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Eighteen seniors to graduate with high honors

Eighteen seniors to graduate with high honors

April 19, 2018

By Isa Didio ’18   Eighteen Staples seniors have been notified that they will be graduating with the achievement of “high honors,” which means they are at the top 4 percent of the graduating class based upon their GPA. “There are so many intelligent, talented people in my grade,” Paige...

Finding enthusiasm in learning: How being a second semester senior has made me a better student

Finding enthusiasm in learning: How being a second semester senior has made me a better student

Izzy Ullmann

March 14, 2017

Izzy Ullmann '17 For three and a half years of high school I found myself refreshing the MyHAC app, anxiously calculating how many points I needed for an A and begging my teachers to round up my grades. It wasn’t that I didn’t appreciate learning. I was caught up in the typical college game: one where...

Staples seniors recognized for the High Honors Society

Staples seniors recognized for the High Honors Society

March 9, 2017

By Julia Rosier '18 Eighteen Staples seniors received an email on March 3, 2017 notifying them of being in the top 4 percent of their class, which qualified them for the High Honors Society. “I was super excited and didn’t expect it or to even be at the spot where I am,” Julie Kaplan ’17...

Naviance induces stress among juniors

Naviance induces stress among juniors

Becca Rawiszer, Public Relations Manager

March 30, 2016

There are plenty of perks to junior year: the arduous effort put into standardized testing preparation, the GPA-demolisher classes––better known as Advanced Placement classes––and the stress and anxiety that comes with the fact that this is the last full year of grades and accomplishments that...

In-between Ivies and “bottom tier” schools – a senior shares the struggle of being deemed “average”

In-between Ivies and “bottom tier” schools – a senior shares the struggle of being deemed “average”

Emily Olrik, Staff Writer

March 28, 2016

As college decisions, both rejections and acceptances, are released, there is a sense of frustration amongst the denied students who were deemed ‘too average.’ The people who received what seems like countless rejections share my similar frustration. Sometimes simply great students go unrecognized fo...

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