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A Tale of Two Towns: How does Westport’s downtown nightlife compare to that of neighboring Fairfield?

A Tale of Two Towns: How does Westport’s downtown nightlife compare to that of neighboring Fairfield?

December 3, 2010

It’s a Friday night in Westport and a student is looking for something to do. His or her friends want to go out, but don’t have any plans in mind. They decide to go downtown, but once they get there, they can’t find much else to do besides for eating at a few restaurants and indulging in ice cream. ...

Turkey Bowl Slideshow

Turkey Bowl Slideshow

November 30, 2010

Eric Essagof '12 took some photos from the Turkey Bowl on Thursday, November 25, with Staples' victory over Greenwich.  Here is a slideshow: [flickrslideshow acct_name="55332806@N04" id="72157625341639929"]

November 29, 2010 | Preparing for the New Season

November 29, 2010 | Preparing for the New Season

November 29, 2010

Photo by Sammie Hardy '119:35 a.m. The Staples edible garden prepares for the upcoming Spring season by replanting and cleaning up each beds from the previous year. Students from the AP Environmental Science classes have finished cleaning up each bed....

The Impact of iChat and Facebook on My Social Life

The Impact of iChat and Facebook on My Social Life

November 28, 2010

It has taken hours to start writing this column. Why? Because I’m distracted. I’ve been talking to friends and video chatting, thanks to iChat. Oh, and Facebook too. iChat is the biggest culprit. Although I’m not face-to-face with the people I talk to, I spend my afternoons and/or evenings sending instant messages back and...

Staples Survives Scare on Homecoming 35-10

Staples Survives Scare on Homecoming 35-10

October 30, 2010

Cheered on by enthusiastic fans, the Staples Wreckers soundly defeated the Fairfield Ludlowe Falcons at the 2010 Homecoming football game 35-10. Key players included running back Tyler Jacobs '11, wide receiver Jason Mawicke '11, and quarterback Chester Pajolek '11, who was taken out during the game due to a leg injury and replaced by freshman Jack Massie '14. In the early minutes of the game, neither team was able to gain a clear advantage; though the Falcons won the coin...

October 25, 2010 | Cartoon/Superhero Day

October 25, 2010 | Cartoon/Superhero Day

October 25, 2010

8:45 a.m. Helena Whippick '12, dressed up as pikachu, a pokemon character, on Staples first spirit day of the week....

Following the Rules

October 22, 2010

Students cannot be careless when making the ever-important decision about what to wear, even if they are half asleep. According to the Staples Handbook dress policy, “The school system requires that attire be safe, appropriate to the activity, and not distracting or disruptive of the educational program.” Essentially,...

Leaky Manhole Prompts Shutting Off of Water Supply

Leaky Manhole Prompts Shutting Off of Water Supply

October 19, 2010

Image via Wikipedia On October 19 at 2:30 p.m., the Staples water supply will be shut off, though it will be restored for school the following day. "There's been a leak out by the tennis court for the past two weeks," Principal John Dodig said.  "It's coming from a manhole." Though many water companies have tried to uncover the cause of ...

Dancing With the Stars Captivates Staples

Dancing With the Stars Captivates Staples

October 4, 2010

  It is season 11 of the reality show, "Dancing With The Stars,” and everyone is watching on ABC at 8:00 to 10:00 p.m on Mondays and Tuesdays. Every year, the professional dancers are paired up with the stars, such as actors, football players, other athletes, supermodels, teen stars, singers, and even astronauts. There are new stars on the show that are read...

The New Threat: Old Rival Becomes Part of Staples' Success

The New Threat: Old Rival Becomes Part of Staples' Success

October 1, 2010

Every year the Wreckers football team gets new players; however these athletes usually start on the freshman team and play varsity in their junior or senior year. Jason Mawicke ’11 is an exception to this rule; he just moved to Westport this year, and is the new wide receiver for the varsity team. Though Mawicke may be new to Staples, he is by n...

The New Threat: Old Rival Becomes Part of Staples’ Success

The New Threat: Old Rival Becomes Part of Staples’ Success

October 1, 2010

Every year the Wreckers football team gets new players; however these athletes usually start on the freshman team and play varsity in their junior or senior year. Jason Mawicke ’11 is an exception to this rule; he just moved to Westport this year, and is the new wide receiver for the varsity team. Though Mawicke may be new to Staples, he i...

September 27, 2010 | Shelter Skelter

September 27, 2010 | Shelter Skelter

September 27, 2010

2:20 p.m. Staples experiences a moment of tenderness as  student Gabe Block '11 shelters his friend Yuri Lenskiy '11 from today's rainy weather as the two of them wait for their respective buses to arrive....

September 17, 2010 | Go Team Go

September 17, 2010 | Go Team Go

September 17, 2010

12:00 p.m. Posters made by the varsity cheerleaders hang on the windows in the cafeteria. These posters filled with words of encouragement cheer on the Staples football team as they face their first home game today. The game is today at 3 p.m. against Trinity Catholic....

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