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Why I’ll never ski again

Why I’ll never ski again

Caroline Lane, Staff Writer

December 21, 2014

To this day I solemnly swear that I will never like skiing. As much as someone tells of the rush they feel as they glide down or the feeling they get as they soar up in the air in a ski lift, I will never go skiing again. Let me paint the scene for you. It was five years ago and I had begged my parents...

Westport/Weston YMCA gymnastics dance the night away

Westport/Weston YMCA gymnastics dance the night away

Blake Rubin, Web A&E Editor

December 18, 2014

On December 15, the Westport/Weston YMCA gymnastics held their annual holiday show filled with jingling bells, vibrant colored glow sticks, and sparkly leotards. Families crowded around the gymnast mats, cameras in hand, preparing to capture this holiday spirit. The crowd sat in anticipation as the gy...

Orchestra, chorus and band students amp up for Candlelight

Justine Seligson, Photo Coordinator

December 5, 2014

Fans pack the seats. A strong and jolly melody beats in the room. Lights dim, blacken, and then brighten again. Is this the Super Bowl at halftime? Nope. It’s the Staples Candlelight Concert, which will be having its 74th annual performance the weekend of Dec. 12. Band director Nick Mariconda and orch...

Shopping frenzies follow Thanksgiving

Shopping frenzies follow Thanksgiving

Alice Hickson, Staff Writer

November 30, 2014

After a humongous Thanksgiving feast, many people are stuffed to the point of thinking they might never be able to get up again. However, there is one incentive for them to get up the next day. The phenomenon is known as Black Friday and it’s celebrated by Americans everywhere. However the majo...

Thanksgiving has a black eye

Thanksgiving has a black eye

November 29, 2014

Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate family and be thankful for all that you have. You would think people would be excited about a luxurious day of eating and absolutely no activity. Thanksgiving is a great opportunity for a day of downtime. However, people think that getting a 100 dollar television...

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 ...

Starbucks releases new holiday drink

Starbucks releases new holiday drink

Bella Gollomp, Staff Writer

October 27, 2014

 For all of you coffee fanatics out there, get ready for the latest flavor-infused cup o’ joe. Next month, Starbucks is planned to bring a new holiday themed drink to their menu nationwide that could possibly give the famous Pumpkin Spice Latte a run for its money. The seasonal offering is the ...

Top four coziest drinks for this fall from Starbucks

Top four coziest drinks for this fall from Starbucks

Amina Abdul-Kareem, Staff Writer

October 27, 2014

The changing of leaves and the transition from denim shorts to cable knit sweaters and ankle boots, are the official indicators that summer has said its final goodbyes and fall is ready to peak its head out while easing into the winter weather. To savor the fall tradition, Starbucks lures in their custo...

Westporters ring in the new year at First Night

(From Left) David Levine, 11, and his little brother Ben, 8, discover what Alethea Jacob sees in her cards for their futures.

Claudia Chen and Talia Hendel

January 7, 2014

On Dec. 31, from 4 to 10 p.m., many children and families celebrated the start of the new year around Westport. Performances, activities and snacks were held at venues in downtown Westport and Saugatuck Elementary School. This year was the 20th year that the towns of Westport and Weston, along with sponsors...

Children weave love during Looms of Love fundraiser

After children made a bracelet, they filled out a card with their name to attach and send with the bracelet. This photo features fourth grader William Burger, who came all the way from New Canaan to make bracelets for the event, filling out a card.

Kacey Hertan, Staff Writer

November 25, 2013

Winged Monkey held the Looms of Love event from 12-4 p.m. on Nov. 17, 2013 to raise money for the Circle of Care organization, which helps children with cancer. The event invited people to the store on the Post Road in Westport to shop and make rainbow looms to donate to children with cancer as a ho...

Inklinations: What Are Your Holiday Traditions?

Inklinations: What Are Your Holiday Traditions?

January 5, 2010

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