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Some find their spotlight outside Staples

Fairfield College Preparatory School’s theater was pitch black. In the darkness, the audience members’ eyes sparkled with anticipation. Then, a spotlight flashed onto the stage or, more specifically, onto Hallie Lavin ’17. She belted out a solo, as she finished her final performance of “The Mystery of Edwin Drood.” As she exited the stage, there…

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Kempner keeps music in the loop

Julia Kempner ’16 is not the typical singer. In fact, she isn’t typical at all. Arriving at the interview, arms full with colorful origami butterflies, Kempner said one thing before getting down to business; “Take East Asian [studies] next year.” Besides her love for Spongebob episodes, though “only the old ones;” feminism and 78-degree weather…

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Some of the musicians donned Christmas costumes for the event.
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Opening night a success for Candlelight

Staples upholds several customs and rituals but few constants are as well received as the Candlelight Concert: a local barometer for holiday cheer and spirit. Staples students continued this tradition on Friday evening by crooning a slew of Christmas classics with a mix ranging from Staples staples like “Sing We Noel” to Hebrew hits like…

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New Levitt Pavillion lights up large crowds

Located in downtown Westport adjacent to the Saugatuck River, the Levitt Pavillion has gone through a series of renovations in efforts to draw much larger crowds. Although Greg Fisher ’15 has never witnessed a concert at the Pavillion, he is still awestruck by the amazing renovations that have taken place. “It’s really cool. I have…

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Dance team pirouettes into possibility

Although it seems that Staples offers every sport known to man, many dancers long to pirouette and chasse while representing their school and contributing to its spirit. “I think that if Staples got a dance team, it could be a way to introduce people to a relaxing and fun side of dance without the stress,”…

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