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Farewell to the Farmers

Farewell to the Farmers

June 14, 2017

By Charlie Colasurdo '18 For the past seven years, Wakeman Town Farm has been my second home. Since its inception, the town farm was viewed as an innovative way to turn a century-old property into an educational hub. At the very forefront of this were Mike and Carrie Aitkenhead, the farm’s young...

Isabelle Amlicke takes on EXTRA extracurriculars

Isabelle Amlicke takes on EXTRA extracurriculars

June 1, 2017

By Hannah Bolandian and Chelsea Fox '19 While many students participate in multiple extracurricular activities to put on their college resumes, Isabelle Amlicke ’19 participates to pursue an array of interests and talents. Amlicke’s favorite activity is Builders Beyond Boarders (B3). She has been parti...

High Schoolers Flock to Their Favorite Summer Jobs

High Schoolers Flock to Their Favorite Summer Jobs

March 20, 2017

By: Molly Mahoney '18 For ten months of each year, pupils at Staples learn and study endlessly. Even weekends throughout the school year are spent preparing for the next school week’s onslaught of projects and tests. So, when students are released for the better part of June, July and August for...

Wakeman Town Farm celebrates fall with annual Harvest Fest

Wakeman Town Farm celebrates fall with annual Harvest Fest

October 2, 2016

Shaina Selvaraju '17 The Wakeman Town Farm held it’s annual fundraising event, Harvest Fest, on September, 2016 at 6 p.m.   This fall themed event or “Farm and table sit-down dinner” as Mike Aitkenhead, a teacher at Staples High school and manager of the farm, calls the event, is one of ...

Greenday inspires “green living” throughout Westport

Brett Franklin, Assistant Business Manager

May 17, 2016

On Saturday, May 14, multiple Greenday events were taking place throughout the community. Greenday is an annual event, presented by Staples’ Club Green, that celebrates sustainability and promotes numerous causes and organizations through a day long schedule of activities at various locations. Greenday eve...

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