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Connecticut allows health care professionals to join vaccine administration efforts

The Connecticut Department of Health informed certain health care professionals that they may participate in administering vaccines in an email on Jan. 13. Recipients were asked to respond by Jan. 15 if they decided to help assist in the vaccination efforts.
January 17, 2021

COVID-19 vaccines may now be administered by certain Connecticut licensed health care professionals, according to the Connecticut Department of Public Health (CT DPH). “The Department is interested...

Students find fun, local activities during break

January 15, 2021

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Staples community celebrates winter holidays through COVID-19

Staples staff and students found ways to celebrate the holidays over winter break despite COVID-19 restrictions.
January 13, 2021

During normal years, the winter holidays are the cause for exotic vacations, grand parties and elaborate meals. In January, students and staff return to school refreshed, full of lingering holiday spirit...

Snow days survive COVID-19

Snow days survive COVID-19
January 10, 2021

2020 commences decade with nothing short of commotion

2020 seemed to be a never ending year, with more monstrosity everyday. While it was the year that nobody anticipated, it was the year that everyone needed.
January 5, 2021

If F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby” suggested that the roaring ‘20s were filled with nothing short of excitement, dancing and extravagance, we should have been in for an even greater year...

Lamont warns of spike in cases as holiday season approaches

Just days after Thanksgiving, the number of cases per day in Connecticut nearly doubled. Governor Lamont, President-Elect Joe Biden and many top scientists are predicting a bigger spike of cases throughout this holiday season.
December 23, 2020

Governor Lamont advised in a Dec. 17 press conference that Connecticut residents restrict how much they travel, aiming to avoid the same rise in cases that the Thanksgiving break brought. "We all paid...

Students discuss hesitancy, misinformation on coronavirus vaccine

December 22, 2020

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College students accept logic of extended break, attempt to capitalize on extra time

Most college students are required to remain at home from late November through mid-January in hopes of reducing unnecessary travel.
December 21, 2020

Every year, as late November rolls around, college students say their tearful goodbyes to their best friends as they leave for Thanksgiving break. This year, however, the break looks a little different.  What...

‘Songbird’ heightens COVID-19 fears

The trailer for the movie depicts an apocalyptic scene, and pushes the idea that COVID-19 will be the end of the world as we know it.
December 18, 2020

In January, the first news of a cluster of a pneumonia-like illness was posted by the World Health Organization on social media. In February, the illness was named: COVID-19. On March 11, it was declared...

Leave schools off COVID-19 hotspots list

The ability of many schools to trace back a person’s contacts once they have tested positive for COVID-19 have proven to be effective and successful in stopping the virus’ spread.
December 15, 2020

Cafes, restaurants, gyms, hotels and more have been classified as superspreader locations for COVID-19; however, schools have noticeably been left off of that growing list, and for good reason. Despite...

Athletes not letting COVID-19 stop them from staying fit

The Staples girls' basketball team celebrating after upsetting Norwalk on the road.
December 15, 2020

In a normal year, high school winter athletes would be kicking off their seasons this month, but with COVID-19, nothing has been near normal. The CIAC Executive Director Glenn Lugarini postponed the start...

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