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Principal Dodig Addresses Homecoming Change

Principal Dodig Addresses Homecoming Change

May 20, 2010

DJ Sixsmith '11 Web Sports Editor Eight in-school suspensions, three hospitals visits and one morning announcement. This is homecoming 2009 by the numbers. After a meeting with the parents of the Staples community last fall and a recent individual meeting with varsity cheerleaders Carolyn H...

Seniors Prepare for Internships, Teachers Expect Smaller Classes

Seniors Prepare for Internships, Teachers Expect Smaller Classes

April 16, 2010

On Sept. 1, Scott Grundei ’10 walked into his Advanced Placement (A.P.) English Literature class of 20 other students.  On May 17, Grundei will walk into a class of two – just himself and his English teacher, Christina Richardson. Since nearly three-quarters of the senior class is about leave Staples on...

CAPT Testing Delayed Due to Lack of Test Booklets

CAPT Testing Delayed Due to Lack of Test Booklets

March 10, 2010

On Thursday, March 11, at 7:45 a.m., Staples sophomores were scheduled to take their final CAPT test- Interdisciplinary Writing Session III, a supplemental test.  Other students would not come in until 10:20 a.m., when first period was to start. However, at 10:45 a.m. on Wednesday, March 10, the Staples High School admin...

A Novel of Change, the Art of Engineering, and Social Entrepreneurship

A Novel of Change, the Art of Engineering, and Social Entrepreneurship

January 15, 2010

Haris Durrani ’11 Opinions Editor A lot of science fiction writers—or a lot of readers—seem to think the S.F. genre is aimed to predict the future. This might be true to some extent, but to blogger, columnist, copyright activist, and writer Cory Doctorow, S.F. is more about influenci...

Copenhagen Conference

Copenhagen Conference

December 22, 2009

Victor Hollenberg '10 & Lucas Hammerman '10 Editor-in-Chief and News Editor Representatives from 192 nations came together in Copenhagen, Denmark at the United Nations Climate Change Conference from Dec. 11–18 with the intention to come to an agreement on a new framework for climate change mitigation...

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