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Toquet Hall fails to catch the attention of local teens

Toquet Hall fails to catch the attention of local teens

Giselle Oldani '22 and Natasha Taubenheim '22

October 18, 2019

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Staples Players showcases “The Trojan Women” as first studio production of year

Staples Players showcases “The Trojan Women” as first studio production of year

Serena Ye ’20

March 19, 2019

Whether it’s the childhood fables about the devious surprise attack of the Trojan Horse or tales from the heroic Odyssey, most people have heard the Greek side of the Trojan War. But few have encountered the story about the tragic aftermath of the bloody battles of Troy. Travelling back to ancient...

Women in Society Class addresses sexual violence at Toquet Hall

Women in Society Class addresses sexual violence at Toquet Hall

Caroline Donohue '20, Business Director

March 14, 2019

The Staples Women in Society class held a panel and showed a documentary titled “The Hunting Ground” at Toquet Hall, on March 6 from 6:00-8:00 pm in order to raise awareness about sexual assault and violence.   Many Staples students attended the event to learn more about sexual assault ...

Found Footage Festival captivates Toquet Hall audience

Found Footage Festival captivates Toquet Hall audience

October 8, 2018

By Katie Howard '19 and Melanie Lust '19

Forgette Rocks Out to the Beat of his Band

Forgette Rocks Out to the Beat of his Band

Julia Rosier, Features Editor

June 7, 2016

Whether it’s teaching math or engaging with his students, Anthony Forgette always has time to rock out with his band, 1974. Forgette is a dedicated member of the rock band 1974 along with his old friends, Tim Moore, Gary Dionne, Adam Clymer and Parker Hu. The band, 1974, was created and has been...

Staples students design and model for a cause

Staples students design and model for a cause

Ashton Dedona, Paper Arts Editor

May 18, 2016

This past weekend the Fashion for a Cause club, started this fall by Emerson Kobak ’18, held its first ever fashion show at Toquet Hall. After meeting once a week since October and spending hours of their own time, seven of the club members, including club founder and president Kobak ’18, created two collections modeled by their very o...

“Metamorphoses” Makes its Way to Toquet

“Metamorphoses” Makes its Way to Toquet

Jenny Lupoff, Staff Writer

May 29, 2015

For their 2015 spring studio production, Staples Players will be presenting “Metamorphoses” at Toquet Hall. The show, which will open on June 4, is a group of 10 vignettes of Greek myths all revolving around love and desire. Some of the myths include “King Midas,” “Orpheus & Eurydice...

The Nerdfighters Club raises money through music

The Nerdfighters Club raises money through music

Emily Olrik, Staff Writer

December 10, 2014

On Friday night, Dec. 10, talented musicians performed at Toquet Hall featuring a variety of music genres and popular songs, and on top of all that, it was for a good cause. The Staples’ Nerdfighters Club ran the event to raise money and awareness for the Narcolepsy Network, presenting local bands Jillian’s Therapis...

One Of These Days scheduled to showcase at Toquet Hall

One Of These Days scheduled to showcase at Toquet Hall

Bella Gollomp, Staff Writer

October 24, 2014

This coming Saturday, Oct. 25, Toquet Hall will be showcasing some of Staples students in their band called, ‘One of These Days’. Toquet Hall, Westport’s well-known teen center and coffee house, has featured popular artists in the past such as Boys Like Girls, We The Kings, Metro Station, Dispatc...

Staples bands rock Toquet Hall

Staples bands rock Toquet Hall

Margaux MacColl, A&E Editor

May 15, 2014

On Saturday night, May 10th, Toquet Hall burst with music from the newest Staples band called C4S. C4S consists of Staples students: Jen Gouchoe ’16, Doug Raigosa ’16, Kaila Finn ’16, Ellie Aronson ’16 and Justin Cheng ’16. The sixth member is Matt Svenson ’16 from Redding. Raigosa...

Hilarious Staples students do stand-up comedy at Toquet Hall

Hilarious Staples students do stand-up comedy at Toquet Hall

Katie Reynolds, Staff Writer

May 13, 2014

Laughter erupted from Toquet Hall on Friday, May 9 as five Staples students entertained the crowd with some stand-up comedy. The lineup consisted of Nick Ribolla '16, Claire Smith '15, Nick Wingate '14, Gabi Titlebaum '15, and Josh Popkin '14. Students and friends filled the seats and couches in this...

Laughs reign at Toquet Hall

Laughs reign at Toquet Hall

Kaila Finn, Web News Editor

April 28, 2014

As the doors of Toquet Hall opened this Friday night, the room filled with the buzz of excitement, four witty comedians, and never-ending gusts of laughter. Audience members at the show agreed that each one was equally hilarious talking about topics ranging from fast food, the Cripps, and West Virginia. “I almost needed new pants by how much I was laughing, in...

Local performers wow Toquet Hall audience

Local performers wow Toquet Hall audience

Rachel Treisman, Staff Writer

March 27, 2014

Teenagers talk and laugh, crowding around the overstuffed couches and game tables as the evening sun slowly sets. Local talents Fighting Static, James Kerr, Alex Retter and Sarah Barrios prepare to hit the stage. It’s seven pm on Friday, March 21, and the concert at Toquet Hall is about to begin. ...

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