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Car Club: Life in the Fast Lane

Car Club: Life in the Fast Lane

June 1, 2011

It’s not everyday that a 1987 Ferrari pulls up to the front of the school.  But on May 26, the Classic Car Gallery of Westport brought this Italian car to Staples’ Car Club.  “We like to get the nicer ones,” said Steven Landau, of the Classic Car Gallery.  The showing of this particul...

Cheerleaders Prepare for Winter Competition Season

Cheerleaders Prepare for Winter Competition Season

December 22, 2010

Although the fall season for sports has wrapped up, the cheerleading squad is only just getting started. As the only Staples team that practices formally through two seasons, the cheerleading team is prepping for the second half of its schedule. And winter season is competition season in cheer world. This is the time for the team to showcase its skills rather than jus...

December 13, 2010: Candlelight Gives Back

December 13, 2010: Candlelight Gives Back

December 13, 2010

9:45 a.m. In front of Patty’s desk this morning there were bags and bags of non-perishable food donations that were collected this weekend at the Candlelight concert. People brought their donations when they came to watch the concert; the cans were collected by members of the Staples High School National Society as part of...

Idol Dreaming

Idol Dreaming

November 12, 2010

She ate her bacon-egg-and cheese sandwich and applied her pink lipstick. She was provided hair and makeup. She then proceeded to sing “Black Horse and the Cherry Tree” on stage in front of couple hundred people. This isn’t referencing KT Tunstall, or any other famous singer for that matter, rather,...

The Alumni Beat – How Staples Football turned Charlie Emerson into a Big Ten Lineman

The Alumni Beat – How Staples Football turned Charlie Emerson into a Big Ten Lineman

October 1, 2010

DJ Sixsmith '11 Web Sports Edior To Staples students, there is nothing like playing football in front of hundreds of screaming students and parents. Charlie Emerson agreed‑-until he played his first game in front of 110,000 raucous fans at Indiana University. After starting for three years as a...

September 24, 2010 | TGIF

September 24, 2010 | TGIF

September 24, 2010

7:10 a.m. As yellow covers the front of the school from an abundance of school buses, students arrive ready to begin another day. TGIF....

Dress to Excess- Spring AC Means Winter Clothing

Dress to Excess- Spring AC Means Winter Clothing

May 28, 2010

Monday morning: 6:00 a.m. – alarm rings in my ear 6:15 a.m. – roll out of bed (still half asleep) 6:20 a.m. – shower 6:30 a.m. – stand in front of my closet gazing at piles of clothes 7:00 a.m. – breakfast (sometimes) 7:15 a.m. – leave for school Every morning before school, at 6:30 a.m. or so, I stare at my c...

Gossip Mags Are Trashy and Tacky

Gossip Mags Are Trashy and Tacky

December 6, 2009

Kate McNee '11 Head Copy Editor "Catfight!" We’ve all seen these magazine headlines at grocery stores. Many of us have either discreetly and quickly flipped through the magazine to the cover story so no one would see, or been so pathetically interested in the story that we actually bough...

The Front Line of a Team’s Domination

The Front Line of a Team’s Domination

December 2, 2009

Brendan Rand ‘11 and Jeremy Dreyfuss ‘11 Staff Writers The shortest of them stands six feet tall and weighs 215 pounds. They cast long shadows in the hallways, and one immediately knows they play football. On the field, they fend off opposing defenders, allowing the offense to excel. They are one of the biggest reasons as to why Staples is currently undef...

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