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Nobel Prize emphasizes exclusion of women from STEM fields

Nobel Prize emphasizes exclusion of women from STEM fields
October 4, 2018

Forty-nine out of 923. One out of 20. A mere 5 percent. According to Quartz, that’s the number of women that have received Nobel Prizes since the prize was founded in 1901. On Oct. 2, physicist Donna...

Esteemed physicist, Stephen Hawking, dies at 76

Esteemed physicist, Stephen Hawking, dies at 76
March 16, 2018

By Melanie Lust '19 Stephen Hawking, Iconic theoretical physicist best known for his his discoveries of certain properties of black holes and his quest to unify the fields of quantum mechanics and general...

Stress = Work * Acceleration:

Stress  =  Work * Acceleration:
Physics students gear up for insurmountable workload to end the year
June 10, 2015

With the week of final exams looming at Staples, students have begun to mentally prepare for the hours of studying that will ensue in the coming days. Only adding to the craze of finals week this year,...

Some students feel pressure to take physics

Some students may or may not feel the pressure to take physics. At Staples High School, there are six different physics classes students can take. According to School Counselor Victoria Capozzi, physics is generally a junior or senior year course.
November 23, 2014

You stare at your physics homework, trying to figure out how you would draw your force diagram. You wonder why you decided to take the class, realizing that you decided to take it because your parents...

Physics petition fails to persuade Science Department

Physics petition fails to persuade Science Department
June 3, 2014

The science department today confirmed that all Physics A classes will take a final, even though dozens of students signed an online petition asking that the exam be tossed since the class’ workload...

Physics Day

After a morning of rides, Brittany Silver '14 pauses to complete her calculations.
May 25, 2013

On May 23, physics students went on a trip to Six Flags in New Jersey, an annual field trip known as Physics Day. They got to spend the day at Six Flags, putting their knowledge of physics into practice...

Physics in High School: Recommended or Required?

On top of all their other classes, many students wonder if physics is necessary as it is not a graduation requirement. | Photo by Emily Goldberg '12
September 27, 2010

On top of all their other classes, many students wonder if physics is necessary as it is not a graduation requirement. | Photo by Emily Goldberg '12 According to the Staples credit and distribution requirements...

Staples Community Remembers Science Teacher Stephen Roberts

September 17, 2010

Image via Wikipedia Danny Cooper '13 Staff Writer Staples High School science teacher Stephen Roberts died on Sunday, Aug. 29 at the age of 43. Roberts had battled cancer since his twenties. Although...

Trial And Error With Senior Skip Days: Seniors Try Changing the Memorial Day Tradition

Senioritis: Some seniors chose to call in sick on April 30, the unofficial Senior Skip Day of 2010. | Photo by Madeline Hardy '11
May 28, 2010

Lucas Hammerman '10 News Editor Senior skip day fizzled this year due to complications in schedualing. The day usually fell on the Friday before Memorial Day, which is during the middle of senior...

May 27, 2010 | Centripetal Stuff

Photo by Samantha Freeman '11
May 27, 2010

12:01 p.m. Physics students Michael Berlin '11 and Jordan Glick '11 await the world's tallest and fastest roller coaster, Kingda Ka, at New Jersey's Six Flags Great Adventure on today's overcast...

May 7, 2010 | Loeffler Field Physics

May 7, 2010 | Loeffler Field Physics
May 7, 2010

9:30 a.m. On a breezy, sunny morning in the stands of Loeffler Field, physics teacher Nathaniel Dewey has a student demonstrate how long sound takes to travel.

Substitutes, Students Cope With Long Term Teacher Absences

March 12, 2010

Annie Nelson '11 Features Editor  With maternity leaves, illnesses and other personal reasons, teachers can be gone from the classroom for as much as a semester’s time. However, these absences are...

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