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Turnbridge is located on 162 Kings Hwy N, in Westport. It is part of a building filled with multiple health practices.

Westport expands recovery resources

Sage Cohen ’25, Staff Writer March 28, 2023

Turnbridge recently opened in Westport as a new outpatient treatment center for mental health support along with substance abuse.  Unlike an inpatient or residential level of care, where you are under...

Seniors recommend a variety of ideas to make the college application process easier.

Seniors advise junior class on applying to college

Sage Cohen ’25, Staff Writer March 20, 2023

As standardized testing season begins, the stress of applying to colleges becomes more and more relevant for juniors taking the ACT or SAT. To help ease the stress, seniors reflected on their college application...

Beauchamp engaged with the audience by talking about his history writing this movie. He also opened up the floor by inviting all members to ask questions about his process.

Keith Beauchamp drops by Staples to talk about ‘Till’

Sage Cohen ’25, Staff Writer February 2, 2023

Keith Beauchamp, co-writer and producer of the movie “Till” (2022) visited Staples High School on Monday, Jan. 30 to talk about his experiences producing this film. All U.S. history honor students...

People aged 15 to 24 in the U.S. relation to suicide in high schools according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness.

Flippant suicidal comments degrade severity of mental health issues

Sage Cohen ’25, Staff Writer December 5, 2022

After a stressful test, I always need to mentally prepare myself for what will come next. Unlike many of my peers, I do not fear the possibility of a big “F” in the gradebook--I’m usually confident...

The health office checks students temperature. If they have a fever they must go home. The nurses then treat symptoms based on their severity, but  they do not provide medication other than Tylenol or Advil if the student has permission from home.

Students falling like flies due to ‘Wrecker flu’

Sage Cohen '25, Staff Writer October 6, 2022

Walking down the Staples hallway, any average person can detect that something is in the air. What that might be? No one is really sure. However, it appears to be spreading like wildfire. Some students...

Kristen Devine ’25 needs to lay down in Sophomore Lifetime Activities due to overheating. Devine is already hot from climbing on the rock wall during class.

Staples conflicting temperature leads to unnecessary stress

Sage Cohen ’25, Staff Writer September 22, 2022

My hope for my first period as a new sophomore student was to have a non-anxiety-inducing 50 minute class; however, that was not the case. I walked into my class, Sophomore Lifetime Activities, on the...

Wreckers defensive line marks up on the 25, quarter 4 score 42-6.

Wreckers secure first win of season against Conard

The Staples Wreckers football team sprang into their first game of the season, defeating West Hartford’s Conard Chieftains in the annual white out game on Sept. 9. A sea of white cheered on the home...

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