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A or AP?: U.S. History Honors in Danger of Elimination

A or AP?: U.S. History Honors in Danger of Elimination

May 27, 2011

U.S. History Honors, a course originally created nine years ago by a Board of Education (BOE) directive to create more honors-level courses at Staples, is on the verge of extinction. “I think in general, we don’t want too many levels in social studies,” James D’Amico, 6–12 Social Studies Department Coordinator, said. D’Amico says that the department is divided whe...

Guidance Plans to Release Schedules for the 2011-12 School Year

Guidance Plans to Release Schedules for the 2011-12 School Year

May 25, 2011

Unlike past years when students have attended arena to design their own schedules, this year the guidance department has created student’s schedules using a schedule generator on the computer. The guidance department sent out a letter informing students that during the first week in June students will meet i...

20,000 Sheets A Day: Staples' Paper Addiction

20,000 Sheets A Day: Staples' Paper Addiction

May 14, 2011

Emily Goldberg '12 and Farrel Levenson '11 Web Managing Editor and Staff Writer According to main office secretary Mari Caroll who orders all of Staples paper, Staples goes through 200,000 sheets of paper every two weeks. That’s 100,000 sheets of paper every week, 20,000 sheets of paper every day, nearly 3,000 sheets every hour. “Between test...

Candlelight Behind the Scenes

Candlelight Behind the Scenes

December 3, 2010

It is almost time for the 70th Candlelight concert at Staples High School. Much has changed as a new choir director replaces former director Alice Lipson, and a music secretary was let go due to budget cuts. More practice, as well as a change in the schedule has been made in order to make this Candlelight con...

December 2, 2010 l Good Things Come in Small Packages

December 2, 2010 l  Good Things Come in Small Packages

December 2, 2010

1:38 p.m.  Not so small, actually, Delaney Grace Anderson-Furlong made a visit with her mother Rebecca to the English department.  Delany is now seven weeks old and 10 pounds.  Her mother is returning to work Monday as her maternity leave comes to an end....

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