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The socialization of heteronormativity at home has a significant impact on children, becoming more apparent in their teenage years.

The damaging effects of: ‘I’m just teasing.’

Anna Diorio ’23, Broadcast Director May 24, 2022

There was a lot of teasing in my household accompanying any conversations about boys and relationships. It was clear to me that when my dad would jokingly warn, “There better not be any boys hiding under...

Bighorn sheep are one of the most renowned animals in Palm Springs. They are easy to find on the golf course or in the mountains.

Spring break inspires reflection

Gabriella Gerig '23, Sports Editor May 3, 2022

For the first time in three years, thousands of people swarmed to Coachella Valley with great anticipation. I, too, was one of those people... in theory, that is. In reality, I was heading to a place half...

During February break, students resort to the beaches or the ski slopes for a moment of respite.

Summer sands, ski slopes call to students on February break

Caroline Coffey ’22, Staff Writer March 3, 2022

Come February break Staples students are quick to exchange their backpacks for suitcases and set into motion the plans that have occupied their attention prior to the final tone of the bell.  The prospect...

A tortilla de patata is a spanish omelette that contains eggs and potatoes. It is a national dish by Spaniards but can be enjoyed at any time, such as Thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving traditions help spread love and gratitude

Alix Glickman '23, Web Features Editor November 19, 2021

Thanksgiving is a time for tradition spent with friends and family. Staples students have a variety of their own unique traditions that they engage in during Thanksgiving. These activities help students...

As the number of vaccinations continues to increase, many families felt it was safe to gather for a Passover seder. Some came together in-person, while others met through Zoom. There are many traditions that are celebrated during the seder, one being having a Seder plate like the one pictured above.

Families gather for Passover celebration

Abbie Goldstein ’22, Paper Features Editor March 31, 2021

Holidays are a time for family members to come together and enjoy each other’s presence, but the COVID-19 pandemic has changed that. In April of 2020, most families conducted Passover seders over Zoom...

Arden Scherer’s ’21 homemade masks ready to be sent to hospitals that, at the time, had a mask shortage.

Students reflect on bright side of COVID-19

Max Dorsey ’21, Staff Writer March 9, 2021

It has almost been a year since Staples first closed its doors due to COVID-19. The past year has been miserable in some form for everyone. Loved ones, jobs, senior years, school dances, parties, events...

The Montoni family are the caretakers of Wakeman Town Farm and live a different life than most Westport families.

The Montoni’s Take on Farm Life

Lily Caplan '22, Staff Writer October 24, 2019

5 survival tips to prepare for familys 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...

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...

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...

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