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Hurricane Michael frightens Staples students, alumni

Hurricane Michael frightens Staples students, alumni
October 11, 2018

By Audrey Bernstein '20 Category four Hurricane Michael reached North Carolina on Oct. 11, where it has closed schools, roads and flooded rivers. The storm struck the Florida Panhandle the week of Oct....

Harsh weather causes major flood damages to Westport homes

Harsh weather causes major flood damages to Westport homes
October 2, 2018

By Caroline Donohue '20 Tuesday, Sept. 25 was a dreaded day for citizens of Westport and the surrounding Fairfield county towns, as torrential downpours hit hard. Heavy rain went on for hours, cancelling...

Tropical Storm Florence forces college students to evacuate

Tropical Storm Florence forces college students to evacuate
September 22, 2018

By Alexandra Sprouls ’19 With Tropical Storm Florence causing chaos in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia through heavy downpour and strong winds, many Staples alumni were forced to temporarily...

Westport recovers from brutal Nor’easter

Westport recovers from brutal Nor'easter
March 14, 2018

By Melanie Lust '19

Hurricane Joaquin; are Staples students and faculty ready?

Hurricane Joaquin; are Staples students and faculty ready?
October 2, 2015

Hurricane Joaquin is on its way towards the East Coast, and is a category 4 storm which means it produces extreme high winds, storm surge flooding and torrential rain. It is currently in the Bahamas, with...

Storm Stories

April 10, 2010

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Widespread Power Outages Close School for Three Days and Extend School Year

A worker stands atop of a tree that had its limbs tangled in electrical wires at 34 Burr Farms Rd.  | Photo by Lucas Hammerman '10
March 27, 2010

The nor’easter that hit the Connecticut area beginning Saturday night combined 60 mph winds with torrential rain, leading to one death and causing school to close for three days and two-thirds of...

Recent Storm Intensifies Players ‘Little Shop’ Hell Week

Staples Players make final adjustments before the premiere on Friday night. | Photo by Eric Essagof '12
March 18, 2010

Rachel Guetta '13 Copy Editor and Staff Writer Actors sprinting down the hallway in costumes, doors to the auditorium opening and shutting and costume changes everywhere. Makeup applicators scattered...

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