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The coffee station provided in the Staples Cafeteria. It has five different types of coffee as well as sugars, creamers and milk. When I asked for a cup one of the workers said “it is only for teachers.”

Coffee should be provided to students in the cafeteria

Sage Cohen '25, Paper Sports Editor March 1, 2024

Falling asleep during the second period of the day is a common experience. I’m sure of it. Everytime I look around in class, there are at least three people with their eyes closed and their heads down....

The Westport Library provides a place for Sagautack residents to vote. All throughout Westport different districts have different facilities to vote at.

Students influence the 2023 election

Sage Cohen ’25, Sports Editor November 12, 2023

Staples students are making impacts in different ways to influence our election even if they can't vote. Although the 2023 election isn't as popular as the general election one will be next year, it...


Senior girls’ cars get ranked

Sage Cohen ’25, Paper sports editor October 13, 2023

The sign above has been placed in the sandwich line throughout this whole year yet no progress has been made on the toaster.

Bring back the sandwich toaster

Sage Cohen ’25, Sports Editor October 4, 2023

As I walked into our beloved Staples cafeteria on the first day of school my mouth watered as I looked forward to eating the sandwich that had only lived in my dreams for the past two months. My jaw hit...

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, Paper Sports Editor 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...

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