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Every year an exorbitant amount of waste is produced during the holiday season. There are so many ways to contribute to bettering the planet by simply improving a few holiday rituals. The many misconceptions surrounding recycling are very harmful for the earth but change is in reach.

How to be eco-friendly this holiday season

Margot Richlin ’23, Audience Engagement Manager November 21, 2022

As someone who has two family birthdays, celebrates both Christmas and Hanukkah, Thanksgiving and New Years all within the span of three months, I’m no stranger to gift giving. In fact, I would consider...

Houses around Westport spotted with early Christmas spirit with decorations and lights surrounding their homes.

Early Christmas spirit allows for kinder, happier community

Jolie Gefen ’24, Web News Editor November 24, 2021

Beginning as early as October, I found red and green decorations in CVS, and saw houses around town showing off their holiday spirit. And while many argue that this jump to celebrating Christmas--before...

Efficient, traditional recipes complete Hanukkah celebration

Ella Stoler ’22 and Shira Zeiberg ’22 December 22, 2020

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Holiday season turned upside down by commercial gains

Julia Kasabian ’21, Web Arts Editor November 15, 2019

The holiday season brings bright lights on trees, cheery songs on the radio and family togetherness. However, this Christmas craziness begins way too early.  Commercials for Christmas start airing...

Math classes wrap presents for underprivileged students

Math classes wrap presents for underprivileged students

Chelsea Fox '19, Paper Features Editor December 14, 2018

As the holiday season approaches, houses are decorated, presents are bought and families reunite. With colder air and shorter days, Staples students look forward to the gifts they will receive and the...

Prepare for the holiday shopping season with this gift guide

Prepare for the holiday shopping season with this gift guide

January 2, 2018

By Alexandra Sprouls ’19

How to bake holiday cookies

How to bake holiday cookies

January 5, 2017

By: Olivia Foster '18 and Tori Lubin '18

Hanukkah officially kicks off

Max Bibicoff, Staff Writer December 23, 2014

The smell of sizzling potato latkes wafts from the frying pan throughout the house. Freshly lit candles illuminate the room, providing a warm glow. For many who celebrate Hanukkah, these sensory images...

The Westport Downtown Merchants Association, sponsors of the event, cart Westport citizens in an old fashioned horse and buggy on Dec. 13 and 14.

Local businesses spread holiday cheer on Main Street

Andrew Vester, Staff Writer December 18, 2014

The holidays are a time of cheer, joy, and for many, shopping.  Westport recently held a festival on Dec. 13 and 14 to embrace, and celebrate this time of year with open arms. This event included horse...

Ho ho horrible holiday gifts

Ho ho horrible holiday gifts

Jackie Cope, Features Editor December 9, 2014

It’s December. It’s officially appropriate to wear God-awful ugly sweaters, eat your body weight in milk and cookies, and respond to everything with “Bah Humbug.” It’s that time of year. But...

Students hit the books on Hanukkah

Talia Hendel , Web Managing Editor December 9, 2014

Usually, students do not receive any time off to celebrate Hanukkah. As a result, students rejoiced last year when Hanukkah fell in conjunction with Thanksgiving Break, and gave them a few...

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