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Sophomore research paper combines enjoyable aspects, development of important skills

Sophomore research paper combines enjoyable aspects, development of important skills

Lys Goldman ’21

May 24, 2019

You sit at your desk, staring at a blank document on your laptop in front of you. You tap your fingers repeatedly against the keyboard, feeling as if you had unintentionally flipped an off switch in your brain. You search for words but can’t seem to find any that can combine into a cohesive sentenc...

Staples students take home the prize at National History Day

Staples students take home the prize at National History Day

Chelsea Strober ’21

May 16, 2019

Walking into Honors United States History class on the first day of sophomore year of high school, one would normally expect that the class would be solely watching the teacher talk about all things history while students sit in their seats, staring at the clock. However, that is not the case at Staples. Here...

Best locations to learn how to drive

Best locations to learn how to drive

May 8, 2017

By Alexandra Sprouls ’19 One of the things that makes sophomore year so memorable is that many students turn 16 and obtain their permits After doing so, a parent is not only in charge of  taking them on 40 hours worth of drives but must trust their child to be safe behind the wheel. There are ...

Truth About Hate assembly was powerful tool despite poor execution

Truth About Hate assembly was powerful tool despite poor execution

March 22, 2017

By: Amelia Brown '18 Not many things can incite the level of joy in students that the prospect of missing class can. Snow days, early dismissals, delays and, yes, even assemblies, send a rush of satisfaction and relaxation through our teenage minds. The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) sponsored assembly,...

Staples Dominates Fairfield County National History Day

Staples Dominates Fairfield County National History Day

Josiah Tarrant, Assistant Business Manager

March 27, 2016

On Saturday, March 19, inside a hustling and bustling Edgerton Auditorium at Sacred Heart University, many Staples sophomores competed in National History Day (NHD). According to Tony Andrade, Organizer of the Fairfield County National History Day, 470 students, from eleven different schools participated i...

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