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Staples Field Hockey Team Continues the Legacy of Jinny Parker

Staples Field Hockey Team Continues the Legacy of Jinny Parker

November 30, 2016

By: Camryn Ragland ’18 and Alexandra Sprouls ’19 On a November morning in 1974, Staples super fans crowded the bleachers to watch their school’s field hockey team play in its first state championship game. The varsity team, led by Coach Virginia (Jinny) Parker, battled a tough game ending in a...

Saying goodbye to an older sibling

Saying goodbye to an older sibling

Anay Simunovic, Opinions Editor

June 9, 2016

For many, high school is a daunting and rather overwhelming place. However, having an older sibling to help you navigate through the intricacies of high school life greatly eases the transition. I remember my first day of high school, mobs of senior girls crowded the Staples hallways obnoxiously ...

Death of Prince shocks fans and admirers

Death of Prince shocks fans and admirers

Max Bibicoff, Staff Writer

April 24, 2016

The world-renowned singer known as Prince passed away on April 21 at his estate in Chanhassen, Minnesota.  After paramedics attempted to perform CPR on him to no avail, he was officially pronounced dead at 10:07 a.m. He was 57 years old. Fans within the Staples community were alarmed to hear the news of h...

Family legacy creates contentious debate

Margaux MacColl/Jackie Sussman, Managing Editor/Opinions Editor

March 15, 2016

College is not a pure meritocracy. Many seniors carry the perception that legacy has a significant impact on one’s acceptance. And, for a handful of schools, this perception isn’t wrong. Nevertheless, the legacy system has both its advocates and critics, often creating a contentious debate ab...

Esteemed author Harper Lee dies at 89

Esteemed author Harper Lee dies at 89

Jesse Levinson, Staff Writer

February 20, 2016

Harper Lee, renowned author of “To Kill a Mockingbird” and most recently, “Go Set a Watchman,” died at age 89 on the morning of Friday, Feb. 19.   Many Staples students have expressed sentiments over the loss of such a highly-regarded author. “When I found out she passed I was re...

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