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Students and staff express enthusiasm for Halloween through school traditions

Students and staff express enthusiasm for Halloween through school traditions

Lucy Arrow '21, Paper Features Editor

November 6, 2019

From the wide variety of Halloween school events, including Spooktacular in elementary school to Monster Mash in middle school, all Westport Public Schools have found some way to celebrate the spooky holiday: Halloween. Despite the fact that what was scary in middle school (skeleton cartoons, witch costumes...

Staples demonstrates variety of March Madness traditions

Staples demonstrates variety of March Madness traditions

Jake Navarro ’20 and Holden Cohen ’20

April 4, 2019

A New Season Calls for New Hair

A New Season Calls for New Hair

Ivy Prince ’17, Web A&E editor

September 28, 2016

By: Ivy Prince ’17 Web A&E editor Whether it be the football team’s annual mohawks, the girls soccer team’s cornrow braids, or the boys lacrosse bleached tips, every sport has its rituals. This year the boy’s soccer team wanted to do something different, and one student in particular decided to go all out. Ziggy Hallgarten ’17...

Giving thanks, but no Thanksgiving

Giving thanks, but no Thanksgiving

Alix Sommers, Assistant Business Manager

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 a national holiday celebrated in the United States during the third Thursday in November. It’s a d...

Hanukkah officially kicks off

Max Bibicoff, Staff Writer

December 23, 2014

The smell of sizzling potato latkes wafts from the frying pan throughout the house. Freshly lit candles illuminate the room, providing a warm glow. For many who celebrate Hanukkah, these sensory images are a reminder of their own holiday traditions. Hanukkah, which started on the night of December 16th this...

Senior traditions passing me by

Senior traditions passing me by

Alison Morrison, Staff Writer

November 20, 2014

The fall of senior year comes with all kinds of traditions. There’s the first day of school, spirit week, motorcade and the homecoming football game. At Staples, it sometimes seems as though we are living in a movie, with all of the stereotypically American high school traditions, with the posters...

Traditions are the stuffing of Thanksgiving

Traditions are the stuffing of Thanksgiving

Alice Hickson, Staff Writer

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 Thanksgiving in 1621 would be quite shocked if they observed the updated celebrations, most of which...

Inklinations: What Are Your Holiday Traditions?

Inklinations: What Are Your Holiday Traditions?

January 5, 2010

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