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Seniors swap their books for new internship opportunities

Seniors swap their books for new internship opportunities

Maddie Phelps '19 and Chelsea Fox '19

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 parking spaces free of criticism. The reason for this, of course, is the fact that the entire sen...

Stop taking our spots

Stop taking our spots

Eliza Goldberg

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 in my grade were constantly paying off tickets, I was still taking my twice-daily walk to and from my car...

Local Briefs

Local Briefs

Jane Schutte, Staff Writer

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 and research in the county’s fight against breast cancer. The race begins at seven a.m. For more...

Brynly Marsh says Goodbye to Staples and Hello to Tanzania

Brynly Marsh says Goodbye to Staples and Hello to Tanzania

Sasha Narang and Erin Lynch

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. Brynly Marsh ’16 is more than excited to trade her eight classes a day for an internship i...

The struggle of being a second semester junior surrounded by seniors

The struggle of being a second semester junior surrounded by seniors

Kit Epstein, Breaking News Editor

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. Yet, despite the constant college meetings and Baron’s books, nothing prepared me for the nigh...

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

Justine Seligson, Staff Writer

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 done with high school, so I should be jumping for joy, right? Well, not really. Since the last...

Seniors carry the weight of internships

Seniors carry the weight of internships

Jackie Sussman, Opinions Editor

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 like that in my life again,” Linker said. At the same time, however, Linker looked forward to...

Internship program flourishes into senior staple

Internship program flourishes into senior staple

Renee Weisz, A&E Editor

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 hands on experience in a private hospital, and volunteered in a public hospital in Sowetto amongst...

Students use unique skills in the world of internships

Students use unique skills in the world of internships

Ale Benjamin, Managing Editor

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 for students to start an unpaid internship in order to gain valuable job experience, practice their ...

Seniors have left Staples but…

Seniors have left Staples but…

Jenna McNicholas, Staff Writer

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 tardy-no-do-gooders are consistently seniors, with the occasional addition of a freshman trailing about...

Internship myths debunked

Simon Stracher, Staff Writer

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, head of the program, said. The program has become a staple of every student’s four years...

January 5, 2011 | Planning for the Future

January 5, 2011 | Planning for the Future

January 5, 2011

Photo by Caitlyn Rand '13 11:27 a.m. Seniors meet in the auditorium during lunch to learn all about the upcoming optional senior internships that begin later in the year. ...

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