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Staples implements daily A/B schedule

Staples implements daily A/B schedule

Shira Zeiberg ’22, Staff Writer

March 25, 2020

Staples will begin an A/B schedule starting Thursday, March 26 where students meet with classes from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m for the duration of the distance learning academic plan.  On A days, periods one through four will meet and on B days periods five through eight will meet. Some Staples students ...

What to do when corona affects your money

What to do when corona affects your money

Caroline Donohue '20, Business Director

March 19, 2020

Starting a few weeks ago, the stock market began rapidly plummeting in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. Headlines across the world read how the stock market has not been this volatile since the downfall in 1987 and how Dow Jones has fallen thousands of points. In simple terms, people are freaking...

Staples seniors offer opinions on online school

Staples seniors offer opinions on online school

Ethan Frank '20 and Jake Navarro '20

March 18, 2020

New Amazon Go stores are destined to change America

New Amazon Go stores are destined to change America

Caroline Donohue '20, Business Director

March 14, 2020

Amazon, as most of the world knows, is one of the biggest enterprises alive and allows people to basically buy anything in the world and have it shipped to your door the next day. In 2020, Amazon announced that they would open 26 “AmazonGo” convenience stores for grocery and gourmet food shopping...

COVID-19 wipes out April break plans

COVID-19 wipes out April break plans

Graham Wood '20

March 14, 2020

As the recent COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) Coronavirus outbreak, first identified in December, spreads around the world and the United States, students are finding travel abroad more and more unlikely, with many scrapping international trips altogether. Despite the reconsideration of planned trips to Europe,...

Variety of gyms in Westport allows students to prioritize fitness

Variety of gyms in Westport allows students to prioritize fitness

Ethan Frank '20 and Grady Narang '20

March 11, 2020

Staples girls’ basketball moves on in the state championship

Staples girls’ basketball moves on in the state championship
Staples girls' basketball moves on in the state championship

Charley Guthartz '22

March 10, 2020

The Staples Wreckers girls' basketball team took home a win with a score of 58-34 after playing Kennedy on Monday, March 6 to move on in the state tournament.  

Crucial 72-65 win against Wilton sends Staples boys’ basketball team into FCIACS

Crucial 72-65 win against Wilton sends Staples boys’ basketball team into FCIACS

Marlo Von der Ahe ’20

March 9, 2020

The Staples boys basketball team pulled out a 72-65 win in a season-deciding game on Feb. 26 against Wilton. The Wreckers record prior to the game was 13-6. The game was important to the Wreckers because they needed to win in order to qualify for the FCIAC tournament.   Led by coach Colin Devine, Staples started s...

Girls’ basketball team comes close to big FCIAC win

Girls’ basketball team comes close to big FCIAC win

Charley Guthartz '22

March 9, 2020

The girls’ basketball FCIAC championship game was a true nailbiter but the team took a hard loss again against Ridgefield with a final score of 50-46 going into double overtime.  “It was a really intense and stressful situation. We started off very weak and the other time started off really strong,...

COVID-19 threat prompts update of pandemic plan

COVID-19 threat prompts update of pandemic plan

Eddie Kiev ’20, Web Managing Editor

March 6, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Westport Public School district will update its operational pandemic plan in the event of a prolonged school closure, including the continuity of teaching and learning. A health update sent to Westport families via email on Feb. 27 by Interim Superintende...

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