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The annual celebration of Halloween can be navigated with advice on specific Westport hot-spots and uniquely decorated streets.

Navigating best 3 Westport Halloween havens

Lily Rimm '25, Paper Opinions Editor October 6, 2023

The month of wearing spooky costumes, decorating houses with cobwebs and handing out candy is finally here. While most teenagers today become engrossed with the idea of Halloween parties, they’re missing...

Evolving holiday traditions: COVID-19 spooks students into changing Halloween plans

Evolving holiday traditions: COVID-19 spooks students into changing Halloween plans

Every year when Halloween rolls around, kids and teens alike gear up in an assortment of costumes, and some flaunt spooky masks to scare their friends. This year, given the coronavirus, Westporters have...

Jess Leon ’22, Charley Guthartz ’22, Viola Geismann ’22, Alie Shutze ’22, Ava Ekholdt ’22 and Gaby Gonzalez ’22 dressed in their playful costumes for trick-or-treating at the beach.

Halloween celebrations differentiated throughout Staples

Brooke Dembin, Assistant Creative Director November 12, 2019

Now that Halloween has come and gone, I was left reflecting on the holiday and found myself conflicted.  As a teenager, I wondered if my time for celebrating Halloween has come and gone. Is it possible...

SATIRE: Trick-or-treating commercialization corrupts Westport

SATIRE: Trick-or-treating commercialization corrupts Westport

November 1, 2018

By Katie Howard '19   Westport has lush parks, competitive schools, and sidewalks clean enough to eat off of. We have everything: a good community, good restaurants and most of all, good people....

Brandon Rakowski ’16, Weston student and State Representative Steinberg’s campaign manager, helps to dole out candy with Steinberg.

Halloween Parade tricks and treats

Kaila Finn, Web News Editor October 30, 2014

This Wednesday, Oct. 29., Westport families spooked Halloween by coming a few days early at the annual Halloween Parade. Most kids, ranging from a few months old to high-school-aged, gussied themselves...

Unlikely Halloween handouts are hidden among the sweet treat of candy corn.

Tricking Staples with the scariest of treats

Caroline Lane, Opinions Editor October 27, 2014

The magic of Halloween to a little kid isn’t dressing up in a costume or seeing decorations transform their streets into haunted graveyards but the infinite number of sweets handed out this very special...

Dressing up in matching costumes can help in your trick or treating endeavors

How I used my brother to get Halloween candy

Jessica Gross, A&E Editor November 1, 2013

They say the first step to recovery is admitting you have a problem.  Well, I, Jessica Gross, have a problem.  I am completely and utterly addicted to Halloween. I love everything about it: the costumes,...

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