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Chess coach Thomas Sargent 22 welcomes new club members regardless of experience, as his passion for chess compels him to teach newbies.

Checkmate, Staples: Chess Club joins the Fairfield County Interscholastic Chess League

Chess is an individual game, the board acting as a battle-ground between two calculating minds employing wit and strategy, both striving to gain the upperhand. Nonetheless, the Staples chess team has found...

Students of Staples High School run online clubs through Zoom meetings to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Online clubs enhance students’ COVID-19 experience

Audrey Kercher '23, Staff Writer October 9, 2020

As eager students have returned to school following a new hybrid schedule, an extracurricular activity forgotten in the excitement are clubs. Staples High School declared that clubs would be running online,...

Yearbook committee members and editors Leah Chapman ’22, Zoë Kaye ’22 and Srushti Karve ’23 all work in the library classrooms to deliver yearbooks

Yearbook surveys attempt to integrate opinions, many don’t contribute

Hannah Conn '23 and Prasaus Yeager '22 March 11, 2020

When yearbooks are sent out to the school, there is a rush of students looking to see if their picture is somewhere besides their class photo and what is featured in that year's book. The Yearbook Club,...

Students gather listening to club pitches during the involvement fair

Involvement Fair is not as effective as it could be

Ryan Thomas '22, Staff Writer October 24, 2019

Each fall at Staples High School, presidents and members come together during lunch waves, attempting to convince Staples students to join their clubs with the help of posters and creative pitches.     A...

New and old clubs line the hallway in hopes of catching the attention of students passing by.  Photo by Rebecca Kanfer 21.

New clubs allow for a variety of opportunities for students

Rebecca Kanfer '21, Paper Sports Editor October 8, 2019

Streamers, balloons and posters fill every inch of the hallways. Club members have abundances of candy like it’s Halloween. Students parade the hallway, moving through the crowds to get a closer look...

Girls code into the future of STEM

Girls code into the future of STEM

October 12, 2018

By Lauren Wasserman '19 The next generation: we envision new science; we envision new treatments; we envision new solutions. Yet we continue to restrict half our population from making this possible....

Staples student serves on statewide council of education

Staples student serves on statewide council of education

Lily Kane '20, Web News Editor September 26, 2018

  While many students spend their high school years looking forward to the times not focused around school, some go against the tide and choose to become more involved with the topic of education....

Club Rush: Is it Beneficial to Have Candy at your Station?

Club Rush: Is it Beneficial to Have Candy at your Station?

October 25, 2017

By Celia Block '20 It's like the week of halloween; the hallway outside the cafeteria is buzzing with high school students wound up on sugar. Staples has over 90 clubs, each of which had their posters...

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