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The event includes 28 exhibitors, all dedicated to making the holidays in Westport more sustainable.

Zero Waste Committee goes green at Westport Holiday Green Festival

Storey Ahl ’25, Staff Writer November 21, 2022

With the end of the year approaching, there is no better way to get in the holiday spirit than to buy gifts for your friends and family. The issue, however, is that with buying gifts comes lots of waste.  On...

Following the frequent holidays prior to the New Year passing, the holidays which occur every day should be celebrated.

You Wished for Holidays Every Day: It Happened

Elle Vail '23, Staff Writer February 14, 2022

Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, New Year’s , Valentine’s Day:  the past four months always include some of the best holidays for spreading love and cheer.  But what if you wanted to keep the celebration...

Working conditions are just one of many considerations to make when shopping this holiday season. Many companies benefit from modern slavery or dangerous and unjust working conditions somewhere in the supply chain and should thus be avoided.

Impending holidays demand vigilant expenditure

Mimi Casey ’22, Opinions Editor January 6, 2022

As a rough estimate, there are 40 slaves working for me. That is a horrifying statement to make; it is a horrifying fact. In all likelihood, there is a similar number working for you. As per slaveryfootprint.org,...

Students celebrate their winter break in a variety of ways. While some will not be traveling due to the Omicron variant, others will be traveling to their designated destination.

Students differ in plans for upcoming holiday break

Julia Leitner ’23, Web Sports Editor December 16, 2021

With winter break right around the corner, several Staples students are gaining excitement for their upcoming plans. After a year of restricted travel, COVID-19 precautions and limited opportunities, many...

 Commonly seen around Staples High School are big rings, small rings, gold rings and silver rings, all with different types of designs on them.

Looking for a great gift?

Izzy Sareen '22, Staff Writer December 16, 2021

The Westport Winter Wonderland event took place at the Westport PAL Rink and was organized by Westport PAL, LivFree and Al’s Angels on Dec. 4.

Westport’s Winter Wonderland event creates uplifting start to the holidays

Sarah Marron ’24 , Web Sports Editor December 16, 2021

Westport’s second Winter Wonderland event, hosted by Westport PAL, Al’s Angels and LivFree, took place on Dec. 4 at the Westport PAL ice rink at Longshore. The event was organized to have many holiday-themed...

Skip the Christmas tree farm this year

Jared Leonard ’22, Opinions Editor December 14, 2021

Returning items online is an incredibly wasteful habit that results in 5 billion pounds of annual waste, as 25% of all online returns end up in a landfill.

Grotesque online returns overhaul requires consumer responsibility

Anastasia Thumser '22, Web Managing Editor December 8, 2021

With spirit week, homecoming, Halloween and early holiday shopping preceding each other at warp speed, online returns have been my crutch these past few months. If the dress with which I was once enamored...

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