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“Halo: Reach” is popular, yet divisive within gaming community

“Halo: Reach” is popular, yet divisive within gaming community

October 22, 2010

Bryan Schiavone '13 Opinions Editor The night of Sep. 13 might have seemed like an average one to most people, but, for thousands of gamers across America, this day marked the release of one of the most anticipated video games in history. Even though “Halo: Reach,” the prequel to the main “Halo” tril...

Girls’ Soccer, Volleyball Teams to Play in Charity Games

Girls’ Soccer, Volleyball Teams to Play in Charity Games

October 1, 2010

Image via Wikipedia This fall season, varsity captains are bringing back to Staples sports the old tradition of community service by hosting games that raise money for charity. Staples Athletic Director, Marty Lisevick, explained that in 2006, 28 of 35 sports teams at Staples did various service projects during their se...

A New Era – Leadership Changes in Girls’ Soccer, Volleyball, Cheerleading

Photo By Annie Nelson '11 - New Varsity Coach,  Denise Dargel leads the Staples varsity cheerleaders in a practice cheer.

October 1, 2010

Emily Goldberg '12 Web News Editor Three out of the six fall girls’ sports teams have received new varsity coaches this season. Under new leadership the girls’ volleyball, soccer and cheerleading teams hope to rise to success. Girls’ Volleyball After four FCIAC championships, and two appearances in the CIAC Class LL State Champi...

Staples Community Remembers Science Teacher Stephen Roberts

Staples Community Remembers Science Teacher Stephen Roberts

September 17, 2010

Image via Wikipedia Danny Cooper '13 Staff Writer Staples High School science teacher Stephen Roberts died on Sunday, Aug. 29 at the age of 43. Roberts had battled cancer since his twenties. Although Roberts was ill last year, he still looked forward to teaching this fall. He leaves behind a wife and four sons. “He was a warm, compassionate professional,” Principal John Dodig said. “All t...

September 8, 2010 | At Long Last

Photo by Meghan Prior '11

September 8, 2010

9:50 a.m. After a week long delay, the student handbooks have finally been given out to the Staples community. A necessary tool to help keep students organized and informed of school rules, the Staples handbook is required to be in everyone's possession....

Passing the Torch: Seniors Hand Off Leadership of Their Clubs to Qualified Members

HEART WARMING: Monika Goldschmidt ’10, Eliza Hamburger ’10, Kylie Gould ’10, the graduating board members of the Paper Hearts Club. | Photo contributed by Patrick Goldschmidt

June 23, 2010

Sam Freeman '11 Web A&E Editor Although members of the class of 2010 are leaving Staples, the clubs and organizations they built will continue to flourish and succeed for years. The Paper Hearts Club and SafeRides are just two of a number of clubs that have been created by seniors in the past four ...

Toquet Holds Annual Student Art Contest

May 28, 2010

Emily Goldbery '12 Web News Editor Staples’ many talented art students have a chance to display their work and win prizes as well as the student art contest Toquet Hall will be holding May 17-31. The contest follows Toquet’s mission to provide a way for teens to share their creativity. Toquet ...

News Briefs

May 28, 2010

Staples Players Present “The Children’s Hour” “The Children’s Hour” will be playing May 28 at 7:30 p.m. and May 29 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchase through the Staples Players website at “The show tells the story of a young girl at a boardi...

SSAA Participates in AIDS Walk New York

Some members of SSAA plan to participate in AIDS Walk New York on May 16 in order to raise AIDS awareness throughout their community. | Photo by Devin Skolnick '11

May 13, 2010

Since this disease has become such a prevalent aspect of society, Staples students have taken the initiative to raise awareness and participate in the 25th annual AIDS Walk in New York City. Since the event’s creation in 1986, the event has raised over $105 million for HIV programs and servic...

AP Assassination Season Approaches

April 16, 2010

Becca Bobrow ’11 Opinions Editor It’s spring again in Westport. Flowers are blooming, birds are chirping, and the guns are ready to come out. Nerf guns, that is—for AP Assassination. This time every year, as the greenery reemerges around town, those seniors who have taken Advanced Placement ...

Jazz Band Showcases School–Wide Talent

 Nick Mariconda begins practice with the Jazz Band. | Photo by Madeline Hardy '11

April 16, 2010

Constance Chien '10 Features Editor In the four building, Thursday means jazz band. And jazz band means brass sounds emanating from the band room—the sound of several saxophones out–discording each other, the sound of tuning, the sound of a TV on (basketball, naturally) and all of th...

Staples Staff Cook Up New Proceeds for Haiti

Janice Price (left) and Frances Evan (right) share a laugh over their excitement to put the final touches on the cookbook. | Photo by Devin Skolnick '11

April 14, 2010

With all these delicious foods, a cookbook will be designed and sold to the Westport community; all proceeds will go towards Haiti relief. Creators of the cookbook, Janice Price and Frances Evan, strongly believe that this is just one way that the staff has proven its devotion towards helping o...

Nominations for Green Task Force of Westport

March 12, 2010

The Green Task Force of Westport is asking the community to nominate anyone who attributes in a positive way to the environment. Businesses, community organizations, teachers, and even Westporters themselves are applicable for a nomination; just about anyone who has made a prior commitment to protecting...

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