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Famed Westport blog celebrates 10 years

Dan Woog's blog, 06880, celebrated its 10 year anniversary.
March 28, 2019

Ten years ago, Dan Woog saw a decline of newspapers looming. He was writing a column in the Westport News called “Woog’s World,” and with the emergence of the internet as a way to spread information,...

Dan Woog shares passion for Westport’s past and present

Dan Woog shares passion for Westport’s past and present
February 26, 2018

By Audrey Bernstein '20 and Allie D’Angelo ’20

Soccer Seniors Chasing a Travel Championship

Photo by Armelle Daniels
January 16, 2016

Despite the Staples boys soccer team’s season ending in a state playoff defeat earlier this fall, many senior members of the team are determined to continue their passion for the sport as part of Westport’s...

Boy Scouts Vote to Admit Openly Gay Scouts

The issue of whether to admit openly gay scouts has been controversial, but the Boy Scouts voted to admit them on May 23.
May 24, 2013

On May 23, the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) voted to allow openly gay youths into its ranks, reversing a decades-long policy. In Westport, the decision was applauded but also criticized for not going far...

Scholarship to Be Awarded in Honor of Dan Woog

December 22, 2010

For decades, Dan Woog has been a major presence both at Staples and throughout Westport. Though Woog has gained recognition in the community as a writer and historian, Staples students know him best...

Soccer Seniors Leave Legacy, Titles to be Remembered

December 3, 2010

While walking down the Staples gym hallway it isn’t hard to notice the vast collection of soccer memorabilia lining the walls. Encased in glass, trophies gleam and old sepia colored team-photographs...

Loeffler Field Vandalized

November 18, 2010

Staples' Loeffler Field was vandalized at some time before school on Nov. 18 when an as yet unknown individual or group of individuals forced open a gate and drove a car over the field, destroying...

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