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Gabriel McCray ’23 stays with his family at home during April break. Instead of traveling, they will provide each other with company through family activities.

April offers restful break for community

Matthew Saw ’23, Staff Writer April 4, 2023

Everyone spends their days differently. Some work a job while others prefer to lay back and postpone their troubles. When April break comes to mind, everyone has different plans for how to spend their...

Lomito opens weeks after Westport Chinese takeout leaves. Business is off to a strong start.

Lomito brings diversity to Westport

Matthew Saw ’23, Web Arts Editor February 17, 2023

A playbill of the 1984 Players production of “Cabaret.” This play takes place in WWII Germany, which means it obviously contains swastikas. This has become an issue for some because of the symbol’s history.

Censoring offensive symbols doesn’t change anything

Matthew Saw ’23, Web Arts Editor February 6, 2023

Staples High School has had a very long history of theatrical performances. If you take a quick look in front of the auditorium, there are many playbills hanging in remembrance of previous performances....

Students should really consider which schools they apply to, and not just apply for the sake of quantity.

Reconsider before applying to many schools

Matthew Saw '23, Web Arts Editor January 10, 2023

It’s hard to believe it’s already been four years of highschool. Time really flies fast, and so does the college application window. With there being many colleges across the nation, some feel the...

Students learn teamwork skills and bond with each other by working together on the rope course.

Ropes course ties bonds among Staples community

Matthew Saw ’23, Web Arts Editor November 28, 2022

mAn indoor and outdoor ropes course has been unveiled this year, exclusively for sophomores. Nothing like it has been seen at Staples before, so it has been a point of discussion among many. The ropes...

 The fruits can be used for culinary purposes and are very soft to touch.

New fruit blossoms at Staples

Mathew Saw '23, Web Arts Editor October 17, 2022

You’re taking a walk towards the back of the school through the pool parking lot. Autumn is coming, as you notice the leaves turning red. Taking a closer look at the trees, you see a strange  plant...

These phone cubbies are where phones are expected to be placed during class. The colors appeal to young children and look like something you’d find in a kindergarten, not a high school.

Pros and Cons surround Staples new phone policy

Matthew Saw '23, Web Arts Editor September 16, 2022

Many students and teachers have strong opinions surrounding the new policy regarding the use of personal cellphones in class. In an email sent to all students on Aug. 26 by Principal Stafford Thomas, students...

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