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Florida Georgia Line tops country charts with new album

Florida Georgia Line tops country charts with new album

Kevin Rabacs '19

March 11, 2019

After three years of singles and feature hits, Florida Georgia Line’s fourth album, “Can’t Say I Ain’t Country,” is their most diverse and well put together album. One week after its release  at exactly midnight on Friday, Feb. 15, it sped to number one on Billboard's top country album ch...

NOT ‘Meant To Be’ Played

NOT ‘Meant To Be’ Played

May 22, 2018

By Emily Stone '20 American singer and producer Bebe Rexha collaborated with country band Florida Georgia Line to release the song “Meant to Be”. Contrary to the public opinion, I don’t think that this collaboration was ‘meant to be’. Though the rhythm is very catchy, the song itself...

[Nov. 2016 Sports] Ahmad runs past competition

November 23, 2016

By Brendan Massoud ’17   The boys’ cross country team is undefeated; notching 15 regular season wins in addition to FCIAC, State Open and New England Championships. The team is led by Zak Ahmad ’17, an All-American cross country runner and Staples High School captain, who has quickly ...

January 7, 2011 | Early Dismissal At Last

January 7, 2011 | Early Dismissal At Last

January 7, 2011

11:43 a.m. Before leaving school for the weekend, many students celebrated the early dismissal announced toward the end of period 8. Four to eight inches of expected snow was enough for superintendent Elliot Landon and several other public school districts in Fairfield Country to call snow days and ear...

WWPT Wrecker Radio Named Second Best Station in the Country, Individual Students Win Drury Awards

WWPT Wrecker Radio Named Second Best Station in the Country, Individual Students Win Drury Awards

November 15, 2010

Though over 120 high schools competed in the 2010 John Drury National Radio Awards, Staples’s WWPT Wrecker Radio was named the second best radio station in the country at the competition’s luncheon in Chicago on Saturday, Nov. 13. In addition, several Staples students were singled out for individual Drury Awards. Eric Gallanty ...

Aldrich leads Staples Cross Country to strong showing at XC Open

November 11, 2010

The Staples High School cross country team competed in the state open meet at Wickham Park on Friday. The boys qualified as a team, and senior Ingrid Johnson ‘11 competed in the girls race. The boys team finished 17th with 361 points. Senior captain Ben Aldrich ‘11 finished first for the Wreckers with a time of 16:41. Aldrich placed 22nd overall and made the all-state...

Rotary Exchange Program Offers Unique Opportunities

March 12, 2010

While many seniors spend the summer after graduation ordering their dorm room necessities and connecting with potential future college roommates, a select few are making sure their passports are in order. They have put off college for one year to physically immerse themselves in a foreign country. The...

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