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Tumblr: Staples Students take to Micro Blogging

May 27, 2011

While many social media fads have come andgone in the past decade, few have had the addicting power found on Tumblr. Theis website has quickly grown in popularity amongst Staples students this year. At...

Jan. 5 – Boys Varsity Ski Mount Southington

January 5, 2011

On Wednesday, January 5, the Staples Boys Ski team raced at Ski Mount Southington. The team Varsity team came in 3rd place out of five teams, and the JV team came in 2nd out of five other teams. Andrew...

A Touch Too Much? Students React to New Full-Body Scanners in Use by Transport Security Administration

December 22, 2010

The Transport Security Administration (TSA) has started to use full-body scanners at 68 different airports around the country, making many citizens protest against it. The scanners, which come in two...

Staples Parents Become Significant Financial Provider for Wrecker Athletics

December 3, 2010

When it comes to athletic facilities in the state of Connecticut, it doesn’t get much better than Staples High School. Three turf fields, one brand new baseball diamond, one newly renovated field hockey...

Productivity or Anger Management? The RateMyTeachers.com Controversy

October 16, 2010

One of the largest discussions that seems to circulate all year long among the Staples student body is which teachers one has received on his or her schedule. Some students hear about “good”...

Teachers Union Provides Forum for Teachers

October 1, 2010

Image via Wikipedia Carlie Schwaeber '12 News Editor Although unspoken around students, the Westport Education Association (WEA), or Teacher Union, is a significant aspect to Staples High School. The...

RIDIN’ DIRTY: Under Connecticut Gov. Jodi Rell, the driving privledges of teenagers have been restricted. However, some Staples students do not follow these rules. | Photo-graphic by Annie Nelson '11

To Follow or Not to Follow: Teenagers Decide to Both Obey, Neglect Driving Laws

October 1, 2010

Sammie Hardy '11 Web Sports Editor Since July 29, 2009, Maddy Fass ’11 has been licensed to drive. She is now legally allowed to have passengers in the car with her. However, Fass did not...

A Celebrity In Our Midst? Nevona Friedman on Her Booming Website, Latfbro.com

A Celebrity In Our Midst? Nevona Friedman on Her Booming Website, Latfbro.com

September 28, 2010

Cheyenne Haslett'13 Web Features Editor Nevona Friedman ’12 can be found navigating the halls of Staples High School like any other student, and you might never know that behind the large square...

Graphic by Connie Zhou '12

Solution to a Student’s Concerns- Snapgrades Provides Immediate Answers to a Student Grade Questions

September 14, 2010

I hate secrets. Secrets keep me in the dark, searching for answers. They make me anxious, keep me up at night and occasionally cause a cold sweat. Secret grades can provide high school students with...

Naviance Quells Fears, Instills Anxieties

April 16, 2010

Samantha Freeman '11 Web A&E Editor e bold red numbers stare back at you, mocking your current GPA. Graphs that depict SAT and ACT scores show you below the average. This one website accounts...

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SafeRides Embraces New Website

March 20, 2010

Natasha Gabbay '10 Web Managing Editor After existing for about a year, the SafeRides chapter in Westport has now developed a website to organize their system, as well as hopefully connect them...

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...

Ross's Website Recommendations

Ross’s Website Recommendations

February 2, 2010

Everybody has their own list of websites that they use on a daily basis. For high school students, websites usually serve the purpose of helping with homework or stunting its process. So here are a few...

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