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With the help of Student Ambassadors, the ‘Saturn’ app, created by Dylan Diamond, helps Staples students navigate complex schedules.

Students collaborate with ‘Saturn’ to ensure the app’s success

Mia Bomback '25, Staff Writer February 14, 2022

As the bell rings, marking the end of a period, hundreds of Staples High School students flock to their phones to see where to go next. With a multitude of useful features, including the ability to view...

The popular app Instagram recently pressed pause on their mission to create a kid-friendly version of Instagram for users younger than 13.

Instagram for kids destined to construct safer social media environment

Jolie Gefen ’24, Staff Writer October 15, 2021

In March 2021, Instagram released their idea of Instagram Kids on an employee message board. Instagram Kids, a safer and more controlled version of the original app, would be made specifically for users...

Dylan Diamond ’17 was placed on Forbes’ 30 Under 30 List in the “Youngest” category for his development of the school navigation app “Saturn.” The app aims to make school and schedule navigation more manageable as well as connect students by providing an option to friend other students on the app itself, on Snapchat or on Instagram.

Dylan Diamond ’17 lands Forbes 30 Under 30 list

Karina Murray ’22, Blue Staff Features Editor December 23, 2020

Staples is the alma mater to many impressive and accomplished individuals. From its impressive acting and musical programs, academically rigorous classes and intense sports teams, Staples has fostered...

Luca Lombardo ’22, as well as many other Staples students, are avid users of TikTok and use the app for up to hours at a time. The app has become well-known as a huge source of procrastination for students.

TikTok faces privacy troubles leading to investigation

Betti Kobak '22, Staff Writer November 21, 2019

The trending social media app TikTok, owned by the Chinese company ByteDance, will be under investigation on an undecided date by the U.S government due to allegations of spying on U.S. citizens. The Committee...

Food Rescue US introduces new app at Patagonia

Food Rescue US introduces new app at Patagonia

November 2, 2018

By Evi Tarshis ’20

Staples prepares for launch of Say Something app

Staples prepares for launch of Say Something app

October 4, 2018

By Lia Chen '20 “Say Something,” an app designed as a platform to anonymously to report threats, will launch on Oct. 5 to Staples students. According to Sandy Hook Promise, the developers of...

HQ trivia is the game show of the future

HQ trivia is the game show of the future

January 16, 2018

By Isabella Bullock '19 Five, four, three, two, one and the game begins. Hundreds of thousands of players log on to compete for the prize. There’s a constant rush of rapid, flashing moving images...

Photo by Mica Diamond

Gleicher and Diamond programming legacy continues

June 14, 2017

Lili Romann ’19 and Daniel Harizman ’19 As the 2016-17 school year comes to an end and this year’s class of seniors venture off into their future endeavours, Dylan Diamond ’17 and Dylan Gleicher...

AP Computer Science students’ Tesla app races into the Apple Store

AP Computer Science students’ Tesla app races into the Apple Store

December 19, 2016

Kayla Sirlin ’19 Dylan Diamond ’17 and Neil Soni ’18’s app, Tesla Toolbox, was released into the App Store in late Sept. in hopes of making the cars’ controls easier to access and the overall...

Remy Laifer 17 stresses over the Home Access Center App

Home Access Center provides too much access

Jesse Levinson, Staff Writer November 30, 2015

“Maybe if I keep refreshing it a new grade will come out,” I thought to myself as I slouched over my desk in class, discreetly holding my phone between my legs. For what had undoubtedly been the fifth...

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