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Three juniors venture to Singapore as U.S. delegates

Three juniors venture to Singapore as U.S. delegates

Maddie Phelps '19, Web Managing Editor

May 29, 2018

  Pack your bags. Buy your plane ticket. You’re going to Singapore. This is the news that three rising seniors, Sophie McCabe ’19, Daniel Westphal ’19 and Angela Ji ’19, received as they’ve been invited to the Hwa Chong Asia-Pacific Young Leaders Summit between July 22-27. Hos...

Science forum turned lottery elicits confusion among students

Science forum turned lottery elicits confusion among students

Becky Hoving, News Editor

November 20, 2015

On Nov. 9, 2015, roughly 50 of Staples’ brightest juniors and seniors opened up their emails to discover a mysterious invitation from the Department Head of Science, AJ Scheetz, titled “Exciting Opportunity.” For the second year in a row, two of Staples’ students will be travelling half a world aw...

Singapore students visit Staples

Singapore students visit Staples

Rebecca Rawiszer, Staff Writer

November 23, 2014

You may have noticed some enthusiastic and eager new faces buzzing around the hallways with curiosity. Or maybe their jet-black hair swiftly combed to one side or their thick rimmed glasses drawing attention to their dark yet kind eyes. This is because nine male students and their teacher traveled...

Staples juniors to travel to Singapore this summer

Staples juniors to travel to Singapore this summer

Bella Gollomp, Staff Writer

April 21, 2014

For the summer of 2014, Xenia Bradley ’15, Terrie Yang ’15 and Everett Sussman ’15 will be traveling 9,500 miles to Singapore for an experience of a lifetime. The three were chosen to represent Staples as part of a group of ambassadors for the United States that will attend a summit in Singapore....

Staples sophomores sojourn to Singapore

Staples sophomores sojourn to Singapore

Deanna Hartog, Sports Editor

March 15, 2014

In November, the Staples High School sophomore class welcomed Singaporean students as part of a new exchange program. During the following weeks, the exchange students from the Hwa Chong Institution shadowed students to learn more about American culture. And now, this summer, those Staples students...

Singapore students experience Staples life

Singapore students experience Staples life

Deanna Hartog, Sports Editor

November 25, 2013

After the nerves calmed and the students have finally settled in with their temporary homes in Westport, the exchange students from Singapore are getting accustomed to Staples life. All the reactions from the students seem to be positive, despite any preconceptions that they may have had before coming to...

Staples Goes Global

Staples Goes Global

Eliza Llewellyn, Web Managing Editor

August 27, 2013

In a country 9,500 miles, 22 hours, and an ocean away, two Staples students spent ten days meeting students who represented 13 countries. Jack Cody ’14 and Warren Schorr ’14 traveled to the Hwa Chong Institute in Singapore from July 20 through July 31, participating in the Hwa Chong Asia-Pacifi...

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