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Course selection can be very stressful and students often take classes they feel look good on their transcripts. However, taking classes of genuine interest is much more beneficial and engaging.

A guide to course selection; strive for enjoyment

Margot Richlin ’23, Audience Engagement Manager January 22, 2023

Throughout the past three years of high school, I have found myself struggling to decide which courses I want to take for the following year during course selection. As a current senior, I have been reflecting...

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...

Released to Netflix on Oct 5, 2022, Mr. Harrigan’s Phone leaves viewers unfrightened despite being labeled as a horror movie.

Netflix’s ‘Mr Harrigan’s Phone’ fails to fit the horror genre

Margot Richlin ’23, Audience Engagement Manager October 31, 2022

Fall is undoubtedly the best time of year. The cool autumn breeze, the spooky music, the decorations and the general spirit make the month of October beyond comparison. But the one aspect of the spooky...

Students reflect on successful spirit week

Margot Richlin ’23, Audience Engagement Manager October 23, 2022

Toquet Hall is located on 58 Post Road E, Westport and is open to everyone. Whether it be game night, arts and crafts, live music, or drop-in hours, the hall has something for everyone.

Photo by Margot Richlin ’23

Students reflect on affordable Toquet Hall musical performances

Margot Richlin ’23, Audience Engagement Manager September 30, 2022

If you’re ever looking for a place to hang out with friends, meet some new people, do homework after school or even get tickets to some affordable live music, Toquet Hall is the place for you. Toquet...

The summer of 2022 is the first since the onset of the pandemic that is free of COVID-19 travel restrictions, with over 50% of the U.S. population vaccinated.

Students express excitement towards varying summer plans

Mishael Gill ’23 and Margot Richlin '23, Paper Managing Editor and Audience Engagement Manager June 7, 2022

As the calendar flips to June, students sigh in impatience, shuffling their feet from class to class. There’s an air of anticipation in the air, as the focus on school shifts to discussions about beach...

Netflix series ‘Old Enough’ highlights Japanese culture and provides entertainment to viewers, although the show only features a few children, it is also exemplary of everyday life for many kids.

Netflix series ‘Old Enough’ strikes controversy in parenting style

Margot Richlin '23, Audience Engagement Manager May 2, 2022

One of the many benefits of streaming services such as Netflix is that they attract a new audience to older- running television shows. The series ‘Old Enough’ has been running for over 30 years but...

This year, February recess begins on Feb. 18 and students will return to school on Feb. 28.

Upperclassmen use February vacation to prepare for life after high school

Margot Richlin ’23, Web Opinions Editor March 2, 2022

As February break approached, many students were excited to take time off from the stressful school environment. However, students also felt pressure to use the break for school related purposes. As upperclassmen...

Staples students make resolutions and set expectations for the upcoming year.

Despite pandemic, students eagerly live up to New Year’s resolutions

Margot Richlin ’23, Web Opinions Editor January 10, 2022

As 2022 begins, Staples students are using the new year as a chance to start fresh and make resolutions for the upcoming 12 months. After nearly two years of the COVID-19 pandemic, many students feel as...

‘The Princess Switch:’ Romancing the Star proves to be an exemplary holiday movie that introduces new and exciting elements to the overused plot of a Christmas romance.

‘The Princess Switch 3: Romancing the Star,’ captures fresh twist on usual holiday films

Margot Richlin '23, Audience Engagement Manager November 24, 2021

Upon sitting down to watch the third installment of “The Princess Switch” movies, which came to Netflix on Nov. 18,  I expected not much more than another typical rom-com-like Christmas movie. However,...

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