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Scheduling committee sets sights for potential future schedule change

Scheduling committee sets sights for potential future schedule change

March 31, 2017

By: Lili Romann ’19 and Daniel Harizman ’19 The Staples’ administration has gathered a committee to explore both the benefits and drawbacks of various schedules in order to maximize work efficiency and eliminate stress. Staples currently possesses a schedule that differentiates each day from the n...

Orchestra Stress Days Allow Students to Better Manage School

Orchestra Stress Days Allow Students to Better Manage School

November 14, 2016

By: Julia Rosier '18 and Alex Reiner '18 As the stress of schoolwork accumulates, orchestra teacher Adele Valovich, provides her students with an opportunity to relieve that stress during one orchestra period a semester. She allows her students to go to library if their school work piles up. “I...

Yoga and meditation benefits the Staples community

Yoga and meditation benefits the Staples community

October 27, 2016

Sasha Narang '18 As I finally reach the end of my first quarter as a junior, I can confidently say there is one thing that has gotten me through the stressful nights of cramming for tests: yoga and meditation. It would take me hours to count the number of times I’ve been told that “junior...

Students override recommendations despite warnings

Students override recommendations despite warnings

Sophie Driscoll, Opinions Editor

May 5, 2016

At the beginning of the third marking period, teachers recommended which courses their students should take the following year. Despite warnings from teachers and guidance counselors, many students decided to override their course recommendations in order to add more challenging classes to their schedules....

Students share favorite holiday gifts

Students share favorite holiday gifts

Nicole Shapiro, Staff Writer

January 19, 2016

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