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Starting strong

December 23, 2017

By: Matthew Engler '18 The Staples gymnasium was nearly packed as the Wreckers took on Bridgeport’s Bullard Havens Tech in their first home game of the 2017-2018 season. The Wreckers, who recently...

Boys' basketball looks to start the season with a bang

Boys’ basketball looks to start the season with a bang

December 14, 2017

By: Ben Klau '18 & Clay Crouch '18 Staples boys’ basketball is looking to make an impact in this upcoming season. Staples is coming off a 9-11 season last year, according to MaxPreps. They were...

[Nov. 2016 Opinions] Don’t delete our individuality

November 22, 2016

By Jackie Sussman '17   We students are constantly faced with the question: what makes us tick?  As if we’re supposed to have it figured out by the time we apply to college.  We may have...

Seniors carry the weight of internships

Seniors carry the weight of internships

Jackie Sussman, Opinions Editor June 19, 2015

When the clock struck 1 p.m. on May 15, Aaron Linker ’15 finished his high school career.  Initially, the idea of leaving high school for Linker was nerve-wracking.  “I’ll never have an experience...

Valedictorian plays to his strengths in and out of school

Valedictorian plays to his strengths in and out of school

Jimmy Ray Stagg, Web Creative Directors June 19, 2015

Whether you know him as Sweeney Todd, the Valedictorian of the 2015 class or just the guy with the huge smile and Hawaiian shirts, everybody knows Everett Sussman ’15. But how well do you really know...

Clinton's private emails published about Benghazi attacks

Clinton’s private emails published about Benghazi attacks

Jackie Sussman , Opinions Editor May 27, 2015

On May 22, 2015, emails from former Secretary of State and current Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton were published regarding the events that happened on September 11, 2012 in Benghazi, Libya.   In...

Players successfully take on

Players successfully take on “Sweeney Todd”

Jenny Lupoff, Staff Writer March 17, 2015

On March 13 at 7:30 p.m., Staples Players performed the opening night of “Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street,”  their 2014-2015 spring production. A musical thriller set in England,...

Sussman and Root named heads of the class

Adam Kaplan, Sports Editor March 2, 2015

On Friday, Feb. 27 Everett Sussman ’15 and Megan Root ’15 were crowned the Valedictorian and Salutatorian of their class, solidifying them as the top two students academically in their grade. The...

Say

Say “Hello” to “Hello Dolly!”

Jennifer Lupoff , Staff Writer November 20, 2014

On November 14 at 7:30 pm, Staples Players performed the opening night of “Hello Dolly,” their first production of the 2014-2015 school year. A musical comedy that takes place at the turn of the twentieth...

Neighbors have mixed reactions to new YMCA

Neighbors have mixed reactions to new YMCA

Jackie Cope, Features Editor October 10, 2014

Announced in 2011, the YMCA’s trek from downtown Westport to 4 Allen Raymond Lane was a long one. On Aug. 28, a ribbon was cut, but the new Y’s doors remained closed. Its waste-water treatment is approved...

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