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Campaign volunteering pushes student involvement in election

Campaign volunteering pushes student involvement in election

Alexandra Sprouls ’19

November 27, 2018

Rather than spending their free time with friends or doing homework, some high schoolers instead opted to volunteer at political campaigns. In a survey conducted by Zogby International, 22.4 percent of random 18-24 year olds volunteered for a political campaign. Many staples students were found doing the same. As volunteers, students rang do...

Chowdafest visitors chow down for good cause

Chowdafest visitors chow down for good cause

October 12, 2017

By: Jacob Trock Chowdafest 2017, sponsored by supermarket chain Stop and Shop, took place at Sherwood Island State Park on Oct. 1.  The event, which has been held for ten consecutive years, drew more than 10,000 participants and benefited a variety of charities. The primary beneficiary is a group ...

Students Offer to Help Others at the Caroline House

Students Offer to Help Others at the Caroline House

October 18, 2016

By: Ashton Dedona '17 The Caroline House allows under educated students to receive the opportunity to learn. A lot of Staples’ students have been spending some of their time at this organization in Bridgeport after school. Shelby Lake ’17 is one of those students. She tutors in math and reading...

The holidays light up Westport

The holidays light up Westport

Caroline Cohen, A&E Editor

December 5, 2013

As temperatures are on a steady sled down, spirit and holiday cheer are only rising. Holiday lights shine bright and Christmas trees are seen glittering through windows of homes around town. And the town of Westport is no exception, Wednesday night Dec. 4 the tree in front of town hall lit up and childre...

Builders Beyond Borders volunteers pitch in at Wakeman Town Farm

Builders Beyond Borders volunteers pitch in at Wakeman Town Farm

Rachel Treisman, Staff Writer

November 4, 2013

On the crisp, sunny afternoon of Oct. 27, Wakeman Town Farm was jam-packed with 200 eager high school volunteers shoveling leaves, clearing paths and digging up rocks. Volunteers from Staples and other nearby schools devoted over three hours of their Sunday to various improvement projects at Wakeman a...

Early Release: Students Plan to graduate early

December 3, 2010

Casey Haffner, currently a junior at Staples, will not be attending school for the entire third and fourth quarter of her senior year. She also will not be graduating with the rest of the class of 2012. Instead, Haffner is graduating from Staples in January of her senior year. "When I decided that I...

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