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Sandy’s Aftermath

Sandy's Aftermath

Ned Hardy, Editor-in-Chief

October 30, 2012

Related: Before and After pictures of Main Street Hurricane Sandy, which some are now calling a "super-storm," seems to have left the Westport area as of Wed. evening. However, the storm wreaked an enormous amount of damage on the town and its surroundings. According to Connecticut Light & Powe...

A Playlist for Hurricane Sandy

A Playlist for Hurricane Sandy

Ned Hardy, Editor-in-Chief

October 30, 2012

Hurricane Sandy is definitely upon us, and if you’re sitting at home waiting for the power to go out, you might as well do so with some nice musical accompaniment. We’ve put together a playlist that you can listen to pre-storm, during storm, and post-storm, and we'll be updating it as Hurricane Sandy...

Hurricane Sandy Approaches Westport

Sandy marks her arrival as waves crash along Mill Beach.

Hannah Foley, News Editor

October 29, 2012

For more coverage of Hurricane Sandy See: "Frankenstorm" Preparations Underway Westport Declares Local Civil Preparedness Emergency Governor Declares State of Emergency The Top 5 Do's And Dont's of Power Outages Westport Prepares For Sandy - Slideshow Batteries: The Safety Net During San...

Hurricane Sandy: Downtown Preparations

Hurricane Sandy: Downtown Preparations

Noel Berry, Video Editor

October 29, 2012

For More Coverage on Hurricane Sandy Click HERE

Halloween at the 06880

Graphic by Alex Zuckerman

October 24, 2012

Students Obsessed with PSY’s “Gangnam Style”

Students Obsessed with PSY's

Amina Abdul-Kareem, Staff Writer

October 23, 2012

It is equivalent to the English slang terms “swag” or “yolo.” It is known for it’s upbeat and ridiculously catchy tune. It danced its way into the record books, Guinness style. It is known for its invisible horse-riding dance. The video climbed to 100 million views in 51 days, faster than Justin...

Administration Takes Down Cheerleader Breast Cancer Posters

Administration Takes Down Cheerleader Breast Cancer Posters

Deanna Schreiber and Jamie Wheeler-Roberts

October 19, 2012

Staples administration took down posters made by the cheerleaders as part of the “Pink Out,” a football game whose proceeds go towards breast cancer prevention. The posters were taken down from the cafeteria due to what the administration deemed inappropriate content. Each week, the cheerleaders...

COW Allegedly Stolen, Police Presence

COW Allegedly Stolen, Police Presence

Molly Barreca, Sports Editor

October 5, 2012

A laptop from a library Computer On Wheels cart is missing and may have been stolen, a library media specialist said. The school called the Westport police and filed a report, according to Julia Roberts, Library Media Specialist. “We just told the Police Department what we know, and they will be...

Staples Goes Google

Staples Goes Google

Ryder Chasin and Ben Goldschlager

October 5, 2012

Just over a year ago, Facebook access was still a fantasy in the halls of Staples High School. An attempted log-on to the social site, and computer screens were blasted with error messages and warnings of a policy violation. Well, policy has changed. Staples lifted the Facebook firewall before the...

Dazed and Confused: Sports-Related Concussions Gain Awareness in Media, Culture

Dazed and Confused: Sports-Related Concussions Gain Awareness in Media, Culture

Alex Spector, Business Manager

October 5, 2012

He sits in class taking notes, but then looks down at his paper and forgets what he’s writing about.  He gets off a couch to retrieve something, but when walking across the room, he forgets why he got up. These are moments that former Wreckers varsity football captain and six-time concussion victim...

A Tale of Two Teams: When High School Soccer Just Isn’t Enough

A Tale of Two Teams: When High School Soccer Just Isn’t Enough

Will McDonald, News Editor

October 5, 2012

The biggest limiting factor in the success of high school sports teams is both constant and inevitable: the graduation of senior stars. However, this year’s Staples boys’ soccer squad has found itself without six members, a result of them departing not into the collegiate ranks, but to Academy soccer...

THE CHOICE: Fries or Salad? Sandwich or Pizza?

THE CHOICE: Fries or Salad? Sandwich or Pizza?

Eliza Llewellyn, Elizabeth Camahe, and Abbey Fernandez

October 5, 2012

Arguably the most important daily choices we have are about the food we eat. Fries or salad? Sandwich or pizza? In Westport and at Staples, the choices are ultimately ours.   With Chartwells, There's More Than Meets the Fry  One chicken Caesar wrap provides about 24 grams of protein, 54 grams of carbohydrates, and 19 grams...

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