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The number of people in the world who still hold highly negative views toward the Jewish community is significant. This makes it more important than ever to speak up and inform in order to help the defamation.

Anniversary of Kristallnacht prompts reflection on Modern Anti-Semitism

Emily Goldstein ’23, Paper Features Editor November 23, 2021

Nazis burned synagogues to the ground, Jewish homes and businesses were vandalized and thousands of Jews were arrested or killed on November 9, 1938, . Kristallnacht or “The Night of Broken Glass”...

Adele’s songs are frequently in the top hits as she is a very well-known and supported artist.

Adele’s inner turmoils exposed in new single ‘Easy on Me’

Emily Goldstein ’23, Paper Features Editor October 25, 2021

“There ain't no room for things to change when we are both so deeply stuck in our ways” and “I had good intentions and the highest hopes” are lyrics from Adele’s new single released Oct 15 called...

The County Assemblies voted that they felt it was best to cancel the dance for juniors this year because of underfunding and the pandemic. The dance, presumably, will return in the future.

Counties dance excludes other communities

Emily Goldstein '23 , Paper Features Editor October 25, 2021

Dresses, nails, shoes, makeup and hair are just some of the elements that a girl has to think about when attending the Counties dance. There have always been high expectations as a Staples girl to be perfectly...

The swim team practice now ends at 6 p.m. this year, which is a change for these athletes whose practice used to end at 5 p.m. This causes these athletes entire homework and night routine to be pushed back an hour, causing additional stress. Photo by Emily Goldstein ’23

Stress increases as a result of the new school year

Emily Goldstein ’23, Paper Features Editor September 23, 2021

After almost a full year of coming into school just twice a week, half-day Wednesdays and modifications to the curriculum in order to accommodate hybrid learning, school started back up in full swing for...

After vaccinations, patients receive a sticker in order to promote enthusiasm and excitement regarding the COVID-19 vaccine.

Vaccination process deemed efficient, successful

Emily Goldstein ’23, Paper Features Editor May 25, 2021

After a year filled with fear, uncertainty and rapid adaptations due to COVID-19, the idea of getting the vaccine filled me with excitement and optimism. Although I was scared of the swift rollout and...

NEDA Week: Students promote eating disorder awareness

Emily Goldstein ’23 and Ella Shi ’23 March 1, 2021

Students sit in front of the bright screen for hours which can be physically and mentally draining. These changes in the schooling environment can be a detriment to different aspects of mental health.

Pandemic hits young children’s lives especially hard

Emily Goldstein ’23, Staff Writer February 12, 2021

Singing the ABC’s during snack time and playing with building blocks are fundamental parts of a child’s schooling experience; however, with the pandemic, the lives of elementary school kids have been...

Indoor track preseason has been abiding by all of the regulations that they must follow this season. Runners wear masks when practicing and social distance when necessary.

CIAC allows for the start of winter sports with heavy regulations

Emily Goldstein ’23 January 20, 2021

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) confirmed on Jan. 14 that school winter sports will be starting on Jan. 19. CIAC announced that all low, moderate and high risk sports will be...

19 kids and staff as of Dec 14 are currently quarantining under the new policy as opposed to 240 on Nov. 24.

Increase in COVID-19 cases forces many students to quarantine unnecessarily

Emily Goldstein ’23, Staff Writer December 15, 2020

In the past, one positive COVID-19 case would quarantine an entire class and the classroom teacher for 14 days. It mattered not if everyone had maintained six feet of distance and were masked. This was...

Organic Krush opens in Westport

Emily Goldstein ’23 and Ella Shi ’23 November 10, 2020

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