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Students take part in week long trash bag project

Students take part in week long trash bag project

Will Dumke, Staff Writer March 23, 2015

Within the past week, students have been seen not only in the halls of Staples, but also throughout all of Westport with garbage bags clenched in their hands. This new trash dwelling species of student...

Aitkenhead and Bill Fisher, who leads the maypole dance, raise the maypole up the tree.

Green Day hits Wakeman Town Farm

Ben Goldschlager, Staff Writer May 4, 2014

Saturday, May 3, Wakeman Town Farm hosted a family-friendly event that lasted from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. It was attended by about 310 people, according to Michael Aitkenhead, Staples’ AP environmental science...

Students tested by recycling

Students tested by recycling

Rachel Treisman, Staff Writer January 31, 2014

According to the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, Connecticut recycled only 26 percent of its waste in 2010. But this isn’t just a statewide problem: Staples has its fair share of...

Builders Beyond Borders volunteers pitch in at Wakeman Town Farm

Builders Beyond Borders volunteers pitch in at Wakeman Town Farm

Rachel Treisman, Staff Writer November 4, 2013

On the crisp, sunny afternoon of Oct. 27, Wakeman Town Farm was jam-packed with 200 eager high school volunteers shoveling leaves, clearing paths and digging up rocks. Volunteers from Staples and other...

Mike Aitkenhead, the program director and Staples teacher, thanked everyone for coming and showing their support.

Wakeman Town Farm Hosts Successful Fundraiser

Hannah Foley, Editor-in-Chief September 23, 2013

On Saturday, Sept. 21, guests at Wakeman Town Farm’s second annual Grassroots Harvest Dinner were greeted with the John Wesley quote “Do all the good you can. By all the means you can. In all the ways...

It's Summer—Reading?

It’s Summer—Reading?

Bailey Valente, Staff Writer June 1, 2013

Staples students officially end the school year the day they take their last final. However, the homework doesn't end there. Although they have more time, students have to complete assignments over...

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