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Andrews and DeBalsi capture coveted valedictorian and salutatorian awards

Andrews and DeBalsi capture coveted valedictorian and salutatorian awards

Kacey Hertan, Business Manger

March 16, 2016

On Thursday, March 10, Will Andrews ’16 and Hannah DeBalsi ’16 were named valedictorian and salutatorian respectively for the Staples graduating class of 2016. “It felt like a validation of all the late nights and early mornings and the work that has gone into the last three-and-a-half years,...

Salutatorian challenges the meaning of learning at Staples

Izzy Ullmann, Features Editor

June 19, 2015

Every morning, Megan Root ’15 sets aside 40 minutes to enjoy her daily wake-up call: a nutritious meal, a cup of coffee and, most importantly, a Charles Dickens’ novel. “I have basically been a geek since the day I was born,” Root laughed. She recalls learning how to read when she was 3-years-old...

Sussman and Root named heads of the class

Adam Kaplan, Sports Editor

March 2, 2015

On Friday, Feb. 27 Everett Sussman ’15 and Megan Root ’15 were crowned the Valedictorian and Salutatorian of their class, solidifying them as the top two students academically in their grade. The news, while not a huge surprise to either, did signify something great for both of them. “I was...

Salutatorian harmonizes school, sports and social life

Salutatorian harmonizes school, sports and social life

Taylor Harrington, Breaking News Editor

June 20, 2014

Twelve years ago, Melissa Beretta ’14, with purple glasses on her nose and two purple bows in her hair, entered elementary school ready to learn. This year, that same girl, in a pink “Senior Girls” shirt and feathered boa, started her last year with the same love for school. “From day one,...

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