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Midterm exam break proven to be myth

Midterm exam break proven to be myth

Renee Weisz, A&E Editor

December 23, 2015

Although in the past two years midterm exams have been followed by a five-day break from school, this year’s exams do not follow this same pattern. The week begins with a regular school day on Monday, Jan. 11. Three days of exams follow from Jan. 12-14. Then, a staff development day takes place ...

Common Application isn’t so common

Nicole DeBlasi, Web Managing Editor

September 19, 2014

You look at your computer screen, staring at all the different tabs open for University of Texas, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and Georgetown. All of these schools have different applications, and you switch from tab to tab, filling in the same information over and over again. “I...

College Panel Night engages juniors in the college process

College Panel Night engages juniors in the college process

Claire Lewin, Associate Managing Editor

May 23, 2014

On May 20th at 7:00 pm, representatives from colleges across the country and Staples students gathered in the Staples auditorium to delve into one of the most daunting of topics: the college process. Panel members included admissions representatives from schools such as Amherst College, Columbia University,...

Early Release: Students Plan to graduate early

December 3, 2010

Casey Haffner, currently a junior at Staples, will not be attending school for the entire third and fourth quarter of her senior year. She also will not be graduating with the rest of the class of 2012. Instead, Haffner is graduating from Staples in January of her senior year. "When I decided that I...

Q and A with Donald O'Day, Voted to Keep Arena

Q and A with Donald O'Day, Voted to Keep Arena

November 3, 2010

Image via Wikipedia Claire O’Halloran Web Opinions Editor The debate over whether or not Arena should be cut has been an ongoing and complicated issue. However, on Oct. 12, it was officially decided that Arena will no longer exist. The Board of Education (BOE), with a total of seven votes ended up with a six to one vote a...

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