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Acne, although common, is not talked about often enough and the struggles that having acne can cause need to be further understood.

Acne shouldn’t be taken at face-value, when issues can lie beyond the skin

Charlotte Gurley ’23, Staff Writer June 11, 2021

It sticks out on my face. It’s one of the first things I obsess over when I look in the bathroom mirror each morning. Even with my mask up, I’m still embarrassed and in shame over what lies beneath....

Tables are set up and displayed with materials as teens begin to get ready to tie-dye either their mask, socks or shirts.

CTEEN Tie-Dye Event Fosters Community

Rebecca Kanfer '21, Outreach Manager October 16, 2020

42% of high school seniors reported vaping at some point in their lifetime in a 2018 survey conducted by Monitoring the Future. A comparatively lower figure of 36% of 12th graders reported the same in 2017.

The assembly that shocked the school… or did it?

Caroline Donohue '20, Business Manager January 7, 2020

Tricia Dahl from Yale School of Medicine presented Vaping: The Youth Epidemic” to a school-wide assembly on Dec. 5, 2019 in order to spread the word about the dangers of vaping. Was this assembly necessary...

FRIENDLY COMPETITION: Starting at 5 p.m. on Oct. 5, Toquet Hall held one of its game nights.  The game night activities vary from Mario Kart to board games to card games too.

Toquet Hall fails to catch the attention of local teens

Giselle Oldani '22 and Natasha Taubenheim '22 October 18, 2019

Toquet Hall fails to catch the attention of local teens from Giselle Oldani on Vimeo.

Total Frat Move convinces kids to commit total death moves

Total Frat Move convinces kids to commit total death moves

October 4, 2018

By Evi Tarshis ’20   No one can deny the fact that social media plays a huge role in the lives of young people. I mean, let’s be honest; we’ve all been caught trying to mimic the fashion...

Higher ages for tobacco purchases may help decrease teen smoking

Higher ages for tobacco purchases may help decrease teen smoking

April 8, 2018

By Isabella Bullock '19 After five states -- California, New Jersey, Oregon, Hawaii and Maine-- raised the legal age limit for tobacco to 21, Connecticut is considering doing the same. According...

Vaping regulations must be increased

Vaping regulations must be increased

January 8, 2018

By Layla Wofsy ’19 I honestly cannot think of the last time that a day went by where I did not hear any of my classmates mention juuling. Whether I saw someone juul in the bathroom or walked into...

Teens rediscover the Westport Arts Center

Teens rediscover the Westport Arts Center

Claire Dinshaw, Sports Editor February 2, 2015

Early in the spring, Westport residents driving along Riverside Avenue may see a line of about 20 third graders filing into the Westport Arts Center [WAC]. Unfortunately, for some students, this classic...

Working hard Anna Bene ’16 sells tea to a customer at David’s Tea. She stands in front of a variety of tea flavors that the store offers, including Chocolate Macaron and Cotton Candy.

Staples teens cash in on workforce experience

Brendan Massoud , Staff Writer October 10, 2014

According to the U.S. Census of 2012, just over 29 percent of all high school students ages 16 and above are employed in some fashion year-round. Following suit, Staples High School possesses quite a few...

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