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Westport student arrested for threatening violence

Westport student arrested for threatening violence

September 7, 2017

By Alex Reiner '18 A Westport Public School student was arrested Wednesday, Sept. 6 for a violent threat made towards the school system in an online gaming chat. The threat occurred in late August...

Wilton students chant “build a wall” at school’s football game

Wilton students chant “build a wall” at school’s football game

November 23, 2016

By Alex Reiner ’18 Wilton High School students chanted “build a wall” during a high school football game between the Wilton Warriors and Danbury Hatters at Wilton High School on November 11,...

Electric car chargers installed at Staples

Electric car chargers installed at Staples

October 28, 2016

Adam Wenkoff '18 Two electric car chargers were installed next to the field house at Staples High School two weeks ago. The chargers were installed as part of the Town of Westport’s Green Task Force...

Principal D’Amico began his tenure at Staples on July 1

Teachers asked to stop giving extra credit

Shane Rabacs, Staff Writer October 2, 2016

Shane Rabacs '19, Staff Writer In August, Principal James D’Amico, who was voted as principal in March of this year by the Westport School Board, asked teachers at Staples High School to consider...

James D’Amico Discusses Return to Staples

Sophie Driscoll, Opinions Editor May 19, 2016

James D’Amico was appointed principal of Staples High School on Monday, March 14. The Westport Board of Education voted unanimously in his favor, marking the end of an extensive national search to fill...

Mrs. Harpel shows how mental health issues can be very surprising and fields questions from the audience

Mental health speaker welcomed to Westport

Jack Zeldes, Staff Writer March 24, 2016

Parents and administrators gathered on Wednesday March 16 at 7 p.m. in the Bedford Middle School auditorium to listen to suicide expert Joanne Harpel. Harpel has over 20 years of experience in dealing...

Dr. Elliot Landon (left) with the new principal, James D’Amico (right)

BOE confirms James D’Amico as the new Staples principal

Brett Franklin, Staff Writer March 21, 2016

After a coast to coast search for a new principal at Staples, the Board of Education (BOE) finally confirmed James D’Amico, who already sits next to the board members at their weekly meetings. D’Amico...

James D’Amico begins his presentation and discusses the 6-12 grade curriculum with members of the BOE. He discussed the integration of STEAM into the curriculum and meeting new state requirements for the class of 2020.

Curriculum changes and priorities control Board of Education meeting

Nicole DeBlasi, Web Managing Editor November 11, 2014

On the night of Nov. 10, the Westport Board of Education (BOE) convened in the Staples cafeteria to discuss state changes to the high school curriculum for the class of 2020. In addition, the BOE discussed...

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