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JSA debates in Washington, D.C.

JSA debates in Washington, D.C.

Hannah Bolandian '19, Paper Sports Editor

February 26, 2019

The Junior Statesmen of America club (JSA) at Staples traveled to the Winter Congress Convention in Washington, DC on Feb. 7 for the weekend. JSA is a group of high school students who engage in debates at conventions around the country. When not at debates, the group practices after school and en...

Congressman Jim Himes visits library

Congressman Jim Himes visits library

January 15, 2018

By Caroline Blevins '18 and Kaya Leitner '19

Junior Statesman of America helps Staples “Fight Apathy”

Junior Statesman of America helps Staples “Fight Apathy”

March 23, 2017

By: Arin Garland '18 Recently, the Staples JSA club has joined a nationwide campaign called “Fight Apathy,” which aims to “encourage students to think about what's important to them,” in the words of Claudia Guetta ’18, President of the Staples chapter of JSA. “Whether it's a sport,...

JSA members travel to D.C. for winter Congress

JSA members travel to D.C. for winter Congress

March 9, 2017

The Staples chapter of Junior State of America (JSA) attended an annual winter Congress event in Washington D.C., where the members wrote legislation, served as members of Congress, conducted floor debates, listened to political speakers and participated in other activities from Feb. 24 to Feb. 26. JSA’s...

Attending Winter Congress for the first time

Attending Winter Congress for the first time

Victoria Lubin, Staff Writer

March 15, 2016

By: Tori Lubin '18 Like a bird ready to pounce on his prey, I’m ready to attack my opponent. My words are my claws, prepared to slice apart any argument made against me. This is debate. This is my passion, a passion that drove to me to join Junior Statesman of America, a formal debating organization. My love f...

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