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Top five classes to take

Top five classes to take

Chase Emilio, Staff Writer

February 28, 2016

Throughout my highschool career, I took many many classes that I liked and disliked. Some required, and others I took at my leasure. But there were a select few which I really appreciated. These are my favorite five non required classes that I took over my four years at Staples High School. 1)Pers...

Course additions expand Staples’ curriculum

Course additions expand Staples’ curriculum

Claudia Chen, Paper Managing Editor

November 30, 2015

On Nov. 23, the Board of Education unanimously approved nine new courses at Staples High School for the 2016-17 school year. The courses are AP Music Theory, Mandarin Chinese 5, AP Chinese Language and Culture, Gothic and Horror Literature, Sports Literature and Research, Earth Science, Creative Techno...

Czech foreign exchange student joins Staples community

Czech foreign exchange student joins Staples community

Justine Seligson, Photo Editor

September 9, 2014

When Martin Dolezal boarded his plane in the Czech Republic heading for a year-long stay in the United States, he had no sincere expectations for what would be on the other side. Basing his previous knowledge on America off of media, friends’ stories and overall stereotypes, his preconceptions would...

Sophomore takes seventh in state writing contest

Sophomore takes seventh in state writing contest

Aileen Coyne, Staff Writer

June 5, 2014

Staples sophomore Sam Sheppard placed seventh in the Connecticut Young Writers Trust Competition for a piece she submitted, written in English class. This was Sheppard’s first time entering a writing competition and was selected from hundreds of pieces. Sheppard first heard about the competition from Soundings advis...

Sophomores balance control and choice on their research paper

Sophomores balance control and choice on their research paper

Jackie Cope and Jessica Gross

March 16, 2014

Often referred to as “the guinea pig year,” the 2014 sophomores have been no strangers to change. The once solid foundations of junior year have become shakier and shakier as this year goes on. So far, sophomores have been told they will get to choose between AP Language or AP English Literature, a c...

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