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Local residents stride to end ALS at Sherwood Island State Park

Local residents stride to end ALS at Sherwood Island State Park

Natasha Taubenheim '22, Staff Writer

October 27, 2019

Crowds of purple bundled up on a crisp, fall morning, while cheerleaders motivated the attendees who waited patiently for the signal that would start the walk. Participants from all around Fairfield County came out to support finding a cure for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), their faces filled with ...

Rach’s Hope sponsors Staples girls’ volleyball game vs Stamford

Rach’s Hope sponsors Staples girls’ volleyball game vs Stamford

Teddy Dienst ’20

October 18, 2019

When the Staples girls’ volleyball team hosted Stamford High School on Tuesday, Oct. 15, they were playing for a much greater cause than usual. Rach’s Hope, an organization and club dedicated to Ellie Doran’s ’20 sister Rachel that works to raise awareness and money to help families combat c...

Local charity reaches new heights, fundraising goal

Local charity reaches new heights, fundraising goal

Anastasia Thumser '22, Web Opinions Editor

September 26, 2019

Anastasia Thumser ’22 Web Opinions Editor

Clasp holds annual Taste of Westport festival

Clasp holds annual Taste of Westport festival

Evi Tarshis '20, Emma Van Riper '20 and Ella Bloomingdale '20

June 12, 2019

Rach’s Hope hosts kickoff event

Rach’s Hope hosts kickoff event

Sophie Driscoll ’19 & Poppy Livingstone ’21

March 25, 2019

County Assemblies vote to permit male-male couples to attend future dances

County Assemblies vote to permit male-male couples to attend future dances

Rachel Suggs '21

February 14, 2019

Rachel Suggs ’21   The County Assemblies voted in December to allow male-male couples to attend their 2020 events, the Assemblies announced in an email to Staples’ Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA) on Feb. 6. Staples’ GSA both welcomed and helped initiate the decision. “I’m ...

New Westport Women’s Club president hopes to positively impact Westport community

New Westport Women’s Club president hopes to positively impact Westport community

September 26, 2018

By Chelsea Strober ’21 In addition to mother, realtor and board member of Neighbors and Newcomers of Westport, Christina McVaney can now add president of Westport Women’s Club (WWC) to her list of accomplishments. Following in her mothers and grandmother's footsteps, McVaney became involved in th...

Key Club sponsors annual blood drive

Key Club sponsors annual blood drive

March 27, 2018

By Layla Wofsy '19 The Staples Key Club will be sponsoring their annual Red Cross blood drive on Wednesday Mar. 28, from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm in the gym. Anyone who is at least 17 years old and meets the national height and weight requirements is eligible to take part and donate blood. According to the Red Cross website, ...

Chowdafest visitors chow down for good cause

Chowdafest visitors chow down for good cause

October 12, 2017

By: Jacob Trock Chowdafest 2017, sponsored by supermarket chain Stop and Shop, took place at Sherwood Island State Park on Oct. 1.  The event, which has been held for ten consecutive years, drew more than 10,000 participants and benefited a variety of charities. The primary beneficiary is a group ...

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