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Students Feel Conduct Codes Fail to Deter Illegal Behavior

Students Feel Conduct Codes Fail to Deter Illegal Behavior

November 12, 2010

Image via Wikipedia At the moment that a student who attends Staples High School is arrested by a local police officer, an enveloped report of the arrest is sent through the mail directly to the Superintendent of Schools- Dr. Elliott Landon. From the Superintendent’s office, a copy of the arrest report is faxed to Principal John Dodig, after which an in or out of...

The Alumni Beat – How Staples Football turned Charlie Emerson into a Big Ten Lineman

The Alumni Beat – How Staples Football turned Charlie Emerson into a Big Ten Lineman

October 1, 2010

DJ Sixsmith '11 Web Sports Edior To Staples students, there is nothing like playing football in front of hundreds of screaming students and parents. Charlie Emerson agreed‑-until he played his first game in front of 110,000 raucous fans at Indiana University. After starting for three years as a...

Staples Fall Teams Gear Up for The Season

Staples Fall Teams Gear Up for The Season

September 14, 2010

DJ Sixsmith '11 Web Sports Editor Football: After winning the FCIAC championship and falling short in the state championship, the Staples Wreckers football team will look to repeat their undefeated regular season performance. However, the Wreckers will have to rely on players with little varsity exper...

Boys’ Lacrosse Revamps Finishes Regular Season 16-0

Boys’ Lacrosse Revamps Finishes Regular Season 16-0

May 28, 2010

Shannon Moss '11 Staff Writer After finishing 10-8 last season, the Staples boys’ lacrosse team was looking to turn a good team into an even better team. This season, they have done just that. The Wrecker’s surged into the beginning of the season crushing top FCIAC contenders, including powerhouse Ridgefield in an...

Freshman Phenom Terzian Makes Impact on Varsity Level

Freshman Phenom Terzian Makes Impact on Varsity Level

May 20, 2010

Stevie Klein '12 News Editor Nicknamed “bull,” freshman Brian Terzian is the first freshman to be moved up to the varsity baseball since Jack Hennessy ’10, four years ago. He started off on the freshman team, but was moved up shortly after. “He outperformed that level, and we moved him up to JV, where he again outperformed that level, ...

A Game Of Numbers: How Financial Strength Plays A Crucial Role in Determining A Town’s Athletic Success

A Game Of Numbers: How Financial Strength Plays A Crucial Role in Determining A Town’s Athletic Success

April 16, 2010

DJ Sixsmith '11 Sports Editor Every year the Staples Boys' golf team receives 30 dozen brand new golf balls from the town of Westport. They also receive personal golf bags monogrammed with “Staples High School” lettering, as well as home and away t–shirts. They have free tee times at Longshore Gol...

Rugby Preview

Rugby Preview

March 26, 2010

Jack Hennessy Chief Web Sports Editor The Staples Rugby team this year can most easily be described as ambitious. Read More »...

Staples Students Set Sail

Staples Students Set Sail

March 26, 2010

Sammie Hardy '11 Staff Writer On Mar. 15, the Staples Sailing team began a new season. With head coach Mark Jacobi working hard, captains Grace Lewis '10 and Sebastian Hein '10 are looking to improve their sailors to new levels. “Personally, I’m most excited about getting the team outside of Fairfield County because by sailing other team...

Title IX Shifts Gender Balance in Sports Recruiting

February 2, 2010

Constance Chien ’10 & Jesse Heussner ’11 Features Editors Thirty -eight years after the enactment of Title IX, which sought to ensure equality in educational opportunities, the act continues to be relevant in the process of recruitment that affects Staples students every year. Some teachers...

Athletes Struggle to Meet Rigorous Weight Requirements

Athletes Struggle to Meet Rigorous Weight Requirements

January 29, 2010

Joy Eisenberg '10 Sports Editor Rachel Upton ’10, an avid rower for the past five years, remembers a time when she saw a coach cut off a lightweight rower’s ponytail because she was almost a half–pound over the weight category’s maximum. “It was two hours before the race and she had to be weighed in for finals at nationals,” Upton said. “Instead of ha...

Seniors Set to Lead Wreckers Back to States

Seniors Set to Lead Wreckers Back to States

December 22, 2009

Last year the boys indoor track team ended the season strong placing second in FCIACs and States as well as first in their division. This year, coach Laddie Lawrence hopes to improve upon that same standard. However, the team lost numerous key players totaling 17 lettermen. Even with these losses ther...

Where 0-18 Happens

December 22, 2009

Dustin Dobbs ’10  Sports Editor Before I start this column, I would like to congratulate the New York Knicks on officially not being the worst team in the NBA anymore. Read More »...

Float Like a Butterfly, Sting Like a Bri

Float Like a Butterfly, Sting Like a Bri

December 22, 2009

Mel Mignucci ’12 Video Editor When Briyana Theodore '12 fights with her mom, she throws the first punch, literally.  Read More »...

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