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Over the summer several Staples students took EMT classes to pursue a certification. These students are now beginning to volunteer in EMS locations in or around Westport.

Summer EMT courses challenge students, promote growth

Maya Hruskar ’23 , Paper news editor October 6, 2021

Typically when you think of a summer for high school students, you might imagine long days spent at the beach, a first job at an ice cream shop or time spent messing around with friends. For some students,...

Working as an EMT during COVID has complicated matters for many volunteers such as Olivia Bollo ’21. Extensive amounts of PPE are necessary even when addressing calls unrelated to Covid. However, Bollo, along with other EMTs, was recently able to receive her first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Bollo is the first in her family to receive the vaccine and remains hopeful her parents will receive their doses soon.

Student EMTS reflect on receiving COVID-19 vaccine

Eliza Barr ’21, Photography Director February 2, 2021

A handful of things are different from a few months ago as Megan Cua ’21 boards a Stratford ambulance where she serves as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). Unlike her time interning prior to COVID,...

Humans of Staples: Shannon Cardoza

Humans of Staples: Shannon Cardoza

Bella Gollomp , Staff Writer January 14, 2015

Shannon Cardoza '15 has a simple take on life: enjoy its opportunities and be happy. Blair Gould '15, has shared several classes with Cardoza over the years, “She is one girl that will never leave...

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