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Variety show displays Staples students’ talent

Variety show displays Staples students’ talent

Remi Levitt '21

May 15, 2019

From juggling acts to full student rock bands, the Staples variety show is home to a plethora of interesting performances. On Monday, April 8, Staples students had the opportunity to try out to be a part of the 2019 variety show and show their talent to the ‘judges.’ When auditioning, performers...

Karaoke Friday at Staples defeats purpose of library

Karaoke Friday at Staples defeats purpose of library

Lucy Arrow '21

December 3, 2018

When the second lunch bell rings, I finish my lunch and walk to the library to finish homework. I sit down at an empty table, unpack my materials and work on my assignments. About 30 seconds in, I hear the beginning notes of “Livin’ On a Prayer” by Bon Jovi and dread what will soon be the worst...

“Midnight Sun” lacks originality

“Midnight Sun” lacks originality

April 8, 2018

By Erin Lynch '18 When I heard Bella Thorne was starring in a movie about a girl who cannot go outside, the first thing I thought was: they are copying the plot of “Everything, Everything.” “Midnight Sun” has a plot that centralizes around a girl who has xeroderma pigmentosum. This means that if exposed to the sun for excess am...

“Trolls” Sings its Way into Moviegoers’ Hearts

“Trolls” Sings its Way into Moviegoers’ Hearts

Kate Lewis, Staff Writer

November 13, 2016

Chock full of kid-friendly storylines, a killer cast, and entertaining musical numbers, this whimsical animated movie musical will have the whole family dancing in their seats. “Trolls” is a simple story, about Trolls whose lives revolve around singing and dancing and hugging, until one day some...

Staples alum secures “The Voice” victory

Staples alum secures “The Voice” victory

Kaila Finn, Staff Writer

May 29, 2016

After months of support and anticipation from the community, Staples graduate Alisan Porter took to “The Voice” stage on Tuesday, May 25 to claim her trophy. In describing the winning moment, Staples Players actor and Porter fan, James O’Brien ’17 said, “When I saw that Alisan won, I just ...

Drew Angus ’07 claims a golden ticket to Hollywood

Drew Angus ’07 claims a golden ticket to Hollywood

Kacey Hertan, Business Manager

March 8, 2016

American Idol Drew Angus ’07 earned a golden ticket to Hollywood from American Idol judges Harry Connick, Jennifer Lopez and Keith Urban for the current and final season of the show. “To be validated by such industry legends is such an incredible experience,” Angus said. The audition proc...

The love begins at Toquet Hall

The love begins at Toquet Hall

Zach McCarthy, Web News Editor

April 13, 2015

Toquet Hall was alive and electric Saturday night as several Staples performers came forth to lend their encouragement (and their talents) to a great local cause: the funding and production of “Where the Love Begins.” “Where the Love Begins” is an upcoming musical crafted around commemorating...

Orphenians and Broadway pros take the Staples stage

Orphenians and Broadway pros take the Staples stage

Renee Weisz, Staff Writer

February 13, 2015

Everyone knows that the Staples Orphenians shine, but on Monday, Feb. 23 the stage will ignite with not only Staples stars, but also Broadway stars, in a benefit concert directed by Staples alum and Broadway’s “Newsies” cast member, Adam Kaplan ’08. All proceeds will go towards funding the...

A Capella club brings glee to students

A Capella club brings glee to students

Sarah Ellman, Staff Writer

December 9, 2014

“Glee” and “Pitch Perfect” are filled to the brim with songs performed by a cappella groups. A cappella, a style of music consisting entirely of vocals, has made its way from the big screen to Staples, thanks to Keanan Pucci ’16. Pucci had the idea of creating Staples’ very first...

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