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Best Buddies dedicates month to ending a word

Best Buddies dedicates month to ending a word

Justine Seligson , Photo Coordinator March 7, 2015

To many students, March can be described by a simple word: long. As one of the few times during the year that is uninterrupted by any significant break, April seems like centuries away. However, for...

Best Buddies picks prize pumpkins

Best Buddies picks prize pumpkins

Jessica Gross November 11, 2014

Fall leaves crunch underfoot, chatter and laughter fill the fields, the scents of apple cider and woodsmoke permeate the air; the landscape burns with autumnal hues of red, orange and yellow. Sunday, Oct....

Patty bids Best Buddies goodbye

Patty bids Best Buddies goodbye

Emma Berry, Opinions Editor June 20, 2014

Every year, members of the Staples Best Buddies club say farewell to parting members. This year, students say an especially sad goodbye to long-time advisor and friend, Patty McQuone. Some may know...

Students take part in the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee in order to raise money for Best Buddies.

Students Spell Out Compassion in Summer Play

Michael Mathis, Staff Writer August 27, 2013

July 13 was a magical night at Toquet Hall. Laughs soared to the rafters, applause thundered aggressively. The whole event closed out with a tear-fi lled crowd watching on as a large check was given...

The buddies form a conga line as they move to the music of the Kandoo Band.

The Best Buddies Ball

Ellie Mann, Staff Writer May 11, 2013

On Saturday, May 11, the Westport chapter of Best Buddies hosted its third annual Best Buddies Ball at Staples. This year, the ball was sponsored by Westport Pizza, Bobby Q’s and Oscar’s Deli. On...

The Kandoo Band Plays at Media Lab, Best Buddies Ball

March 31, 2011

The Kandoo Band will appear on WWPT-FM’s Live From the Media Lab on Friday, April 1, to promote awareness of disabilities and will provide the music for the Best Buddies Ball at Staples High School...

Making a difference, one club at a time

December 3, 2010

Alexandra O'Kane '13 Staff Writer Despite the fact that Mr. Dodig "absolutely does not mandate service," the vast majority of Staples students, through some organization, participate in charity. "Without...

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