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Former Talent Show Undergoes Name Change

May 8, 2011

For years, the Student Assembly has put on a talent show at the end of the year, displaying the wide range of skills Staples students possess. This year, though, the Student Assembly has announced that the talent show will now be called the variety show from now on. Since this announcement, students...

Art Classes- Some take it for credit, others take it for passion

Art Classes- Some take it for credit, others take it for passion

October 22, 2010

Web Features Editor Going to art class seems to be a much-appreciated break for Staples students during a hectic school day. Although these classes are required to graduate, they are still also taken for enjoyment. Staples requires students to acquire 1.5 art credits by the time they walk at gradua...

New SA Officials Hope to Reach More Students

October 5, 2010

The Staples High School Student Assembly (SA) has decided to take a more vocal role as student advocates this year. While a May 2010 Inklings survey showed that 0% of those polled believed that the group provides for the student body, this year’s executive board aims to change its past image. “If...

Alan Southworth – SHS Talent Show

June 9, 2010

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F6MGpVpOAUc[/youtube]

American Idol: Step It Up or Shut Up

March 26, 2010

Season 9 of Fox’s hit television series, American Idol, which premiered last January, is a shining example of a show that’s swirling the drain. If you watched season 8, you may have been captivated like I was: the talent, the drama, the duets, the voices, Allison Iraheta’s signature maroon hair,...

Seniors Set to Lead Wreckers Back to States

Seniors Set to Lead Wreckers Back to States

December 22, 2009

Last year the boys indoor track team ended the season strong placing second in FCIACs and States as well as first in their division. This year, coach Laddie Lawrence hopes to improve upon that same standard. However, the team lost numerous key players totaling 17 lettermen. Even with these losses ther...

Fame Review

Fame Review

October 16, 2009

Cover via Amazon When a movie is redone, the remake should have some sort of new twist, a unique point of view, or some quality that makes it different then the show. Fame accomplishes none of these. The bright, colorful font and the hip hop-ified version of the title song in the trailer fooled me into thinking the movie would live up to its classic predecessor. ...

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