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Holiday season turned upside down by commercial gains

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
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

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...

Local businesses spread holiday cheer on Main Street

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

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...

Has This Flame Burned Out?

December 13, 2010

Image via Wikipedia When it’s the holiday season, being Jewish rocks. There’s something very thrilling, almost dangerous in a way, about going out for Chinese food on Christmas Eve and being the...

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