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Music Program Participation Dwindles

Music Program Participation Dwindles

Andrew Vester, Whip

October 30, 2016

  By: Andrew Vester '17 Drums sound, strings vibrate and clarinetists take their finally breaths before diving into a dramatic piece. This is the daily scene in the recitals for the music programs at Staples.  The Staples High School music programs have long been recognized for their succe...

Jazz band rarely toots its own horn

Jazz band rarely toots its own horn

Jenna McNicholas, Staff Writer

March 28, 2014

They have won countless awards and accolades, and they pack a full house at every concert.  Yet they are rarely on Good Morning Staples, or have posters hung up around school enticing you to go to one of their performances. The Jazz Band is the best kept secret at Staples, not counting the secret bathroom and the fact that room 2044 i...

Staples and Bedford Jazz Bands Join For a Special Concert

Staples and Bedford Jazz Bands Join For a Special Concert

Caroline Rossi, Web Features Editor

June 9, 2013

“It don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing!” The above quote of Duke Ellington was among the notes on the program of the Staples High School and Bedford Middle School jazz bands’ concert that took place this past Wednesday evening. This concert was a special one, as it featured...

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