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A student’s guide to staycation

A student’s guide to staycation

March 9, 2017

By: Nicole Dienst '18 The plethora of vacation instagrams and snapchat stories, whether it be telluride or Anguilla, can be quite overwhelming when you're in Westport for vacation. "Over break it's boring to be home just because all my friends were gone and I realized how I can only handle so...

The best books to read during the break

The best books to read during the break

Sophie Driscoll, Staff Writer

February 22, 2016

February break is the perfect time to read. Whether relaxing on a beach, cozied up in front of a fire or lounging at home, these books will keep you entertained all week long.   “Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage” by Haruki Murakami   After losing the people he cared ...

Being single on Valentine’s Day told through GIFs

Being single on Valentine’s Day told through GIFs

Alix Sommers, Assistant Business Manager

February 14, 2016

via GIPHY It’s Feb. 14 and yes, it’s that day all singles have been dreading: Valentine’s Day, a day where single women and men are constantly reminded of what it’s like to be left without a significant other. There’s nothing lovelier than thinking about couples holding hands and exchanging ch...

How to make the most of your February “staycation”

How to make the most of your February “staycation”

Caroline Lane, Opinions Editor

February 10, 2016

We’ve all been there; when we’re doomed to a week of boredom, stuck at home for the duration of February break. While some kids are off skiing the French Alps or soaking in the sun off the coast of Barbados, other kids are stuck in the confines of Westport. But something you might not have realized is ...

Calendar changes for 2016-2017 school year cause grief

Brendan Massoud, Staff Writer

April 6, 2015

During the cold, dark winter months of January and February, it’s reassuring to think about the upcoming break, during which I will be taking a trip to the beach or my couch. Yet, due to Connecticut state regulations, this will no longer be an option for me or any other Staples students. As of the...

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