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Students are required to wear their masks in class all day for seven consecutive hours, and sometimes longer for afterschool activities. Some teachers allow for their classes to go outside or to the cafeteria for five to 10 minutes of the class period in order to give their students a break from breathing in the mask.

Mask breaks are still a must have, even during the brunt of winter

Izzy Sareen '22, Staff Writer March 8, 2022

It’s the topic on everyone’s minds: COVID-19 cases. As we move deeper into winter, more and more cases are being reported not only within Staples High School, but across the world. The Omicron variant...

Staples Super Super Bowl traditions

Staples Super Super Bowl traditions

Izzy Sareen '22, Staff Writer February 16, 2022

  Super Bowl Sunday, the most celebrated day in sports history, was on Feb. 13, and football fans from all over the country geared  up to watch the big game. But what traditions did they do...

There are multiple COVID-19 testing sites around Westport and they all experience the same traffic-related issues on a regular basis. Sometimes these testing sites run out of COVID tests, which creates even more backlog.

Long waits at COVID-19 testing sites create frustration

Izzy Sareen '22, Staff Writer January 14, 2022

Imagine this: You’ve just discovered you were exposed to COVID-19, and you need to get tested in order to get back to your daily obligations such as work, school, sports and other things. You get up...

 Commonly seen around Staples High School are big rings, small rings, gold rings and silver rings, all with different types of designs on them.

Looking for a great gift?

Izzy Sareen '22, Staff Writer December 16, 2021

Bruno Mars’ new music album “An Evening With Silk Sonic” features nine songs, totaling 31 minutes. Each song is a segway into the next. The album was released on Nov. 12 2021 and is Bruno Mars’ first album of 2021.

Bruno Mars’ new album ‘An Evening with Silk Sonic’ features dynamic, funky nine songs

Izzy Sareen ’22, Staff Writer December 16, 2021

From just looking at the album cover, viewers are already hooked. The vintage ad-like album cover featuring cartoon drawings of Bruno Mars and Anderson Paak draws listeners to the album. From there, the...

Students commonly see this screen on their powerschool page, showing nothing but empty slots where grades should be. Some teachers decide to wait until the last minute to input their grades for the quarter, leaving students questioning and wondering what their grades will be for the quarter.

Grades entered on last day of the quarter, create frantic students: Do better, teachers

Izzy Sareen ’22, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

It’s the time all students dread: the end of the quarter. For Staples High School students, it’s a little more rough than it may seem. The last two weeks of the marking periods always leave students...

The email from the Common App website is a familiar sight to most high school seniors, marking the submission of their college application(s). Most students can attest that it is both an exciting and stressful experience.

Seniors wait for college acceptances on stressful standby

Izzy Sareen ’22, Staff Writer November 11, 2021

Time is ticking on the clock as seniors rush to complete and submit their applications for college. As the days grow shorter and colder, the levels of stress rise for the majority of high school seniors.  There...

Club Rush Introduces New Extracurriculars

Club Rush introduces new extracurriculars

Izzy Sareen '22, Staff Writer October 17, 2021

Indigenous Peoples’ Day 2021 was celebrated on Monday, Oct. 11. Westport Public Schools did not have the day off, while other schools in Fairfield country took the day off of school to honor those of Indigenous origin. The holiday was first created in 1992, to support those who suffered during the colonization of America.

Indigenous Peoples’ Day sequestered by Westport Public Schools

Izzy Sareen ‘22 October 15, 2021

What is Indigenous Peoples’ Day, you may ask? It’s simple, really. It’s an honorable day of the year where American civilians are supposed to show support for the Indigenous people of our country.  This...

The newest season of ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ fosters an exciting comeback to a long wait for a season debut since COVID-19.

New season of ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ revives fight for love

Izzy Sareen '22, Staff Writer October 4, 2021

Although this year has been tough in terms of COVID and still attempting to conduct activities in person, the creators of “Bachelor in Paradise,'' streaming from Hulu Plus, seem to have hit the ground...

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