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Palmer announces retirement

Palmer announces retirement

Sophie Driscoll '19

March 15, 2019


Filed under Breaking News, News, Top Stories

Superintendent Dr. Colleen Palmer announced on March 14 that she will retire on Aug. 1.   “The district is in a time right now where it can be handed over to another superintendent, and I will work tirelessly to make sure that happens smoothly,” Palmer said.   In a press re...

James D’Amico steps down as Staples principal

James D’Amico steps down as Staples principal

Molly Gold '21

March 10, 2019


Filed under News, Top Stories

Staples principal James D’Amico announced his resignation, effective at the end of June, in an email to Staples students and parents on Friday, March 8. After working at Staples for 18 years as a teacher and administrator, D’Amico has been appointed as principal of New Fairfield High School, his a...

Six questions with the D’Amicos

Six questions with the D’Amicos

October 26, 2017


Filed under Features

By Ian Bernstein ’18 and Amelia Brown ’18

Why Switching to the New Daily Schedule is Not the Solution

Why Switching to the New Daily Schedule is Not the Solution

June 10, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

By Charles Colasurdo '18 The announcement of the new schedule for the 2017-18 school year has been met with both praise, criticism and confusion. Proponents tout the proposed efficiency and ease of use of “A, B, C and D” days. Opponents say that it fails to address the stagnation of the current...

Alterations to the schedule strikes Staples

Alterations to the schedule strikes Staples

May 25, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

By Lili Romann '19 Staples’ principal, James D’Amico, has approved a new scheduling system applicable for the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 school years, implementing a system in which there is an ‘A,’ ‘B,’ ‘C’ and ‘D’ day rotation. The Staples High School Scheduling Committee has be...

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