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To Change or Not to Change

To Change or Not to Change

December 13, 2010

Will McDonald Staff Writer The boys’ locker room has not been renovated in decades, but due to a school rule that prohibits changing clothing anywhere else, the locker room is the only choice that students have. However, many students elect to ignore the rule and instead change in the school bathrooms. Some actually thi...

My Apologies to Wakeman

My Apologies to Wakeman

November 30, 2010

I used to hate parking at Wakeman. Honestly, what was there to like? The long walk from my car to school every morning was taking its toll, especially as the air got colder and the harsh winds burned my face. Having to wake up early every morning to compensate for the amount of time this walk took was no picnic, either. It may ha...

Long Day at School, Long Way Home: Why Staples Does Not Run Late Buses

Long Day at School, Long Way Home: Why Staples Does Not Run Late Buses

November 12, 2010

On any given day after school at Staples, there are swarms of students bustling through the halls participating in extra-curricular activities. Because of students' active participation in after school activities, it is surprising that the school does not offer these hard working teens a way of getting home. Staples students are given transportation to and from school, but the large populace th...

Is Staples Safe for All Sexualities?

Is Staples Safe for All Sexualities?

November 12, 2010

The last thing that Francis Furmanek ’11 expected when walking onto the bus after school last year was to be verbally attacked. It was not long after the bus went in motion that a student began to harass Furmanek and his friend with the call of fags. While the situation was dealt with quickly by the...

June 1, 2010 | Climb Aboard

June 1, 2010 | Climb Aboard

June 1, 2010

David Roberts, Dattco bus driver, rocks his Tar Heel blue team cap on a warm first day of June.  He and the students of Staples have only 14 more days of fun-filled bus rides left in the 2009–10 school year....

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