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This Sunday, the Breast Cancer Walk at Sherwood Island State Park brought many people together for a good cause.

Sherwood Island Breast Cancer Walk comforts community

Julia Leitner '23, Assistant Business Director October 31, 2022

People wear honor beads at the event to display their connection to the cause. Each color means something different. Loss of a child (white), loss of spouse or partner (red), loss of a parent (gold), loss of a sibling (orange), loss of relative or a friend (purple), personal struggles or attempt (green), Supporting someone who has struggles or has attempted (teal), supporting suicide prevention, honoring the LGBTQ+ community (rainbow).

6th annual Out of the Darkness fundraiser gathers communities, spreads awareness of suicide, depression, mental illnesses

Caroline Zajac '25 and Poppy Harrington '25, Staff Writers October 30, 2022

The annual Out of the Darkness walk took place to raise awareness of suicide, depression and other mental illnesses on Oct. 22, from 11 a.m. -1 p.m. in front of the Westport Public Library. To support...

Ben Saxon ’23 and junior grade level assistant as well National Honor Society advisor Jake Sullivan lead the event.Society advisor Jake Sullivan ran the event on Wednesday.

National Honor Society hosts trivia night

Maddie Bell '23, Staff Writer October 28, 2022

The Staples National Honor Society chapter hosted a trivia night in the Staples cafeteria to raise money for their membership dues, graduation pins and spring induction ceremony fees on Oct. 26 from...

 The Staples field hockey program poses with “Push Against Cancer” fundraiser founder Andrew Berman.

Staples athletes push against cancer

Storey Ahl ’25, Staff Writer October 18, 2022

Staples hosted hundreds of community members while they tested their fitness limits for charity On Oct. 16. The “Push Against Cancer” push-up challenge took place at Ginny Parker Field where numerous...

The 2024 Class Committee ran a fundraiser early this year where they sold lanyards to raise money for future activities.

Class of 2024 strives to build community, improve high school experience

Genevieve Frucht '24, News Editor May 6, 2022

High school has a reputation of being a scary place, filled with bullies, mean girls and harsh teachers. This idea can be intensified in a large school like Staples. It can be hard to make a grade of 500...

The Westport Winter Wonderland event took place at the Westport PAL Rink and was organized by Westport PAL, LivFree and Al’s Angels on Dec. 4.

Westport’s Winter Wonderland event creates uplifting start to the holidays

Sarah Marron ’24 , Web Sports Editor December 16, 2021

Westport’s second Winter Wonderland event, hosted by Westport PAL, Al’s Angels and LivFree, took place on Dec. 4 at the Westport PAL ice rink at Longshore. The event was organized to have many holiday-themed...

Westport and Weston rally around Peter’s Weston Market in light of Coronavirus

Julia Kasabian '21, Web Arts Editor May 12, 2020

  Peter’s Weston Market has been a place of importance for Westport and Weston communities for many years. Due to Coronavirus, hard times have set upon the business. Thus, a GoFundMe page...

Participants of the Parkinson’s Optimism Walk 2019 as they begin strides to a cure on Oct. 5.

Parkinson’s Optimism Walk 2019 fosters community

Lauren Hassell '22 and Maria Krug '22 October 10, 2019

Parkinson’s Optimism Walk 2019 fosters community from Maria Eduarda Krug on Vimeo.

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