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Jewish high holy days celebrated COVID-19 style

Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services could not be held in person due to COVID-19. Many synagogues in Westport and across the country instead held services via livestream or Zoom. People were still able to observe the holidays from their homes without making contact with others.

Ruby Tarshis ’23 and Chelsea Strober ’21 Associate Managing Editor

October 1, 2020

Snacking on apples and honey, hanging out with family and friends, attending services and fasting looked a lot different this year when Jewish families celebrated Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.  Due to Covid-19, the Jewish holy days couldn’t be celebrated in the traditional fashion. Normally many attend ...

Coronavirus hinders holiday plans

Ella Alpert '22 and Katie Simons '22

April 15, 2020

Tendga holiday party displays customer appreciation

On Dec. 10, Tengda Westport threw their annual exclusive holiday party to celebrate the past year and show their customer appreciation.

Charlotte Smith '21, Staff Writer

January 1, 2020

Between hibachi chicken, fried rice, sesame salad, sushi rolls and dumplings, Tengda Westport was decked out with all of their most popular meals. With buffet-style food and an open bar, customers chatted, socialized and celebrated the approaching holiday season.  On Dec. 10, Tengda hosted their fift...

Deciding which latke dipping sauce is best

This photo is the latkes that we used for the people to taste test. They were cut up into fours so there was enough for both of the sauces.

Charley Guthartz '22 and Jacob Greenberger '22

December 20, 2019

Comparing holiday decorations around Westport

Amanda Rowen '22 and Betti Kobak '22

Amanda Rowan '22 and Betti Kobak '22

December 19, 2019

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 on Nov. 1, sometimes even before Halloween. Soon after that, the Christmas lights and reindeer and joll...

Push your luck on St. Patrick’s Day

Push your luck on St. Patrick's Day

Katie Howard '20

March 21, 2019

It’s that time of year. When the streets are lined with emerald, nary a wall is unadorned with a four leaf clover, and every child smiles with a chocolate gold coin from a leprechaun. It’s the time where anyone with at least 3 percent of Irish heritage, any confused Scots and anyone just intereste...

‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside’ should not be altered

‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside’ should not be altered

Abby Fleming '20

January 2, 2019

As the holiday season begins, Christmas lights go up, cars drive around town with a tree tied to their roof and holiday classics seem to be on repeat. One song you may encounter this year is “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” by Frank Loesser, which is accompanied by controversy. The almost-75-year-old clas...

Math classes wrap presents for underprivileged students

Math classes wrap presents for underprivileged students

Chelsea Fox '19

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 food they will eat. To math teacher Stacey Delmhorst, however, the holiday season is about giving rather...

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