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Staples students keep the Halloween spirit alive

Staples students keep the Halloween spirit alive

Rebecca Kanfer ’21, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018

It’s that time of the year again where corn mazes and pumpkins replace beaches and sun screen. Candy corn, ghost decorations and fake spider webs have consumed the shelves and are flying off just as quick. It’s the long awaited season of Halloween. With Oct. 31 just around the corner, eager k...

Community fundraises for preschool with interactive event for families

Community fundraises for preschool with interactive event for families

Justine Seligson, Staff Writer

April 2, 2015

The temperatures were low, the sky was gray and snow was pelting in people’s faces from a horizontal angle. However, these conditions did not detract many community members from participating in the tenth annual Touch-A-Truck fundraiser in the parking lot of Coleytown Elementary School on March 28....

Halloween Parade tricks and treats

Brandon Rakowski ’16, Weston student and State Representative Steinberg’s campaign manager, helps to dole out candy with Steinberg.

Kaila Finn, Web News Editor

October 30, 2014

This Wednesday, Oct. 29., Westport families spooked Halloween by coming a few days early at the annual Halloween Parade. Most kids, ranging from a few months old to high-school-aged, gussied themselves up to strut the streets of downtown Westport in search of candy. Many stores participated, with...

Tricking Staples with the scariest of treats

Unlikely Halloween handouts are hidden among the sweet treat of candy corn.

Caroline Lane, Staff Writer

October 27, 2014

The magic of Halloween to a little kid isn’t dressing up in a costume or seeing decorations transform their streets into haunted graveyards but the infinite number of sweets handed out this very special night like no other. A kid’s biggest nightmare isn’t being scared by a goblin or ghoul but...

Earthplace festival forms a fall haven

Tables at the festival are topped with classic fall décor including freshly picked pumpkins and pinecones.

Ale Benjamin, Managing Editor

October 21, 2014

On a sunny October morning, local nature discovery organization Earthplace, located at 10 Woodside Ave. in Westport, hosted a fall festival for residents of all ages from Westport and surrounding towns. The Oct. 19 gathering included a plethora of fun and informative activities within and around the...

Seniors refuse to “Let It Go”

Seniors refuse to “Let It Go”

Bailey Ethier, Editor-in-Chief

June 20, 2014

Children once ventured to Blockbuster, now a lost monument of American culture, to enjoy their favorite films: “Beauty and the Beast,” “Finding Nemo” and “Shrek.” But then America made great technological achievements, and a trip to Blockbuster was replaced by signing into Netflix. While...

Memorial day at Compo

The group elementary school girls had some visitors climbing aboard, while they tempted each other to jump off.

Alexa Di Luca, Staff Writer

May 29, 2014

On Memorial Day, May 26, Staples students, Westport families and Westport visitors crowded Compo Beach. The beautiful weather attracted many, especially with young children, to the beach to walk, swim, have a picnic or just bask in the sun with their family and friends....

Following the Rules

October 22, 2010

Students cannot be careless when making the ever-important decision about what to wear, even if they are half asleep. According to the Staples Handbook dress policy, “The school system requires that attire be safe, appropriate to the activity, and not distracting or disruptive of the educational program.” Essentially,...

Pre-Registration Numbers Show New Trends in Class Popularity for 2010–11

April 16, 2010

As students grow more and more concerned about their competition for colleges, this is reflected in their choices of electives. Enrollments fluctuate from year to year, and the 2010–2011 school year is no different. According to the guidance department, AP Environmental Studies and AP American...

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