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Staples participated in an exchange program from Dec. 2-15. The Saxon family hosted two students from the Hwa Chong institute in Singapore.

Exchange program fosters lifelong connections

Marina Engler '21, Staff writer January 10, 2020

A group of 19 students from Hwa Chong Institution in Singapore recently concluded a two-week stay in America. For the duration of the stay from Dec. 2-15, each student was assigned a host family from...

Staples and Singapore students are yet to experience an integrated experience throughout the school days.

The Staples exchange program needs to change to relay a true experience

Jake Navarro '20, Web Opinions Editor January 2, 2020

Every year, a group of high school students from Singapore has a two-week opportunity of living the life of a Staples student. Although they are put in different classes, I believe the program needs to...

Three juniors venture to Singapore as U.S. delegates

Three juniors venture to Singapore as U.S. delegates

Maddie Phelps '19, Web Managing Editor May 29, 2018

  Pack your bags. Buy your plane ticket. You’re going to Singapore. This is the news that three rising seniors, Sophie McCabe ’19, Daniel Westphal ’19 and Angela Ji ’19, received as...

The Hwa Chong Institute where the forum will be held Jan. 7 to Jan. 16 , 2016.

Science forum turned lottery elicits confusion among students

Becky Hoving, News Editor November 20, 2015

On Nov. 9, 2015, roughly 50 of Staples’ brightest juniors and seniors opened up their emails to discover a mysterious invitation from the Department Head of Science, AJ Scheetz, titled “Exciting Opportunity.”...

Nine students traveled all the way from Singapore to visit Staples High School for two weeks and experience the American education system.

Singapore students visit Staples

Rebecca Rawiszer, Staff Writer November 23, 2014

You may have noticed some enthusiastic and eager new faces buzzing around the hallways with curiosity. Or maybe their jet-black hair swiftly combed to one side or their thick rimmed glasses drawing attention...

Everett Sussman 15

Staples juniors to travel to Singapore this summer

Bella Gollomp, Staff Writer April 21, 2014

For the summer of 2014, Xenia Bradley ’15, Terrie Yang ’15 and Everett Sussman ’15 will be traveling 9,500 miles to Singapore for an experience of a lifetime. The three were chosen to represent...

Staples sophomores sojourn to Singapore

Staples sophomores sojourn to Singapore

Deanna Hartog, Sports Editor March 15, 2014

In November, the Staples High School sophomore class welcomed Singaporean students as part of a new exchange program. During the following weeks, the exchange students from the Hwa Chong Institution shadowed...

Singapore students experience Staples life

Singapore students experience Staples life

Deanna Hartog, Sports Editor November 25, 2013

After the nerves calmed and the students have finally settled in with their temporary homes in Westport, the exchange students from Singapore are getting accustomed to Staples life. All the reactions...

Schorr and Cody were the only two Westport students representing the United States among 13 other coutnries at the Hwa Chong Insitute.

Staples Goes Global

Eliza Llewellyn, Web Managing Editor August 27, 2013

In a country 9,500 miles, 22 hours, and an ocean away, two Staples students spent ten days meeting students who represented 13 countries. Jack Cody ’14 and Warren Schorr ’14 traveled to the Hwa Chong...

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