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5 survival tips to prepare for family’s Thanksgiving dinner

5 survival tips to prepare for family’s Thanksgiving dinner

November 22, 2017

By Roxy Augeri ’20 With Thanksgiving around the corner, a large majority of students are traveling around the country. I thought I could help out with some tips to make travelling a breeze. Tip number one: Always make sure you pack as thoroughly as possible. You always want to be prepared. You ...

Lake Mohegan attracts Fairfield County dog owners, serving as a ‘hidden gem’

Lake Mohegan attracts Fairfield County dog owners, serving as a ‘hidden gem’

May 15, 2017

Kayla Sirlin ’19 and Layla Wofsy ’19 Any dog owner in Westport knows that Winslow park, Compo beach and Aspetuck are easily accessible and always a safe bet for a daily dog walk. While these locations most definitely please your pet, many Staples students have gone outside of the confines of the...

Celebrating Unconventional Holiday Traditions

Celebrating Unconventional Holiday Traditions

December 13, 2016

By: Camryn Ragland ’18 & Alexandra Sprouls '19 Christmastime is usually full of quality time with family, large trees, heartfelt presents, and delicious baked goods. However, amongst this very standard celebration of the holiday, there are quite a few families that take part in unique celebration...

Apples to Pumpkins: Silverman’s Farm Thrives in the Fall Season

Apples to Pumpkins: Silverman’s Farm Thrives in the Fall Season

November 1, 2016

By: Alexandra Sprouls '19 and Camryn Ragland '18 ...

Spread the love this Valentine’s Day

Spread the love this Valentine’s Day

Alice Hickson, Staff Writer

February 24, 2015

The day of love, flowers, teddy bears, and all things chocolate is right around the corner. Yep, you guessed it, it’s Valentine’s Day. Some people roll their eyes at the overstuffed shelves at CVS; the cheesy messages inscripted on every candy bar along with the overwhelming amount of stuffed...

Students and staff take advantage of opportunity to travel and relax in extended winter vacation

Students and staff take advantage of opportunity to travel and relax in extended winter vacation

Andrew Vester, Staff Writer

December 7, 2014

A 12-and-a-half day winter break begins with a half day on Dec. 23, giving Staples students and staff the break that they have been waiting for. This timing will also give the students observing Hanukkah two nights to celebrate without schoolwork looming over their heads, as the  final nights of...

Staples students give thanks

Staples students give thanks

Gabrielle Feinsmith, Associate Managing Editor

December 1, 2014

Seniors are frantically sending grades to colleges, students are trying to balance their tedious workload with their extra-curricular activities and midterms are rolling around the corner. Needless to say, the Staples community is overwhelmed with loads of stress. Students have anxiously been counting...

Staples shares what they are thankful for

Staples shares what they are thankful for

November 26, 2014

As Thanksgiving Day approaches, the majority of people are busy buying turkeys and baking pumpkin pie; however, Staples students and staff are also reflecting on the deeper meaning of the holiday. “[Thanksgiving] is a day when I can relax and take a break to appreciate what I have in life with the people I love. I think sometimes ...

Traditions are the stuffing of Thanksgiving

Traditions are the stuffing of Thanksgiving

Alice Hickson, Staff Writer

November 11, 2014

Turkey is not the only thing getting stuffed on Thanksgiving. This food-filled holiday is also packed with plenty of classic and occasionally unconventional traditions. The participants of the original Thanksgiving in 1621 would be quite shocked if they observed the updated celebrations, most of which...

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