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Making midterm studying efficient and enjoyable

Making midterm studying efficient and enjoyable

Amanda Rowan '22, Staff Writer

January 14, 2020

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Looking around the new Westport Public Library

Looking around the new Westport Public Library

Ella Alpert '22 and Katie Simons '22

November 18, 2019

Students speak up about library karaoke

Students speak up about library karaoke

Grace Livecchi '21, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

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Counties are between midterms causing more stress

Counties are between midterms causing more stress

January 24, 2018

By Isabella Bullock '19   January is a time of new beginnings. It usually starts off happy, with the goals we set for the year, but that happiness soon ends for students when school starts and we realize that we now have to study for midterms.   That long relaxing break, where we forget mo...

Westport retail shops utilized for midterm studying

Westport retail shops utilized for midterm studying

January 23, 2018

By Daniel Harizman '19 and Elle Fair '19

Smaller quizzes are passing the test

Smaller quizzes are passing the test

January 11, 2018

By Emma Van Riper ’20 In preparation for a test, all you can do as a student is study your hardest in hopes for a good grade. But, no matter the subject, large tests overwhelm students due to their significant impact on their grade. Spacing out studying would be most beneficial, but realistically,...

Preparing for Finals

Preparing for Finals

June 12, 2017

By: Alexa Moro and Alex Reiner

The New Trend of Fidget Cubes

The New Trend of Fidget Cubes

March 30, 2017

By Kevin Ludy '19   It’s almost finals week and everyone can feel the stress spreading throughout Staples. Luckily, there's a way to reduce stress while in class, and the answer is fidget cubes.   Fidgeting is a natural thing for people where you make small movements with your ha...

In defense of midterms after break

In defense of midterms after break

Margot Mather

January 4, 2017

Margot Mather '17 You hear midterm stress before you see it. The tapping of nervous feet, the violent scribbling of trig identities and derivatives and occasional sniffles as tears well up around the eyes. While many students advocate to push these midterms before break in order to enjoy their...

Argument Erupts Among Seniors Over Requirement of AP Testing

Argument Erupts Among Seniors Over Requirement of AP Testing

Erin Lynch and Sasha Narang

May 24, 2016

It’s that time of the year - seniors have left the Staples High School halls after finishing the stressful testing that fourth quarter brings. What was the cause of it? AP tests. AP testing has taken a toll on the social lives of students, as they have traded their Friday night hangouts for textbooks...

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