Junior prom is going to be a bit different this year. And by different, I mean that junior girls have had some competition. And by competition, I mean sophomore girls. Who would have thought? According to my own calculations and stellar record keeping, the spring dance right around the corner... Read more »
Taming The Beast Alexandra Rappaport ’13 makes her hair one of her utmost priorities in the morning. Though she showers at night, she still wakes up at either 5:25, 5:27 or 5:30 a.m. depending on the day, to touch up her hair, which has been washed, blow dried and straightened the night before. “For... Read more »
1:16 p.m. Students purchase tickets for Staples Players production of "A Chorus Line" which opens this Friday, March 15th.
It’s a typical family vacation. Day one: Dad is on a business call, Mom is on the iPad, you’re tweeting “this lifeguard is sooooo hot, I think I might just pretend to drown to feel his biceps hold me tight </3 #Florida #Beachbum #Vacation,” and your little sister is Instagramming the artsy... Read more »
Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and Staples Players’ Crushed is just in time for the occasion. The romantic comedy written by Don Zolidis is the upcoming Studio production, and will be performed at Toquet Hall in downtown Westport this coming Thursday, Friday, and Sunday. The show... Read more »
“There’s no place like home for the holidays…” For as long as we can remember, carols have urged us to spend to spend Christmas at home. Families are reunited--kids come home from college, relatives gather for Christmas dinner, and everyone gets to enjoy unique traditions with the people they... Read more »
12:45 pm: Today marked Senior Day for girls' soccer and field hockey. Colorful posters covered the cafeteria walls to celebrate the players.
It’s that time of year again. School is back in full gear, students are strapping in for the year ahead. For seniors, this means many things, including one of the most important back-to-school traditions: changing your Facebook name. Come early September, it doesn’t take long before your entire... Read more »
In this day and age, it’s hard to recall the time when our phones didn’t talk to us. Rewind to the early ’90s-2000s, long, long ago. This would bring you back to the childhood days of this year’s seniors, where technology was not nearly as advanced as it is today. Back then, “Video Home... Read more »
On May 29, 2012, an email from Superintendent of Schools Dr. Elliot Landon to all staff announced that Google Apps for Education will be the new software used by teachers and students district-wide. According to the announcement, the decision came at the end of a process that has worked “to identify... Read more »
12:05 p.m. Isabel Perry '15 and August Laska '13 sell tickets for Staples Players' production of "Almost, Maine," which opened last night. There will be another show tonight at 7:30 and tomorrow at 4 and 7:30.
I am not your average high school student. While I hold my Saturday nights in great importance, I doubt it’s for the same reasons as those of others my age. You’re unlikely to find someone like me who schedules her entire night around11:30 p.m., when the greatest comedy show to ever grace television,... Read more »
The days are numbered for the textbook, at least if English teacher Brian Tippy has his way. The textbook, the bulky burdensome, weigh- your-backpack-down staples of education is being rethought. On Jan. 27, Tippy debuted a new “textbook” of “Macbeth,” but text doesn’t do it justice.... Read more »