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BOE confirms James D’Amico as the new Staples principal

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

Principal Dodig announces retirement to Staples community

Principal Dodig announces retirement to Staples community
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...

The Daily Beast ranked Staples 69th in the country

The Daily Beast ranked Staples 69th in the country
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...

Everett Sussman ’15 named Governor Scholar

Everett Sussman '15 named Governor Scholar
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...

Staples juniors to travel to Singapore this summer

Everett Sussman '15
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...

Students tested by recycling

Students tested by recycling
January 31, 2014

According to the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, Connecticut recycled only 26 percent of its waste in 2010. But this isn’t just a statewide problem: Staples has its fair share of...

Southern schools get the jump on AP tests

Southern schools get the jump on AP tests
January 31, 2014

The pages of AP review books are flipped back and forth, calculator buttons are rapidly pressed and flash cards are turned over and over. The two-week period starting on May 5 and ending on May 13 is...

Ice endangers pedestrians on campus

Ice endangers pedestrians on campus
January 31, 2014

You step onto the sidewalk on a cold January morning, hood up, snow boots on, scarf wrapped around your neck. You really thought today was going to be a snow day, so your morning was already off to a bad...

Juniors Inducted into National Honor Society

Forty-three students were inducted into the National Honor Society on May 25. The National Honor Society prizes students who display character, scholarship, leadership and service.
May 26, 2013

On Friday, May 24, 43 students were inducted into the National Honor Society (NHS), an organization that recognizes outstanding students who have demonstrated excellence in scholarship, leadership, service...

Silence Speaks Louder than Words

Silence Speaks Louder than Words
May 10, 2013

Walking through the hallways today, students noticed that everything was a bit more quiet, while all the more colorful. Students that participated in the Day of Silence were clad in rainbow bandannas and...

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