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Varsity cheer flips their way to fifth place at regionals

The cheer team gets excited as they begin to run onto the mat and start their performance at regionals. 

Photo contributed by Harley Bonn '21

Chelsea Strober '21

April 1, 2019

Waking up as early as 4:30am on a Saturday morning to put on a full face of makeup, hair in a slicked back pony, fake eyelashes, and a big sparkly bow may not seem like everybody’s ideal weekend, but for Staples varsity cheer, this is the norm during competition season. On March 16, Staples varsit...

Staples cheer takes on FCIAC competition

Staples cheer takes on FCIAC competition

February 20, 2017

By: Max Appell '18 and Jack Beck '18 ...

Harding brings new rush of spirit to Staples cheer team

Harding brings new rush of spirit to Staples cheer team

Caroline Lane and Grace Bonington, Staff Writers

September 19, 2014

Jessica Harding, a peppy English teacher at Bedford Middle School, is trading in screaming sixth graders for the chanting Staples cheer team. Harding is the new coach that will lead Staples cheer to victory. Harding, a former cheerleader herself, spent her high school days cheering on the Niskayuna...

September 17, 2010 | Go Team Go

Photo by Emily Kowal '12

September 17, 2010

12:00 p.m. Posters made by the varsity cheerleaders hang on the windows in the cafeteria. These posters filled with words of encouragement cheer on the Staples football team as they face their first home game today. The game is today at 3 p.m. against Trinity Catholic....

Orphenians Caroling Downtown (Slideshow)

December 17, 2009

Photos by Lexi Preiser '10 and Dana Rappaport '11 The Staples Orphenians spread holiday cheer on Dec. 5 as they went caroling throughout downtown Westport. To listen to the Orphenians live, come see Candlelight on Dec. 18 and 19 in the Staples High School auditorium. Performances will be at 7:00 ...

Cheerleaders Warm Up for Winter Season of Competition

December 4, 2009

Lexi Preiser '10 Web Editor-In-Chief "Incredible, unique, and we’ve only just begun!” The cheerleading team repeats these words during practices as it prepares for its 2009-10 winter season. For cheerleaders, the winter season signifies a change from cheering for the football team to participa...

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