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Staples Students Crossing the Finish Line

Staples Students Crossing the Finish Line

October 13, 2016

By: Lili Romann ’19 and Daniel Harizman ’19 Sweat dripping, mind racing, heart pounding. Pencils dig into her palm and leave their abstract portrait of lead. She convinces herself that it will all come to an end soon, but she can see no end. Students withstanding their senior year at Staples...

“Junioritis” prevails: peace of mind increases proficiency

“Junioritis” prevails: peace of mind increases proficiency

Jesse Levinson, Web Opinions Editor

May 5, 2016

I’m currently in the clutches of what is said to be the most stressful and work-heavy year of high school, but it doesn’t really seem that way to me. As a junior, I’m expected to slave over my desk each night and spend every waking moment of my free time preparing for any upcoming tests. No...

5 Reasons For and Against Attending Morning Practices

5 Reasons For and Against Attending Morning Practices

Josiah Tarrant, Staff Writer

March 31, 2016

When the clock in the locker-room strikes 5:21 a.m., I, along with many other Staples athletes, am preparing for a morning practice. While the rest of Staples is asleep in cozy, comfy beds, this select group of swimmers, baseball players and hockey players are pushing themselves to their mental and ...

Midterm exam break proven to be myth

Midterm exam break proven to be myth

Renee Weisz, A&E Editor

December 23, 2015

Although in the past two years midterm exams have been followed by a five-day break from school, this year’s exams do not follow this same pattern. The week begins with a regular school day on Monday, Jan. 11. Three days of exams follow from Jan. 12-14. Then, a staff development day takes place ...

It’s a sin to kill a book worm

It’s a sin to kill a book worm

Izzy Ullmann, Features Editor

December 14, 2015

We are taught from the day we enter elementary school that reading is a fundamental tool for all students. It is a nonnegotiable statement. Reading simply helps us flourish. Being a high school student, I can quote a variety of appreciated speeches by Sherman Alexie about the transitive benefits of reading, or Ralph Waldo Emerson...

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