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The field hockey team’s use of cornrows fails to see the issue of cultural appropriation

Riley Chluspa ’22, a member of field hockey team, got her cornrows put in with the team and will wear them until the team loses a game or until they reach the end of the postseason.
December 10, 2019

This year, the field hockey team got cornrows as a way to raise team morale before going into the postseason.  While they were put in with the intent of raising spirit for the team and are a part of the...

Postseason hairstyles promote team bonding and withhold tradition

As the postseason approaches, Staples varsity athletes sport new hairdos such as mohawks, cornrows and color dyed hair.
November 14, 2019

Imagine walking through the hallways of school and seeing your peers’ hair dyed blue, or in mohawks or cornrows. While this may seem unconventional or strange for a typical high school, it becomes the...

Spirit Halloween sells spooky costumes in time for the 31st

Spirit Halloween sells spooky costumes in time for the 31st
October 11, 2018

By Carolyn Gray '19 and Madison Andrews '21

We’ve Got Spirit, How About You?

We’ve Got Spirit, How About You?
October 2, 2017

By Emma Rojas '18 It’s not everyday that the halls of Staples are filled with themed outfits, ranging from Pajamas, USA, Twin Day, Color War, Blue and White Day. Spirit week is the anticipated seven...

Kenji Goto and Gilli Rozynek bring a flair of friendship to the Pep Rally

From Prom to the Pep Rally, Goto and Rozynek are a powerhouse duo. The two were picked to be the emcees out of all of the fall sports captains- Goto is the captain of the Staples boys’ soccer team, while Rozynek is the captain of girls’ Field Hockey. Photo contributed by Gilli Rozynek '16.
October 16, 2015

When Gilli Rozynek ’16 pinned a creamy white corsage on Kenji Goto ’16’s sports jacket and searched in her purse for her slightly-crumpled junior prom ticket, she probably didn’t realize it would...

Humans of Staples: Shannon Cardoza

Humans of Staples: Shannon Cardoza
January 14, 2015

Shannon Cardoza '15 has a simple take on life: enjoy its opportunities and be happy. Blair Gould '15, has shared several classes with Cardoza over the years, “She is one girl that will never leave...

Students celebrate spirit week in style

Boa feathers fill the halls as the junior girls get in the spirit before pep rally and homecoming. Julia Lindwall, Mackenzie Wood, Liv Smith, Sarah Bookbinder and Carly Crossfield all class of 16.
October 1, 2014

6:30 a.m. Monday morning. The alarm is ringing incessantly as you try to mask the sound by hiding under the pillow. You begrudgingly roll out of bed only to remember that its PJ Day. You grab a pillow...

Blue energy and white spirit dominated homecoming game

Blue energy and white spirit dominated homecoming game
September 29, 2014

Staples students got their blue and white spirit games on for a sunny Saturday Sept. 27 afternoon to support the Wreckers at the homecoming football game. Superfan Ryan Angerthal ’16 looks forward...

Sprit Week (Minus the Spirit)

November 10, 2010

Every year the week before homecoming, Staples has a "spirit week." The purpose of this is to bring the school together and create a sense of community in a fun way. There's something about being a...

No, I'm Not Ready For My Close-up

November 8, 2010

Walking through the hallway during Spirit Week had been a small adventure of dodging and avoiding being in the background of pictures. One of the worst things for me is being in the background of...

New School, New Spirit?

November 4, 2010

Eliza Llewellyn '14 Staff Writer For one week, superheroes, flappers, fairies and black cats roam the halls of Staples. Many choose to participate in the tradition of spirit week, sporting a themed...

October 26, 2010 | Decades Day

October 26, 2010

10:15 a.m. Margot Colwell '11 shows off her 90s look on the second day of Spirit Week, Decades Day.

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