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Teens Against Cancer brings support, awareness to Staples

Julia Kasabian '21, Web Arts Editor October 14, 2019

According to the National Cancer Institute, 1.74 million people were diagnosed with cancer in 2018.  Annagrace Mcmanus ’21 has started a club at Staples called Teens Against Cancer to help those...

Staples student Sarah McGroarty ’21 participates in the Headstrong Fund challenge by posting her game day hair. The challenge has reached national levels and is continuing to raise awareness and funds for cancer patients through social media.

Headstrong supports cancer awareness with an Instagram post

Julia Kasabian '21 February 28, 2019

This past month, student-athletes across the country have been raising awareness for a charitable cause with just a simple Instagram post, sparking a huge social media trend. The Headstrong Foundation...

Turf could be taking lives

Turf could be taking lives

October 12, 2018

By Carolyn Gray '19   During the season, the Staples football team spends their time after school strapping on their helmets, putting on their pads and practicing on their home turf for the...

Team Brent’s Hosts Annual Event

Team Brent’s Hosts Annual Event

May 1, 2017

By: Shaina Selvaraju

[Nov. 2016 Features] Stuffed with Love empowers youth

November 23, 2016

By Lili Romann ’19   A child suffering cancer receives a plush, stuffed dog dressed in a pink skirt alongside a beautiful ‘get well’ note, and it makes her day. Suddenly, the pain she...

Local students relay for those affected by cancer

Local students relay for those affected by cancer

Justin Schwebel, Staff Writer May 5, 2016

Staples and Weston High School students will be helping the fight against cancer on May 7 at Relay For Life on the Staples track from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. The event, according to student organizers, is a fun...

Unforeseen dangers of turf fields

Unforeseen dangers of turf fields

Talia Hendel, Staff Writer April 4, 2016

        Benzene, methylene chloride, xylene, acetone and styrene, lead, chromium and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. These chemicals belong in a chemistry lab, but instead are all found in crumb...

Korus Helps the Community One Scarf at a Time

Caroline Lane, Opinions Editor April 1, 2016

Eve Korus ’17 isn’t your average 17 year old. She’s wrapped up in her varsity soccer team, close knit circle of friends but most importantly, her very own charity: Wrapped in Love. At the start...

Cold Caps change the face of cancer

Cold Caps change the face of cancer

Megan Doyle, Staff Writer December 22, 2015

A bald head is the universal symbol for cancer, but a new technology called cold caps will be changing that. In April 2015, the FDA approved the invention that allows the patient to keep their hair during...

Phoebes Phriends Color Run

Phoebe’s Phriends Color Run

Blake Rubin, Caroline O'kane, Caroline Lane October 2, 2015

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Phoebe Spear ’17 (right) grins while spending time with sister Hallie Spear ’18
Photo by Jackie Sussman ’17

Humans of Staples

Jackie Sussman , Opinions Editor June 8, 2015

“This was something that I would have to deal with,” Phoebe Spear ’17 said with an upbeat tone, recalling her reaction to first being diagnosed with osteosarcoma in her right tibia.  As a bubbly...

Phoebe and phriends strive in phundraising

Phoebe and phriends strive in phundraising

Izzy Ullmann , Opinions Editor November 24, 2014

As a strong and radiant cancer survivor, Phoebe Spear ’17 continues to successfully raise money for pediatric cancer in her club she brought to Staples this year called Phoebe’s Phriends. “After...

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