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Staples Introduces New Academic Contest Based on Moody’s Mega Math Challenge

Staples Introduces New Academic Contest Based on Moody’s Mega Math Challenge

November 13, 2009

Lila Epstein '10 Editor-in-Chief This year, students will have a chance to participate in the Staples Spectacular Student Challenge for the first time. The competition is an interdisciplinary challenge where students can compete in groups of four or five. The contest will take place on Jan. 30, from 8 a.m to 9 p.m. The top three teams will rec...

Keys for the Jets to Beat the Raiders Sunday

October 22, 2009

Cole Tessler ’11 Staff Writer The Jets are on a three game skid and looking to bounce back after a devastating loss to the Bills. Now, they are facing a must win game on the road, at Oakland. Oakland has new found swagger after beating the Eagles 9-13 and now Richard Seymour, Raiders defensiv...

Scandalous Field Hockey Dance

Scandalous Field Hockey Dance

October 22, 2009

Image via Wikipedia When the Staples Field Hockey team walked onto the field during the pep rally last Friday there was a relatively fitting tone to the crowd of students and teachers. However, the crowd’s opinions split once the Field Hockey team opened their dance with “Good Girls Go Bad” by Cobra Starship. Staples students along with teachers leaned back—some covering their eyes, othe...

Superfans Look to Build in their Second Year

Staples super fans cheer on the boys soccer team in a recent FCIAC regular season game.

October 7, 2009

Rebecca Bobrrow '11 and Kate McNee '11 Staff Writer and Copy Editor The lush green of the Loeffler Field hill turned to white in a matter of thirty minutes as Stapleites congregated, energized by their own school spirit to watch what promised to be an exciting game. The student-run organization, Staples Superfans, kicked off i...

NBA Predictions

September 30, 2009

Dustin Dobbs '10 Sports Editor WEST South-West Division San Antonio Spurs- Richard Jefferson is a key addition and as long as Duncan, Parker and Ginobili stay healthy, they could be right there with the Lakers at the end of the season. Dallas Mavericks- The Mavericks will finish 3rd overall in the Western Confere...

Football Prepares for the 2009 Season

Football Prepares for the 2009 Season

September 17, 2009

Lucas Hammerman '10 A&E Editor Looking to improve on their 6–5 2008 season, the varsity football team hopes to make it to the playoffs this year. “This group has waited a long time to become seniors and we are excited to see if they can bring us back to the championship level,” said coach Marce Petroccio. The team, led by captains Brendan Rankowit...

Staples Cheerleading: Flying High Comes With A Risk

Staples Cheerleading: Flying High Comes With A Risk

April 21, 2009

Harrison Eisenberg '10 Staff Writer Broken bones, concussions, brain trauma and even death are just some of the dangers found in this high school sport. No it’s not boxing, football, or hockey. It is the All-American pep troop that is cheerleading. Gone are the days of strictly waving pom p...

Knicks Halt the Soaring Pistons

April 21, 2009

Jeremy Dreyfuss '11 Staff Writer  After scrounging a victory out of the weary Milwaukee Bucks on the road Wednesday, the New York Knicks staggered into The Palace at Auburn Hills the very next day to face the red-hot Detroit Pistons. Coming into this game, the Knicks had lost 11 of their last 12 ...

Hirschberg Serves as a Vital Aspect of Varsity Tennis

Hirschberg Serves as a Vital Aspect of Varsity Tennis

April 9, 2009

Sarah McDonald '11 Web News Editor Starting his second season playing varsity tennis for Staples, Danny Hirschberg '11 has proved himself as a key member of the team, both on and off the court. "I've been playing tennis since I was about five years old," said Hirschberg. "My dad really encouraged me t...

Jake Peavy to Bring World Series to Cubs

December 10, 2008

by Jack Hennessy '10 Jake Peavy = World Series. If you are wondering how I came to this solution, it’s really quite simple. The Transitive property. For all of you a little rusty on them Geometry terms, the Transitive property can most easily be explained in simple variable terms. Read More »...

Superfans Support Boys’ Soccer Team to Regular, Postseason Success

November 17, 2008

On a brisk Oct. 29 autumn night, Staples fans all dressed in white filled the bleachers of Norwalk High School's Testa Field to cheer on and support a team that, by the end of the night, would become FCIAC divisional champions.Though the team would not continue on to win the state championship, the support...

Coach’s Corner: Dave Rollison

Photo by Greg Keiser '09

November 17, 2008

Greg Keiser '09 Web Sports Editor When coaching a team that consists almost exclusively of new players, the most beneficial philosophy is probably to play for fun. Staples' chemistry teacher Dave Rollison took on the task of teaching twenty girls the game of hockey when the girls' team was first established last year. Rollison, wh...

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