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BOE confirms James D’Amico as the new Staples principal

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 will take over as principal for Staples High School on the first of July and will replace the...

Principal Dodig announces retirement to Staples community

Principal Dodig announces retirement to Staples community

Jane Levy, Features Editor

December 1, 2014

At 3:30 p.m. today, the Staples community received a farewell letter via email from John Dodig stating his retirement at the conclusion of the 2014-2015 school year. What began as a temporary position turned into more than a decade of leadership. Dodig opened the letter with, “All good things m...

The Daily Beast ranked Staples 69th in the country

The Daily Beast ranked Staples 69th in the country

Kaila Finn, Web News Editor

September 3, 2014

On Wednesday, Aug. 27, The Daily Beast, a widely known online newspaper based in New York, ranked Staples High School as the 69th best high school in America. Staples was the only representation of Fairfield County on the list. Principal John Dodig was excited to hear the news. “A lot of schools on ...

Everett Sussman ’15 named Governor Scholar

Everett Sussman ’15 named Governor Scholar

Jackie Cope, Features Editor

May 22, 2014

On Thurs. May 22, Everett Sussman ’15 along with 29 other Connecticut students was celebrated in a luncheon as a Governor’s Scholar. A governor’s scholar is “a student that has demonstrated academic rigor and leadership throughout high school, as well as awareness to global events” according...

Staples juniors to travel to Singapore this summer

Staples juniors to travel to Singapore this summer

Bella Gollomp, Staff Writer

April 21, 2014

For the summer of 2014, Xenia Bradley ’15, Terrie Yang ’15 and Everett Sussman ’15 will be traveling 9,500 miles to Singapore for an experience of a lifetime. The three were chosen to represent Staples as part of a group of ambassadors for the United States that will attend a summit in Singapore....

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