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New graduation requirements inflate coursework for already stressed students

New graduation requirements inflate coursework for already stressed students

Claire Redmer ’21

February 18, 2019


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As a student at Staples, I am in an environment in which striving to take the most intense classes possible is no rarity. This characteristic of the community has become especially noticeable during the time of choosing courses. Throughout the past week, I have heard many kids expressing their desire to...

First period exams exacerbate student stress

First period exams exacerbate student stress

Rebecca Kanfer '21

February 12, 2019


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It’s 7:30 in the morning: your eyelids are heavy, you’re moving at a snail's pace and it’s entirely unlikely that you will make it through class without falling asleep. As you sit down at your desk to take your early morning test, your eyes glaze over the equations. You are mentally preparing yourself...

The administration has yet to listen to students

The administration has yet to listen to students

Julia Kasabian ’21

February 12, 2019


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In today’s world, being in the know is very important. However, in our school community, it’s getting progressively harder to know what’s going on. With issues including the likes of the midterm schedule alteration and the eighth graders coming to Staples, the school board is relying more and...

Recording classes offers valuable rewind

Recording classes offers valuable rewind

Emma Van Riper ’20

February 5, 2019


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Imagine it’s the middle of January. The freezing weather is setting in as you attempt to take on second semester. Nothing feels better than walking outside in the 12 degree weather and practically getting frostbite. To top off the thrill of winter, your flu test just came back positive—an annoyan...

Gillette defies industry norms to point out toxic masculinity to consumers

Gillette defies industry norms to point out toxic masculinity to consumers

Roxy Augeri ’20

February 5, 2019


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As a 16-year-old girl in 2019, I am constantly surrounded by toxic masculinity.. Being a part of the generation that is continually pushing the boundaries of acceptance, it seems impossible that issues surrounding masculinity and its definition still exist. I don’t know if I could tell you the last ...

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