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Freshmen score spots on varsity teams

Emma Nahon ’23 and Francine Stevens ’23 rise to the occasion as they play with athletes years older than them at a home game against Darien.
October 3, 2019

Many high school students have experienced the stress of tryouts for a Staples sport. Walking in on the scene, one may see aspiring varsity athletes stealing glances off the coaches notepad after running...

Staples community reacts to grading changes

Staples community reacts to grading changes
June 12, 2018

By Jack Dennison '21

Freshmen invited to Semi Formal Winter Dance

Freshmen invited to Semi Formal Winter Dance
November 30, 2016

By Sophie Driscoll '19 Staples will be holding the first-ever Semi Formal Winter Dance for freshmen on Friday, Dec. 9 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at school. Yesterday, freshmen received information about...

[Sept. 2016 Sports] Six freshmen make leap to varsity soccer

October 11, 2016

By Phoebe Mendelson '17 and Julia Rosier '18 Features Editor Staples Wreckers have taken on six new freshmen for this upcoming 2016 season: Ava Simunovic ’20, Julia Lombardo ’20, Kathryn Ialeggio...

Senior Retrospective: Four Tips for Incoming Students

Senior Retrospective: Four Tips for Incoming Students
June 16, 2016

It’s the eve of graduation (gulp)! Though I may be out of the building and toiling away at important projects like my internship and putting a dent in Game of Thrones (Valar morghulis), I’m sure...

All are involved as REC Basketball returns

December 19, 2014

If you came fifteen minutes before seven in the field house on the night of Tuesday, Dec. 17, you would have had a front row seat to the warm-up of six teams. Some had formed lay-up lines, some stood in...

With promise of fresh start, freshmen expectations for cafeteria food skyrocket

With promise of fresh start, freshmen expectations for cafeteria food skyrocket
September 19, 2014

When you think of high school in a stereotypical, “Mean Girls” movie kind of way, the cafeteria often comes to mind. It’s where all the drama is expected to go down and where everyone sees their...

Freshmen feeling the heat

Olivia Ronca '18 during her soccer practice
September 7, 2014

High school is a big change from the middle school, whether its the academics or the social aspect. However, there is one thing that many students have a hard time adjusting to, no matter how prepared...

Teachers reflect on completing their first year at Staples

Teachers reflect on completing their first year at Staples
June 11, 2014

Wide-eyed and hesitant freshmen, backs hunched under the weight of far too many three-ring-binders, aren’t the only newcomers. New teachers definitely share the transition many 14 year olds have at Staples—...

Back to School, Or Not: District Administration Mandates Re-registration of Freshmen

In or out? The process of re-registration may remove some students from Staples High School. | Photographic by Petey Menz '11 and Stevie Klein '12
September 14, 2010

  Over the summer, the superintendent’s office required all incoming ninth graders to prove that they live in Westport so that they can attend Staples in the fall. “They need to provide...

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