writer February 14, 2023

Lil Yachty released his long awaited album “Let's Start Here” on Friday, Jan. 27 and blew his previous 2021 album “Michigan Boy Boat” out of the water. The album is a complete flip from his previous...

The girls’ and boys’ bathrooms located by the bridge on the second floor are open again.

Bridge bathrooms reopen after three months

Cameron Almonte ’23, Staff Writer January 26, 2023

The bathrooms on the second floor near the low number classrooms, also known as the “bridge bathrooms,” were reopened on Jan. 25 after being closed for over three months due to an incident where many...

Fairfield County gathers around front of Stew Leonard’s for the first night of Hanukkah.

Stew Leonard’s hosts annual menorah lighting

Cameron Almonte ’23, Staff Writer December 18, 2022    

One of the Westport donation sites for Toys for Tots, located outside of ASF Sports and Outdoors on Dec. 5, 2022.

Westport engages in 75th anniversary of Toys for Tots

Cameron Almonte ’23, Staff Writer December 13, 2022

2022 marks the 75th year of the Marine Toys for Tots event that occurs in Westport and throughout the United States in the days leading up to Christmas, starting on Dec. 3. The charity is a 97% non-profit...

Drake and 21 Savages new album puts up a great performance.

Drake and 21 Savage album “Her Loss” sweeps Staples, despite 21 Savage absence

Cameron Almonte ’23, Staff Writer November 29, 2022

On Friday, Nov. 4, Drake and 21 Savage released their joint album, “Her Loss” after a week-long delay. The album is filled with many qualities fans expected, excelling in clever disses, strong vocals,...

Staples students crowd in the cafeteria to get their food everyday

Overcrowding in the lunchroom is getting out of hand, here’s how it can be fixed

Cameron Almonte '23, Staff Writer October 31, 2022

Have you ever been bombarded by peers left and right as if you were in a prison? In the Staples High School cafeteria, this has become the new normal.  In the beginning of the year, manoeuvring around...

Many dog owners have come together at Compo beach since the beach opened to dogs October 1st.

Westport reinstates rule allowing dogs on Compo Beach

Cameron Almonte '23, Staff Writer October 26, 2022

Dogs are now allowed back at Compo Beach as of Oct. 1 until March 23, from newly made Westport guidelines including a few exceptions and updates. Dogs are now prohibited from strolling along the pavilion,...

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