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SHS ANNOUNCEMENTS

March 1

9:00 am - 11:00am
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Parent Internet safety workshop

Westport Town Hall
SHS Library Classrooms

March 3, 4
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

March 5
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Staples Players Studio Production “Rumbo!”

Toquet Hall


Staples Players
Studio Production “Rumbo!”
The student-directed Staples Players Studio production “Rumbo!” will take place at Toquet Hall. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at staplesplayers.com or at the door 20 minutes before curtain subject to availability.

Urinetown, The Musical
Performances are March 17, 18, 24 & 25 at 7:30 PM and March 19 at 3:00 PM. Buy your tickets online beginning March 4th at staplesplayers.com — or at the door, beginning 20 minutes before performances, as available. Urinetown is rated “pee”-G.

Guidance Update
Counselors are continuing to meet students for course selection for next year. Please be sure that all students sign up for guidance appointments during the week that is scheduled for their grade. Remaining meetings are as follows:

Grade 10: March 6 -10
Grade 9: March 20 - 24

Attention Students Taking AP Tests
Sign up for AP tests will begin on Monday March 6th thru Wednesday March 8th with Mrs. Seiter in the Assistant Principal’s Office. PLEASE BRING THE FOLLOWING:

  1. INDEX CARD WITH NAME PRINTED CLEARLY, YOUR GRADE AND THE TEST(S) YOU ARE TAKING
  2. CHECK FOR TOTAL AMOUNT OF TEST(S) YOU ARE TAKING- $96.00 PER TEST WRITTEN OUT TO SHS (MACRO AND MICRO ARE 2 SEPARATE TESTS; PHYSICS C MECHANICS AND ELECTRICITY ARE 2 SEPARATE TESTS)
  3. IN MEMO LINE OF CHECK, PLEASE WRITE AP TEST
  4. IF YOU RECEIVE 504 or IEP ACCOMMODATIONS PLEASE INDICATE ON YOUR INDEX CARD.

Please make sure you speak to your guidance counselor well in advance of the test date to insure that college board has processed your request for accommodations.

College Board is the sole and final arbiter for all accommodation requests.

Please Note: If you are taking AP Computer Science, AP Chinese and/or AP Japanese you MUST REGISTER WITH MRS. SEITER BY MONDAY, MARCH 6TH

STUDENTS WHO DO NOT REGISTER BY MARCH 6TH WILL NOT BE ABLE TO TAKE EXAM IN MAY.

Click here for the AP exam schedule.

Resilience Project
During communication time before the break, many teachers shared Will Andrews' insightful and moving valedictory address to the Class of 2016 last June. His message deserves to be heard by the entire Staples community - students, parents, and staff. Will reminds us to be kind to others and ourselves, he puts the competitive nature of our high-achieving community into perspective, and he urges all of us to live mindfully in the present moment: these are the good old days. Will acknowledges the challenges Staples students face and alludes to his own personal struggles. As a result, he shatters any preconceived ideas one might have had regarding who a "valedictorian" is, and we couldn't be more proud of the character and bravery he shows.

Board of Education
The next special BOE meeting will be held at the SHS Cafeteria on Monday, February 27th at 7:30pm. Click here for the current meeting agenda. This meeting can also be viewed live on channel 78 or via computer on the district’s website or by clicking here: BOE Meeting Live Stream

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