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Warmer temperatures in Westport and Fairfield County during the winter cite a need for climate action.

Abnormally warm winter and spring cite importance of reducing climate change

Corbin Chaney ’25, Staff Writer April 1, 2024

The week of March 10 was one of the warmest weeks Fairfield County has seen in months. While the week was towards the end of winter, temperatures reached highs of 70 degrees Fahrenheit; quite uncommon...

The paper version of the SAT has now been changed to digital.

Juniors express opinions after taking new digital SAT test

Corbin Chaney ’25, Staff Writer March 28, 2024

Juniors all across the state woke up bright and early to take the big test during the month of March, ready to begin the first chapter of the rest of their lives.  On Thursday March 21, juniors at...

World Language Week celebrates these major languages that many Staples students are proficient in, along with all of the other languages taught at Staples. (Graphic by Corbin Chaney ’25)

World Language Week spotlights importance of lingual, cultural diversity

Corbin Chaney ’25, Staff Writer March 13, 2024

World Language Week at Staples High School, beginning on March 7, celebrates its multiple language courses: Mandarin, French, German, Spanish, Italian and Latin. Each one of these languages has an important...

Ye delays new collaborative album with Ty Dolla $ign, sparking anger after previous controversies. (Photo by Pieter-Jannick Dijkstra, Flickr)

Ye delays new collaborative album with Ty Dolla $ign triggering widespread anger after previous controversies

Corbin Chaney '25, Staff Writer January 4, 2024

Controversial rapper Ye, formerly known as Kanye West, and frequent collaborator Ty Dolla $ign were supposed to release their anticipated album, “Vultures” on Dec. 15 under the group name ¥$. The...

WWPT, 90.3 FM Radio Station logo

Staples Radio Station, WWPT, receives multiple awards and several nominations at John Drury Awards.

Corbin Chaney ’25, Staff Writer November 14, 2023

Staples’ radio network, WWPT, was nominated for and won several categories at the annual John Drury Awards over the weekend. Held at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois, the award show brings...

The flags of Israel and Palestine (top to bottom) next to each other to show the solidarity between them that many are seeking.

Israel and Palestine’s complicated history makes it difficult for some to pinpoint who is at fault.

Corbin Chaney ’25, Staff Writer October 30, 2023

Palestinian militant group Hamas launched a surprise attack on Israel on Oct. 7, 2023, with thousands of rockets whilst Hamas’ troops poured over Israel’s border by sea, land and air, utilizing brutal...

Saturn’s app functionality orbits out of control with constant bugs

Saturn’s app functionality orbits out of control with constant bugs

Corbin Chaney '25, Staff Writer October 6, 2023

We all know Staples High School students can sometimes struggle with organization and are constantly dependent on the use of technology to assist them throughout their daily lives and routines. That's...

Soaring temperatures, primarily across the Northeast, triggered concerns about the quality of learning that students were gaining whilst under such strenuous conditions. Soaring heat temperatures can also have more tragic effects. According to a study at Boston University, there are likely over 10,000 deaths in the US from extreme heat each year.

High temperatures compel early dismissals in older school buildings, highlight dangers of climate change on education

Henry Watson '25 and Corbin Chaney '25 September 21, 2023

Ninety-degree and higher temperatures across Connecticut in early September 2023 forced schools with antiquated infrastructure to dismiss students. This decision followed a summer of extreme weather records...

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