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Tuesday, April 26, 2011 l The way they roll

Tuesday, April 26, 2011 l The way they roll

April 26, 2011

10:20 a.m. The period 3 Child Development class plays outside on a surprisingly sunny day....

January 4, 2011 | Slippin' Around

January 4, 2011 | Slippin' Around

January 4, 2011

10:25 a.m. Riley McDonald ’12 cautiously treads over the icy ground as he makes his way back into the school through the courtyard. The chilly weather has caused pockets of ice to form around campus. Watch your step!...

To Change or Not to Change

To Change or Not to Change

December 13, 2010

Will McDonald Staff Writer The boys’ locker room has not been renovated in decades, but due to a school rule that prohibits changing clothing anywhere else, the locker room is the only choice that students have. However, many students elect to ignore the rule and instead change in the school bathrooms. Some actually thi...

Has This Flame Burned Out?

Has This Flame Burned Out?

December 13, 2010

Image via Wikipedia When it’s the holiday season, being Jewish rocks. There’s something very thrilling, almost dangerous in a way, about going out for Chinese food on Christmas Eve and being the only house on my street that’s not draped with copious amounts of colorful lights. Just deviating from the norm. What...

Volunteer Doctor in Haiti Speaks to Students in LLC

Volunteer Doctor in Haiti Speaks to Students in LLC

December 6, 2010

Image via Wikipedia During periods 5 and 6 on Dec. 3, Belly Eleck, who will graduate medical school in June, spoke to a group of students in the Library Learning Commons about her work in Haiti and Guatemala. Eleck focused on her time in Haiti because of the recent earthquake, hurricane, and outbreak of cholera. However, her first trip there was before...

Red and Whites?

December 3, 2010

1. Volleyball Seniors: Asking During a Performance Unlike the usual chaotic slip-n-slide performance seen from the girls’ varsity volleyball team during the pep rally, they decided to be more controlled with their display of school spirit this year. “To be honest, we didn’t know what to do for the...

Students Utilize YouTube to Promote Talent

Students Utilize YouTube to Promote Talent

December 3, 2010

Image via CrunchBase It is common knowledge that YouTube has become a powerful influence in the music industry. When Justin Beiber was 13 years old is mother started uploading videos of him singing R&B covers. By chance, one of the hundreds of thousands of viewers of his YouTube channel just hap...

My Apologies to Wakeman

My Apologies to Wakeman

November 29, 2010

I used to hate parking at Wakeman. Honestly, what was there to like? The long walk from my car to school every morning was taking its toll, especially as the air got colder and the harsh winds burned my face. Having to wake up early every morning to compensate for the amount of time this walk took was no picnic, either. It may ha...

Breaking News: Apollo Moon Landings Not Filmed in Nevada Desert!

Breaking News: Apollo Moon Landings Not Filmed in Nevada Desert!

November 12, 2010

One small step for man, one giant leap into stupidity for mankind. I can’t fathom that people really believe the Apollo moon landings were faked. And I don’t know why people would even want to know, just because it is one of the greatest accomplishments in history. On the American Patriot Friends Network, there is a menagerie of different theorie...

Dress to Impress Whom?

Dress to Impress Whom?

November 12, 2010

Julia Friedman '11 Staff Writer When I was a little girl Halloween was about dressing up like a fairy princess and trick or treating. This year it was about dressing up like a slut and getting wasted. I really don’t understand why or how this dress code for teens and young adults came about on this holiday. Actually, I don’t understand how it cam...

Looking on the Bright Side: Members of Club Green take pride in finished solar panels at Staples

Looking on the Bright Side: Members of Club Green take pride in finished solar panels at Staples

November 12, 2010

Cheyenne Haslett ’13 Web Features Editor Imagine Staples without the edible garden, without the two separate recycling bins in every classroom, without the bins in the front of the school for old light bulbs and old batteries, and without the solar panels covering part of the roof to collect solar...

Jock Talk: The Wild FCIAC Playoff Picture

Jock Talk: The Wild FCIAC Playoff Picture

November 12, 2010

As the FCIAC Championship for football approaches, there is a lot of hectic debate about who the second team will be. As of now, the two teams projected to play in the championship are Staples and Darien, and if both teams win this week, then they will play one another at McDougal Stadium in Trumbull on November 19. ...

Q and A with Donald O'Day, Voted to Keep Arena

Q and A with Donald O'Day, Voted to Keep Arena

November 3, 2010

Image via Wikipedia Claire O’Halloran Web Opinions Editor The debate over whether or not Arena should be cut has been an ongoing and complicated issue. However, on Oct. 12, it was officially decided that Arena will no longer exist. The Board of Education (BOE), with a total of seven votes ended up with a six to one vote a...

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