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Con: Juniors, enjoy your walk, Parking spots at Staples’ belong strictly to seniors

A silver truck without the proper documentation is parked in a senior spot on campus.
October 26, 2020

Senior year: the year students can park on campus.  Finally, we get to carry on the tradition of being the only students who are allowed to park their cars in the white-numbered parking spots. It’s...

Junior Prom Committee raises money for the spring prom

Staples juniors have been raising money for the underfunded junior prom this coming spring by selling lanyards and phone cases to the student body and Westport residents
March 1, 2019

The Prom Committee is planning on selling lanyards and phone cases in order to raise money for Junior Prom. Committed Staples juniors have been working hard in order to fundraise for the Junior Prom...

Sexual misconduct addressed in junior health classes

Sexual misconduct addressed in junior health classes
January 24, 2018

By Sophie Driscoll ’19 & Layla Wofsy ’19 Rosie Enyart, a Prevention Educator from The Center for Sexual Assault Crisis Counselling and Education, visited junior health classes earlier this month...

Midterms and Counties Packed Into One Week

Midterms and Counties Packed Into One Week
January 22, 2018

By Madison Phelps '19 and Hannah Bolandian '19

D’Amico lays down the law: Those who violate parking rules are to face future punishment

D’Amico lays down the law: Those who violate parking rules are to face future punishment
June 13, 2017

By: Ben Stein '18 and Jack Caldwell '18 Recently, Principal James D’Amico said in an email that any juniors “who park on campus without a pass will not be allowed to obtain a parking pass for next...

Truth About Hate assembly was powerful tool despite poor execution

Truth About Hate assembly was powerful tool despite poor execution
March 22, 2017

By: Amelia Brown '18 Not many things can incite the level of joy in students that the prospect of missing class can. Snow days, early dismissals, delays and, yes, even assemblies, send a rush of satisfaction...

Naviance induces stress among juniors

Naviance induces stress among juniors
March 30, 2016

There are plenty of perks to junior year: the arduous effort put into standardized testing preparation, the GPA-demolisher classes––better known as Advanced Placement classes––and the stress and...

Students prepare for the ACT

Students prepare for the ACT
October 25, 2015

As the ACT fast approaches, juniors and seniors have been preparing and studying. The ACT is a standardized test that is given multiple times throughout the year, which students can take as many times...

Junior students stand up against the SBAC

Junior students stand up against the SBAC
June 3, 2015

Last week, eleventh-grade students were scheduled to take the much-discussed Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium. However, as the week approached, more and more students decided to opt out of the test. The...

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