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This is a screenshot from the app, “Bite of Reality 2.” This is a chart that shows where your monthly paycheck has been allocated for the month. I felt that some things I would never buy unnecessarily drained my income and therefore, made the simulation a bit less realistic for me.

Invest in Yourself takes a step in the right direction

Matthew Saw ’23, Staff Writer May 8, 2023

For anyone who may have said, “I wish school taught us how to do taxes,” or “School has never taught us anything helpful for the real world,” the Bite of Reality fair takes a good step in addressing...

Mr. Klein’s Accounting classes follow the Century 21 Accounting Textbook. For the 2022-2023 school year, Mr. Klein ran both Accounting courses.

Accounting: uncovering the hidden gem of the math department

Toby Goldfarb ’23, Web Managing Editor February 10, 2023

Throughout my high school experience, I have felt pressured to succumb to the “Staples norm” of overloading AP classes and neglecting my personal interests in the name of a weighted GPA. Many of my...

Fitbit stock falls after Apple’s keynote

Fitbit stock falls after Apple’s keynote

September 30, 2018

By William Matar '21

[Nov. 2016 News] Speculation arises over Staples’ financial prudence

[Nov. 2016 News] Speculation arises over Staples’ financial prudence

November 22, 2016

Staples High School is in the top 15 Connecticut schools that spends the most money per student for education. In fact, Westport spends over seven thousand dollars more per student than the lowest-funded...

Board of Finance Restores $60,000 of Transit Budget

April 8, 2011
On April 6, the BOF restored $60K to the transit budget.

Board of Finance Approves Funding for Oil Tank Replacement

December 9, 2010
At their meeting on Dec. 8 the Board of Finance voted to replace oil tanks at CES, CMS and LLS.

CLUELESS: Personal Finance Course Aims to Teach Students How to Manage their Money

December 7, 2010
New Personal Finance course aims to teach students how to manage their monetary accounts.

Down to the Wire

November 15, 2010

Despite the fact that next year's town budget will not be adopted until the first Tuesday in May, several figures in town politics have expressed concern that next year's budget for the Westport Public...

Board of Finance Meeting on March 24 Discusses Budget Cuts

March 25, 2010
The March 24 Board of Finance meeting began at 6 p.m., a continuation of the preceding night's meeting.
The new personal finance education class will help students learn to use mathematics as a tool in developing financial literacy skills. | Photo by

Personal Finance Education Class Proposed by Math Dept. for 2011–12 School Year

February 24, 2010
Phil Huber '11 discusses the new Personal Finance Education Class that will begin in the 2011–12 School Year.
Its Farmville, But Real

It’s Farmville, But Real

December 22, 2009
Board of Finance approves a proposal for a community farm at Wakeman.
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