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Students enjoy fun Fall activities

Students enjoy fun Fall activities

Lucy Zuckerman '22 and Lily Caplan '22

November 19, 2019

Students share perspectives on Black Friday

Students share perspectives on Black Friday

November 29, 2017

By Sasha Narang and Erin Lynch '18 ...

Hit or miss: fall movie selection

Hit or miss: fall movie selection

October 25, 2017

By Sasha Narang '18 and Erin Lynch '18 When most people think of autumn, Halloween and apple picking are two of the most popular activities that come to mind. However, people tend to forget the impressive horror movie selection offered in theatres during this season. “It”, “Flatliners”, “Friend...

[Nov. 2016 Sports] Fall sports recap

November 23, 2016

By Shane Rabacs ’18   Boys’ Soccer The boys’ soccer team started slow but finished the regular season with a 7-3-6 record, giving them the number eight seed in the FCIAC playoffs and a tough matchup against top-seeded Greenwich. The Wreckers fought hard but lost 2-1. Goalie and c...

[Nov. 2016 Sports] Field hockey flourishes in historic season

November 23, 2016

By Jonathan Kaner ’18   Going back to August, the Staples field hockey team was expecting an average season. With the loss of many starters, along with tough opposition in their conference, the Wreckers had a tough road ahead of them. Two months later, the Wreckers have stormed past all their oppos...

[Nov. 2016 Sports] Dirtbikers get kicks from kicking up dirt

November 23, 2016

By Katelyn DeAgro '17   In sixth grade, when most students were attending tryouts for basketball or football, Liam Fanning ’19, and Odin Bartie ’19  had already found their passion in the unconventional  sport of dirt biking. Fanning began riding at seven years old and began racing competi...

[Nov. 2016 Arts] Bringing backstage into centerstage

November 23, 2016

By Kaya Leitner ’19   The audience of “The Music Man” gave a standing ovation Sunday afternoon to applaud the efforts of the performers as they bowed in unison to commence the show. Spirits remained high as the crowd continued to cheer for their favorite roles as the actors and actresse...

[Nov. 2016 Arts] Sebastian Avila’s work production breeds success

November 23, 2016

By Lili Romann '19   Sebastian Avila ’17 has never stopped following his dreams. The imaginative artist has received awards in his high school career through his composure of wax and charcoal pastel drawings. Avila never flips his pencil to use his eraser but instead makes “every mist...

[Nov. 2016 Arts] Mixed reactions to SNL skits reflect election tension

November 23, 2016

By Cate Casparius ’19 & Jack Shapiro ’19   Saturday Night Live” is a television sketch comedy that satirizes many topics relating to American society, including the 2016 presidential election. “Ever since the show debuted in the fall of 1975, it’s earned fans’ trust in ...

[Nov. 2016 Arts] New mural in music hallway draws attention

November 23, 2016

By Adam Wenkoff ’18   There is a new mural in the music hallway at Staples, and it has been garnering a lot of attention throughout the school. The mural can be found next to the music department’s offices, and it was hung this past summer. The mural was requested by orchestra teac...

[Nov. 2016 Arts] “Doctor Strange” bewitches late-2016 box office

November 23, 2016

By Christoph Russi '18   In Scott Derrickson’s “Doctor Strange,” the Marvel cinematic universe churns out yet another joyride action/adventure superhero movie, but this time with an appealingly flawed main character whose journey entails more inward soul-searching than outward conflict. The film...

[Nov. 2016 Features] Westport Yarns offers stress relief

November 23, 2016

By Daniel Harizman ’19   Westport Yarns, the small local yarn store located at 582 Post Road East, owned by Beth Schaefer, has been around for just over a decade. The small business aims to raise awareness of the many benefits of knitting. Run by owner Beth Schaefer and her quartet, ...

[Nov. 2016 Features] Students flock to thrift shops seeking one-of-a-kind styles

November 23, 2016

By Channing Smith '17   It’s last year’s sweater. A scarf your grandma gave as a birthday gift which you pretended you liked. Jeans which now don’t even stretch to your ankles. A sweatshirt that’s been sitting at the bottom of your closet for years. It’s someone else’s treasure. Thrift...

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