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This Sunday, the Breast Cancer Walk at Sherwood Island State Park brought many people together for a good cause.

Sherwood Island Breast Cancer Walk comforts community

Julia Leitner '23, Assistant Business Director October 31, 2022

Olivia Kasabian ’23 has been to eight of Harry Styles’ concerts, and only plans to go to more.

Olivia Kasabian ’23 adores Harry Styles, joining the ever growing fandom

Julia Leitner ’23, Assistant Business Director September 21, 2022

“Live from Madison Square Garden, it’s Harry Styles!”  Harry Styles, a nationwide superstar and celebrity obsession, has recently returned to New York City, at Madison Square Garden, once again....

Kate Smith ’22, in her internship,  helps prepare for the Memorial Day Westport Fine Arts Fair. This opportunity allowed her to get real world experience with business negotiations and event planning.

Internship program allows students to flourish in real world experiences

Julia Leitner ’23, Assistant business director  June 8, 2022

After weeks of internships, seniors are starting to get comfortable in their new working lifestyle. The last school traditional school day for seniors was on Friday, May 13, and their internships began...

The casual Instagram trend has led to increased comparison from teens, despite the intentions of making the platform more real.

The trend of casual Instagram is far from casual: instead increasing issues of comparison

Julia Leitner ’23, Web Sports Editor February 27, 2022

For many of us, checking TikTok, Instagram and Snapchat is a daily routine, which has created unhealthy standards with constant comparison to internet personas. Recently, there has been a notable increase...

Dancers were able to enjoy each others company, and make the most out of their 2021 winter showcase.

The Spot’s Winter showcase brings holiday cheer

Julia Leitner '23, Assistant Business Director January 8, 2022

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...

Despite all of the excitement that follows Black Friday, it is extremely overrated and takes away from the true meaning of Thanksgiving. Instead, Cyber Monday is the better way to achieve holiday shopping and discounts over Thanksgiving break.

Black Friday traditions detract from the true meaning of the Thanksgiving holiday

Julia Leitner ’23, Web Sports Editor December 6, 2021

Thanksgiving break can be defined by many as a time to reflect, be grateful, spend time with family and indulge in some good food. However,waking up before sunrise, standing in lines for hours on end and...

Many dancers at Staples go to studios in or near Westport to pursue their passions for dance, as they are not able to at Staples.

Staples dance team is necessary to create community for dancers

Julia Leitner ’23, Web Sports Editor October 14, 2021

Being involved in the Staples community is something that is important to most, if not all, students. Participating in the sports that you love and having the super fans there to cheer you on at every...

TikTok star Sienna Mae Gomez addresses her sexual assault allegations entirely through social media.

TikTok star Sienna Mae’s sexual assault case leaves young viewers too intrigued

Julia Leitner ’23, Web Sports Editor June 11, 2021

After long school days, extracurriculars and the pressures that come with high school, most kids resort to their abundance of technology as a way to relax. Choosing whether to scroll through Snapchat,...

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