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Spencer Brockman speeds off into professional racing

Spencer Brockman speeds off into professional racing

May 21, 2018

By Clay Crouch '18 While most high schoolers are sitting at home playing Fortnite, Staples’ Spencer Brockman ’18 is honing his skills on his racing simulator. He is unlike your typical teenager and does not play a high school sport. Instead, he races cars. Spencer's father, Michael Brockman, was a professio...

Wreckers shine in rainy conditions

Wreckers shine in rainy conditions

Jesse Levinson, Staff Writer

October 4, 2015

The Wreckers continued their undefeated streak in a commanding fashion Friday, Oct. 3, defeating a winless Fairfield Warde team 35-15.   The game was originally scheduled to be Staples’ homecoming game; however, due to the potential of Hurricane Joaquin, homecoming was postponed to Oct. 16 aga...

Staples shuts out Wilton in a dominating win

Staples shuts out Wilton in a dominating win

Max Appell, Sports Editor

September 27, 2015

Going into the game 1-0, Staples looked to get an away game win against the Wilton Warriors, and that’s exactly what they did in a commanding win of 37-0. Staples scored 37 points behind the leadership of their quarterback Andrew Speed ’17 who threw 12 for 16 and completed his first seven passes...

Speed and Burger Lead Wreckers To Opening Night Win

Speed and Burger Lead Wreckers To Opening Night Win

Jason Streiter, Staff Writer

September 21, 2015

The Staples Wreckers football team opened its season Friday night at home with a 21-14 win over the Danbury Hatters. Andrew Speed ’17 got his first start at quarterback,becoming the first non-senior quarterback for Staples in three years. “It was really exciting to get out on the field with th...

Americans battle for the web

Americans battle for the web

Daniela Karpenos, Web News Editor

October 7, 2014

Americans are currently facing a battle for the Internet as we know it—and yet, most remain almost entirely unaware. This “battle for the net” is a battle for virtual freedom, otherwise known as “net neutrality.” This coined phrase describes the equal treatment of Internet data, regardl...

Concussion Hysteria

Concussion Hysteria

Zach Speed, Staff Writer

November 10, 2011

Imagine opening your eyes after sleeping for hours and sitting up in a completely silent room. There is no light except for the minimal amount creeping through the closed window shade. The boredom of not being able to leave the room, watch TV, read, socialize, or even think is almost too much to bear....

Driving My Parents Crazy

Driving My Parents Crazy

December 3, 2010

Picture this: Katy Perry’s “California Gurls” is blasting from the speakers while my three friends and I shout the lyrics. I’m speeding down I-95 in my mom’s Jeep Wrangler, the wind is blowing through my hair. Life at 80 mph is sublime. But of course, I wake up from this unrealistic dream, and realize that my mom doesn’t...

The Fast and the Furious(ly Annoying): Might be a Time for Walkers' Education Class

The Fast and the Furious(ly Annoying): Might be a Time for Walkers' Education Class

October 22, 2010

Walking through the hallways is harder than navigating I-95 during rush hour. Every turn you make in this school, there is a student unaware of their surroundings. Simple hallway etiquette is apparently lost. How hard is it to understand that you’re supposed to walk on the right side of the hallway? My British friends know that! It doesn’t help ...

Making the Staples' Lot a Bumpier Place

Making the Staples' Lot a Bumpier Place

October 15, 2010

8:02 am. To slow down fast drivers, speed bump signs are being added to the Staples parking lot....

Wreckord Breaker: Schachne Shatters Staples Pole Vaulting Heights

LIFTOFF: Lexie Schachne ’12 breaks the school record with a jump of nine feet and two inches. [Her current best at 10 feet] and has set a goal to reach 10 feet six inches. | Photo by Faith Schachne

March 12, 2010

Leah Bitsky '12 Staff Writer Lexie Schachne ’12 started pole vaulting her freshman year, and now she has broken the Staples record for the fifth time this year. The best record so far in history is a jump of 6.5 meters, which is a little over 21 feet. Before Schachne broke the recor...

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