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Yoga & Meditation Cures For Stressed-Out Teens

Yoga & Meditation Cures For Stressed-Out Teens

December 3, 2010

Staples High school prides itself in being the best high school in the state, as appointed by Connecticut Magazine, but all that glory may come with a price—stress. Many students work day and night to finish work, and achieve high marks. With the holiday’s coming up, students have another stressor to add ...

South African Dance Troupe Brightens Staples

South African Dance Troupe Brightens Staples

November 18, 2010

On November 15 2010 Staples High School students where entertained by the dance group Thula Sizwe. These men, traveling from South Africa, taught the Staples community a little about their culture and where they are from. Accompanying them was singer/entrepreneur John Ferral who developed the organi...

Books to Blocks: Staples Students Run Their Own Preschool

Books to Blocks: Staples Students Run Their Own Preschool

November 5, 2010

Photographs Taken By Madeline Hardy '11 From calculus to ABC’s, Staples students take on the role of teachers in a student run preschool during the Child Study Class. Formally known as Staples Play School, for over 30 years Staples has successfully run a preschool program where students make lesson plans, oversee activities, and observe children. Amy Smith ’11, currently in the Child Study program, said that it is one of Staples ...

MTC Sets Musical Foundation for Staples Players and Beyond

MTC Sets Musical Foundation for Staples Players and Beyond

October 22, 2010

Meghan Prior '11 Photo Editor The Music Theatre of Connecticut has been a foundation for hundreds of past and present actors, singers, and dancers from Staples and all over Fairfield County. Walk into any Players rehearsal and there will be a handful of students who used to participate in one of MTC...

The Outcome and Future of the Re-registration Process

The Outcome and Future of the Re-registration Process

October 15, 2010

This summer, the superintendant’s office  was busy conducting a re-registration process for all incoming freshman,  to make sure that each student was a Westport resident. According to Jenny Robson, Administrative Assistant to Superintendent, the district’s motivation behind the re-registration process was not due to of the suspicion that non-resident students...

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