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Student-athletes sentenced to three years of gym class

Staples sophomores (from left) Layla Bloomingdale, Karina Murray and Chloe Murray warm-up for their volleyball practice that is over two hours every day. After their workout, they must go home to do hours of homework.
October 14, 2019

Twenty-four hours: to learn, practice, eat, sleep. It’s not enough time. After student-athletes’ intense practice or games, they race the clock to finish the mountain of homework waiting for them,...

Dozens of seniors head to appeal court to redeem credit

Dozens of seniors head to appeal court to redeem credit
May 11, 2018

By Nicky Brown '19 This year, a total of 68 seniors are appealing for credit, which is 28 more than the 40  who appealed last year. These students have exceeded the maximum amount of absences allowed...

High school credit becomes college credit in Contemporary World

High school credit becomes college credit in Contemporary World
October 12, 2017

By: Tori Lubin '18 The students in room 2038 look to the SmartBoard where a document labeled “Global Clash of Civilizations” waits to be analyzed. Before they dive into the dissection of international...

All Work, No Credit: Students opt not to take AP tests as a number of colleges do not accept the credit

April 15, 2011

For the first two weeks in May, the gym and library will be filled with desks where Staples students will sit for three hours, furiously bubbling in answers and writing essays. They will do this in hopes...

The College Credit Crisis: Examining the Relevance of AP Classes at Staples High School

September 29, 2010

Isaac Stein '12 and Brendan Rand '11 Senior Writer and News Editor No matter what classes they are taking, a mountain of AP textbooks is not an uncommon sight for students like Sean Christie...

Tips for Handling College Finances

Staples students explain how they handle their finances during college. | Photo courtesy of SXC
February 24, 2010

Sam Freeman '11 Web A&E Editor “Don’t spend your money on stupid things like scooters and bikes to get around campus, you’ll need almost all of your money for a lot of food and books,”...

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