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This is an image from Staples’ 1989 yearbook, featuring the popular event and encapsulating the excitement from the student section.

Staples strives to uphold pep rally tradition

Audrey Curtis '25, Web Photostory Editor November 9, 2023

Athletic Director VJ Sarullo sent out an email on Oct. 31, to all staff and students, announcing the second postponement of the annual Pep Rally due to weather conditions.  The 2023 pep rally was originally...

Prior to the event starting, senior members were responsible for folding the printed pamphlets that were handed out to the attending family.

National Honors Society welcomes new members

Maddie Bell ’23, Staff Writer May 6, 2023

The Staples National Honor Society chapter hosted their annual induction night for seniors and juniors on Wednesday, April 26 in the Staples auditorium. In an email to senior members, Grade-level assistant...

Super Bowl brings back traditions, unity over football

Super Bowl brings back traditions, unity over football

Tristan Gonzalez, Staff Writer February 15, 2023

After another intense year of football, the two remaining teams, the best of the best, take the field one last time under the spotlight. In addition to the football and hype around the game, parties, bets,...

The three finalists compete for first place during the fourth round. Photo by Cassidy Gutman 25.

Westport Library hosts 24th annual crossword puzzle contest, thrills participants

Cassidy Gutman ’25, Staff Writer February 6, 2023

Feb. 4 marked the Westport Library’s 24th Annual Crossword Puzzle Contest held from 1-4 p.m., hosted by The New York Times’ crossword puzzle editor, Will Shortz. The 140 participants traveled from...

Motorcade brings closure to seniors

Audrey Kercher ’23, Breaking News Manager May 25, 2021

  Staples High School provides a variety of traditions and special days for seniors that are celebrated each school year, but Motorcade stands out above the rest.   Motorcade, characterized...

As the postseason approaches, Staples varsity athletes sport new hairdos such as mohawks, cornrows and color dyed hair.

Postseason hairstyles promote team bonding and withhold tradition

Amanda Rowan '22, Staff Writer November 14, 2019

Imagine walking through the hallways of school and seeing your peers’ hair dyed blue, or in mohawks or cornrows. While this may seem unconventional or strange for a typical high school, it becomes the...

The field hockey seniors celebrate their senior day with festivities in the morning.

Sports’ senior days honor their leadership, contributions throughout their high school careers

Maya Reiner ’21, Web sports editor November 11, 2019

Seniors on  sports team bring energy to the team, put a great amount of time and effort into the program and are often the natural leaders of the pack. For any sport, players have spent countless hours...

Thanksgiving traditions: thousands ‘trot’ for the annual Turkey Trot

Thanksgiving traditions: thousands ‘trot’ for the annual Turkey Trot

December 6, 2017

By Bailey Blaike '19 Thanksgiving morning for a typical high school student often consists of sleeping in past 10 a.m. and doing nothing until the Thanksgiving feast. However, for approximately 5,000...

Senior year may end, but the shirts will last forever

Senior year may end, but the shirts will last forever

May 22, 2017

By Anay Simunovic ’18 Although graduation is soon approaching and senior year is coming to an inevitable end, one thing will last forever: the senior girls’ shirts. “It's just fun dressing...

Celebrating Unconventional Holiday Traditions

Celebrating Unconventional Holiday Traditions

December 13, 2016

By: Camryn Ragland ’18 & Alexandra Sprouls '19 Christmastime is usually full of quality time with family, large trees, heartfelt presents, and delicious baked goods. However, amongst this very standard...

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