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Staples community celebrates winter holidays through COVID-19

Staples staff and students found ways to celebrate the holidays over winter break despite COVID-19 restrictions.
January 13, 2021

During normal years, the winter holidays are the cause for exotic vacations, grand parties and elaborate meals. In January, students and staff return to school refreshed, full of lingering holiday spirit...

Holiday season is overrated

A cold Connecticut day with ice and snow on the ground, making it nearly impossible to get anywhere or give people the motivation to do anything.
January 12, 2021

The holiday season. Everyone loves it. Mountains of snow on the ground, hot drinks and a happy spirit. But that’s the holiday season as everybody describes it. When you take a closer look, the holidays...

‘National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation’ takes the throne as best holiday film

Chevy Chase’s Clark Griswold decks his house in Christmas lights, as part of his plan to have the perfect, good old-fashioned family Christmas.
December 23, 2020

Ahh, yes. The holiday season. Every year around this time, a certain debate starts amongst families, friend groups and even among online strangers: Which holiday movie is the best? Some say it's Will Ferrell’s...

High schoolers’ need for snow days increases due to pandemic

Westport received close to 8-10 inches of snow throughout Wednesday, the 16th, to Thursday the 17th.
December 23, 2020

As an elementary schooler, the most exciting news you could receive was that snow was coming down hard and the potential of a snow day would be likely. I would even wear my pajamas inside out, flush ice...

Westport Museum for History and Culture hosts holiday spectacle

December 23, 2020

https://youtu.be/zY_yscmUlBA

‘Winter Wondergram’ virtual holiday cards help arts community, provide fun escape

December 22, 2020

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1evLvEUm6rmylAZ_kKGVRi60OwNKunnRc/view?usp=sharing

DIY gift ideas offer festivity to holidays

A DIY hot chocolate package is fun, inexpensive and made with love. Homemade gifts can be even appreciated even more than store-bought ones because the people receiving the present understand the time and effort put into it. This is a great gift for a winter night during the holiday season.
December 22, 2020

https://youtu.be/gKwG8Df41wM

Holiday season brings sentimental gift giving

December 22, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jP5GvogDFoI&feature=youtu.be

College students accept logic of extended break, attempt to capitalize on extra time

Most college students are required to remain at home from late November through mid-January in hopes of reducing unnecessary travel.
December 21, 2020

Every year, as late November rolls around, college students say their tearful goodbyes to their best friends as they leave for Thanksgiving break. This year, however, the break looks a little different.  What...

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