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Duplicit rocks Toquet Hall in collaboration with Staples skate club to fundraise money to renovate the skate park. The skate club held this fundraiser from 6-9 p.m. where they also sold baked goods from Granola Bar.

Skate club with Dulcit, The Corduroys rock Toquet Hall for a good cause

Samantha Sandrew '25, Associate Web Manager November 20, 2023

Deep in the town, hidden away in an alley, bright light flares through the window into the depths of the night sky. You walk in, and pause as you are hit with the sound of loud drums and blaring bass....

Members of the film club, along with other high schoolers, watch “Jojo Rabbit,” a satirical film about a young German boy and his imaginary friend, a cartoonish version of Adolf Hitler, during WW2.

Staples Film Club hosts successful third movie night

Ava Cordella ’24, Associate managing editor May 14, 2023

Whether you're a movie enthusiast looking to share your love of cinema, need a midweek break to relax with friends or an excuse to eat some popcorn, Staples film club’s “Movie Night” has a spot for...

On Jan. 30 at Toquet Hall, Lighthouse hosted its “A Night of Queer History” event at Toquet Hall. Dan Woog (pictured above), Westport LGBTQ+ advocate, spoke on the history—and future—of the gay community.

Lighthouse, LGBTQ+ support organization arrives in Westport

Julia Herlyn ’23, Editor-in-Chief February 7, 2023

Lighthouse, a LGBTQ+ youth support group within the Connecticut-based organization Kids in Crisis, opened an additional location in Westport. Currently, there are three Lighthouse locations: Stamford,...

Toquet Hall is located on 58 Post Road E, Westport and is open to everyone. Whether it be game night, arts and crafts, live music, or drop-in hours, the hall has something for everyone.

Photo by Margot Richlin ’23

Students reflect on affordable Toquet Hall musical performances

Margot Richlin ’23, Audience Engagement Manager September 30, 2022

If you’re ever looking for a place to hang out with friends, meet some new people, do homework after school or even get tickets to some affordable live music, Toquet Hall is the place for you. Toquet...

FRIENDLY COMPETITION: Starting at 5 p.m. on Oct. 5, Toquet Hall held one of its game nights.  The game night activities vary from Mario Kart to board games to card games too.

Toquet Hall fails to catch the attention of local teens

Giselle Oldani '22 and Natasha Taubenheim '22 October 18, 2019

Toquet Hall fails to catch the attention of local teens from Giselle Oldani on Vimeo.

Leading actors Lulu Dalzell ’21 (playing Hecuba) and Emily Desser ’21 (playing Andromache) cry out in anguish over the loss of a child. “The Trojan Women” highlights to tragedy of the Troy women left behind after the Greeks have demolish their city.

Staples Players showcases “The Trojan Women” as first studio production of year

Serena Ye ’20, Broadcast Director March 19, 2019

Whether it’s the childhood fables about the devious surprise attack of the Trojan Horse or tales from the heroic Odyssey, most people have heard the Greek side of the Trojan War. But few have encountered...

The Women in Society class posted posters throughout the school to promote the event.

Women in Society Class addresses sexual violence at Toquet Hall

Caroline Donohue '20, Business Manager March 14, 2019

The Staples Women in Society class held a panel and showed a documentary titled “The Hunting Ground” at Toquet Hall, on March 6 from 6:00-8:00 pm in order to raise awareness about sexual assault and...

Found Footage Festival captivates Toquet Hall audience

Found Footage Festival captivates Toquet Hall audience

October 8, 2018

By Katie Howard '19 and Melanie Lust '19

Forgette Rocks Out to the Beat of his Band

Forgette Rocks Out to the Beat of his Band

Julia Rosier, Sports Editor June 7, 2016

Whether it’s teaching math or engaging with his students, Anthony Forgette always has time to rock out with his band, 1974. Forgette is a dedicated member of the rock band 1974 along with his old friends,...

Staples students design and model for a cause

Staples students design and model for a cause

Ashton Dedona, Staff Writer May 18, 2016

This past weekend the Fashion for a Cause club, started this fall by Emerson Kobak ’18, held its first ever fashion show at Toquet Hall. After meeting once a week since October and spending hours...

“Metamorphoses” Makes its Way to Toquet

“Metamorphoses” Makes its Way to Toquet

Jenny Lupoff, Staff Writer May 29, 2015

For their 2015 spring studio production, Staples Players will be presenting “Metamorphoses” at Toquet Hall. The show, which will open on June 4, is a group of 10 vignettes of Greek myths all revolving...

The Nerdfighters Club raises money through music

The Nerdfighters Club raises money through music

Emily Olrik, Features Editor December 10, 2014

On Friday night, Dec. 10, talented musicians performed at Toquet Hall featuring a variety of music genres and popular songs, and on top of all that, it was for a good cause. The Staples’ Nerdfighters...

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