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Seeing Stars: A Staples student predicts this year’s Oscar winners

Bailey Ethier, Editor-in-Chief

February 13, 2015

Best Picture: “The Grand Budapest Hotel” The 2011 best picture winner “The Artist” was a silent, black-and-white film. If the Oscar can go to a movie that unique, it can certainly go to a movie as quirky as “The Grand Budapest Hotel.” The movie’s storyline – a hotel concierg...

Staples’ soccer loses top players to clubs

Gabrielle Feinsmith, Associate Managing Editor

September 19, 2014

Prominent Staples boys’ soccer players face a dilemma: continue playing for Staples or play for an elite academy team. “We lost [star players] Jordan McNair, Kyle Zajec and Phil Foisie to academy teams, which is obviously a big loss to the program because they’re all excellent players,” captain...

Kyle Zajec scores long term goals

Kyle Zajec scores long term goals

Adam Kaplan, Sports Editor

September 19, 2014

To reach the highest level of any professional sport is one of the hardest feats imaginable, an accomplishment that only a select group can boast. Kyle Zajec ’15 plans to not only join that elite group but make his mark in it. Zajec started playing at age five, and at age nine he joined a competitive...

Bauer Leads Wreckers Baseball to Third Straight Victory over Norwich Free Academy 5-1

Bauer Leads Wreckers Baseball to Third Straight Victory over Norwich Free Academy 5-1

May 15, 2011

After picking up a big win against St. Joe's on Friday, the Wreckers continued their hot streak as Alex Bauer '11 gave up just one run in four innings and Brendan Bernstein and Ben Lipper each homered to help Staples cruise to a 5-1 win over NFA on Senior Day. Despite having only pitched 3 2/3 innings before Saturday, Bauer baffled the Wi...

The Injury Unseen

If only concussion injuries were so easily treated... l Photo By Alex Greene '12

September 27, 2010

Claire O'Halloran '13 Web Opinions Editor A dark room, a cluttered desk, and a glowing computer screen filled with instructions. This is where the ImPACT concussion test takes place. The ImPACT test records reaction time, memorization, and any symptoms of a concussion. According to the American A...

The Oscar Report

Award-winning director Kathryn Bigelow poses on the red carpet| Photo by www.oscar.go.com

March 12, 2010

Ian Phillips '10 A&E Editor This year, the Academy Awards was fairly predictable, yet managed to be one of the better ones in recent memory. As expected, "The Hurt Locker" took home the big prize at the Academy Awards, as well as five other Oscars. As expected, "Hurt Locker" director Kathryn Bigel...

On Pointe, Rebecca Finell and the Effort to Look Effortless

Photo Courtesty of Rebecca Finell

December 22, 2009

Joy Eisenberg ‘11 Sports Editor Not even a half–hour interview could keep her from moving her body. Every minute was spent stretching in preparation for her 4:30 p.m. pointe class. The life of Rebecca Finell ’13 is consumed by dance. Variations, partnering, jazz, ballet technique with flat s...

Westport’s Academy of Dance Performs 28th Annual Nutcracker

Julie Lunde '11 practices at a rehearsal for her part as the Sugarplum Fairy | Photo by Julia Edelman '11

December 13, 2009

Dana Rappaport '11 Web Opinions Editor    One week ago, Dec. 5 and 6, Westport’s Academy of Dance closed the curtain on their twenty-eighth annual production of The Nutcracker.           At the start of the holiday season, the story of Clara and her Nutcracker prince unfolded on the S...

Westport Art Center Holiday Shopping Event at J.Crew

Photo by Emily Kowal '12

December 9, 2009

Wednesday Dec. 9th, the Westport Arts Center hosted a holiday shopping event at J.Crew in order to benefit the center. All of J.Crew’s merchandise was 10 percent off, and 10 percent of the proceeds made are going directly to the Westport Arts Center. The event featured art by Staples High School and Greens Fa...

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