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This year’s snow day policy is back to the policy before COVID, which is that the first few snow days will be added on to the end of the year, and then if more are needed they will be taken from April break.

Taking away days from April break is unfair, snow day policy must be altered

Genevieve Frucht ’24, Staff Writer December 6, 2021

This school year has brought back many aspects of pre-COVID-19 normalcy, including the snow day policy. Exclusively for the 2020-2021 school year, there were no back-to-back snow days; if a second snow...

Many students who stayed in Westport over the break occupied their time off by playing sports, spending time with friends and going to Compo beach.

Spring break brings students opportunities to engage in various activities

Natasha Taubenheim ’22, Staff Writer April 24, 2021

Pink flowers budding, birds singing, increased sunshine and gorgeous green grass thawing. The excitement of stepping into the warm, outdoor air and feeling the sun brush against your skin is unmatched....

Students traveling for vacation raises COVID concerns

Jake Gersh ’21 March 19, 2021

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COVID restrictions cancel December break plans

Lexie Moskovit ’21 December 22, 2020

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Staples students share their personal experiences with traveling during the pandemic and discuss whether or not it is worth risking exposure to the virus.

Students reflect on unfamiliar travel experience during COVID-19

Abigail Nevin ’23, Staff Writer December 21, 2020

With COVID-19 restricting travel for almost a year, families have finally started to venture out and experience safe yet cautious vacation opportunities. This strange yet accessible way of traveling has...

A students guide to staycation

A student’s guide to staycation

March 9, 2017

By: Nicole Dienst '18 The plethora of vacation instagrams and snapchat stories, whether it be telluride or Anguilla, can be quite overwhelming when you're in Westport for vacation. "Over break it's...

Preservation of February break pleases students

Preservation of February break pleases students

March 1, 2017

Francesca Truitt ’17 The Connecticut state Board of Education approved a bill in January 2016 that requires all schools in each region to follow a uniform school calendar, allowing each town district...

Destination China: Journey to the Far East

Destination China: Journey to the Far East

November 1, 2016

By: Charlie Colasurdo '18 Web Features Editor

School’s out for Summer, Even for Teachers

School’s out for Summer, Even for Teachers

Josiah Tarrant, Assistant Business Manager June 9, 2016

This summer, Staples students won’t be the only ones hitting the City, earning pocket cash working odd jobs, baking in the sun, and travelling the world. Word on the street is that come June 17th,...

Popular Summer Destinations

Francesca Truitt, News Page Editor June 9, 2016

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Across the Pond

Across the Pond

Kate Lewis, Staff Writer May 12, 2016

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