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Show some college etiquette

It’s impossible to avoid the constant chatter about college in the hallways. Whether you overhear who is applying ED to which school or you sit down at a lunch table in the midst of debate over which school has the prettiest campus; the college talk won’t stop. But there are some students who feel the…

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How badly do you want your license?

It’s comforting to glance at the white board in driver’s ed and see “97 percent passed!” posted in boastful red capital letters next to the latest license test date. But perhaps that statistic should be described as alarming rather than relaxing. Yes, 100 percent passed means that the test will be relatively easy to pass…

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Cheerleaders model Mitchells dresses for the end-of-year fundraiser, Varsity Vogue.
Left to right: Sammy Troy '15, Sarah Ellman '15, Alexa Davis '15, Olivia Blevins '15, Sloane Cooper '15
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Staples Fall Sports Rake in the Funding

A walk through the hallway outside of the gym proudly displays Staples’ sports feats throughout the years, achieved through hard work, great coaches, and funding.  At the beginning of each sports season, parents of varsity captains encourage players and their families to join the Booster Club, which provides much funding for each sport.  However, in…

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Debalsi runs her way to All-American

While most juniors at Staples High School were taking the ACT on Saturday, December 13, Hannah Debalsi ‘16 had different plans. In San Diego, California, the track star placed 5th and earned All-American honors at the Foot Locker Cross Country National Championship at Balboa Park. “The race went out really fast, which is expected at…

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Morning Jam Session

Waking up for school is always going to be a struggle. But when it comes to making the trek to school, students find ways to ease the  despair. One imperative source is listening to music. This helps distract high schoolers from fact they were heading to school and sets the mood for the day. The…

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