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Academic Intentions: Looking Back

Graphic by Carolyn Chen '12
June 23, 2010

Victor Hollenberg Class of 2010 Accepting failure is never easy. From a young age, we are taught— both by our society and by our peers— to strive for success to the detriment of everything else...

June 21, 2010 | A Fateful Day

Photo by Lucy Sinclair '11
June 21, 2010

7:54 a.m. "Do you have chemistry period 5 with Mr. Jones?" Students, today, will ask many questions like this one to teachers, administration, and guidance counselors who wait patiently at tables...

June 7, 2010 | Musical Musings

Photo by Jon Loeb '11
June 7, 2010

9:35 a.m. Band teacher Nick Mariconda instructs his students during period three.  Due to today's senior class trip and the ongoing senior internship program, attendance in some classes today was...

Staples Gymnastics Defeated by Greenwich

January 18, 2010

Sammie Hardy '11 Staff Writer In the midst of midterm week, the Staples gymnastics team cut out some of their quality studying time to get some exercise in. The group of talented girls competed at...

Cheeseburger in Paradise: Five Guys Opening Day Arrives

Hundreds of Westporters stopped by the grand opening of Five Guys today to grab a burger. | Photo by Victor Hollenberg '10.
January 12, 2010

Victor Hollenberg '10 Editor-in-Chief After its long-awaited opening on Jan. 12, Five Guys Burgers and Fries began operation with hundreds of curious eaters, many of them Staples students, lining...

After a Long Wait, The Wreckers Boys’ Swim Team Wins First Meet

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January 10, 2010

Alicia Lourekas '12 Staff Writer After losing the last three meets, on Jan. 8 the Wreckers boys' swimming and diving team was ready to win. Swimming against Trumbull High School, another...

Conservatives: The Social Outcasts

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January 8, 2010

Why does it seem like every time I enter a political conversation, I’m talking to a liberal who’s constantly rolling their eyes at my conservative views? But when I finally come across that...

The Day I See the Difference

December 22, 2009

Leah Bitsky '12 Staff Writer Year 2002. I’m lying on the beach in my bathing suit, my eyes closed and shielded behind cheap sunglass that don’t really work, but look cool, hoping that I am...

From Letter to Blog, College Acceptances Become More Competitive, Stressful

Compared to earlier generations of students, high school students today endure more stress during the college process.  Some say this is the result of the heightened use of technology among teenagers.  |Photo by Devin Skolnick '11
December 22, 2009

Emily Cooper '11 & Michael Nussbaum '11 Business Manager & Sports Editor Each year, nearly all Staples seniors endure the college process, one way or another But, one thing students manuever...

I Hate it When People Can’t Talk Good

Graphic by Charlotte Bradford '11
December 6, 2009

Mel Mignucci '12 Video Editor Recently, it seems that nobody can speak correctly. Grammar Nazis everywhere seethe with rage when u rite like dis. No lulz, no roflcopter; I am not jk.  I...

Wreckers Tame Mustangs 12-4

Wreckers Tame Mustangs 12-4
May 16, 2009

Dustin Dobbs '10 Sports Editor Wednesday, May 6th was the perfect spring day for any sporting event. The Wreckers Lacrosse team of Staples High kept this tradition of "perfection" with an easy win...

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