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In the English department alone, it is more than evident that there is a great disparity between the course opportunities for underclassmen and upperclassmen.

Staples must provide more courses, freedom of selection to underclassmen

Julia Herlyn ’23, Staff Writer February 26, 2021

When I was in eighth grade, filtering through Staples’ vast program of studies in anticipation for freshman year was initially overwhelming. I immediately took interest in some classes--East Asian Studies...

As many underclassmen are overwhelmed with making decisions regarding the college process, they must be reminded that the constant goal of being perfect is unrealistic.

Underclassmen should not constantly fret about college process

Abigail Nevin '23, Staff Writer February 11, 2021

For the entirety of high school, getting into college is a goal that many students focus on. As they flood their schedules with AP courses and check with friends to see what classes they’re taking, the...

Stop taking our spots

Stop taking our spots

Eliza Goldberg March 23, 2017

Eliza Goldberg '17 An open letter to underclassmen who park on campus without a permit I’m going to preface this by saying that as a junior, I parked at Wakeman. Come April, while other people...

Excitement of Counties affects underclassmen

Excitement of Counties affects underclassmen

Megan Doyle, staff writer January 17, 2016

Computers across the classroom glow with pictures of dresses. My inbox is flooded with creative proposals. Counties is right around the corner, and it always brings a sense of frenzy. The crucial dances,...

Feb. break, it was nice knowing you

Feb. break, it was nice knowing you

Alexa DiLuca, Staff Writer March 30, 2015

Word is that there is no more long Feb. break for the current sophomores and freshman. You heard me right. Staples’s beloved week off, in between the holiday break and spring break, will be gone starting...

How To Survive The First Week Of High School

How To Survive The First Week Of High School

Fritz Schemel, Sports Editor August 25, 2014

Ah, the first day of high school. I had to face these challenges just one year ago; where to sit at lunch, how to navigate the halls, and wait, “You mean period one isn’t always the first period...

New School, New Spirit?

November 4, 2010

Eliza Llewellyn '14 Staff Writer For one week, superheroes, flappers, fairies and black cats roam the halls of Staples. Many choose to participate in the tradition of spirit week, sporting a themed...

Leaving their Legacy: Seniors Hand off Clubs

Leaving their Legacy: Seniors Hand off Clubs

May 28, 2010

As seniors graduate from high school, they not only say "goodbye" to their teachers and classes, but also to the clubs that they started or joined. In preparation for the school year of 2010-11,...

Photo Courtesy of SXC

The Conferencing Conflict

January 22, 2010

Ed Hickson '11 Staff Writer Writing papers and essays has always been a part of the English curriculum. Writing is often challenging; this is where conferencing becomes a valuable asset. Conferencing...

Kelly Bohling '11 works hard to defend her goal.| Photo by Eric Essagof '12

Girls Varsity Soccer loses 2-0 to Greenwich

November 11, 2009

Lila Epstein '10 and Kate McNee '11 Editor-In-Chief and Copy Editor On Oct. 29 the Staples Girls Varsity Soccer team lost 2-0 to Greenwich. The team was also celebrating their senior day...

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