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[Nov. 2016 News] State revises graduation requirements, administration pauses new courses

[Nov. 2016 News] State revises graduation requirements, administration pauses new courses

November 22, 2016

By Zach Horowitz ’19   For Staples students graduating in 2022, scheduling classes will be a lot different than in previous years due to changes in graduation requirements. The most notable change is the increased requirements for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). In th...

New authentic courses proposed to upgrade our English curriculum

New authentic courses proposed to upgrade our English curriculum

October 26, 2016

By Caroline Blevins ’18 English teacher Kim Herzog and culinary teacher Cecily Gans have been creating a new food literature course for about a year now. They recently proposed this course to the collaborative team; hoping that their course would be considered and eventually added to the English...

The do’s and dont’s of electing electives

The do’s and dont’s of electing electives

Kacey Hertan, Business Managing Editor

February 10, 2015

This week, my bewildered eighth grade sister has been begging for advice on what electives to take next year. Now, this is not the most important decision in life nor is it worth stressing about; however, choosing enjoyable electives can seriously enhance the high school experience. Of course,...

Accelerated Students: Sophomores in APs

Accelerated Students: Sophomores in APs

May 27, 2011

AP courses at Staples usually conjure images of upperclassmen slaving away on an endless supply of work. However, what some may not realize is that sophomores are also in on these challenging courses. “It’s actually not as stressful as one would think,” Danielle Frost ’13, who is in an AP St...

New Lenient Internship Policies Welcome More Participants

December 22, 2010

As the end of second quarter approaches, seniors begin to anticipate the many advantages that come with being a second semester senior. The senior internship program is one of the privileges that a number of students in the senior class take advantage of.   As a common cure for “senioritis,” students...

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