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Former Neo-Nazi commended by students; ADL and administration lacking

Former Neo-Nazi commended by students; ADL and administration lacking

March 23, 2017

Jonathan Kaner '18 and Julia Rosier '18 The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) held an assembly for sophomores and juniors on Wednesday March 8, where guest speaker and former Neo-Nazi Frank Meeink told the story of his past to teach students about tolerance. The main purpose of the assembly was to teach...

Truth About Hate assembly was powerful tool despite poor execution

Truth About Hate assembly was powerful tool despite poor execution

March 22, 2017

By: Amelia Brown '18 Not many things can incite the level of joy in students that the prospect of missing class can. Snow days, early dismissals, delays and, yes, even assemblies, send a rush of satisfaction and relaxation through our teenage minds. The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) sponsored assembly,...

Teen Awareness Group implements new approach to Grim Reaper Day

Teen Awareness Group implements new approach to Grim Reaper Day

Emma Berry, Staff Writer

May 11, 2015

For the past twelve years the Staples Teen Awareness Group (TAG) has organized Grim Reaper Day, a day-long event aimed at educating students on the dangers and consequences of drunk driving. This year, the elected Executive Committee, Board of Directors, TAG student members and group advisor, Chris Lemone, took a slightly different ap...

Jeffrey Veatch speaks to the senior class about drug abuse

Jeffrey Veatch speaks to the senior class about drug abuse

Claire Lewin, Associate Managing Editor

October 11, 2014

Jeffrey Veatch, founder of the Justin Veatch Fund, spoke on Oct. 7  to the senior class in the Staples auditorium at 8:30 am regarding the dangers of substance abuse. Veatch has a personal connection with the topic as his son Justin passed away about six years ago due to an accidental overdose. “Ju...

Reassess the dress before the counties dance in Jan.

December 22, 2010

The County Assemblies’ “counties” dance is the first opportunity that Staples girls are given to ditch their Uggs and throw on a pair of heels for a formal, black-tie night with their classmates. With much anticipation surrounding this evening, the question of “what to wear?” becomes even more crucial. “At a formal affair, t...

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