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On Oct. 3, a Board of Education meeting was held regarding the status of several books containing LGBTQIA+ and sexual content. These books were debated on by several members of the Westport community.

Staples library display incites community response at BOE meeting

Lilly Weisz '23, Creative Director October 20, 2022

Nine Westport residents spoke on the controversy surrounding Staples High School (SHS) Library’s Banned Books Week display during the public comment section of the Westport Board of Education (BOE) meeting...

Students, teachers work to respect pronouns, names

Anastasia Thumser '22 and Lyah Muktavaram ’22 November 12, 2021

After California's passing of Assembly Bill 245, which prohibits public California universities from deadnaming transgender or non-binary students, we gaged student and teacher opinions in the Staples...

Pride, as celebrated each year around the world, will make its way to Staples this year thanks to the Gender-Sexuality Alliance (GSA) and Westport Pride. The Staples High School Pride Day will be the first to occur at a high school in Connecticut, with the activities consisting of wearing rainbow and highlighting queer artist’s work in front of the auditorium.

Staples’ first pride day provides the LGBTQIA+ community with hope, support

Elle Vail '23, Staff Writer May 17, 2021

Staples High School will make history as the first high school in Connecticut to officially celebrate a Pride Day, which will take place on Friday June 4. This event consists of showing spirit by wearing...

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