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Sports’ senior days honor their leadership, contributions throughout their high school careers

Sports’ senior days honor their leadership, contributions throughout their high school careers

Maya Reiner ’21, Manager of National Arts Blog

November 11, 2019

Seniors on  sports team bring energy to the team, put a great amount of time and effort into the program and are often the natural leaders of the pack. For any sport, players have spent countless hours on practices and games. Because of what all the seniors have done for their teammates and their program, it is right that they are honored and highlighted on Senior Day.  However, many...

Staples seniors prepare for internship program

Staples seniors prepare for internship program

Kevin Rabacs ’19 and Teddy Dienst ’20

May 20, 2019

Unconventional superlatives engage senior class

Unconventional superlatives engage senior class

Bri Zeiberg ’19

April 2, 2019

It has become a tradition for most high school yearbooks to have a section of superlatives that highlight a variety of students in the 12th grade. Traditional superlatives consist of most likely to succeed or best eyes or hair, but this year Staples put a twist on their superlative selection. The...

Students discuss the meaningfulness of internships

Students discuss the meaningfulness of internships

Elle Fair’ 19 and Kaya Leitner’ 19

March 27, 2019

There is such a thing as too many college applications

There is such a thing as too many college applications

Cate Casparius ’19

November 19, 2018

College: it’s a long, tiresome and terrifying process for high school seniors. Applying is stressful; getting accepted or denied is stressful; the competition is stressful. And as the college process continues, the growing number of schools that students are applying to is shocking. Out of fear...

Letting go of the bigger hand

Letting go of the bigger hand

June 7, 2018

By Ava Simunovic '20   As incoming freshman, we are blind. We lack experience, expertise and understanding of Staples and the environment it fosters. We don’t understand that carrying binders from class to class is socially unacceptable, nor are we able to comprehend the confinements of ...

College culture critiqued by Staples community

College culture critiqued by Staples community

January 29, 2018

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

The importance of the college representative visit

The importance of the college representative visit

October 19, 2017

By Chris Andrews '18 As a senior, it is that time of the year where college is the number one thought on my mind. My college planning process began over a year ago when I started researching colleges online to narrow down my search and continued into my junior year with weekend tours at my favorite ...

“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it:” a senior’s rant on PowerSchool

“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it:” a senior’s rant on PowerSchool

September 20, 2017

By Adam Wenkoff '18 While not having a way to check our grades online has been an inconvenience for all students at Staples, it’s been incredibly annoying for seniors, especially those that are looking to apply either Early Decision (ED) or Early Action (EA) to schools this year. Most schools’...

The beginning of the end: Mid-May marks the start of senior internships

The beginning of the end: Mid-May marks the start of senior internships

May 3, 2017

By Megan Brown '17 As the school year comes to an end, seniors are finishing their last month at Staples before embarking on their internships. May 15 marks the beginning of the suddenly empty hallways, less morning traffic and a rise in power to the juniors.   Whether it’s working in bakeries, assisting old teachers, or jobs that require commuting to Manhattan, the Senior Internship Program has ...

[April 2017] What no one told me about senior year

[April 2017] What no one told me about senior year

April 26, 2017

By: Margot Mather '17 Senior year is the culmination of four long years of hard work, and as my time at Staples comes to a close, I’m already feeling nostalgic. Although it's a time filled with crazy stress levels surrounding striving for stellar grades and submitting college applications, it's...

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