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Staples Players’ passion helps them thrive through “Tech Week” and “Hell Week”

Players enjoy each others company as they practice a scene before rehearsals. (Left to right Camille Foise ’21, Jamie Mann ’21, Erin Lynch ’20, AnnaMaria Fernandez ’20).

Chloe Murray '22, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

Many Staples athletes might complain about their vigorous schedule: 7:30 a.m.-2:15 p.m.-- School 2:30p.m.-5:00 p.m.-- Sports 6:00 -- Shower 7:30 p.m.-- Dinner 8:30 p.m.- 1 a.m. -- Homework. Some might ask: where are students supposed to fit in both a social life and sleep into this schedule?...

Dancers balance their time between leaps and lessons

Dancers balance their time between leaps and lessons

Katie Reynolds, Staff Writer

April 25, 2014

They don’t wear their team uniforms to school. They don’t wear tee shirts advertising their shows. They don’t dress up on Fridays, or any other day. But if they’re picking up a pencil, they might just ponché: keeping the right leg straight, they lift the left leg up as they fold their...

Holly Jolly Playlist

Holly Jolly Playlist

December 22, 2010

To be honest, I always get a little confused when people complain about hearing too much holiday music. Lyrically, it’s no more mundane than most pop music- the only difference is that instead of songs about love or dancing, we have songs about Santa Claus. More importantly— and far too often, mo...

December 15, 2010 | Getting Jiggy With it

December 15, 2010 | Getting Jiggy With it

December 15, 2010

Photo by Caitlyn Rand '13 8:44 a.m. Jesse Bauks and his period 3 Irish Lit class practice their Irish stepdancing skills. Irish dancing, like all dancing, is linked to a history, a culture, and customs of all aspects of Ireland discussed in the class. ...

Dancing With the Stars Captivates Staples

Dancing With the Stars Captivates Staples

October 4, 2010

  It is season 11 of the reality show, "Dancing With The Stars,” and everyone is watching on ABC at 8:00 to 10:00 p.m on Mondays and Tuesdays. Every year, the professional dancers are paired up with the stars, such as actors, football players, other athletes, supermodels, teen stars, singers, and even astronauts. There are new stars on the show that are read...

Ballroom Dance Club Brings the Beat to the Hallways

March 28, 2010

Lila Epstein '10 Editor-in-Chief At a regular professional studio, a ballroom dance lesson can cost up to $75 for only 45 minutes. However, Anya Kostenko ’12 and Anastasia Kulikova ’11 are bringing the same instruction to Staples students for free! The two dancers started the Ballroom Dance Club,...

On Pointe, Rebecca Finell and the Effort to Look Effortless

Photo Courtesty of Rebecca Finell

December 22, 2009

Joy Eisenberg ‘11 Sports Editor Not even a half–hour interview could keep her from moving her body. Every minute was spent stretching in preparation for her 4:30 p.m. pointe class. The life of Rebecca Finell ’13 is consumed by dance. Variations, partnering, jazz, ballet technique with flat s...

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