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Seniors attempt to salvage their internships

May 18, 2020

In the past, when the school year came to an end and the hallways became significantly less crowded, underclassmen could really sense the entire class of students. This was the senior class, as they...

College and Career Center revises plan to keep senior internships

Students will have three options to choose from as their “Reimagined Senior Internship.”
April 29, 2020

The College and Career Center announced April 28 that senior internships for the 2020 school year will take place as scheduled.  According to an email sent out to the senior class, students will be...

Seniors swap their books for new internship opportunities

Seniors swap their books for new internship opportunities
June 1, 2017

  During the last two months of school, underclassmen are able to gain a few more privileges on campus: a seemingly roomier hallway, a far more spacious lunch room and a chance to secure preferable...

Stop taking our spots

Stop taking our spots
March 23, 2017

Eliza Goldberg '17 An open letter to underclassmen who park on campus without a permit I’m going to preface this by saying that as a junior, I parked at Wakeman. Come April, while other people...

Local Briefs

Local Briefs
May 5, 2016

May 7 Race for the Cure The fourth annual 5k run and walk will be held at the Sherwood Island State Park Connector. People of all ages are welcome, and all proceeds go toward funding community grants...

Brynly Marsh says Goodbye to Staples and Hello to Tanzania

Brynly Marsh says Goodbye to Staples and Hello to Tanzania
April 29, 2016

As the year is coming to an end, so is high school for the class of 2016. With a few weeks left until senior internships begin, the student filled halls will soon be missing 400 of its most dedicated Wreckers....

The struggle of being a second semester junior surrounded by seniors

The struggle of being a second semester junior surrounded by seniors
April 1, 2016

I was warned about the rigor of junior year. I heard horror stories about the SAT, was given tips on how to get a five on AP tests and was even told that I should spend every weekend visiting colleges. ...

You don’t know what you’ve got ‘til it’s gone

June 20, 2015

As I write this article, I am in the midst of my senior internship. It’s been awhile since I was rushing from class to class and actually taking notes. I find myself with very mixed feelings. I’m almost...

Seniors carry the weight of internships

Seniors carry the weight of internships
June 19, 2015

When the clock struck 1 p.m. on May 15, Aaron Linker ’15 finished his high school career.  Initially, the idea of leaving high school for Linker was nerve-wracking.  “I’ll never have an experience...

Internship program flourishes into senior staple

Photo contributed by Sophie de Brujin ‘14: Sophie de Brujn takes a break from her hard work and visits some lions in the town of Vrede in the Free State province of South Africa.
April 6, 2015

Sophie de Bruijin ’14 concluded her senior year busy at work in South Africa. For three weeks she had shadowed an orthopedist in Johannesburg, worked at a medical supply manufacturing company, received...

Students use unique skills in the world of internships

Students use unique skills in the world of internships
August 25, 2014

From nearby New York City to far away London, students have spanned the globe seeking their passions through internships. With college fast approaching, the summer before senior year is a popular time...

Seniors have left Staples but…

Seniors have left Staples but...
June 9, 2014

The ringing school bell is usually an unofficial signal to both students and teachers that in approximately thirty seconds, the infamous stragglers will come shuffling through the door.  This group of...

Internship myths debunked

May 30, 2014

The Staples High School Internship Program, which originated in 2008 with 40 kids, has been a resounding success. “Nearly every student in the class of 2014 participates in the program,” Lee Saveliff,...

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