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Squeezing It In: Snow Days Shorten A.P. Prep Time

Squeezing It In: Snow Days Shorten A.P. Prep Time

February 12, 2011

Rachel Guetta '13 and Alexandra O'Kane '13 Opinions Editor and Staff Writer     When the school days cannot possibly seem any longer, students’ number-one visited website changes from Facebook to the weather page, each click filled with hope for a nearing snow day. Winter...

Girls' Basketball Looks Past Loss of Key Players, Ready for Upcoming Season

Girls' Basketball Looks Past Loss of Key Players, Ready for Upcoming Season

December 3, 2010

Staples girls’ basketball will start off its season on Nov. 22, under coach Ed Huydic with hopes of having a successful season. After losing three of their five starters who either graduated or resigned, the team is under pressure to prove that it has what it takes to maintain its consistent reputation to be competitive in t...

August 26, 2010 | Tour Time

August 26, 2010 | Tour Time

August 26, 2010

11:45 a.m. Darryle Wiggins '14 struggles to open his new second floor locker while his mother and Catalina DeLuca, a Spanish teacher administrating his freshman orientation, look on. Today was one of the last days for freshman tours....

Talking Dogs and Ugly People: Five Movies I’m Planning on Skipping

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May 28, 2010

Spencer Fox '11 Staff Writer   Step Up 3D (8/16)   Synopsis: A close group of full time friends, part time street dancers, go head to head with some of the world’s best hip-hop dancers in a showdown that they will never forget. In 3D. Why I’m planning to skip it: I can almo...

A Night to Remember: What American Prom Means to Foreign Exchange Students

PRETTY IN PINK: Diana Safina ’11, from Russia, smiles during prom | Photo Contributed by Diana Safina '11

May 28, 2010

Annie Nelson '11 Managing Editor Like most other junior boys at Staples, the junior prom on May 8 was an entirely new experience for Narn Chaisawat ’11. But unlike most junior boys, this has also been Chaisawat’s first school year spent in America. Chaisawat, who originally hails from Thailand, arrived in Westport days before the sta...

April 29, 2010 | Time to Text

April 29, 2010 | Time to Text

April 29, 2010

3:45 p.m. Chiara Pucci '12 passes the time by texting as she waits for a ride home on a crisp, spring afternoon....

Timing of AP Tests Affects Teaching Habits

March 12, 2010

Alix Neenan '12 Graphics Editor When Dr. Joel Kabak’s Advanced Placement Biology students log on to his website, they are welcomed by a clock that shows how many days, hours, minutes, and seconds they have until the AP exam. Time appears to be a primary issue when it comes to AP classes, espe...

Wa Wa Wa! The Baby Project

Wa Wa Wa! The Baby Project

January 5, 2010

Emily Cooper '11 Business Manager “Baby” weighs six to eight pounds and measures approximately 20 inches. Though, the resemblances to a human child do not end here. The robotic baby can cry throughout the entire night, and requires multiple diaper changes. For one weekend, students at Weston and Trumbull High Schools annually step into the role of a teenage parent and learn about the dif...

Staples Fans Assert Their Wrecker Pride

Staples Fans Assert Their Wrecker Pride

December 22, 2009

Ross Gordon ’11 & Lila Epstein ’10 News Editor & Editor in Chief “You have never beaten Staples in anything so suck my f---ing d---. I think it’s funny that a team we’ve already beaten is talking s--- to us. What could possibly give you any confidence for tomorrow when the last ...

“K” Calls it Quits: Gerald Kuroghlian Retires After 42 Years of Teaching

“K” Calls it Quits: Gerald Kuroghlian Retires After 42 Years of Teaching

June 19, 2009

One of the most loved English teachers at Staples, Dr. Gerald Kuroghlian is set to retire after a 42-year teaching career this June. Kuroghlian’s departure will result in a huge loss for the English department. “We will miss him terribly,” said Lis Comm, the English department head. “He is Mr. Stapl...

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