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Tragedy hits the University of Texas at Austin Campus

Tragedy hits the University of Texas at Austin Campus

May 31, 2017

By: Bri Zeiberg '19 Yet another act of violence happened at the University of Texas at Austin on May 1, 2017. An armed suspect by the name of Kendrex White stabbed four male students around 1:47 P.M, fatally injuring one and leaving three in critical condition. “Everyone in the Longhorn community really...

Students differ on perspectives toward AP exams

Students differ on perspectives toward AP exams

May 19, 2017

By Sasha Narang '18 Although May brings warm temperatures and spring fever, it’s also the dreaded month of exams for students who take advanced placement (AP) classes at Staples. While some students are buried in review books at the library until closing hours, others have decided to sit back and re...

Summer Semesters Have Students Starting Early

Summer Semesters Have Students Starting Early

May 19, 2017

By Hannah Bolandian '19 While the majority of senior students are looking forward to their summer adventures before college, some will be packing up to leave as soon as two days after graduation.   Although it is only a small percentage of seniors, some of the graduating class will be at...

Students should be able to move non AP-tests on days of AP finals

Students should be able to move non AP-tests on days of AP finals

May 18, 2017

Adam Wenkoff '18 The two weeks of AP final exams are, for many, the most stressful weeks of the year.   Students taking finals in their AP courses should be able to move their other tests to a day where they don’t have a final.   With 10 percent of each class grade depend...

Graduating seniors say goodbye to their instruments

Graduating seniors say goodbye to their instruments

May 15, 2017

Amanda Kaplowitz ’19   So many seniors take advantage of the music program offered at Staples and have played instruments throughout their entire high school careers. However, some of these instruments will be put back in their cases and go out of tune when the seniors pack up and head for...

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