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Lily Aldridge ’22 celebrates her birthday surrounded by her closest friends on her leap year birthday. She is looking forward to her next real birthday in 4 years.

Leaplings excite over added day to February

Shira Zeiberg '22, Staff Writer March 5, 2020

Are you one? Are you two? Are you three? Are you four? Stop! chants Lily Aldridge’s ’22 parents as they celebrate her 16th birthday. Instead of a sweet 16 party this year, she might need to call it...

An average sophomores google drive while enduring the research pape

Sophomore research paper provokes anxiety

Emma Dantas '21 May 24, 2019

  There are few things more daunting than sitting in front of an online Google document, knowing a minimum of eight pages needs to be filled with original writing in a persuasive and coherent way...

Sophomore English classes venture to Bridgeport for book talk

Sophomore English classes venture to Bridgeport for book talk

Amanda Kaplowitz ’19 January 3, 2019

Westport students often hear that we are living in a “bubble.” Many kids go through Staples without ever being exposed to the less privileged towns surrounding us. We graduate high school having never...

All are involved as REC Basketball returns

Michael Mathis, Web Opinions Editor December 19, 2014

If you came fifteen minutes before seven in the field house on the night of Tuesday, Dec. 17, you would have had a front row seat to the warm-up of six teams. Some had formed lay-up lines, some stood in...

Staples Varsity soccer has been overrun with sophomores (Top row left to right: Morgan McWhirter, Tia Zajec, Charlotte  Rossi, Lydia Shaw. Bottom Row: Kit Epstien, Ivy Prince, Eve Korus.

Sophomore soccer players flourish on varsity team

Emma Berry, Opinions Editor October 10, 2014

When someone says “the varsity team” it’s not unusual to picture big, strong upperclassman athletes that set examples and goals for underclassmen beginning their journeys through Staples sports....

Sophomores struggle to prepare for new SAT

Sophomores struggle to prepare for new SAT

Jackie Sussman, Assistant Business Manager September 19, 2014

Easier vocab? Easier math? An optional instead of required essay? At first glance, these new changes in the notorious Scholastic Aptitude Test, a.k.a. the SAT, may seem beneficial to new participants....

Sophomores balance control and choice on their research paper

Sophomores balance control and choice on their research paper

Jackie Cope and Jessica Gross March 16, 2014

Often referred to as “the guinea pig year,” the 2014 sophomores have been no strangers to change. The once solid foundations of junior year have become shakier and shakier as this year goes on. So...

Sophomores reflect on the PPSAT

Sophomores reflect on the PPSAT

Blake Rubin, Staff Writer March 2, 2014

November 24, 2010 | Pre-Thanksgiving Puppy Love

November 24, 2010

9:10 a.m. Students in a sophomore English class play with a puppy brought in by a student to celebrate what she is thankful for in preparation for the upcoming holiday. The terrier...

Sophomore Stress

October 28, 2010

Caitlyn Rand '13 Web Opinions Editor Right now, seniors across America are filling out common aps, writing college entrance essays, and overall majorly stressing about applying for college. Well,...

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