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Students support troops through an afternoon of music

Students support troops through an afternoon of music

Jenny Lupoff, Staff Writer

November 30, 2014

On Sunday November 23, at the Pequot Library in Southport, Wells Baumann ’16 held a variety show fundraiser for his Eagle Scout Service Project. According to Baumann, in order to become an Eagle Scout, he must lead a community service project, and he chose to send care packages to a platoon of Am...

Ghost & Goblin 5K supports Christ & Holy Trinity preschool

Ghost & Goblin 5K supports Christ & Holy Trinity preschool

Greta Bjornson, News Editor

October 27, 2014

The third annual Ghost & Goblin 5K was held at Sherwood Island State Park in Westport on Oct. 25. The race, which raised funds for the Christ & Holy Trinity Church preschool’s tuition assistance and enrichment programs, was open to all ages and levels of experience; in addition to the 5K loop,...

Kids strut their stuff for K.I.D.S

Kids strut their stuff for K.I.D.S

Caroline Cohen, Managing Editor

June 11, 2014

On Sunday June 8, Mitchells of Westport brought out the runway and hosted the Walk the Runway for K.I.D.S., a fashion show fundraiser by Ellen Gang and her students. Gang, a professor at the Fashion Institution of Technology in New York, also runs Ellen Gang design studio in town. She teaches sewing classes, fashion illustration and portfolio prep to ...

Wakeman Town Farm Hosts Successful Fundraiser

Wakeman Town Farm Hosts Successful Fundraiser

Hannah Foley, Editor-in-Chief

September 23, 2013

On Saturday, Sept. 21, guests at Wakeman Town Farm’s second annual Grassroots Harvest Dinner were greeted with the John Wesley quote “Do all the good you can. By all the means you can. In all the ways you can. In all the places you can. At all the times you can. To all the people you can. As long a...

Walk, Roll and Stroll

Walk, Roll and Stroll

Abbey Fernandez, Web Opinions Editor

May 5, 2013

On Sunday, May 5, STAR, a Norwalk-based charity that helps individuals with developmental disabilities, held its eighth annual Walk, Roll and Stroll fundraiser at Sherwood Island State Park.

Running for Warriors: Geraghty to Run Fundraiser Marathon in Army Gear

Running for Warriors: Geraghty to Run Fundraiser Marathon in Army Gear

June 9, 2011

On June 12, at 8:00, Staples English teacher Dan Geraghty will be participating in a half marathon (13.1 miles) in the effort of raising money for the Wounded Warrior Project, which will be taking place at Lake Placid. “I was going to run the half marathon in shorts and sneakers, but after I heard about the missi...

December 13, 2010: Candlelight Gives Back

December 13, 2010: Candlelight Gives Back

December 13, 2010

9:45 a.m. In front of Patty’s desk this morning there were bags and bags of non-perishable food donations that were collected this weekend at the Candlelight concert. People brought their donations when they came to watch the concert; the cans were collected by members of the Staples High School National Society as part of...

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