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Students jump at the opportunity to steal a piece of gum from a peer. Gum is a highly requested item among peers to share.

Cafeteria lacks necessity: gum

Cassidy Gutman ’25, Staff Writer January 3, 2023

You’re sitting in math class and open a new pack of gum to take a piece for yourself to help you focus for the test. Next thing you know, the entire pack is gone. The third pack of gum that you bought...

Youth struggles with Kanye West’s recent anti-semitism

Youth struggles with Kanye West’s recent anti-semitism

Cassidy Gutman ’25, Staff Writer December 6, 2022

Kanye West has recently been banned from Twitter and Instagram following anti-black and antisemitic remarks he made over the past few months. Additionally, Adidas announced that they would end their partnership...

A students future success in school connected to whether a student is sent to regular or advanced math in fourth grade.

Unfair middle school math tracking restricts students in high school math placements

Cassidy Gutman '25, Staff Writer October 26, 2022

In high school, there is a lot of pressure to get good grades and take the “right” classes, especially at Staples. In an already competitive culture, I believe some Staples students are being unfairly...

The topic of what pressure is doing to students was discussed on Wednesday, Oct. 19 at the Westport Public Library. Parents attended this discussion and took notes to listen to possible ways to help their children.

Library discussion reveals students’ mental health suffers from stress, pressure

Olivia Signorile '25 and Cassidy Gutman '25 October 26, 2022

Positive Directions and Westport Weston YMCA held a panel discussion at the Westport Public Library on “The cost of success: what pressure is doing to our kids” on Wed, Oct.19. Experts from Positive...

Staples and Darien show good sportsmanship by high-fiving each other after the game ends.

Girls’ JV field hockey ties Darien

Cassidy Gutman '25, Staff Writer September 30, 2022

After several weeks of preseason and training, the Staples girls' junior varsity field hockey team faced Darien on Sept. 27 for their fifth game, which ended in a 0-0 tie.  Darien High School is known...

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