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Westport Historical Society’s festivities haunt, but also educate

A horse carriage arrives at the Westport Historical Society for the Family Creep Fest, which offers families hayrides throughout downtown. Photo by Anastasia Thumser '22.
October 10, 2019

Ghoulish games, petrifying pumpkins and horrifying hayrides are just a few of the activities at the Family Creep Fest, which occurred on Oct. 5. With Halloween quickly approaching, the Westport Historical...

SATIRE: Trick-or-treating commercialization corrupts Westport

SATIRE: Trick-or-treating commercialization corrupts Westport
November 1, 2018

By Katie Howard '19   Westport has lush parks, competitive schools, and sidewalks clean enough to eat off of. We have everything: a good community, good restaurants and most of all, good people....

Halloween 2017 hits Westport

Halloween 2017 hits Westport
November 1, 2017

By Anna Rhoads '19

Hit or miss: fall movie selection

Hit or miss: fall movie selection
October 25, 2017

By Sasha Narang '18 and Erin Lynch '18 When most people think of autumn, Halloween and apple picking are two of the most popular activities that come to mind. However, people tend to forget the impressive...

Fall in Love with Fresh Apple Recipes

Fall in Love with Fresh Apple Recipes
October 6, 2017

By Cate Casparius '19

[Oct. 2016 News] Overlooked U.S Congressional Elections intensify

November 22, 2016

By Zach Horowitz '19 and Cate Casparius '19   On Nov. 8, citizens around the United States will be voting for who they think is the most qualified individual to run the country. What can oftentimes...

[Oct. 2016 News] Community makes effort to foster stronger police relations

November 22, 2016

By Anay Simunovic ’18 and Nicole Dienst ’18   The occurrence of police shootings across the country and widespread national protests have brought police brutality to the forefront of American...

[Oct. 2016 News] Clinton holds commanding lead in Inklings poll of Staples students

November 22, 2016

By Fritz Schemel '17   In light of the Nov. 8 election, Inklings polled 305 Staples students on the presidential race from Oct. 4-6, around the time real ballots were beginning to be cast in...

[Oct. 2016 News] Trigger warnings have uncertain future at the high school level

November 22, 2016

By Claire Dinshaw '17 and Isabella Ullmann '17   Sophomore year, Brooke Wrubel walked into English 2 Honors as former Staples English teacher Sue O’Hara was handing out the next assigned reading,...

[Oct. 2016 News] World Briefs

November 22, 2016

By Zach Strober Hurricane Matthew Tears Through Caribbean, Heads Towards U.S.   Hurricane Matthew left a path of destruction through countries such as Haiti, the Bahamas, the Dominican Republic,...

Westport walks for suicide awareness

Westport walks for suicide awareness
October 19, 2016

Max Appell '18, News Editor On Oct. 23, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) will hold the Out of Darkness Walk at  Sherwood Island Park to bring awareness to suicide prevention. The...

Bridgewater Associates threatened with bomb

Bridgewater Associates threatened with bomb
October 14, 2016

Bridgewater Associates facilities in Westport received a bomb threat at its 1 Glendinning Pl, headquarters on Wednesday around 3:30 p.m. It is unsure how the threat was conveyed and who at the Hedge...

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