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Morning Jam Session

Ben Foster

December 17, 2014


Filed under Arts

Waking up for school is always going to be a struggle. But when it comes to making the trek to school, students find ways to ease the  despair. One imperative source is listening to music. This helps distract high schoolers from fact they were heading to school and sets the mood for the day. The fl...

Sophomores struggle to prepare for new SAT

Sophomores struggle to prepare for new SAT

Jackie Sussman, Assistant Business Manager

September 19, 2014


Filed under Opinions, Uncategorized

Easier vocab? Easier math? An optional instead of required essay? At first glance, these new changes in the notorious Scholastic Aptitude Test, a.k.a. the SAT, may seem beneficial to new participants. And being the first to take the new test, the Class of 2017 should, theoretically, be overjoyed with...

What I learned from school dances

What I learned from school dances

Julie Bender, Web Opinions Editor

June 2, 2014


Filed under Opinions

After surviving my first year of school dances, I finally feel as if I have gained enough experience to be prepared for next year. And hopefully, for the upcoming junior class, these tips can help with dance preparations. 1. Ask your date early. Although it seems crazy to ask 5 months in advance, it’s not. Thos...

Sophomores prepare for CAPT

Sophomores prepare for CAPT

Grace McCarthy, Staff Writer

March 3, 2014


Filed under News

This year’s sophomore class is expected to take a double hit of standardized testing. Teachers are intensely preparing students; as this is the last grade to take CAPT tests, they aim to finish with a bang. As the month of March begins, sophomores are feeling the heat and the advice they are hearing over...

McQuone Honored by Best Buddies

McQuone Honored by Best Buddies

June 7, 2011


Filed under News

Alix Neenan Managing Editor Patty McQuone, faculty advisor of Staples’ chapter of Best Buddies, was recently honored with the Best Buddies of Connecticut “2011 Outstanding Advisor of the Year” award. She will receive the award this July at a Best Buddies appreciation banquet in New Haven. “I’m honored, but ...

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