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Students Compete 14 Hours Straight in Moody’s Mega Math Challenge

Eric Lubin ’11, Matt Greenberg ’10 and Todd Lubin ’11 start work on a census-based Moody’s question. | Photo by Petey Menz '11

March 26, 2010

Petey Menz '11 News Editor On March 6, Todd Lubin ’11 went to bed at 9:00 p.m. Approximately seven and a half hours later, he arrived at Staples High School with his brother Eric Lubin ’11. The hallway lights were off. Eight other students trickled in along with Math 6–12 Coordinator Frank Corbo and math teacher Gertrude Denton. ...

Understanding Adoption

Adopted children can come from all over the world, but there are many here at Staples High School. | Photo from www.sxc.hu, idea by Sammie Hardy

March 12, 2010

Alicia Lourekas '12 Staff Writer While some high school students begin their search for colleges, some teenagers are on a different kind of search. A search for their biological parents. According to the Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute, just over 2 percent of all American children are adopted. But, for the other 98 percent, it may be hard to understand what an adopted child g...

Fernandez Balances Teaching, Writing Book On Role of Automobile in American Society

English teacher Anne Fernandez, pictured above with her book

January 29, 2010

Kelsey Landauer Staff Writer Students always wonder what their teachers do in their free time. From what students know all they do is stand in the front of the classroom talking, or correct work. However, English teacher Anne Fernandez has certainly put her free time to something other than grad...

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