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Promoting mindfulness and decreasing stress with the Zen Den

Promoting mindfulness and decreasing stress with the Zen Den

June 10, 2017

By Olivia Foster ’18 The frenzied and fast-paced lifestyle that characterizes the lives of many high school students may be quelled with a simple and relaxing solution: Zen Dens. These places of serenity and solitude cultivate relaxation and peacefulness of mind. They will make a debut in the g...

The New Trend of Fidget Cubes

The New Trend of Fidget Cubes

March 30, 2017

By Kevin Ludy '19   It’s almost finals week and everyone can feel the stress spreading throughout Staples. Luckily, there's a way to reduce stress while in class, and the answer is fidget cubes.   Fidgeting is a natural thing for people where you make small movements with your ha...

School’s out for Summer, Even for Teachers

School’s out for Summer, Even for Teachers

Josiah Tarrant, Assistant Business Manager

June 9, 2016

This summer, Staples students won’t be the only ones hitting the City, earning pocket cash working odd jobs, baking in the sun, and travelling the world. Word on the street is that come June 17th, our intrepid teachers have a few adventures of their own in store, from ringing wedding bells to climbing the Great Wall. While you have been finishing up that ...

Students and staff take advantage of opportunity to travel and relax in extended winter vacation

Students and staff take advantage of opportunity to travel and relax in extended winter vacation

Andrew Vester, Staff Writer

December 7, 2014

A 12-and-a-half day winter break begins with a half day on Dec. 23, giving Staples students and staff the break that they have been waiting for. This timing will also give the students observing Hanukkah two nights to celebrate without schoolwork looming over their heads, as the  final nights of...

I choose freedom with a side of AP

I choose freedom with a side of AP

Olivia Kalb, Staff Writer

May 15, 2014

To test or not to test? That is the question. AP tests are awful. Just really, truly awful. Spending several hours in a dreary room, writing essays, answering multiple choice after multiple choice question, or racking the brain for the appropriate way to solve an equation should be banned, in my humbl...

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