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New graduation requirements inflate coursework for already stressed students

New graduation requirements inflate coursework for already stressed students

Claire Redmer ’21

February 18, 2019


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As a student at Staples, I am in an environment in which striving to take the most intense classes possible is no rarity. This characteristic of the community has become especially noticeable during the time of choosing courses. Throughout the past week, I have heard many kids expressing their desire to...

Girls code into the future of STEM

Girls code into the future of STEM

October 12, 2018


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By Lauren Wasserman '19 The next generation: we envision new science; we envision new treatments; we envision new solutions. Yet we continue to restrict half our population from making this possible. We create dreams and set them up to be approximately 50 percent less likely to occur. We do this by ...

Nobel Prize emphasizes exclusion of women from STEM fields

Nobel Prize emphasizes exclusion of women from STEM fields

October 4, 2018


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Forty-nine out of 923. One out of 20. A mere 5 percent. According to Quartz, that’s the number of women that have received Nobel Prizes since the prize was founded in 1901. On Oct. 2, physicist Donna Strickland became the third woman to receive the Nobel Prize in physics out of 209 recipients, ...

[Nov. 2016 Features] Humans of Staples: Neal Soni–Living proof of intrepid success through his many achievements

November 23, 2016


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By Izzy Blansfield '18   Neal Soni ’18 is not an average high school student as he balances his packed schedule of five AP-level courses with his love for math, science, robotics, Taekwondo and tutoring, all while going the extra mile to pursue many other passions. For starters, he i...

[Nov. 2016 News] State revises graduation requirements, administration pauses new courses

[Nov. 2016 News] State revises graduation requirements, administration pauses new courses

November 22, 2016


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By Zach Horowitz ’19   For Staples students graduating in 2022, scheduling classes will be a lot different than in previous years due to changes in graduation requirements. The most notable change is the increased requirements for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). In th...

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