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Artists and the Art School Search

Danielle Ehrenwald '11, in a dramatization, seeks an art school that is right for her. The bulletin board across from the Four Building is a perfect place to do so.

October 1, 2010

Rachel Guetta ’13 Opinions Editor While many juniors and seniors are busy visiting colleges, trying to perfect SAT scores and writing essays, some students have the added burden of assembling art portfolios. Artists are able to demonstrate their talent to schools by including a portfoli...

New School Goals

September 24, 2010

September 24, 2010 | TGIF

Photo by Cara Sesmer '11

September 24, 2010

7:10 a.m. As yellow covers the front of the school from an abundance of school buses, students arrive ready to begin another day. TGIF....

Back to School, Or Not: District Administration Mandates Re-registration of Freshmen

In or out? The process of re-registration may remove some students from Staples High School. | Photographic by Petey Menz '11 and Stevie Klein '12

September 14, 2010

  Over the summer, the superintendent’s office required all incoming ninth graders to prove that they live in Westport so that they can attend Staples in the fall. “They need to provide residency verification, and they need to do that before they can take a tour... If they don’t do that then they won’t be a...

August 16, 2010 | Summer Cleaning

August 16, 2010 | Summer Cleaning

August 16, 2010

12:53 p.m. During the weeks prior to the new school year, custodians complete their own summer assignments; cleaning out offices and classrooms.  To polish floors, the custodians move furniture and other such items into the hallways....

A Class With Zest: Culinary Course both Practical and Popular

Graphic by Farrel Levenson '11

May 28, 2010

Ed Hickson '11 Staff Writer A frequent sight in the hallways is of a student walking around with aromatic-smelling snacks on a saran-wrapped plate. However, students are not bringing these in from home; these delicious foods are courtesy of the culinary classes in the Family and Consumer Sc...

Teaching in Underprivileged Schools

Photo courtesy of SXC

April 15, 2010

Haris Durrani '11 Opinions Editor The children were fighting again. Social Studies teacher Daniel Heaphy and a fellow middle school teacher each wrapped a student in their arms and pulled back. The student in Heaphy’s grasp used a free hand to push a desk frantically toward his opponent. ...

Staples Fans Assert Their Wrecker Pride

Staples Fans Assert Their Wrecker Pride

December 22, 2009

Ross Gordon ’11 & Lila Epstein ’10 News Editor & Editor in Chief “You have never beaten Staples in anything so suck my f---ing d---. I think it’s funny that a team we’ve already beaten is talking s--- to us. What could possibly give you any confidence for tomorrow when the last ...

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