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The dance that counts

The dance that counts

November 28, 2017

By: Hannah Bolandian '19 The County Assembly Charity Ball, often referred to as Counties, is an annual tradition dance for juniors across Fairfield County. The 2018 dance, which is the 80th anniversary, is planned to be held on Jan. 20 for Staples, along with Wilton High School and Weston High Sch...

County Assembly Charity Ball Postponed

County Assembly Charity Ball Postponed

Jane Levy, Editor-in-Chief

January 22, 2016

As of 8 a.m. this morning, the Board of Directors of the County Assembly Charity Ball announced that they are postponing the Counties dance to Saturday, Feb. 6, due to the impending winter storm, “Jonas.” Juniors who planned to attend the dance are disappointed with this decision by the Assemb...

Students decide their themed after party

Students decide their themed after party

Ashton Dedona, Staff Writer

January 22, 2016

With the first dances of the year around the corner, such as Counties and Red and Whites, students put a lot of thought into this long process. Picking out dresses and getting a tux fitted as well as ordering a corsage and boutonniere for your dates may seem like some of the biggest decisions, bu...

Excitement of Counties affects underclassmen

Excitement of Counties affects underclassmen

Megan Doyle, staff writer

January 17, 2016

Computers across the classroom glow with pictures of dresses. My inbox is flooded with creative proposals. Counties is right around the corner, and it always brings a sense of frenzy. The crucial dances, like prom and Counties, have consistently been the classic high school experience that every m...

Students give the skinny on school dance diets

Students give the skinny on school dance diets

Katie Settos, Creative Director

April 2, 2015

Sitting in the cafeteria, a girl pushes around a salad she won’t dare to eat. Needing some encouragement, she steals a quick peek at a picture she saved on her phone of the model of her Counties dress, a dress she ordered several sizes too small. Slugging through the day on an empty stomach, she hauls...

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