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Student art exhibit opens at Westport Library

Student art exhibit opens at Westport Library

Katie Cion, Editor-in-Chief

April 7, 2014

“Considering Reality,” a new student art exhibit at the Westport Public Library opened Friday for public viewing. The curators, Michael Abrams ’14 and Ben Goldschlager ’14 are members of the teen planning committee at the library and worked with Teen Services Librarian Laina Lewis to put the exhibi...

Art Smart: Rubidge Capturing the Shades of Life

Art Smart: Rubidge Capturing the Shades of Life

Emma Muro, A&E Editor

June 21, 2013

An amazing artist. A role model. A talented swimmer. Molly Rubidge '13 is well known for many of her distinct qualities, all of which are reflected in her artwork. For her whole life, Rubidge had a passion for drawing, and would spend much of her time creating pieces in her free time. But this t...

Talented Students Recognized

Child Development teacher Linda McClary recognizes Brynn Werner '13 and Allie Daut '13 for excellence.

Ben Goldschlager, Web News Editor

May 30, 2013

“Legends,” is just one of the words that pottery teacher Jaclyn Jeselnik used to describe some of her students. Today, Thursday, May 30, she chose to recognize seven of her best potters for “Excellence in Pottery,” just as many other elective teachers recognized their finest students at the annua...

May 26, 2011 | Elephant in the Room

May 26, 2011 | Elephant in the Room

May 26, 2011

11:00 a.m. You can't miss this elephant, (or zebras, sports players and more) in the room..... at  the art exhibit outside the  auditorium.  Water color painting by Hannah Myers '14....

Student Artist feature Shannon Moss ’11

Student Artist feature Shannon Moss ’11

December 22, 2010

Inspiration: it’s the underlying source that sparks an artist’s creative mind. For painter Shannon Moss ’11, the inspiration doesn’t always come easily. “A lot of the time I would find that I had no inspiration,” Moss said. As a result, Moss began driving around town and photographing objects ...

Kanye Controversy a Cause for Concern?

Kanye Controversy a Cause for Concern?

November 12, 2010

Alix Neenan '12 Features Editor I’m deeply sorry if I haven’t offended anybody,” tweeted rapper Kanye West, who earlier tweeted, “Yoooo they banned my album cover!!!!!” West was reporting that the cover for his newest album, “My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy,” was banned in Wal-Mart ...

Behind the Scenes with Avatar's Production Assistant, Connor Murphy

Graphic of the Navi characters, Neytiri and Jake Sully. Photo from crazythemes.com

November 6, 2010

Cover via Amazon In 2009, Avatar became the highest grossing film in the U.S and Canada, and won three academy awards including, Best Cinematography, Best Art Direction, and Best Visual Effects. Staples was lucky enough to host one of the people who helped make these awards a reality: Production Assistant Connor Murphy. In his presentation, Murphy shared both his ...

Staples: It’s not that easy, The downside of class requirements

Staples: It’s not that easy, The downside of class requirements

October 22, 2010

Jesse Heussner '11 Sports Editor I’m a senior. I’ve already endured three tough, stressful years with just one free period, always with the assumption that I would have enough credits to take two frees as a senior. But I can’t—I have to take digital darkroom. Yes, you could say that thi...

Art Classes- Some take it for credit, others take it for passion

Art Classes- Some take it for credit, others take it for passion

October 22, 2010

Web Features Editor Going to art class seems to be a much-appreciated break for Staples students during a hectic school day. Although these classes are required to graduate, they are still also taken for enjoyment. Staples requires students to acquire 1.5 art credits by the time they walk at gradua...

The Feature Presentation: A Look at Master Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez

The Feature Presentation: A Look at Master Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez

October 1, 2010

Cover of Robert Rodriguez Sammy Warshaw '12 A&E Editor For film junkies everywhere, director Robert Rodriguez is a hero. For those who aren’t familiar with his history, Rodriguez is known for raising $7,000 to shoot “El Mariachi,” a Spanish action movie that had no celebritie...

Artists and the Art School Search

Danielle Ehrenwald '11, in a dramatization, seeks an art school that is right for her. The bulletin board across from the Four Building is a perfect place to do so.

October 1, 2010

Rachel Guetta ’13 Opinions Editor While many juniors and seniors are busy visiting colleges, trying to perfect SAT scores and writing essays, some students have the added burden of assembling art portfolios. Artists are able to demonstrate their talent to schools by including a portfoli...

Students Artwork Draws Different Interpretations

What might students see if they take a moment to stop and look?  Photo by Madeline Hardy 11'

June 22, 2010

Sam Bortniker '11 A & E Web Editor  It’s easy to miss, rushing to class. It takes one glance to notice the six Middle Eastern women holding AK-47 machine guns. It only takes one glance to become mesmerized by the expressions of their staring eyes. The concern is what stud...

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