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James D’Amico steps down as Staples principal

James D’Amico steps down as Staples principal

Molly Gold '21

March 10, 2019


Filed under News, Top Stories

Staples principal James D’Amico announced his resignation, effective at the end of June, in an email to Staples students and parents on Friday, March 8. After working at Staples for 18 years as a teacher and administrator, D’Amico has been appointed as principal of New Fairfield High School, his a...

Dozens of seniors head to appeal court to redeem credit

Dozens of seniors head to appeal court to redeem credit

May 11, 2018


Filed under News, Uncategorized

By Nicky Brown '19 This year, a total of 68 seniors are appealing for credit, which is 28 more than the 40  who appealed last year. These students have exceeded the maximum amount of absences allowed in a class and could lose class credit. Depending on the type of class, a certain amount of absences is ...

Six questions with the D’Amicos

Six questions with the D’Amicos

October 26, 2017


Filed under Features

By Ian Bernstein ’18 and Amelia Brown ’18

Long Lots Elementary School head principal officially resigns

Long Lots Elementary School head principal officially resigns

May 2, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

By Cate Casparius ’19 For about two years now, Long Lots Elementary school in Westport, Connecticut has been run by head principal, Jeffrey M. Golubchick.  However, on April 26, a third email in the last three months was sent out to Long Lots parents regarding Principal Golubchick’s position ...

Administration stuck: Help or no help administration scrutinized

Administration stuck: Help or no help administration scrutinized

Cate Casparius

February 27, 2017


Filed under Opinions

Cate Casparius '19 In an attempt to please the students and parents of Staples High School, the administration seems to be damned if they do and damned if they don’t. I have an incredible amount of respect and empathy for James D’Amico taking the role of head principal at a school recoveri...

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