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Hydro Flask vs. S’well: which bottle is best?

Hydro Flask vs. S’well: which bottle is best?

September 21, 2018

By Molly Gold '21   Looking around Staples, it seems that Hydro Flask water bottles have replaced S’well bottles as the popular choice among students. Both bottles are artfully designed, insulated...

Staples water tinted, but harmless

Staples water tinted, but harmless

Sophie Call and Claudia Chen , Staff Writer and Managing Editor March 13, 2016

On March 10, hot water coming out of certain sinks and water fountains at Staples was tinted with a light brown color. “The hot water lines are being flushed to remove any sediment that has collected,”...

These new water bottles are absolutely S’well

These new water bottles are absolutely S’well

Molly Liebergall, Web News Editor January 11, 2016

Iris, Ocean Blue, Midnight Black, Amethyst, Moonstone and Citrine.  These are not the colors of the Urban Outfitters nail polish collection.  No, these are S’well bottles: the latest trend to skirt...

They found water on Mars

They found water on Mars

Claire Dinshaw, News Editor October 6, 2015

The story below, to some, is a familiar one. If so, please feel free to skip a few paragraphs ahead, but if not, read it slowly. Picture each description, each event as you go along. Believe me, it is...

Photo via Wikipedia Commons under the Creative Commons License

Trading out pink passes for swim caps

Becca Rawiszer, Web Opinions Editor May 21, 2015

Every swim class there are at least three students who come up with some reason to not participate. Common excuses consist of being “allergic to chlorine” or magically having “cramps” every day. The...

VOSS Water sparks interest in Staples students

VOSS Water sparks interest in Staples students

Kit Epstein , Staff Writer April 6, 2015

VOSS Water hit Staples’ cafeteria early last week, sparking question and excitement from the Staples community. According to,  “VOSS Artesian Water from Norway comes from an aquifer...

How much do you know about that water bottle?

How much do you know about that water bottle?

Aileen Coyne, Staff Writer January 21, 2015

When looking around classrooms almost every desk has a water bottle sitting on it. Recycling bins are filled with empty ones, and half filled water bottles are found covering lunch tables. While water...

School Store to Run During Exams

June 10, 2011

In need of a quick snack or water, but you're too far from the cafeteria? Check out the school store right across from Patty McQuone's desk. Every Friday morning during period three Wyatt Davis '14...

Fire Truck Comes to Staples

October 22, 2010

During period 6 on Friday, October 22, students were rushed outside for a firedrill. As the Westport Fire Department pulled up to Staples, they soon discovered that there was not a fire, but rather...

The remains of the senior water balloon fight lie in the sink.

Out With A Bang: Seniors Leave Their Mark on SHS

May 28, 2010

On May 14, 40 to 50 seniors participated in various pranks, including a water balloon fight, a motorcade, and a stampede through the halls. The seniors had hidden stashes of water balloons all over...

Seniors walk back into the building after Mr. Farnen and other administrators put an end to their water balloon fight in the courtyard. | Photo by Kelsey Landuer '12

Class of 2010 Goes Out With A Prank

May 17, 2010

Kelsey Landauer '12 Sports Editor The last school day for most seniors, May 14, was the last chance to pull off a signature prank. Instead of just one, these seniors decided to take...

Sailing Preview

March 26, 2010

Matt Hawes Senior Staff Writer The Staples Sailing squadron has much to look forward to in the upcoming spring.   The team is coached by Marc Jacobi and led by senior captains Sebastian Hein...

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