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Nepal earthquake sends shockwaves around the world

Nepal earthquake sends shockwaves around the world

Rachel Treisman, Staff Writer

April 28, 2015

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal this past Saturday, causing mass destruction and triggering several large aftershocks. Nepal has reached out for international aid, and even people as far away as Staples High School are willing to contribute to the relief effort. The death toll, according t...

Students find support for goals and interests in Staples clubs

Students find support for goals and interests in Staples clubs

Sarah Sommer, A&E Editor

January 14, 2015

Gripping his ping pong paddle between his fingers, squeezing until his knuckles turned white, Bobby Becker ’16, co-president of the Staples Ping Pong Club, prepared to serve. The sound of the ball smacking the table cut through the room’s heavy silence. His skillful hit caused his opponent, Marcus...

Eric Starbuck discusses Ebola at Westport Library

AP Environmental Science students Julie Bender '15, Olivia Jones '15, Emily Wolfe '15 and August Densby '15 listen intently to Eric Starbuck's information on the history of Ebola.

Larissa Lieberson, Justine Seligson, Social Media Manager, Photo Editor

November 30, 2014

On November 25, 2014, Eric Starbuck spoke at the Westport Public Library on the Ebola virus. Starbuck, who works for the Save the Children Foundation, recently returned from Mali where he worked with Ebola. Recently, Ebola has sparked huge worry across the nation because of its extremely deathly consequences and harsh symptoms. “The thing that’s so scary...

Run to save the children

Founder and head of the Staples club Save the Children Jessica Shaw ’15 (middle) stands with Georgia Fox '16 (left) and Yael Dror '15 (right)  to welcome arriving student participants.

Daniela Karpenos, Staff Writer

October 29, 2013

Last Tuesday, Oct. 22, the Staples club Save the Children held a run on the Staples track. The run encouraged students to raise awareness of the issues of child poverty and children's rights. Over 600 students attended the event, and the club raised $4,700 for their cause....

Save the Children Awareness Run

Save the Children Awareness Run

Zoe Brown, Features Editor

October 17, 2013

Let’s be honest, we hate running the mile in gym. But what if you could run or walk or jog half a mile and at the same time, make a difference in the lives of children across the world while you’re doing it? The Save the Children club will be hosting an Awareness Run on Tues., Oct 22 from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on the track around the football stadium. ...

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