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The Great Duck Race

Nicole Shapiro and Anay Simunovic

June 8, 2016

African American Lit: The Staples elective that has yet to be elected

African American Lit: The Staples elective that has yet to be elected

Josiah Tarrant, Assistant Business Manager

June 2, 2016

At 15 years-old I am a Staples sophomore. I have spent 13 years in school where I've had the privilege of being taught by close to 50 teachers. None of those teachers have been African American. Unfortunately, I don't think my experience is all that unique for those of us growing up in Westport,...

Third Annual Teen Essay Contest Winners Announced

Josiah Tarrant, Assistant Business Manager

May 18, 2016

Last night, May 16th 2016, the winners of the third annual TEAM Westport essay contest were announced at a reception inside the Westport Public Library’s McManus room. The competition, which is open to all ninth through twelfth graders who live in Westport or go to Westport schools, focuses on a spe...

Predicting the fastest two minutes in sports: the Kentucky Derby

Predicting the fastest two minutes in sports: the Kentucky Derby

Eliza Goldberg, Creative Director

May 7, 2016

At 6:34 p.m. on Saturday, May 7, 20 horses will leave the gates at the most popular horse race in the United States. This year is the 142nd Kentucky Derby. It takes place at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, and has every year since it began in 1875. The course is a mile and a quarter long,...

Staples students flock to the Turkey Trot

Staples students flock to the Turkey Trot

Francesca Truitt, A&E Editor

December 1, 2015

Usually teenagers like to sleep in whenever the chance presents itself. You would think the same applies to Thanksgiving — more so, maybe. But, oddly enough, on Thanksgiving at 8 AM, around 4,500 runners, including many Staples students and alumni, flocked to the 38th annual Turkey Trot run by the P...

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