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‘The Mandalorian’ offers a much needed western in the Star Wars galaxy

‘The Mandalorian’ offers a much needed western in the Star Wars galaxy

Allie D’Angelo ’20, Editor-in-Chief

November 25, 2019

Star Wars fans can finally rejoice to the release of season one of “The Mandalorian,” an eight episode Star Wars space western filled with action, comedy and an exciting plot. In light of Disney’s new streaming service, Disney+, released on Nov. 12, the platform now offers another storyline for...

Streaming overload? Disney+ adds yet another TV streaming option

Streaming overload? Disney+ adds yet another TV streaming option

Eliza Barr '21, Staff Writer

November 16, 2019

I often think about how one day I’ll tell my children about VHS movies. I’ll tell them about how I once had to slide the chunky boxed movie into the slot and watch the ‘coming to theaters near you in 2005’ ad.  They will look at me in astonishment and have no idea what I’m talking about. ...

‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’ provides both emotional, engaging journey for kids of all ages

‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’ provides both emotional, engaging journey for kids of all ages

Lyah Muktavaram ’22

October 26, 2019

Captivating the true essence of the good in evil, “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” is filled with love, war and betrayal for kids of all ages to enjoy. The movie, which originally hit theaters on Oct. 18, picks up five years after the 2014 adaptation of Disney’s “Sleeping Beauty.” I remember...

Incredibles 2; The Big Comeback We Have All Been Waiting For

Incredibles 2; The Big Comeback We Have All Been Waiting For

January 3, 2018

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Norwalk calls on ABC to halt demeaning jokes

Norwalk calls on ABC to halt demeaning jokes

December 11, 2017

By Roxy Augeri ’20 Norwalk residents have found themselves target to jokes referencing them in ABC’s hit show “American Housewife.” The show has made numerous references to Norwalk since it first aired on Oct. 11, 2016. “American Housewife” is a comedy based on Westport and the stereotypes surroun...

“Moana” strays from the typical Disney Princess

“Moana” strays from the typical Disney Princess

January 18, 2017

By. Alice Hickson '17   “Moana” centers around the adventures of teenager Moana (voiced by Auli’i Cravalho) and her dimwitted chicken named Heihei as they embark on a quest to save their island and restore ecological balance to the planet. During her voyage, Moana encounters the onc...

English Department Continues Their Costume Tradition

English Department Continues Their Costume Tradition

November 10, 2016

By: Alexandra Sprouls '19 and Camryn Ragland '18 The English department dressed up in costumes on Oct. 31st to spread the Halloween spirit throughout Staples. “As a department we just find it really fun to dress up. Each year it’s a little different. Every office kind of takes on a different...

“That’s so Raven Two” Takes Staples by Storm

“That’s so Raven Two” Takes Staples by Storm

Jackson Daignault '18

November 2, 2016

Raven Symone announced on The View that the popular Disney channel show “That’s so Raven” would have a spinoff, releasing sometime in the near future. Symone told The View that she would not only star in the show, but she will also be the executive producer. Symone will star as a divor...

Disney star proves she is not a little girl anymore

Disney star proves she is not a little girl anymore

Erin Lynch, Staff Writer

June 7, 2016

At promptly 6:30, thousands of teenage girls filed into Mohegan Sun and waited anxiously for the show to begin. With two strong opening acts including “Young Blood” singer Bea Miller and “Cake by the Ocean” singers DNCE, the two hour wait for Selena Gomez was anything but boring. Ages and...

The start of something new; Disney Channel surprises fans with “High School Musical Four” announcement

The start of something new; Disney Channel surprises fans with “High School Musical Four” announcement

Margot Mather, Staff Writer

March 4, 2016

A life-changing decision was made on March first- no not the Super Tuesday polls- much more important.   Disney Channel has announced it will officially be producing “High School Musical Four”.   Get your head in the game “High School Musical” fans, it’s happening. &nb...

Selena Gomez’s skills suprise me

Selena Gomez’s skills suprise me

Eliza Goldberg, Features Editor

December 14, 2015

When I hear the name Selena Gomez, various Disney productions I watched as a child are drawn to my mind. I remember her starring roles: “Alex” on “Wizards of Waverly Place”  and Mary in “A Cinderella Story.” The only singing I can picture is the theme song to her TV show and maybe a few ...

The top 5 Disney movies to watch this Halloween

The top 5 Disney movies to watch this Halloween

Daniela Karpenos, Staff Writer

October 28, 2013

The transition to fall means more than just crisp leaves and pumpkin-spice everything―it marks the start of Disney’s Halloween movie marathons. This switch to all things spooky has been dubbed by Disney as “Monstober,” which includes reruns of classic Disney Channel Original Halloween-themed movies. 1. ...

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