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The fireworks this Fourth of July in Westport have pretty much faded out of existence, due to the town’s decision. But it’s absolutely clear now it shouldn’t have.

Fourth of July fireworks should not be canceled

Finnegan Courtney ’23, Paper News Editor June 15, 2021

Unlike most years, the fireworks that fire right over a crowded Compo Beach around Independence Day, celebrating our country’s most patriotic day of the year, will not be occurring.  Westport has...

While currently masks are required in school classrooms across the state until the end of the school year, the case may be very different come August.

Time to re-enter the world, vaccinated and maskless

Finnegan Courtney ’23, Paper News Editor June 2, 2021

Recently, the CDC and state governments across the country announced that, with some exceptions, masks will no longer need to be worn by those who are fully vaccinated. Of course, this doesn’t mean every...

The search to cure autism has upset individuals who believe that it is best to embrace the neurological disorder rather than just cure it.

Autism charity under fire for promoting research to find medicinal cure

Abigail Nevin '23, Web News Editor May 24, 2021

Recently a charity that promotes autism awareness claimed that finding a cure for the neurological disorder is necessary, yet it is receiving backlash from those who believe it is best to accept the neurological...

Denying full experience of Culinary Arts due to nut allergies must end

Denying full experience of Culinary Arts due to nut allergies must end

Finnegan Courtney '23, Paper News Editor March 1, 2021

Culinary Arts is a very popular class at Staples; however, some students simply are never allowed to experience such a thing due to a very unfortunate circumstance: a nut allergy.  Culinary Arts is...

The current hybrid model consists of two cohorts, cohort A going to school on Mondays and Tuesdays and cohort B going in on Thursdays and Fridays. Wednesdays act as a remote learning day for everyone. The district will be moving forward with a new 75% model starting in March.

Staples teachers debate returning to full in-person learning

Natasha Taubenheim ’22, Staff Writer February 11, 2021

All Westport elementary and middle school students were given the option to fully return to school as of Feb. 3. While some chose to stay remote, most made the decision to go back and conclude their distance...

The Saturn app has been re-programmed to show the new A and B day schedules for students during this period of online schooling. Kids will have school from 8:30am-12:15pm everyday, with homework from their teachers to complete after those hours.

New A and B day schedule brings timely routine to students during online school

Izzy Sareen '22, Staff Writer April 23, 2020

As unprecedented times come upon us, Staples High School has stepped up to the plate to create an efficient and easy way for students to complete their schoolwork online. During the past month, Staples...

Countless organizations, including Dartmouth College, Stanford University, the Kansas City Chiefs, Clevland Indians, Golden State Warriors and Manchester High School have changed their outright derogatory mascots shown here. Each mascot has been changed into things with no offense to any specific ethnic group.

Movement to ban racist mascots will satisfy in the upcoming future

Samantha Felner '22, Paper Opinions Editor March 25, 2020

Dartmouth College, The Chiefs, Stanford University, Golden-State Warriors, and Manchester High School. What do each of these have in common? Each of these sports teams, colleges, and high schools have...

Graphic by: Lia Chen '20

Individual Halloween costumes allow for less stress,drama

Amanda Rowan '22, Staff Writer October 30, 2019

 With Halloween quickly approaching, the list is endless in deciding what costumes you’ll choose for this special day, and it is popular for individuals to coordinate their Halloween costume with a...

Staples students opinions on Wear Orange Weekend

Staples students opinions on Wear Orange Weekend

Mark Didio '20 and Alex Massoud '20, Staff Writer and Web Sports Editor June 7, 2019

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