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Holiday season turned upside down by commercial gains

Julia Kasabian ’21, Web Arts Editor

November 15, 2019

The holiday season brings bright lights on trees, cheery songs on the radio and family togetherness. However, this Christmas craziness begins way too early.  Commercials for Christmas start airing on Nov. 1, sometimes even before Halloween. Soon after that, the Christmas lights and reindeer and joll...

Push your luck on St. Patrick’s Day

Push your luck on St. Patrick’s Day

Katie Howard '20

March 21, 2019

It’s that time of year. When the streets are lined with emerald, nary a wall is unadorned with a four leaf clover, and every child smiles with a chocolate gold coin from a leprechaun. It’s the time where anyone with at least 3 percent of Irish heritage, any confused Scots and anyone just intereste...

‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside’ should not be altered

‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside’ should not be altered

Abby Fleming '20

January 2, 2019

As the holiday season begins, Christmas lights go up, cars drive around town with a tree tied to their roof and holiday classics seem to be on repeat. One song you may encounter this year is “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” by Frank Loesser, which is accompanied by controversy. The almost-75-year-old clas...

Math classes wrap presents for underprivileged students

Math classes wrap presents for underprivileged students

Chelsea Fox '19

December 14, 2018

As the holiday season approaches, houses are decorated, presents are bought and families reunite. With colder air and shorter days, Staples students look forward to the gifts they will receive and the food they will eat. To math teacher Stacey Delmhorst, however, the holiday season is about giving rather...

Inside look: holiday pop-up shop

Inside look: holiday pop-up shop

January 16, 2018

By Sophie Driscoll ’19 and Chelsea Fox ’19

Annual holiday Police toy drive warms the hearts of local families in need

Annual holiday Police toy drive warms the hearts of local families in need

January 3, 2018

By: Emma Van Riper ’20 and Julia Lombardo ’20  ...

Something to bake over holiday break

Something to bake over holiday break

January 2, 2018

By Caroline Blevins ’18 ...

Best gifts to give under 20 dollars

Best gifts to give under 20 dollars

December 14, 2017

By Kevin Ludy '20 and Lauren Wasserman '20

Westport Academy of Dance hosts its annual production of the Nutcracker

Westport Academy of Dance hosts its annual production of the Nutcracker

December 14, 2017

By Maya Brodows '20, Siri Kanter '20 and Kaela Dockray '20

Get in the holiday spirit with these festive treats

Get in the holiday spirit with these festive treats

December 11, 2017

By Alexandra Sprouls '19 & Camryn Ragland '18 ...

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