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[Nov. 2016 Features] Stuffed with Love empowers youth

November 23, 2016

By Lili Romann ’19   A child suffering cancer receives a plush, stuffed dog dressed in a pink skirt alongside a beautiful ‘get well’ note, and it makes her day. Suddenly, the pain she...

[Nov. 2016 News] Local Briefs

November 22, 2016

By Nicole Shapiro ’18   Nov. 20: Westport School of Music Faculty Chamber Music Concert Westport School of Music will be showcasing their Faculty Chamber Music Concert at 3:00 p.m. The...

Black Friday: Where does the name come from? What’s it all about?

Black Friday: Where does the name come from? What’s it all about?
December 2, 2015

When people think about Black Friday, they typically think about discounts and large clusters of people swarming stores everywhere. That's what I always thought of it as anyway. I don't think enough people...

Staples students flock to the Turkey Trot

December 1, 2015

Usually teenagers like to sleep in whenever the chance presents itself. You would think the same applies to Thanksgiving — more so, maybe. But, oddly enough, on Thanksgiving at 8 AM, around 4,500 runners,...

Staples community enjoys classic Thanksgiving traditions

Staples community enjoys classic Thanksgiving traditions
November 29, 2015

On Wednesday, November 25, the final bell rang earlier than usual for the half day ending at 11:40 a.m. This ring signaled cheers among students and faculty alike -- Thanksgiving break has arrived. Falling...

Giving thanks, but no Thanksgiving

Photo contributed by Annabelle Lyme '16.
November 25, 2015

The warm aroma of a juicy turkey, baked pies and mashed potatoes fills the kitchen as family members carrying additional homemade goodies walk inside greeting each other with hugs. Thanksgiving is...

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...

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