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A Real Life “Plastic”

Kate Lewis, Staff Writer

May 4, 2016

On Wednesdays, Paige wears Pink The 2004 cult classic, “Mean Girls,” is known for its girl drama and showcasing the politics of high school. However, this movie also left its markon fashion among teens. Though it was released over 10 years ago, sayings like, “On Wednesdays we wear pink” ...

The Psychology Behind High School Relationships

Jen Gouchoe, Web Features Editor

March 31, 2016

First love tends to hit high schoolers with a newfound intensity that they often aren’t prepared to handle. One anonymous junior girl experienced what she thought was first love as a freshman when she started dating a sophomore boy. What was initially fun and flirty quickly developed into something...

There’s only one thing worse than taking the ACT

There’s only one thing worse than taking the ACT

Alice Hickson, Web A&E Editor

October 25, 2015

I had a plan. On September 12, 2015 I was going to knock the ACT out of my life and finally reach the shining light at the end of an extremely long tunnel filled with what felt like non stop test preparation. I woke up at 6:30 A.M. and after a quick caffeine stop at Dunkin Donuts, I was on my way...

Who is Shelley Somers?

Who is Shelley Somers?

Kacey Hertan, Business Manager

May 27, 2015

According to Elliot Landon’s email, candidate Shelley Somers was unanimously selected by the Staples High School search committee as the finalist to fill the open position for principal next year. Somers has been working as principal at Central Middle School in Greenwich, Connecticut for five and...

Looking Back at Westport

Looking Back at Westport

Alexa Davis, Staff Writer

May 11, 2015

Senior year is quickly coming to an end and the time for reflection is soon to come. As of now, the familiar sounds of my alarm waking me up at 6 a.m. in the morning will not be missed. When I am off to college, however, the aroma of bacon and eggs sitting in my kitchen as I take my first breath of...

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