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Senior skip day: is it really a “skip” day?

Senior skip day: is it really a “skip” day?

Izzy Sareen '22, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

As we all know, Staples High School seniors try to pull off at least one big prank per year. The most common tradition they partake in is senior skip day, in which  the seniors either show up to school and wander the halls or skip altogether.  A skip day is supposed to be a day where the students catch the ...

Baseball players slide into senior day

Baseball players slide into senior day

Lili Romann '19

May 31, 2019

As Staples boys' basketball coach Colin Devine said, "The senior's got a great day for baseball." The boys' baseball team had their Senior Day ceremony May 16...

The Last Summer offers insight to challenges before college

The Last Summer offers insight to challenges before college

Chelsea Fox ’19 and Amanda Kaplowitz ’19

May 17, 2019

May 1 allows seniors to celebrate their college decisions

May 1 allows seniors to celebrate their college decisions

Nicky Brown ’19

May 16, 2019

For high school seniors around the nation, May 1 was national decision day. This means that by May 1, seniors had to decide where they would attend college the following year. Traditionally, seniors celebrate their college selection by wearing their college colors or logos on May 1. Prior to school...

College decision notifications infiltrate senior life

College decision notifications infiltrate senior life

Daniel Harizman '19 and Elle Fair '19

January 3, 2019

Strong senior class leads boys’ soccer to late season victory

Strong senior class leads boys’ soccer to late season victory

October 30, 2018

By Kevin Rabacs '19 and Mark Didio '20 Staples boys soccer topped New Canaan 1-0 in a chippy, physical contest. The win improves their record to 9-2-4, placing the Wreckers in a great position with one game remaining in the regular season.   The Wreckers’ 11 seniors started the game after...

Should senior skip day disappear?

Should senior skip day disappear?

Elliot Kaufman '19, Web Managing Editor

May 14, 2018

  As their high school careers come to a close, seniors make the decision between taking a day off of school with the rest of their class or arriving at Staples bright and early in the morning to push through one more day. All college decisions have come out by early April, so the majority of sen...

Dozens of seniors head to appeal court to redeem credit

Dozens of seniors head to appeal court to redeem credit

May 11, 2018

By Nicky Brown '19 This year, a total of 68 seniors are appealing for credit, which is 28 more than the 40  who appealed last year. These students have exceeded the maximum amount of absences allowed in a class and could lose class credit. Depending on the type of class, a certain amount of absences is ...

Eighteen seniors to graduate with high honors

Eighteen seniors to graduate with high honors

April 19, 2018

By Isa Didio ’18   Eighteen Staples seniors have been notified that they will be graduating with the achievement of “high honors,” which means they are at the top 4 percent of the graduating class based upon their GPA. “There are so many intelligent, talented people in my grade,” Paige...

Special note to seniors awaiting college decisions: take a chill pill

Special note to seniors awaiting college decisions: take a chill pill

January 15, 2018

By Ian Bernstein '18 Attention anxious seniors, It’s mid-January; the leaves are long gone, the air is bitter and the birds are no longer chirping. The days are short with long hours of darkness, casting a spell of fatigue and discouragement. You’ve probably just applied to your regular decision...

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