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My love letter to Wakeman

My love letter to Wakeman

January 6, 2017

By Kate Lewis '18 Ah, Wakeman, the love of my life. The only reason I have any motivation in me to crawl out of my heavenly bed every morning. My sole motivation to leave the comforting confines of my house at the crack of dawn. In those ungodly hours of the morning I look forward to getting in...

[Nov. 2016 News] SafeRides struggles with decline in student use and volunteers

[Nov. 2016 News] SafeRides struggles with decline in student use and volunteers

November 22, 2016

By Renee Weisz ’17 & Colette Lippman ’17   SafeRides, the Saturday night volunteer transportation system for Westport youth, has recently experienced a decline in its services and a decrease in enrollment, affecting its ability to serve the community. “I think that recently we’v...

Key Club saves lives through annual blood drive

Key Club saves lives through annual blood drive

Brett Franklin, Staff Writer

March 17, 2016

On Wednesday, March 30, there will be an opportunity to help save lives when the Staples Key Club holds their annual blood drive.  Many members of the Key Club, such as Sarah Sherts ’18, will be volunteering their time. “The Key Club is a charity and community service club. Members can get hours ...

Global Friendship Holds Book Drive For Shakira's School

Global Friendship Holds Book Drive For Shakira's School

June 10, 2011

They are not selling candy grams this time around, but the Global Friendship Club is still working to help those in need. The club is holding a book drive to benefit a school which singer Shakira has opened in Colombia. The popstar is opening the school with her charity organization Fundacion Pies Descalzos. Col...

Global Friendship Holds Book Drive For Shakira’s School

Global Friendship Holds Book Drive For Shakira's School

June 10, 2011

They are not selling candy grams this time around, but the Global Friendship Club is still working to help those in need. The club is holding a book drive to benefit a school which singer Shakira has opened in Colombia. The popstar is opening the school with her charity organization Fundacion Pies Descalzos. Col...

Toys are Collected for The Rebecca Chusid Holiday Toy Drive

December 14, 2009

By Devin Skolnick Web Features Editor The Chusid Family annually coordinates a holiday toy drive  and donates the toys to the less fortunate. the Rebecca Chusid Toy Drive, a non-profit organization, was started in 1995 by the Chusid family, consisting of parents Adam and Monica, and daughters Hannah '...

Cans for Candlelight Food Drive Returns to Staples for Sixth Year

Cans for Candlelight Food Drive Returns to Staples for Sixth Year

December 14, 2009

Becca Bobrow '11 Staff Writer Staples will not only be filled with the beautiful sounds of it’s music groups on Dec. 18th and 19th, but the hallways will also be filled with boxes of non-perishable goods donated by students and audience members to the annual Cans for Candlelight food drive. The food drive, in its sixth ...

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