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Halloween celebrations differentiated throughout Staples

Jess Leon ’22, Charley Guthartz ’22, Viola Geismann ’22, Alie Shutze ’22, Ava Ekholdt ’22 and Gaby Gonzalez ’22 dressed in their playful costumes for trick-or-treating at the beach.

Brooke Dembin, Assistant Creative Director

November 12, 2019

Now that Halloween has come and gone, I was left reflecting on the holiday and found myself conflicted.  As a teenager, I wondered if my time for celebrating Halloween has come and gone. Is it possible to be too old to go trick-or-treating? Should teens be going to a party or hangout instead of dre...

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. But one thing threatens to disrupt this peace: Halloween. Every year, this wolf in a sheep’s costume...

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...

How I used my brother to get Halloween candy

Dressing up in matching costumes can help in your trick or treating endeavors

Jessica Gross, Web News Editor

November 1, 2013

They say the first step to recovery is admitting you have a problem.  Well, I, Jessica Gross, have a problem.  I am completely and utterly addicted to Halloween. I love everything about it: the costumes, the decorations... and especially the candy.  I am the sibling who waited until my brothers ...

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