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December 5, 2014

At Staples, it’s easy for us to meet with a teacher if we’re stuck on a math problem. It’s easy for us to get any book we would ever need from the school library. It’s easy for us to be involved in one of the hundreds of clubs. But voicing our opinions and concerns is not so easy. Yes, we...

November 18, 2010 | A Vital Voice

November 18, 2010 | A Vital Voice

November 18, 2010

11:12 a.m. Mu Sochua, a member of Cambodian Parliament and a nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize, came to Staples today to give a  talk in room 2014 regarding human trafficking.  Sochua, who produced the documentary "Redlight," was brought to Staples by the Connecticut chapter of Vital Voices.  Several classes, including sections of Anthropology,...

The Incredible Machine Album Review

The Incredible Machine Album Review

November 3, 2010

Sarah Stein’13 Staff Writer As I sat down to listen to The Incredible Machine for the first time, I was genuinely excited. Although I am not the biggest fan of country music Sugarland always seems to make its way on to my I-pod. The dynamic duo of Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush, seem to have ...

MTC Sets Musical Foundation for Staples Players and Beyond

MTC Sets Musical Foundation for Staples Players and Beyond

October 22, 2010

Meghan Prior '11 Photo Editor The Music Theatre of Connecticut has been a foundation for hundreds of past and present actors, singers, and dancers from Staples and all over Fairfield County. Walk into any Players rehearsal and there will be a handful of students who used to participate in one of MTC...

Glee: The Second Season Premiere

Glee: The Second Season Premiere

September 24, 2010

SPOILER ALERT! SPOILER ALERT! On Sept. 21, the second season of the hit Fox series, “Glee,” premiered after much anticipation. Over 12 million Americans watched the premiere, and the show’s title even became a trending topic on Twitter. The Performances, Oh, How I’ve Missed Them No episode...

Feed Me! ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ Fills Audience Up With Entertainment

Feed Me! ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ Fills Audience Up With Entertainment

March 26, 2010

Lucas Hammerman '10 News Editor Even after the storm devoured most of the week and trees before opening night, there was one giant talking singing plant still standing with an amazing performance around it. The mainstage production of “Little Shop of Horrors” holds up the sterling repu...

J.D. Salinger, Author who Captured Teen Voice, Dies at 91

J.D. Salinger, Author who Captured Teen Voice, Dies at 91

January 29, 2010

Lexi Preiser '10 Web Editor-in-Chief J.D. Salinger, author of  "The Catcher in the Rye" died of natural causes at 91 in his Cornish, N. H., home, according to his literary agent as reported in an obituraryin the New York Times. The news had English Teachers poking their heads in each other's of...

Sixsmith’s Selection: Top Five Sportscasters

Sixsmith’s Selection: Top Five Sportscasters

November 25, 2009

D.J. Sixsmith Sports Editor The best part of watching sports game on TV is the announcers who call the game. Read More »...

I Am Jar Jar Binks

I Am Jar Jar Binks

April 9, 2009

Image via Wikipedia I am Jar Jar Binks. I’m not joking. Living in San Anselmo, California had many benefits. One of which was the local TCBY, This Country’s Best Yogurt, although sometimes I don’t agree, but I digress. Anyway, George Lucas would often visit the local TCBY. So one day when I was four and...

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