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Making it to Thanksgiving drains Staples students

Making it to Thanksgiving drains Staples students
December 23, 2014

Summer ended abruptly this year as the first day of school was August 25. After a whopping one day off between August 25 and Thanksgiving, the Staples community was finally granted a four and a half day...

Turkey Trot gives Westporters an excuse to eat

At 8:15 AM the race was on. Once the gun was shot, these runners sprung into action and led the race until the finish.
December 4, 2014

Sure, waking up at six in the morning on an ordinary school day is a struggle enough. But, just imagine waking up at six in the morning on Thanksgiving... to run! Yes, there are maniacs that actually do...

Staples students give thanks

Graphic by Sophia Hampton '15
December 1, 2014

Seniors are frantically sending grades to colleges, students are trying to balance their tedious workload with their extra-curricular activities and midterms are rolling around the corner. Needless to...

Shopping frenzies follow Thanksgiving

Shopping frenzies follow Thanksgiving
November 30, 2014

After a humongous Thanksgiving feast, many people are stuffed to the point of thinking they might never be able to get up again. However, there is one incentive for them to get up the next day. The...

Thanksgiving has a black eye

Thanksgiving has a black eye
November 29, 2014

Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate family and be thankful for all that you have. You would think people would be excited about a luxurious day of eating and absolutely no activity. Thanksgiving is...

Spice up your leftover dishes into fresh new treats

Spice up your leftover dishes into fresh new treats
November 28, 2014

Everyone knows the feeling of the food coma after Thanksgiving dinner. You sit, slouched back, in your chair chatting with family members from near and far and you’re temporarily motionless, filled with...

Change up your Thanksgiving with these classic dishes

Change up your Thanksgiving with these classic dishes
November 26, 2014

In just one short day, Thanksgiving and all of its festivities will be in full swing. Make sure to impress your family and friends on the big day with these great recipes that they will most certainly...

5 ways to bounce back from the Thanksgiving binge

5 ways to bounce back from the Thanksgiving binge
November 26, 2014

It happens to all of us: squeezing and squirming to buckle your jeans you fit into last week as your food baby belly hangs. Thanksgiving meals are a carb overload binge filled with greasy gravy, creamy...

Staples shares what they are thankful for

Staples shares what they are thankful for
November 26, 2014

As Thanksgiving Day approaches, the majority of people are busy buying turkeys and baking pumpkin pie; however, Staples students and staff are also reflecting on the deeper meaning of the holiday. “[Thanksgiving]...

Staples and Greenwich battle on Thanksgiving

Staples and Greenwich battle on Thanksgiving
November 13, 2014

For 93 years now, Americans have maintained the tradition of watching professional football games on Thanksgiving.  At Staples, there is a similar tradition; the Wreckers football team challenges Greenwich...

Traditions are the stuffing of Thanksgiving

Traditions are the stuffing of Thanksgiving
November 11, 2014

Turkey is not the only thing getting stuffed on Thanksgiving. This food-filled holiday is also packed with plenty of classic and occasionally unconventional traditions. The participants of the original...

Vegetarians trade turkey for turnips

Vegetarians trade turkey for turnips
November 10, 2014

Awestruck omnivores constantly question my ability to trudge through the meatless and seemingly difficult world of vegetarianism. “So, what do you eat on Thanksgiving?”, they all ask sheepishly. Ok,...

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