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Staples Players venture to the Big Apple for “To Kill A Mockingbird” on Broadway

Maddie Phelps '19

February 25, 2019

The chances that you escaped the three glorious years of middle school without analyzing every page, paragraph and sentence of Harper Lee’s “To Kill A Mockingbird” are at an all-time low in this day and age. While many high schoolers haven’t scoured the pages of this moving tale in what seems ...

Esteemed author Harper Lee dies at 89

Esteemed author Harper Lee dies at 89

Jesse Levinson, Staff Writer

February 20, 2016

Harper Lee, renowned author of “To Kill a Mockingbird” and most recently, “Go Set a Watchman,” died at age 89 on the morning of Friday, Feb. 19.   Many Staples students have expressed sentiments over the loss of such a highly-regarded author. “When I found out she passed I was re...

Harper Lee to release second novel

Harper Lee to release second novel

Julia Greenspan, Instagram Coordinator

February 5, 2015

“To Kill a Mockingbird” author Harper Lee, 88, announced on Tuesday Feb. 3 that she plans to publish her second book, “Go Set a Watchman,” in July 2015. Lee’s first and previously only novel, set in Macomb, Alabama, is narrated by 6-year-old Scout Finch over the span of three years. This...

Classic movies to watch in class

Classic movies to watch in class

Jackie Cope, Opinions Editor

January 2, 2014

Slug-like students, drunk with exhaustion, trudge into a classroom that feels, to them, much more like a prison cell. Eyelids are heavy and “the excitement of learning” seems like more than an abstract concept, but a foreign entity all together. One more lecture about the Renaissance or the uses ...

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