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The lack of participation in spirit week from the underclassmen does not encourage or reflect school spirit within the Staples community. Spirit week should not only be a week exclusive for seniors to go all out, but a week for everyone to show off their spirit.

Spirit week lacks school-wide participation, failing intention of unity

Marina Engler , Staff Writer May 4, 2021

Littered throughout the halls are feathers freshly plucked off boas. Capes, whistles and beaded necklaces are donned over students. Senior girls gather in the parking lot before school snapping pictures...

Each day of the week corresponded to a different theme where students and staff were encouraged to dress up and show off their school spirit.  *masks were only removed for the photo*

Spirit week fails to bring enthusiasm to Staples

Amanda Rowan '22, Web Photostories editor May 4, 2021

Staples’ superfan captains organized a belated spirit week, April 26 - 30, since they were unable to have it when it typically occurs in October during the week of homecoming due to COVID-19. The spirit...

[April 2017] What no one told me about senior year

[April 2017] What no one told me about senior year

April 26, 2017

By: Margot Mather '17 Senior year is the culmination of four long years of hard work, and as my time at Staples comes to a close, I’m already feeling nostalgic. Although it's a time filled with crazy...

Cultural Appropriation Reaches from the Lunchroom to London

Cultural Appropriation Reaches from the Lunchroom to London

October 19, 2016

By: Izzy Connors '18 and Amelia Brown '18 From Dora the Explorer to Orange is The New Black, television shows have been teaching our generation about different cultures since before the creation of...

Photo By: Julia Lindwall ‘16

Staples High School “Spirit Week” Seeks to Unify Student Body

Daniel Harazmin '19, Staff Writer September 29, 2016

Autumn has so much in store for the student community here at Staples High School. Sporting events and club rush are only a couple of the more entertaining aspects of coming back to school. Entering...

Staples Shows Its Spirit

Staples Shows Its Spirit

September 29, 2016

By: Ivy Prince '17 Every year all four of the Staples classes never fail to disappoint during spirit week. It seems to be one of the most exciting times for everyone, especially the seniors who love...

Senior traditions passing me by

Senior traditions passing me by

Alison Morrison, Staff Writer November 20, 2014

The fall of senior year comes with all kinds of traditions. There’s the first day of school, spirit week, motorcade and the homecoming football game. At Staples, it sometimes seems as though we are living...

Spirit week schedule conflicts with Rosh Hashanah

Spirit week schedule conflicts with Rosh Hashanah

Andrea Frost, Breaking News Managing Editor September 19, 2014

My whole high school career has culminated in this year: being a senior girl. I live for the pink boas, the whistles, the t-shirts and the chanting of “senior girls” through the hallway. Let me...

Students stay home for Homecoming

Francesca Truitt, Staff Writer September 19, 2014

We’ve got spirit, yes we do. We’ve got spirit, how ‘bout you? Homecoming festivities have begun, and while the big event of September is a necessary social event for some Staples students,...

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