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On Sept. 13, parents of students in grades 11 and 12 leave the SHS building after meeting with their childrens teachers on Back to School Night. BTSN consisted of teachers introducing themselves as well as discussing their goals for the upcoming school year to parents.

Staples parents attend Back to School Night in-person for the first time in two years

Ava Cordella ’24, Paper Opinions Editor September 20, 2022

Staples “Back to School Night” (BTSN) was held in-person after two years of it being virtual due to COVID-19. Parents came to the Staples high school (SHS) campus from 6:30-8:30 p.m. either on Thursday,...

Line for students to evacuate from Tulane’s campus to Houston, Texas. Photo contributed by Maizy Boosin ’21.

Hurricane Ida forces Staples alumni home

Mia Kirkorsky, Assistant Business Manager September 20, 2021

Thousands of students at Tulane University were impacted by hurricane Ida. Numerous Staples alumni who attend the New Orleans based university were pushed out of their dorms and back to Westport. According...

This year there will be no consecutive snow days. All snow days following the first day off will have virtual learning. In addition, there are only three unexcused snow days in the school year, more than three snow days off will result in a shorter spring break.

New snow day protocol promotes both fun and virtual learning

Alexandra Glickman ’23, Staff writer February 12, 2021

This year has looked far from normal, but one of the few things that remain are snow days. A day adored by all ages, one where students can sleep until noon, go sledding at Winslow park with friends and...

Many students felt uncomfortable returning to school after the two week break, so they opted to not attend in-person school for the week.

Virtual learning following vacations would minimize quarantine numbers

Alexandra Glickman ’23, Staff writer January 22, 2021

The decision of whether or not I should return to school after a two-week vacation was nerve wracking and worrisome. The chances of coming into contact with someone who may test positive after travelling...

An absent teacher publishes an informative Schoology post making students aware of a substitute for the day.

Cancelled Zoom calls due to substitute teachers heightens confusion

Alexandra Glickman ’23, Staff writer October 9, 2020

Given Staples’ new hybrid learning model, where half of a class attends school while the other half participates virtually, having a substitute teacher can become a confusing and stressful process for...

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