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Students take part in week long trash bag project

Students take part in week long trash bag project

Will Dumke, Staff Writer

March 23, 2015

Within the past week, students have been seen not only in the halls of Staples, but also throughout all of Westport with garbage bags clenched in their hands. This new trash dwelling species of student has been the result of the recent AP environmental science project that requires students to collect...

Students tested by recycling

Students tested by recycling

Rachel Treisman, Staff Writer

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 trouble with waste disposal, too. With constant reminders to make eco-friendly choices and not to “trash t...

Builders Beyond Borders volunteers pitch in at Wakeman Town Farm

Builders Beyond Borders volunteers pitch in at Wakeman Town Farm

Rachel Treisman, Staff Writer

November 4, 2013

On the crisp, sunny afternoon of Oct. 27, Wakeman Town Farm was jam-packed with 200 eager high school volunteers shoveling leaves, clearing paths and digging up rocks. Volunteers from Staples and other nearby schools devoted over three hours of their Sunday to various improvement projects at Wakeman a...

Wakeman Town Farm Hosts Successful Fundraiser

Mike Aitkenhead, the program director and Staples teacher, thanked everyone for coming and showing their support.

Hannah Foley, Editor-in-Chief

September 23, 2013

On Saturday, Sept. 21, guests at Wakeman Town Farm’s second annual Grassroots Harvest Dinner were greeted with the John Wesley quote “Do all the good you can. By all the means you can. In all the ways you can. In all the places you can. At all the times you can. To all the people you can. As long a...

It’s Summer—Reading?

It's Summer—Reading?

Bailey Valente, Staff Writer

June 1, 2013

Staples students officially end the school year the day they take their last final. However, the homework doesn't end there. Although they have more time, students have to complete assignments over the summer to prepare for the following school year. The standard assignment for all students is to...

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