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Staples’ girls basketball secured a decisive win over Trumbull on Feb. 25. The Wreckers stay number one in the FCIAC at 6-0. Trumbull is 3-2.

Girls’ basketball triumphs over Trumbull, continues undefeated season

Gabriella Gerig ’23 February 26, 2021

The Staples girls’ basketball team clinched a 44-38 win against Trumbull on Thursday, Feb. 25. This game solidified their number one standing in the FCIAC with a record of 6-0.  Although Staples...

The demand for COVID tests increases as cases continue to rise throughout the country. However, not everyone is ensured free testing, which discourages many people from taking action to get them.

COVID-19 test pricing disparities require significant change

Gabriella Gerig ’23, Staff Writer January 22, 2021

As COVID-19 cases reach new heights across the country, the demand for testing continues to grow at an exponential rate. Unfortunately, a vast disparity exists within test pricing. According to Money...

The CIAC delayed the winter sports season until Jan. 19, 2021 after a rise in COVID cases statewide to ensure the safety of all students.

CIAC postpones the winter season until Jan. 19

Gabriella Gerig ’23 November 23, 2020

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) announced on Nov. 17 that the high school winter sports season will be postponed until Jan. 19, 2021. With a rise in COVID-19 cases across the...

COVID-19 prompts students to adjust to a new college application process

Gabriella Gerig ’23 and Meg Enquist ’23 November 4, 2020

Although most Halloween traditions are strongly discouraged this year, houses around Westport use spooky decorations along with new alternatives to boost spirit and excitement.

Low-risk activities provide safe way to celebrate Halloween

Gabriella Gerig '23, Staff Writer November 4, 2020

Kids dress in elaborate costumes, crowding the streets, as they grab fistfuls of candy from communal bowls in the shape of jack-o’-lanterns. Laughter and excitement fill the air. Houses flaunt their...

Pumpkin bars are the perfect fall treat to share with friends and family.

Pumpkin bars boost fall spirit

Gabriella Gerig ’23, staff writer October 27, 2020

This is the setup for the outdoor seating tables at Staples High School.

Outdoor seating offers safe environment for students to interact during lunch

Gabriella Gerig '23, Staff Writer October 9, 2020

Large, white X’s mark the spots at every table, allowing only three people to sit together at a time. As students sit down for lunch, they sigh with relief as they tear off their masks for the first...

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