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McGillion-Moore continues to succeed, finding passion in an uncommon sport

McGillion-Moore continues to succeed, finding passion in an uncommon sport

Lyah Muktavaram '22, Staff Writer

November 15, 2019

When people think of sports fencing is often the last sport that comes to mind. However, for the last five years, Katie McGillion-Moore ’22 has embraced fencing as a significant part of her life.  “I began fencing at the age of 10 [as it was] originally a bonding experience between my brother a...

Rachel Greenberg ’22 models in local fashion show

Rachel Greenberg ’22 models in local fashion show

Ella Stoler '22, Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

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Students and staff express enthusiasm for Halloween through school traditions

Students and staff express enthusiasm for Halloween through school traditions

Lucy Arrow '21, Paper Features Editor

November 6, 2019

From the wide variety of Halloween school events, including Spooktacular in elementary school to Monster Mash in middle school, all Westport Public Schools have found some way to celebrate the spooky holiday: Halloween. Despite the fact that what was scary in middle school (skeleton cartoons, witch costumes...

Staples Players’ passion helps them thrive through “Tech Week” and “Hell Week”

Staples Players’ passion helps them thrive through “Tech Week” and “Hell Week”

Chloe Murray '22, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

Many Staples athletes might complain about their vigorous schedule: 7:30 a.m.-2:15 p.m.-- School 2:30p.m.-5:00 p.m.-- Sports 6:00 -- Shower 7:30 p.m.-- Dinner 8:30 p.m.- 1 a.m. -- Homework. Some might ask: where are students supposed to fit in both a social life and sleep into this schedule?...

Students Go Crazy Over Yalee

Students Go Crazy Over Yalee

Grace Livecchi '21, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

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Vail kickstarts her writing career

Vail kickstarts her writing career

Ella Alpert '22, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

Starting high school can be very overwhelming. On top of a new school and increased workload, many freshmen participate in extracurricular activities. Elle Vail ’23 is not much different than her peers; she plays the clarinet and is on the soccer team. However, what really makes Vail unique is that...

Students speak up about library karaoke

Students speak up about library karaoke

Grace Livecchi '21, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

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Horticulture Club buds into Staples

Horticulture Club buds into Staples

Karina Murray '22, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

With the hallways bustling with countless clubs to sign up for during the week of the Involvement Fair, some students may have missed a very interesting new one: the Horticulture Club. The club is a low-pressure club that meets every other Thursday and gives students the opportunity to garden to their...

Local residents stride to end ALS at Sherwood Island State Park

Local residents stride to end ALS at Sherwood Island State Park

Natasha Taubenheim '22, Staff Writer

October 27, 2019

Crowds of purple bundled up on a crisp, fall morning, while cheerleaders motivated the attendees who waited patiently for the signal that would start the walk. Participants from all around Fairfield County came out to support finding a cure for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), their faces filled with ...

Earthplace campfire provides engaging community-building environment

Earthplace campfire provides engaging community-building environment

Lyah Muktavaram '22, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

Complete with the refreshing waft of sugary s’mores, the tingling chill of spooky stories by the light of the flickering campfire and the showcasing of a brown bat, the Earthplace campfire offered a variety of activities for families of all ages and abilities to enjoy. On Oct. 11, Earthplace held...

Staples advocates for climate activism

Staples advocates for climate activism

Karina Murray ’22, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

Endless headlines about climate change and climate activists have circulated around the media for months now. Lots of people are fed up with the government’s lack of initiative to combat these issues, and even children, including many Staples students, have started to take it upon themselves to take...

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