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Children weave love during Looms of Love fundraiser

After children made a bracelet, they filled out a card with their name to attach and send with the bracelet. This photo features fourth grader William Burger, who came all the way from New Canaan to make bracelets for the event, filling out a card.

Kacey Hertan, Staff Writer

November 25, 2013

Winged Monkey held the Looms of Love event from 12-4 p.m. on Nov. 17, 2013 to raise money for the Circle of Care organization, which helps children with cancer. The event invited people to the store on the Post Road in Westport to shop and make rainbow looms to donate to children with cancer as a ho...

Nightmare on Main Street

December 22, 2010

I enter the mall a happy, holiday-spirited teen, ready to buy gifts for Christmas. I leave the mall completely broke and having a major case of “shopping stresses me out” syndrome, which is nearly impossible for a girl to have. First of all, you should probably know that I celebrate both Christmas and Chanukah even though I am fully Jewish. And by ce...

Holiday Break: How Does It Affect Academics?

Holiday Break: How Does It Affect Academics?

December 17, 2010

This school year, the holiday break will take place from Dec. 24 to Jan. 2, and while Staples students are typically anxious for the break after weeks of intense academics, it can ultimately take a toll on students’ retention of knowledge. Although teachers typically do not stop teaching until the last bell rings...

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