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New English class brings back valuable childhood memories

New English class brings back valuable childhood memories

October 12, 2018

By Chelsea Fox ’19 Growing up, every kid had a favorite book they forced their parents to read every night. Whether it was a Dr. Seuss classic, a Shel Silverstein poem or a Roald Dahl chapter book, it was a book that made the kids feel loved, safe and supported. A new English class, Children...

Generation Z and the usage of modern technology

Generation Z and the usage of modern technology

Colette Lippman, Staff Writer

March 7, 2016

It’s 2016, and this generation is labeled as technology obsessed. Kindergarteners are learning the proper way to type on a keyboard, teenagers are glued to their iPhones in restaurants and toddlers are granted iPads on their fourth birthdays. Parents and psychologists have mixed reactions to the amount of ...

Many more Barbie girls enter the Barbie world

Many more Barbie girls enter the Barbie world

Megan Doyle, Staff Writer

February 13, 2016

Fifty seven years have come and gone in the Barbie company, and the doll has barely changed. The infamous blonde, blue-eyed, skinny model has been the face of Barbie forever. However, due to complaints of their unreachable beauty standards, Barbie is changing. There are three new body types: curvy, petit...

Children weave love during Looms of Love fundraiser

Children weave love during Looms of Love fundraiser

Kacey Hertan, Staff Writer

November 25, 2013

Winged Monkey held the Looms of Love event from 12-4 p.m. on Nov. 17, 2013 to raise money for the Circle of Care organization, which helps children with cancer. The event invited people to the store on the Post Road in Westport to shop and make rainbow looms to donate to children with cancer as a ho...

Merging Local Merchants with Save the Children

Merging Local Merchants with Save the Children

May 13, 2011

Matthew Lev ’12 has created a plan to get local merchants involved in raising money for Save the Children. Lev wanted to raise money for the organization and help local businesses by encouraging people to shop. While volunteering weekly at Save the Children, Lev approached his supervisor, J...

December 22, 2010 | Four For You, Glenn Coco!

December 22, 2010 | Four For You, Glenn Coco!

December 22, 2010

8:54 a.m. Zoe Cohen '13 receives a candygram from Marni Schulman '12. Cohen was one of the many students who received candygrams, which the Global Friendship club distributed today. The club raised almost 2,000 dollars for Save the Children through the sales....

December 7, 2010 | Candy Grams for a Cause

December 7, 2010 | Candy Grams for a Cause

December 7, 2010

12:05 p.m. | Sarah Fox '14 sells candy grams to Shannon Moss '11 and Mike Berlin '11 during lunch.  Global Friendships is selling candy grams throughout the week to raise money for Save the Children in Westport, Conn.  You can buy one candy gram for $2, two for $4, or four for $5.  The candy gram...

Preview for Upcoming Staples High School Production “The Children’s Hour”

Preview for Upcoming Staples High School Production “The Children’s Hour”

May 28, 2010

Cheyenne Haslett ‘13 Staff Writer Staples’ Players most recent show is “The Children’s Hour,” a show that opens the audience up to the betrayal and ambiguity of school girls. This is not your average play, however. It is a drama directed by one of the many students walking the halls of Staples High School. “This play is so unbelievable because of what it...

News Briefs

May 28, 2010

Staples Players Present “The Children’s Hour” “The Children’s Hour” will be playing May 28 at 7:30 p.m. and May 29 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchase through the Staples Players website at www.staplesplayers.com. “The show tells the story of a young girl at a boardi...

Westport Swimmers Dive in for Haitian Relief Effort

Westport Swimmers Dive in for Haitian Relief Effort

February 7, 2010

Monica Mula '10 Web Opinions Editor Twenty-one days after the earthquake in Haiti, Staples Swimming and the Westport-Weston Family Y have teamed up to support the suffering children under 21 years of age— which equates to half of Haiti’s overall population. The Wimer family, involved with both Staples and YMCA swim teams, has a sp...

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