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Weighing the pros/cons of playing club sports during the offseason

Weighing the pros/cons of playing club sports during the offseason

May 31, 2017

By: Kayal Sirlin '19 After months of training in anticipation, the time has finally come to show your skills. This is the one week that determines if your hard work has paid off. Whether you’re an incoming freshman hoping to make the team for the first time, or a sophomore or junior pushing to ...

Staples club pencils in generosity

Staples club pencils in generosity

April 4, 2017

By Nicole Shapiro ’18 and Seby Shuken ’18 While many see a pencil as nothing more than a piece of school supplies, those in developing countries struggle to obtain just one. The Staples club, Pencils of Promise, works to follow its mission of giving those less fortunate an equal chance to succe...

Junior Statesman of America helps Staples “Fight Apathy”

Junior Statesman of America helps Staples “Fight Apathy”

March 23, 2017

By: Arin Garland '18 Recently, the Staples JSA club has joined a nationwide campaign called “Fight Apathy,” which aims to “encourage students to think about what's important to them,” in the words of Claudia Guetta ’18, President of the Staples chapter of JSA. “Whether it's a sport,...

Reading the M.A.P. to mental health

Reading the M.A.P. to mental health

March 16, 2017

By: Alexandra Sprouls ’19 The Mental Health Awareness Project, also known as M.A.P., is a new club created at Staples this year devoted to spreading awareness about suicide and depression while removing the negative stigmas commonly associated with them. “Not everyone is personally affected by a m...

Al’s Angels Club Makes a Difference

October 27, 2016

By: Camryn Ragland ’18 & Alexandra Sprouls ’19 The Al’s Angels club at Staples, created by Bridget French ’18 is a club that allows students to help families with children suffering from cancer in Fairfield County. “Al’s Angels is a Westport-based charity that helps children and their...

Staples holds Tedx talk at the Westport Public Library

Staples holds Tedx talk at the Westport Public Library

Maialie Fitzpatrick, Staff Writer

March 19, 2016

On April 2 Staples students will present their fully produced TEDx talk at the Westport Public Library as an event to allow individuals in the community to share their experiences and ideas.  According to the TED website, “TEDx was created in the spirit of TED's mission, ‘ideas worth spreading.’ It suppor...

Shred Fest hosts the battle of the bands to fight kids cancer

Shred Fest hosts the battle of the bands to fight kids cancer

Ivy Prince, Web A&E Editor

March 9, 2016

Shred Fest, sponsored by Phoebe's Phriends and Shred Kids Cancer, took place this past Saturday at The Warehouse at FTC. Phoebe's Phriends, a Staples club started by Phoebe Spear ‘17, helps raise money for pediatric cancer research. Phoebe Spear is a two time cancer survivor, and started this club...

A country far away boasts a culture close to home

At the club’s annual Hanukkah celebration, students along with club advisor Fran Sinay are challenged to create a human menorah. In the middle stands Kyle Ratner ’16. “We couldn't have found a better Shamash than him,” Kessler said. Photo contributed by Gaya Kessler.

Renee Weisz, A&E Editor

January 19, 2016

Israel may be located 5,638 miles across the globe, but the rich culture of this tiny country echoes within room 2034’s walls. The biweekly Israeli Culture Club (ICC), home to Israeli-style barbecues, competitive dreidel competitions and advised by academic support teacher Fran Sinay, has spike...

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...

Morry’s Camp Club Hosts a Fundraiser at Saugatuck Sweets

Amina Abdulkareem, Staff Writer

May 12, 2015

Morry's Camp Saugatuck Sweets Fundraiser

Clubs bring foreign education to Staples

Members from the Israeli Culture Club learning about Israeli inventions.

Ivy Prince, Staff Writer

December 8, 2014

Although there are over 95 clubs at staples, one in particular has caught students’ attention and has really brought foreign education to Westport. The Staples Israeli Culture Club, which has around 50 members, is made up of Staples students all eager to learn about the issues in the Middle East, especially...

Phoebe and phriends strive in phundraising

Phoebe and phriends strive in phundraising

Izzy Ullmann, Opinions Editor

November 24, 2014

As a strong and radiant cancer survivor, Phoebe Spear ’17 continues to successfully raise money for pediatric cancer in her club she brought to Staples this year called Phoebe’s Phriends. “After everything happened, my mom and I decided we needed to do something for the cause,” Spear said....

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