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Data overload hurts students’ brains

Data overload hurts students’ brains

Sam Zuckerman '21

October 22, 2018

PowerSchool is the open grading system we use at Staples, and it forms the cornerstone of the Staples community. But do we know what it is like from a teacher’s perspective? Former Staples English teacher and girls’ cross country coach Amanda Parrish Morgan released an article referring to her time...

College culture critiqued by Staples community

College culture critiqued by Staples community

January 29, 2018

By Molly Mahoney '18 and Maddy Sell '18 ...

Birthday posts generate anxiety for Facebook users

Birthday posts generate anxiety for Facebook users

Alison Morrison, Staff Writer

March 9, 2015

When doing the rounds of my social media websites, it’s hard to avoid the pesky notifications from Facebook indicating that your camp-friend’s-friend-you-met-once-yet-still-friended’s birthday is today. This starts the age-old conundrum of how to phrase your “happy birthday” post. Do you...

Some students feel pressure to take physics

Some students feel pressure to take physics

Nicole DeBlasi, Web Managing Editor

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 told you it would look good for colleges.  Although physics is not a required course, many student...

Girls Lacrosse Falls to Glastonbury in State Quarter Finals

Girls Lacrosse Falls to Glastonbury in State Quarter Finals

June 7, 2011

  After a tough game against Glastonbury, the Staples girl’s lacrosse team ended their season with a loss in the quarterfinals of the state tournament on Monday. For the first half of the game, it seemed like Glastonbury was dominating the game but the half ended with a tie. Then, going into...

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