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Top Five Best Things About Staples

December 21, 2010

In the November 2008 issue of Connecticut Magazine, Staples High School was named the “#1 High School in the State.” While the ranking heavily depended on test scores, percentage of students that attend college, the amount participating in Advanced Placement classes, and various other statistics,...

Ski Team Skates to Success with New Coach

Ski Team Skates to Success with New Coach

December 7, 2010

Image via Wikipedia After finishing first in state last year in skiing, the Staples Boys Varsity Ski team has a new coach. Former coach Jonathan Shepro resigned after their memorable season last year. “I just didn’t have enough time anymore,” Shepro said. This year the team has brought in Bedford Middle School Sci...

Staples Parents Become Significant Financial Provider for Wrecker Athletics

The 411: In 2010, how much did booster clubs raise for the varsity football team, the varsity boys’ soccer team, and the varsity girls’ soccer team? | Graphic by Ross Gordon '11

December 3, 2010

When it comes to athletic facilities in the state of Connecticut, it doesn’t get much better than Staples High School. Three turf fields, one brand new baseball diamond, one newly renovated field hockey field equipped with a press box and a new home for the concession stand and football coaches’...

Girls' Basketball Looks Past Loss of Key Players, Ready for Upcoming Season

Girls' Basketball Looks Past Loss of Key Players, Ready for Upcoming Season

December 3, 2010

Staples girls’ basketball will start off its season on Nov. 22, under coach Ed Huydic with hopes of having a successful season. After losing three of their five starters who either graduated or resigned, the team is under pressure to prove that it has what it takes to maintain its consistent reputation to be competitive in t...

Red and Whites?

December 3, 2010

1. Volleyball Seniors: Asking During a Performance Unlike the usual chaotic slip-n-slide performance seen from the girls’ varsity volleyball team during the pep rally, they decided to be more controlled with their display of school spirit this year. “To be honest, we didn’t know what to do for the...

Debate Team Argues to The Win

Debate Team Argues to The Win

November 12, 2010

On Oct. 16, the Staples Debate Team competed in an extemporaneous state–wide tournament at the Academy of Information Technology & Engineering in Stamford, Conn., during which team members were unaware of the given topics before debate began. Co–captains Jeremy Rubel ’11 and Emily Harris ’11 w...

Aldrich leads Staples Cross Country to strong showing at XC Open

November 11, 2010

The Staples High School cross country team competed in the state open meet at Wickham Park on Friday. The boys qualified as a team, and senior Ingrid Johnson ‘11 competed in the girls race. The boys team finished 17th with 361 points. Senior captain Ben Aldrich ‘11 finished first for the Wreckers with a time of 16:41. Aldrich placed 22nd overall and made the all-state...

Fear of the Unknown?

Fear of the Unknown?

November 10, 2010

Hannah Foley '14 Staff Writer Before Homecoming: As a freshman, I’ve heard some pretty scary things about Homecoming, like drinking and for some students, trips to the hospital, but what freaks me out the most is the thought of actually going to the game and not knowing what to expect. I can probably speak fo...

A Homecoming Away From Home

A Homecoming Away From Home

October 27, 2010

Image by JoshBerglund19 via Flickr Sammie Hardy '11 Web Sports Editor This upcoming Saturday a years old tradition will finally return back to Staples and be celebrated by under-class men, upper-class men, and the every popular “senior girls.” Students of all ages will pile into the Staples bleac...

Broken Bones Lead to Broken Dreams

Broken Bones Lead to Broken Dreams

October 22, 2010

The field hockey season was looking bright for Misha Strage ’12. She was talking to college coaches about playing for their team and she was ready for a great season, unfortunately a hand injury in her first game against Trumbull cut her season short, and put a halt to the recruiting process. “I was very upset because I worked hard all summer ge...

Girls’ Soccer, Volleyball Teams to Play in Charity Games

Girls’ Soccer, Volleyball Teams to Play in Charity Games

October 1, 2010

Image via Wikipedia This fall season, varsity captains are bringing back to Staples sports the old tradition of community service by hosting games that raise money for charity. Staples Athletic Director, Marty Lisevick, explained that in 2006, 28 of 35 sports teams at Staples did various service projects during their se...

The New Threat: Old Rival Becomes Part of Staples’ Success

Jason Mawicke '11 has already made an immediate impact for the Staples Wreckers this by providing quarterback Chester Pajolek '11 a big option down the field. |Photo by Eric Essagof

October 1, 2010

Every year the Wreckers football team gets new players; however these athletes usually start on the freshman team and play varsity in their junior or senior year. Jason Mawicke ’11 is an exception to this rule; he just moved to Westport this year, and is the new wide receiver for the varsity team. Though Mawicke may be new to Staples, he i...

The New Threat: Old Rival Becomes Part of Staples' Success

Jason Mawicke '11 has already made an immediate impact for the Staples Wreckers this by providing quarterback Chester Pajolek '11 a big option down the field. |Photo by Eric Essagof

October 1, 2010

Every year the Wreckers football team gets new players; however these athletes usually start on the freshman team and play varsity in their junior or senior year. Jason Mawicke ’11 is an exception to this rule; he just moved to Westport this year, and is the new wide receiver for the varsity team. Though Mawicke may be new to Staples, he is by n...

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