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Staples sports teams are pushed too far in bad weather

Staples sports teams are pushed too far in bad weather

October 12, 2018

By Eliza Barr ’21 Dark skies, increasingly strong wind, heavy rain and occasional glimpses of lightning. When weather turns dangerous, phones around Fairfield County simultaneously chime warnings, advising people to take cover. But not the Staples cross country team. They are just about to begin t...

Harsh weather causes major flood damages to Westport homes

Harsh weather causes major flood damages to Westport homes

October 2, 2018

By Caroline Donohue '20 Tuesday, Sept. 25 was a dreaded day for citizens of Westport and the surrounding Fairfield county towns, as torrential downpours hit hard. Heavy rain went on for hours, cancelling games, practices and many other after school events. But Staples High School wasn’t the only...

Tropical Storm Florence forces college students to evacuate

Tropical Storm Florence forces college students to evacuate

September 22, 2018

By Alexandra Sprouls ’19 With Tropical Storm Florence causing chaos in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia through heavy downpour and strong winds, many Staples alumni were forced to temporarily return to Westport due to the evacuations issued by their universities. “This year, th...

Niño and global weirding: Discovering the truth about this “hot” topic

Niño and global weirding: Discovering the truth about this “hot” topic

Claire Dinshaw, News Editor

February 12, 2016

Intro This winter has been categorized by near-balmy weather systems and little to no snowfall. These are characteristics that normally make-up a Connecticut spring -- not winter. The reason for this dramatic change is the El Nino Southern Oscillation or El Nino for short. El Nino is not a new phenomenon. It had a profound effect...

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