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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,...

Collaborative Team votes for no homework this Thanksgiving

October 17, 2014

This Thanksgiving break may be homework free, if the Collaborative Team at Staples and the Resilience Project succeed in their efforts. Collaborative Team is the behind-the-scenes group helping to run...

Top five essential emojis that need to exist

Top five essential emojis that need to exist
September 30, 2014

When words fail, sometimes there is no better way to accurately express your feelings than through emojis.   If an occasion is especially exciting, throw in a smiley face or one of the giant, red emoji...

Turkey Trot at Wakeman Field

November 29, 2010

The sixth grade students of Bedford Middle School participated in a diversionary walk around Wakeman Field at 10:00 a.m. This started off their Thanksgiving vacation with a fun exercise. They celebrated...

November 24, 2010 | Pre-Thanksgiving Puppy Love

November 24, 2010

9:10 a.m. Students in a sophomore English class play with a puppy brought in by a student to celebrate what she is thankful for in preparation for the upcoming holiday. The terrier...

Westporters Give Back During Thanksgiving Season

November 22, 2010

As Thanksgiving season arrives, Staples students and the Westport community come together to help those who are less fortunate by collecting cans, raising money, and raising awareness throughout the...

The Thanksgiving Survival Guide: 5 Ways to Stay Healthy on Thanksgiving

November 22, 2010

The first Thanksgiving was at Plymouth Plantation in Massachusetts in 1621, as a celebration between the Indians and Pilgrims to give thanks to God for a good harvest. In modern times, it has become...

CIAC Football Playoffs Need to Consider the Players

December 4, 2009

DJ Sixsmith '11 Sports Editor We are in the middle of he CIAC Football state playoffs, and as it stands right now, four teams qualified from each of the six divisons. This year the semi-finals are...

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