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[Nov. 2016 News] Transgender rights are brought to the attention of Staples administrators

[Nov. 2016 News] Transgender rights are brought to the attention of Staples administrators

November 22, 2016

By Becky Hoving ’17 & Ashton Dedona ’17   This past September, the Staples High School administration announced that it would provide new bathroom locks and unisex bathroom signs in response to the push for more inclusive bathroom access. However, an entire quarter has passed an...

[Nov. 2016 News] State revises graduation requirements, administration pauses new courses

[Nov. 2016 News] State revises graduation requirements, administration pauses new courses

November 22, 2016

By Zach Horowitz ’19   For Staples students graduating in 2022, scheduling classes will be a lot different than in previous years due to changes in graduation requirements. The most notable change is the increased requirements for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). In th...

Junior parking petitions spark controversy

Junior parking petitions spark controversy

Izzy Ullmann, Features Editor

December 17, 2015

On Dec. 15., Matthew Reiser ’17 made an online petition to have the junior parking lot function as a first-come, first-served basis due to the alleged 40 open spaces he saw that were not being occupied. “The junior parking lottery only gives out 25 stickers to students, but clearly that is not enoug...

Student petitions prove unpopular with administration

Student petitions prove unpopular with administration

Zoe Brown, Editors-in-Chief

December 5, 2014

Petitions have recently become somewhat of an alternative voice for the Staples student body, and a seemingly successful one at that. There was the petition last year that went against changes to the sandwich line, the petition last year protesting the close proximity between the Physics A final project...

Boys’ water polo forced out of Speedos

Boys’ water polo forced out of Speedos

Kit Epstein, Staff Writer

October 18, 2014

Yesterday, the varsity boys’ water polo team wore their blue Speedo swimsuits over leggings to school to celebrate the last home game of the season, Senior Day. However, by the first lunch wave, several of the players were brought into Vice Principal James Farnen’s office. According to members of th...

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