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With all the progress made for equality and tolerance, period stigma still remains as an outdated habit that makes people with periods uncomfortable with their body.

Period stigma unwarranted, needs to change

Amanda Rowan '22, Photostory Editor June 16, 2021

As I entered high school, almost everyone had their period and, finally, it wasn't so taboo to talk about. We exchanged period stories like friendship bracelets, making sure to whisper so that no boys...

Jess Leon ’22 looking to pass the ball in an intense situation during the Staples-Darien game April 30.

Staples defeated by powerhouse Darien

Charley Guthartz '22, Opinions Editor May 4, 2021

The Staples girls’ lacrosse team lost to Darien 16-8 in the annual rivalry game at Darien High School Friday, April 30. Staples began slowly, trailing the Blue Wave 4-0. The offense initially played...

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 Staples boys' baseball won FCIAC and the state championship last year.

Spring sports postponed due to COVID-19 outbreak

Grady Narang '20 March 30, 2020

With the recent outbreak of COVID-19, the spring sports season will be postponed for all schools across Connecticut. Governor Lamont ordered all schools to be closed until at least April 20 as the final...

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Staples girls’ basketball moves on in the state championship

Charley Guthartz '22 March 10, 2020

The Staples Wreckers girls' basketball team took home a win with a score of 58-34 after playing Kennedy on Monday, March 6 to move on in the state tournament.  

Nicole Holmes ’21 sinking a free throw late in the fourth to ice the game in front of the home crowd.

Girls’ basketball team snatches a big FCIAC win

Logan Gornbein '21 January 10, 2020

The Staples girls’ basketball team defeated the Danbury Hatters 59-44 at home on Jan. 8. Going into the game the Wreckers were 5-1 and the Hatters were at 4-1.  Captain Arianna Gerig ’20 was the Wreckers...

Over December break, the Wreckers won the Todd Burger Holiday Tournament where they beat Ludlowe and Warde.

Staples girls’ basketball team beat Bridgeport Central

Carson Kranz '21 January 10, 2020

The Staples girls’ basketball team blew out Bridgeport Central on Jan. 3 with a huge 68-13 victory. The Wreckers were led by captain Ari Gerig ’20 with 15 points and Kathleen Cozzi ’20 with 10...

The boys’ rugby team has an offensive play during a game versus Greenwich.

Staples will have girls’ rugby team this upcoming year

Siri Kanter '20, Associate Managing Editor December 6, 2019

Staples will have a girls’ rugby team this upcoming spring sports season. The team will be coached by Cassie Bishop, who plays for one of the strongest womens' rugby programs in Connecticut throughout...

 Staples girls’ volleyball warms up for the game against New Canaan starting with their blocking routine and then moving into a passing drill, coached by John Shepro and Brendan Giolitto.

Girls’ volleyball falls to New Canaan

Theresa Vandis '22 November 8, 2019

In a game to decide seeding in the FCIAC tournament, he Staples girls’ volleyball team suffered a loss against New Canaan 3-1 on Tuesday, Oct. 29. “I think coming into this game we were really excited,...

The Girls Who Code club teaches high schoolers the increasingly important skill of coding, hoping to inspire a new generation of workers in computer science.

Girls Who Code club inspires new generation of computer scientists

Marina Engler '21, Staff Writer October 30, 2019

As the last bell rings and students file out of the front door eager to get home, a group of 20 girls race up to the third floor. They promptly open their laptops and get ready to learn a crucial skill:how...

Staples celebrate thew win omniscience's Senior day.

Staples girls’ soccer shuts out Westhill

Carson Kranz '21 October 29, 2019

In a one sided match, the Staples girls’ soccer team shutout the visiting Westhill High School by a score of 7-0 on Wednesday, Oct. 23. Being senior day for Staples, they hoped to dominate and did nothing...

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