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2015 Final Exam Schedule

Thursday, June 11th



Period 8


Period 5


Senior Appeals-1:15 PM

 Friday, June 12th



Period 7


Period 6


Junior Appeals-1:15PM

 Monday, June 15th



Period 3


Period 2


Sophomore Appeals-1:15 PM

 Tuesday, June 16th  



Period 1


Period 4






 Freshmen Appeals-1:15 PM 

 Tuesday, June 16th

  • Graduation Rehearsal- Auditorium 12:45
  • Distribution of Graduation Tickets in Auditorium

 Wednesday, June 17th- MAKE-UP EXAM DAY

  • Graduation Rehearsal- Auditorium 8:30
  • Distribution of Caps and Gowns
  • Senior Class Luncheon- Gymnasium- 11:00 AM

 Thursday, June 18th    

  • GRADUATION- 2:00 PM- Field House




       Thursday, June 18th at 2:00PM   Staples Field House

Please click here for full view of the End-of-Year Activities Calendar.

  • All seniors will be offered six (6) tickets. Each student will be asked to take only the number needed. This will allow us to have tickets available for those larger families who will need more than six.  All tickets will be distributed at graduation rehearsal on Tuesday, June 16th at 12:45PM.
  • Please DO NOT call the office to reserve tickets
  • Field House doors for graduation will open at 12:30PM
  • There are NO reserving of seats in the Field House.

Senior Prom and Six Flags tickets will be on sale in the cafeteria Tuesday May 5th - Friday May 8th during all 3 lunch waves. 

SENIOR PROM - Saturday June 6th from 7pm -11pm -  In order to purchase a ticket, a prom contract must be signed (by you and a parent/legal guardian)  as well as all current accountabilities must be settled. The price is $70 a ticket and cash/checks (made out to SHS class of 2015) will be accepted.  ALL STUDENTS must have a signed prom contract in order to purchase a ticket.  * If you are buying a ticket for your date you MUST have their completed contract!*

SENIOR TRIP TO SIX FLAGS - Monday June 8th bus leaves @ 8am In order to purchase a ticket to Six Flags you must have a signed permission slip.  The cost is $45 cash/checks (made out to SHS class of 2015) will be accepted.  The ticket will include full days admission and all you can eat lunch served for 1 (one) hour in a pavilion at their Catering Picnic Grove.  Lunch will include: Hamburgers w/Cheese Sauce, Chicken Nuggets, Tossed Salad, Choice of (2) Side Dishes, Fixin’s Bar, Cookies or Frozen Novelties, and Cold Beverage Service. *All other meals and spending money are the responsibility of the student.*  
Prom contracts and Six Flags Permission slips are located below or you can contact Mr. Shamas for a copy.

 Please click here for upcoming senior activities.

2015 Six Flags Contract click here

2015 Senior Prom Contract click here

2015 Graduation Celebration Waiver Contract click here 

(Waivers may be dropped off at the front entry of Staples in a box marked STAPLES CELEBRATION WAIVERS through June 17th.)

Senior Class Events PayPal Parent Contribution click here

Parent Letter click here

  2015 Graduation Video Order Form

Jim Honeycutt from the Staples Media Lab is offering to graduates and their families the opportunity to purchase a copy of the 2015 Staples High School School Graduating Class DVD.   The DVD two-disc package will contain the graduation cermony, the baccalaureate ceremony, and many DVD extras.

The cost of the DVD package is $30.00 which includes the cost of mailing.  Parents interested in ordering a copy of the 2015 DVD can do so by clicking HERE.  Please print out the order form and mail it with you check for $30.00 payable to Jim Honeycutt 70 North Avenue c/o Staples Media Lab.  Families will receive the DVD package within two weeks after graduation.

Juniors Meetings with School Counselors

School counselors will be meeting with their students in the College and Career Center during all lunch waves, according to the following schedule:

Capozzi/Currie/Hammer                              Monday, May 18th

Brown/Honeycutt/Huydic/Plunkett                Wednesday, May 20th

Schwartz/Slocum/Talerico/Washenko          Friday, May 22nd                       

This is a mandatory and valuable meeting! Students should report to the College and Career Center at the beginning of their lunch period. The meeting will last approximately 10-15 minutes. If students bring their lunch, they may eat during the meeting. Otherwise, they will eat in the cafeteria afterward. Students are urged to attend on the day that their own counselor presents, if possible, but if you are absent from school or otherwise unable to do so, you are welcome to attend any one of these sessions.

College Essay Writing and Interview Workshop

During lunch waves on Tuesday, May 19th, all juniors are encouraged to attend a workshop in the College and Career Center on College Essay Writing and Interview Tips, presented by an experienced admissions representative.

College Panel Night

For students AND parents – Tuesday May 19th at 7:00pm in the auditorium. Representatives who have confirmed at this time are: Amherst College, Brown University, University of Chicago, Colgate University, University of Connecticut, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, University of Massachusetts, Michigan State, University of Michigan, Smith College, Syracuse University, University of Texas, Tulane University, Union College, Vanderbilt University, and Wofford College. They will speak in general about the college application process and answer questions.  Although some of these schools may not be on your initial list, the information you will receive will be extremely valuable for all colleges and universities. This is one of our best programs of the year.  Don’t miss it! 

Staples High School is looking for Host Families for 13 Exchange Students from Singapore  in November 2015:

Thirteen Host families are needed for  November 14 - 28, 2015.  - Staples High School will again host 13 exchange students (sophomore boys) from The Hwa Chong Institution in Singapore.  This is our third year of partnering with this world class all boys school.

As a host family, you need to be available to provide transportation, meals (primarily breakfast/dinner), single/individual accommodation in your home, and a willingness to expose the students to local social and cultural opportunities. The boys will be taking classes at Staples and partnered up with your child.   All of the students speak English and you do not need to have a boy to participate.  

For more information or to volunteer, please contact the World Languages Department Chair, Maria Zachery, mzachery@westport.k12.ct.us203.341.5131.

Join the New Technology Help Desk! 

Staples will be starting an exciting new resource for students and faculty, a student run technology help desk. If you are interested in being the first group to get the help desk off the ground, please follow the link provided and fill out an application! For more information see Mr. Rogers.

SHS Help Desk Application

From the Athletic Department!

Support the Athletic Department by purchasing Varsity Letter Frames. A portion of the proceeds directlysupports the Staples Athletic Department. This is a great way to preserve your Varsity letters and pins and makes a great gift idea for current students and alumni. Varsity letter frames are available at www.diplomaframe.com. Stop by the Athletic department to see a sample.

SchoolZapp - Connecticut™

The official iPhone/iPod app of the CIAC, is available for download from the iTunes App Store. Get the most up-to-date info about Staples sports from the CIAC database. Download it at www.casciac.org/scripts/shownews.cgi?story=989.


Order online at shopasf.com. Just click on Staples Wreckerwear. Orders take 7-10 business days and must be picked up in the ASF store.



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