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Senior girls get notifications on their cell phones every time someone uploads a picture. This Facebook group has been used for purchasing senior girls’ shirts, posting homecoming dresses, giving updates and more.

Homecoming dress posts brings toxicity to senior girls

Theresa Vandis ’22, Business Director October 9, 2021

I didn’t truly comprehend the hyper obsession that our generation holds in knowing everything about everyone until September of my senior year. As a senior I have made it through a global pandemic, online...

With the seniors gone, the back two rows of AP Economics class are left empty, as all students in the class have moved towards the front to better participate.

Seniors’ absence leave Staples in shambles

Theresa Vandis, Staff Writer June 11, 2021

Every spring, the senior class is offered an amazing opportunity to go out of school early to participate in internships of their choosing before heading off to college in the fall. Sure this sounds like...

Remarkable Theatre aims to build strong community, continues this summer

Theresa Vandis '22, Business Director May 17, 2021

  As the vaccine rollout quickens its pace, many people are eager to participate in the activities around Westport that were not offered during the pandemic. However, other businesses born...

Due to the safety precautions surrounding COVID 19, the 63rd Grammys was available for live streaming on, for all at home viewers to enjoy.

Students decide whether the Grammys are critically acclaimed, or in need of critical reform

Theresa Vandis ’22, Business Manager March 24, 2021

The 63rd Grammy awards, like the rest of the world, went through many changes this year. A semi-virtual event run by a new executive producer in the past forty years, and a new host: Trever Noah. The Grammy...

“Fixer Upper: Welcome Home” is available on Discovery Plus, and there have been five episodes released thus far.

Chip and Jo are welcomed home with their new series

Theresa Vandis ’22, Business Manager March 2, 2021

It was a dreary day in April when I sat down to watch the final episode of “Fixer Upper” with my family. I wondered if I would ever witness another Magnolia tree be planted in the yard of a newly renovated...

A DIY hot chocolate package is fun, inexpensive and made with love. Homemade gifts can be even appreciated even more than store-bought ones because the people receiving the present understand the time and effort put into it. This is a great gift for a winter night during the holiday season.

DIY gift ideas offer festivity to holidays

Abbie Goldstein ’22 and Theresa Vandis ’22 December 22, 2020

Shortly after The Pearl shut its doors on Nov. 28, this message was put up on their website to thank all of its long time customers and supporters.

The Pearl’s closure recalls history in Westport

Theresa Vandis ’22, Business Director December 15, 2020

Westport is known for being a beach town, as the location plays a significant role in town culture. Westport residents can often be seen taking strolls by the shore and walking dogs in the fall and winter,...

 Pictured Molly Liles ’22, Cailen Geller ’22 and Romy Nusbalm ’22. During the summertime, hanging out with friends was easy to do outside and socially distant. As the weather gets cooler, it will be harder to hang out in the same ways.

Seasonal changes create divide in how students hang out

Theresa Vandis '22, Business Manager October 21, 2020

During the summer, many people were able to hang out with their friends doing activities that maintained the COVID-19 guidelines by staying outdoors. As the weather gets colder, Staples students are split...

Better testing schedule equals better success rate

Theresa Vandis '22, Business Manager October 2, 2020

Due to the new cohort schedule this year, testing circumstances have been up in the air. There have been some recent discussions in the math department on what the midterm will look like this year,...

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