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Staples football excels in 2015 campaign, finishes at 7-3

Staples football excels in 2015 campaign, finishes at 7-3

Fritz Schemel, News Editor

December 9, 2015

The Staples football season ended in a 41-7 loss to Darien in the state quarterfinals on Dec. 1, their second loss to the Blue Wave on the season. The Wreckers ended with a record of 7-3. After starting the season 5-0, the team faltered to Ridgefield on Senior Night on Oct. 23. The team bounced b...

2015 Motorcade

Maialie Fitzpatrick, Amelia Brown, Abby Lambs

November 9, 2015

Staples Field Hockey Pummels McMahon in Successful Senior Night Game

Staples Field Hockey Pummels McMahon in Successful Senior Night Game

Erin McGroarty, Staff Writer

October 22, 2015

The frigid temperature of 42 degrees couldn’t freeze the spirit of the Staples field hockey team as they took on Brien McMahon High School on Monday night. The Wreckers pulled off a 7-0 victory against McMahon, a perfect result for the 2015 Senior  Day. The Wreckers started off with a high intensity t...

Club Rush Briefs

Eliza Goldberg, Jane Schutte, Megan Doyle, and Aileen Coyne

October 5, 2015

ABCs OF THE STOCK MARKET: The main purpose of this club is to help students develop an understanding of the stock market and equity investing. Through the year, members will learn the basics of stocks and learn valuations and techniques for investing from advisor Sara Pinchback.   ACAPELLA...

Hurricane Joaquin; are Staples students and faculty ready?

Hurricane Joaquin; are Staples students and faculty ready?

Hannah Bjorkman, Staff Writer

October 2, 2015

Hurricane Joaquin is on its way towards the East Coast, and is a category 4 storm which means it produces extreme high winds, storm surge flooding and torrential rain. It is currently in the Bahamas, with intense hurricane winds as high as 84 miles per hour. The forecast continues to trend further to ...

Obama’s Plan to Run America

Obama’s Plan to Run America

Jackie Sussman, Assistant Business Manager

January 23, 2015

President Obama delivered his sixth State of the Union Address in the House Chamber on January 20th. Within his speech, Obama talked about the core political, economic, and social issues that have constantly occurred throughout his six-year presidency.  According to the Wall Street Journal, main i...

Make your resolutions matter, no matter how small

Make your resolutions matter, no matter how small

Ale Benjamin, Managing Editor

January 8, 2015

We do it every January. We shout out a countdown from ten, watch the ball drop and prepare to scream “Happy New Year!” at midnight to welcome in 12 months of new experiences, challenges and accomplishments. But after the poppers are popped and the champagne is put away, there comes the less anticipated...

First Night turns 21 yet remains alcohol-free

First Night turns 21 yet remains alcohol-free

Becky Hoving, Staff Writer

December 28, 2014

As 2014 comes to a close and many start to think about ways to bring in the New Year, make sure to keep Westport’s First Night celebration in mind. This alcohol and drug free New Year’s Eve celebration begins at 4 pm and comes to a close at 10 pm. All one needs to access downtown Westport venues...

The h15tory of the senior girls’ shirts

The h15tory of the senior girls’ shirts

Becky Hoving, Staff Writer

September 2, 2014

For as long as anyone can remember, the senior girls have rolled up to the first day of school in style. From the quirky and creative “Senior Girls” tee shirts in colors ranging from  caribbean teal to neon pink, to piercing whistles and colorful boas that leave feathers in the hallways for days, this tradition is one that ...

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