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Previously Missing Staples Alumni Released

Previously Missing Staples Alumni Released

March 22, 2011

UPDATE: Four The New York Times photojournalists, including Staples alumni Tyler Hicks ’88 and Lynsey Addario ’91, who were missing in Libya until recently, were released on Mar. 21, six days after their capture. The photojournalists who were captured by Libyan forces loyal to Col. Muammar el...

Is Staples on a 'Race to Nowhere?'

Is Staples on a 'Race to Nowhere?'

March 18, 2011

Ross Gordon '11 & Petey Menz '11 Managing Editor & Executive Editor James D'Amico, the 6-12 social studies department coordinator, answered an unexpected phone call from a concerned eighth grade mother five years ago. To the parent and student’s dismay, the student’s middle school teacher recommended that the student take Western Humanities A — the freshman level socia...

Endless Possibilities: Online Textbooks at Staples

Endless Possibilities: Online Textbooks at Staples

March 16, 2011

Most Staples students enrolled in a Spanish course are familiar with the struggle of constantly lugging around heavy “Realidades” or “Galeria de Arte y Vida” textbooks. But for students in Spanish 5A, that pain is now a distant memory – their textbook is found on their computer. “The impac...

January 10, 2011 | Out With the Old

January 10, 2011 | Out With the Old

January 10, 2011

9:45 AM As the snow from the Christmas blizzard slowly melts away inside Staples territory, students wait for the awaited snow storm this upcoming Wednesday. Temporarily, eating lunch outside has been put on hold due to a very white winter.

January 6, 2011 | Wishful Thinking

January 6, 2011 | Wishful Thinking

January 6, 2011

Photo by Meghan Prior '118:45 a.m. As talk of a snow on Friday ensues, students enthusiastically search weather websites to see if there will be a snow day. While it seems that a snow day is not in the equation, Staples students are still keeping their fingers crossed for an early dismissal....

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