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Time slowly slipping away

Time slowly slipping away
October 19, 2016

By: Ben Stein '18 I haphazardly roll out of bed at 6:21 a.m., only to remember I haven’t done my gov homework. We all fall victim to it: procrastination; let me be clear, procrastination is not only...

CLUELESS: Personal Finance Course Aims to Teach Students How to Manage their Money

December 7, 2010

Image via Wikipedia The world of money comes with an entire complex language of its own. Students usually know and are very familiar with these two phrases, “how much?” or “charge it,” and,...

Girl Talk’s “All Day” Fails To Keep The Party Going

December 3, 2010

Girl Talk’s newest album, “All Day,” is more focused and coherent than any of his previous albums, which means I don’t really plan on listening to it ever again. Let me explain. The first thing...

A Day at Doggie Obedience School

October 26, 2010

Claire O'Halloran '13 Web Opinions Editor I know that many people have dogs who aren't the most well behaved. Even if that is the case, sending them to Dog Obedience school will become a nightmare for...

Hiding Behind Easier Classes: Using and Abusing Course Selection to Garner a Higher GPA

October 1, 2010

It is one of the most talked-about, worried-over and anxiety-filled acronyms at Staples. It strikes fear into the hearts of freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors alike. It has even, perhaps, overtaken...

Principal Dodig Addresses Homecoming Change

Photo by Lucas Hammerman '10
May 20, 2010

DJ Sixsmith '11 Web Sports Editor Eight in-school suspensions, three hospitals visits and one morning announcement. This is homecoming 2009 by the numbers. After a meeting with the parents of...

Teaching To the Test Hinders Learning

March 28, 2010

Editorial When nearly 50 students voluntarily give up their entire Saturday to solve a  multifaceted situational problem— with no guarantee of success— it’s clear that the school they attend...

Participants of the Staples Student Spectacular Challenge Reflect On Their Experience

Pictured above are the second place winners of the Staples Student Spectacular Challenge.  | Photo by Petey Menz '11
March 17, 2010

JJ Clarke '12 A&E Editor Apparently, the idea of urinating in the shower once a day to conserve water won over the tough judges at the Staples Student Spectacular Challenge. Each year,...

Captain Moore Speaks About Ocean Pollution, The Garbage Patch

On Monday, Jan. 11, Captain Moore spoke at Staples High School about the Eastern Garbage Patch, a current environmental problem.
January 13, 2010

Farrel Levenson ‘11 Opinions Editor On Monday, Jan. 11, Captain Charles Moore of the Algalita Marine Research Foundation spoke at Staples High School to educate attendees about an environmental...

Does Size Really Matter? When Height Differences Pose Dating Pool Dilemmas

Keeping Him on His Toes: Some girls feel uncomfortable dating boys who are shorter than they are.
December 22, 2009

Sammy Hardy '11 Staff Writer They race toward each other, ready for a joyful embrace after an unbearable lunch period of separation.  But as they part from a brief hug and a kiss, he is the one...

Staples Introduces New Academic Contest Based on Moody’s Mega Math Challenge

Staples Introduces New Academic Contest Based on Moody’s Mega Math Challenge
November 13, 2009

Lila Epstein '10 Editor-in-Chief This year, students will have a chance to participate in the Staples Spectacular Student Challenge for the first time. The competition is an interdisciplinary challenge...

Memo to Giants Fans: PANIC!

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November 2, 2009

Brendan Rand ‘11 Staff Writer I’m at a loss for words, really. There’s only so much that can be said about the New York Giants after Sunday’s dreadful 40-17 loss in Philadelphia. This...

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