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With snow storms approaching, Landon considers factors in school district cancellation decisions

Jen Gouchoe, Staff Writer

December 7, 2014

Farmer’s Almanac warns that the weather this winter is supposed to be just as bad, if not worse, than last winter’s storms. Many students, teachers and parents are concerned about the precautions being taken to prepare for potentially ugly conditions. In years past, many Staples students have...

Students “Know Snow” thanks to app

Emma Berry, Opinions Editor

December 7, 2014

When it comes to winter weather, Staples students often refresh Twitter and Facebook, check group chats and call hotlines at the first sign of the coveted sprinkling of white on the front lawn. Now a new app is on the go-to list of weather sources this season. In Oct. 2013, Scott Pecoriello ’15,...

Squeezing It In: Snow Days Shorten A.P. Prep Time

Squeezing It In: Snow Days Shorten A.P. Prep Time

February 12, 2011

Rachel Guetta '13 and Alexandra O'Kane '13 Opinions Editor and Staff Writer     When the school days cannot possibly seem any longer, students’ number-one visited website changes from Facebook to the weather page, each click filled with hope for a nearing snow day. Winter...

January 7, 2011 | Early Dismissal At Last

January 7, 2011 | Early Dismissal At Last

January 7, 2011

11:43 a.m. Before leaving school for the weekend, many students celebrated the early dismissal announced toward the end of period 8. Four to eight inches of expected snow was enough for superintendent Elliot Landon and several other public school districts in Fairfield Country to call snow days and ear...

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