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WWPT Interviews Popular Musicians, Sports Figures

December 3, 2010

Matt from Matt and Kim was his high school valedictorian. Sam Adams was captain of his college soccer team. Discovering up these facts are just par for the course for Staples’ WWPT radio personalities. Before each interview, members of WWPT dig deep to find as much interesting subject matter they...

Students Utilize YouTube to Promote Talent

Students Utilize YouTube to Promote Talent

December 3, 2010

Image via CrunchBase It is common knowledge that YouTube has become a powerful influence in the music industry. When Justin Beiber was 13 years old is mother started uploading videos of him singing R&B covers. By chance, one of the hundreds of thousands of viewers of his YouTube channel just hap...

Little Stars in a Big Spotlight

Little Stars in a Big Spotlight

November 21, 2010

She is talented, young, and the best at whipping her hair, but is she ready to be answering questions in an interview? No. I am talking about 10-year-old Willow Smith.  I will be the first to admit that her song “Whip My Hair” is not only catchy, but it is on my iPod.  As always, I looked up this new artist on Youtube and realized, she ...

The Show Must Go On: Freshman Understudy Rises to The Occasion

The Show Must Go On: Freshman Understudy Rises to The Occasion

November 19, 2010

Four hours before the opening night of “Curtains,” Eva Hendricks ’11, who plays Carmen Bernstein as the lead role, was sent to the emergency room after reporting abdominal pains after Thursday night’s preview. Hendricks was unable to perform on opening night on Friday, which left only one other option. Understudy Sydney Robi...

Frosh Players, Fresh Faces

Frosh Players, Fresh Faces

October 12, 2010

Nicolette Weinbaum '12 Staff Writer With the tingle of anticipation, Will Haskell ’14 walks into Staples, looking forward to an exciting freshman year with a big challenge ahead of him. With middle school experience of plays behind him, he puts his strongest foot forward during auditions hoping ...

New SA Officials Hope to Reach More Students

October 5, 2010

The Staples High School Student Assembly (SA) has decided to take a more vocal role as student advocates this year. While a May 2010 Inklings survey showed that 0% of those polled believed that the group provides for the student body, this year’s executive board aims to change its past image. “If...

You Say You Want an Evolution: Seniors Reflect Upon Their High School Experiences

Jahari Dodd '10 has come a long way since his freshman year.

June 23, 2010

Alix Neenan '12 Features Editor The first day of high school is simultaneously exhilarating, scary, hopeful and sad. The easy days of middle school when all that mattered was what was number one on the pop charts and getting a B+ meant the end of the world are over, and are being replaced by a bigger, and maybe better, concept: hig...

Jehangir Hafiz Stand-Up Comedy – SHS Talent Show

June 10, 2010

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Alan Southworth – SHS Talent Show

June 9, 2010

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Preview for Upcoming Staples High School Production “The Children’s Hour”

Sofia Ribolla '12 and Charlotte Weber '12 pose for

May 28, 2010

Cheyenne Haslett ‘13 Staff Writer Staples’ Players most recent show is “The Children’s Hour,” a show that opens the audience up to the betrayal and ambiguity of school girls. This is not your average play, however. It is a drama directed by one of the many students walking the halls of Staples High School. “This play is so unbelievable because of what it...

Players to Perform ‘Rent’ This Summer

Players to Perform 'Rent' This Summer

May 28, 2010

Sammie Hardy '11 Web Opinions Editor The Broadway musical and 2004 screenplay is about to hit the Staples stage this upcoming summer. This July, the Staples Players are taking on “Rent” under the direction of David Roth and his wife Kerry. Since the beginning of April, the play has been unde...

Toquet Holds Annual Student Art Contest

May 28, 2010

Emily Goldbery '12 Web News Editor Staples’ many talented art students have a chance to display their work and win prizes as well as the student art contest Toquet Hall will be holding May 17-31. The contest follows Toquet’s mission to provide a way for teens to share their creativity. Toquet ...

Inklinations: Getting “Lost”

May 20, 2010

By Julia Freidman '11 and Mel Mignucci '12 Staff Writer and A&E Editor After six seasons the series finale of ABC's "Lost" is Sun., May 23; watch the slideshow to view students' theories on how the show will come to an end. Then scroll down to the bottom and vote for your favorite "Lost" charac...

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