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A hypnotist and a petting zoo were available to students as a type of break from school for wellness last year.

Wellness enrichment day needed in times of stress

Olivia Signorile ’25, Staff Writer November 29, 2022

This week, you start preparing for your four examinations, along with hours of homework, projects and preparing for a presentation. All you want is a break from everything so you can clear your mind. Due...

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...

Nikhil Arora ’22 and members of Team Westport collecte perishable food items and bags of groceries for the Gillespie Center, a local emergency shelter.

The gift of giving: students spread holiday spirit through volunteer work

Caroline Coffey ’22, Staff Writer December 14, 2021

The dawn of the holiday season inspires a giving spirit prevalent throughout the Staples community, as many students partner with local organizations to aid efforts to deliver holiday magic beyond their...

Despite all of the excitement that follows Black Friday, it is extremely overrated and takes away from the true meaning of Thanksgiving. Instead, Cyber Monday is the better way to achieve holiday shopping and discounts over Thanksgiving break.

Black Friday traditions detract from the true meaning of the Thanksgiving holiday

Julia Leitner ’23, Web Sports Editor December 6, 2021

Thanksgiving break can be defined by many as a time to reflect, be grateful, spend time with family and indulge in some good food. However,waking up before sunrise, standing in lines for hours on end and...

46 million turkeys are consumed by U.S. citizens on Thanksgiving. Altogether, the processing, domestic transport, retail refrigeration, home cooking and waste of turkey amounts to a hefty sum of carbon emissions.

To eat turkey or not to eat turkey, that is the environmentalist’s question

Lilly Weisz ’23, Assistant Creative Director November 24, 2021

It is a truth universally acknowledged that, people on Thanksgiving, must want to eat turkey. But is that really true? This year, I became a pescetarian. Specifically, 2 months ago, after waxing...

A tortilla de patata is a spanish omelette that contains eggs and potatoes. It is a national dish by Spaniards but can be enjoyed at any time, such as Thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving traditions help spread love and gratitude

Alix Glickman '23, Social Media Manager November 19, 2021

Thanksgiving is a time for tradition spent with friends and family. Staples students have a variety of their own unique traditions that they engage in during Thanksgiving. These activities help students...

While many families celebrated thanksgiving differently than they normally do this year, many still stuck with their favorite fall side dishes for Thanksgiving dinner.

Despite COVID-19, Thanksgiving remains a memorable holiday

Charlotte Gurley '23, Staff writer December 4, 2020

Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate community and unity. It’s a time to gather with friends and relatives around a beautifully-decorated dinner table, full of plates loaded with turkey, gravy, mashed...

The University of Alabama provides a picture of a couple. Since COVID has not allowed families to gather, this couple enjoys their time without their children and grandkids, hoping to keep the virus away from them.

Thanksgiving adjustments not ideal, but necessary

Eloise Ahl '21, Staff Writer December 4, 2020

There are many Thanksgiving traditions practiced by families all over the United States. Some people travel, some people play football and others bake pies all day. No matter the tradition, it is a day...

Thanksgiving plans alter due to COVID19

Brooke Dembin '22 and Margot Stack '22 December 4, 2020

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