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Social media platforms, like TikTok and Pinterest, promote creative and unique costume ideas for Halloween.

Social media produces original Halloween costume ideas

Paige Tighe ’24, Paper Features Editor October 17, 2022

It is officially the season of pumpkin spice lattes, scary movies and uggs, meaning Halloween is just around the corner.  The pressure of finding the perfect costume is on, and Spirit Halloween props...

Sabrina Paris ’23 (right) at her internship at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Staples student spends summer interning at The Met

Paige Tighe ’24, Paper Features Editor October 6, 2022

For four weeks every day, Sabrina Paris ’23 walked up the steps of The Metropolitan Museum of Art to meet with professional artists, work in different exhibitions and learn about the significance of...

Along with a tour of the school, Staples provided Bedford and Coleytown middle school eighth graders with a club fair to get involved in extracurriculars, before their arrival in the fall.

Staples offers interactive touring experience to incoming freshmen

Paige Tighe ’24, Paper Features Editor June 14, 2022

As an incoming freshman, walking into a large school full of unknown faces, hallways, classrooms and teachers can be isolating. But when you see that one friend you haven’t seen in years or a new friend...

Mask mandate lifted in Staples High School, giving students the choice of wearing a mask. Staples students Peter Loranger ’24 (left) and Flora Williams ’24 (right) are respectful of each other’s choice to wear or not wear a mask.

Lifted mask mandates return Staples to a pre-pandemic lifestyle

Paige Tighe ’24, Paper Features Editor March 30, 2022

After two unusual years of mandates and restrictions, Staples high school lifted its mask mandate on Feb. 28, giving students the right to choose if they want to wear a mask. Personally, I made the choice...

The 2022 Governors Ball lacks wow-factor artists to inspire Staples students to attend the festival.

2022 Governors Ball lineup underwhelms Staples students

Paige Tighe ’24, Paper Features Editor February 23, 2022

Festivals like Coachella and Governors Ball are celebrations of music and artists - both established and up and coming. In order to draw in a bigger audience, it is important to find a balance between...

December Students of the Month were announced by Principal Stafford W. Thomas Jr. on the morning of Dec. 13. Students of the Month are students that are respectful, hard-working, kind and make Staples a better place.

Staples announces December Students of the Month

Paige Tighe ’24, Paper Features Editor January 10, 2022

Within Staples High School, there are students that continuously contribute to the school’s community. A student’s persistence in school, amiability towards their peers and continuous contribution...

Logan Goodman ’24 is wearing red Nike Off-White x Dunk Low University sneakers. Virgil Abloh designed and released these shoes with Nike on Dec. 20, 2019.

Virgil Abloh uses art, identity and representation to improve the fashion industry

Paige Tighe ’24, Paper Features Editor January 2, 2022

Virgil Abloh died due to cancer at only 41 years old on Sunday Nov. 28.  He founded and became the CEO of Off-White in 2012, and has been the creative director of Louis Vuitton’s menswear since 2018.  Abloh’s...

Students left the empty classroom as no substitute teacher arrived to cover the class. The next time the class met, the students were told that they should’ve remained in the classroom, regardless of there not being a teacher present.

Lack of present substitute teachers reveals necessity for new policy

Paige Tighe ’24 , Paper Features Editor December 14, 2021

Since the start of the school year, students across the school have arrived to class with no teacher or substitute present. This is due to shortages in substitute staff for class coverage. Increases in...

Marshalls has holiday decorations for Thanksgiving and Hanukkah on display, even though it is only October.

COVID-19 pandemic holds the blame for a rushed holiday season

Paige Tighe ’24, Paper Features Editor October 29, 2021

One of the most thrilling times of the year is the holiday season. Families, friends, neighbors and even strangers come together to celebrate. Best of all, we are given the opportunity to embrace time...

Sofia Fidalgo-Schioppa ’25, left, steals the ball from a Greenwich player.

Sofia Fidalgo-Schioppa brings sportsmanship, devotion to field hockey team

Paige Tighe ’24, Paper Features Editor October 20, 2021

Ten seconds left in the game. The ball glides from stick to stick as it paces up and down the field. Suddenly the ball is rescued, raced up the field and shot directly between the goalies legs, by Sofia...

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