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Staples fails veterans and students by leaving national holiday unacknowledged

Staples fails veterans and students by leaving national holiday unacknowledged

Giselle Oldani, Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, the Treaty of Versailles was signed to end World War Ⅰ. A war lasting four years, mobilizing over 70 million soldiers. Whether the cause was alliances, nationalism or the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, soldiers fought bravely, passionately ou...

Staples gets spirited for St. Patrick’s Day

Staples gets spirited for St. Patrick’s Day

Lauren Wasserman '19 and Kevin Ludy '19

March 21, 2019

St. Lucia Celebration shines a light on Swedish culture in Connecticut

St. Lucia Celebration shines a light on Swedish culture in Connecticut

Eliza Barr ’21

December 23, 2018

For a brief moment, I’d completely forgotten I was in Westport at all. Instead, standing in the back of the fully packed Christ & Holy Trinity Church as two dozen or so kids stood on stage beginning the St. Lucia festival, I felt I had been transported halfway across the globe to Sweden. St. Lucia,...

‘The Princess Switch’ offers light-hearted escape during cold winter months

‘The Princess Switch’ offers light-hearted escape during cold winter months

Roxanne Augeri '20

December 20, 2018

As we all prepare for annual winter hibernation, Netflix is often a staple for a night in. On these nights, I reach for the lighthearted feel-good movies, wanting a good escape. “The Princess Switch,” while corny at times, has provided just that. The story follows ordinary Chicago baker Stacy...

Staples students keep the Halloween spirit alive

Staples students keep the Halloween spirit alive

Rebecca Kanfer ’21, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018

It’s that time of the year again where corn mazes and pumpkins replace beaches and sun screen. Candy corn, ghost decorations and fake spider webs have consumed the shelves and are flying off just as quick. It’s the long awaited season of Halloween. With Oct. 31 just around the corner, eager k...

Spirit Halloween sells spooky costumes in time for the 31st

Spirit Halloween sells spooky costumes in time for the 31st

October 11, 2018

By Carolyn Gray '19 and Madison Andrews '21

Memorial Day Parade honors veterans and the Westport community

Memorial Day Parade honors veterans and the Westport community

June 15, 2018

By Bailey Blaikie ’19 and Nicky Brown ’19  

Celebrating Martin Luther King

Celebrating Martin Luther King

January 15, 2018

By Celia Block '20 You’re sitting in your room, maybe watching some Netflix and scrolling through Instagram photos. It's Martin Luther King day, but have you ever thought about why you aren't in school right now?   We have the day off on Martin Luther King day because it is a holiday tha...

To Die for: Thanksgiving desserts

To Die for: Thanksgiving desserts

November 27, 2017

By Cate Casparius '19 ...

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