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Staples student suits himself

Staples student suits himself

Logan Gorbein '21, Assistant Business Manager

October 11, 2019

As the saying goes, clothes make the man, and for one Staples freshman, suits are a staple. Charlie Watson ՚23 is the mystery man who has excited the Staples’ community because of the old-fashioned suits he wears. He is a throwback to a bygone era where dressing up to the nines was the norm, where wea...

Noonan wins Teacher of the Year

Noonan wins Teacher of the Year

October 11, 2018

By Maya Brodows '20 Audrey Bernstein '20

Colin Neenan teacher feature

Colin Neenan teacher feature

May 8, 2018

By Emma Greenberg '18

Staples welcomes new social studies paraprofessional

Staples welcomes new social studies paraprofessional

Eddie Kiev '20, Web News Editor

February 26, 2018

Stepping into the office space of the social studies department, students have noticed a new smile upon entrance. At the front desk, filling printer cartridges and welcoming students, sits the new social studies paraprofessional Tausha Bridgeforth. Former preschool teacher and mother-of-four, Tausha...

New Canaan High names Westports David Gusitsch Assistant Principal

New Canaan High names Westports David Gusitsch Assistant Principal

May 25, 2017

By Emma Rojas '18 After 14 years of being with the Westport Public School district, Health and Physical Education Coordinator, David Gusitsch, will be leaving his position at Staples to become an assistant principal at New Canaan High School. “The people here are a great group of people and that is somethi...

[Nov. 2016 Features] Evan: A woman of many talents leaves her mark

November 23, 2016

By Megan Doyle ’18   While Fran Evan is technically the paraprofessional  for the English and social studies departments, in the Staples community, she serves as so much more.  Writer, artist and British history enthusiast are all ways to describe Evan. Evan has enjoyed the past 13 years,...

[Sept. 2016 Features] New media production teachers aim to make Staples a television and radio empire

October 11, 2016

By Renee Weisz '17 Breaking News Editor and Adam Wenkoff '18 A national media powerhouse. New England schools’ top source for films and broadcasts. A force to be reckoned with at the most elite media competitions in the country. That’s what new video production teacher, Justin Nadal, will pro...

[Sept. 2016 Features] English teacher prompts resilience and creativity from the Bronx to Westport

October 11, 2016

By Becky Hoving '17 Managing Editor and Kayla Sirlin '19 Assistant Business Manager While some A.P. Literature classes begin by paging through annotated copies of “Jane Eyre” or “Hamlet,” English teacher Ann Neary passes out fortune teller fish and kaleidoscopes as the bell rings. “I ten...

Easily exiting NYC subways thanks to Staples teacher

Easily exiting NYC subways thanks to Staples teacher

Maialie Fitzpatrick, Staff Writer

November 16, 2015

Getting off New York City subway stations is always a little confusing for everyone. But a teacher here at Staples actually created an app to help people out of their sticky subway situations.   Math teacher Ashley Tomlinson, formerly known as Ashley Wegener, made an app with her brother called ...

Down to the Wire

Down to the Wire

November 15, 2010

Despite the fact that next year's town budget will not be adopted until the first Tuesday in May, several figures in town politics have expressed concern that next year's budget for the Westport Public Schools will increase by 0%. "I certainly think that the Board of Finance and the RTM have indica...

The Unofficial Teacher Dress Code: While students may not expect teachers to show up in a suit and tie, or heels, they do have ideas and standards for how the teachers should dress

October 22, 2010

Amanda Piccolino '12 Staff Writer Everyday, students make subconscious judgments about each other based on shirts, pants, shoes, and accessories. It is impossible for clothing not to cast an impression about its wearer. This holds true even for teachers. English teacher, Jesse Bauks solely aims to dres...

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