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Tumblr: Staples Students take to Micro Blogging

Tumblr: Staples Students take to Micro Blogging

May 27, 2011

While many social media fads have come andgone in the past decade, few have had the addicting power found on Tumblr. Theis website has quickly grown in popularity amongst Staples students this year. At first glance, Tumblr looks just like any other blogging website. Like other websites it has posts organized in chronological order...

Jan. 5 – Boys Varsity Ski Mount Southington

Jan. 5 – Boys Varsity Ski Mount Southington

January 5, 2011

On Wednesday, January 5, the Staples Boys Ski team raced at Ski Mount Southington. The team Varsity team came in 3rd place out of five teams, and the JV team came in 2nd out of five other teams. Andrew Chappo '11 helped Staples take the lead as its front-running skier in 13th place, while Steve Thompson '12 was Staples' se...

A Touch Too Much? Students React to New Full-Body Scanners in Use by Transport Security Administration

A Touch Too Much? Students React to New Full-Body Scanners in Use by Transport Security Administration

December 22, 2010

The Transport Security Administration (TSA) has started to use full-body scanners at 68 different airports around the country, making many citizens protest against it. The scanners, which come in two types, millimeter and backscatter, take an image of the person and decide whether they have dangerous materials. The images are quite revealing and graphic. “I’m okay with t...

Staples Parents Become Significant Financial Provider for Wrecker Athletics

Staples Parents Become Significant Financial Provider for Wrecker Athletics

December 3, 2010

When it comes to athletic facilities in the state of Connecticut, it doesn’t get much better than Staples High School. Three turf fields, one brand new baseball diamond, one newly renovated field hockey field equipped with a press box and a new home for the concession stand and football coaches’...

Productivity or Anger Management? The RateMyTeachers.com Controversy

Productivity or Anger Management? The RateMyTeachers.com Controversy

October 16, 2010

One of the largest discussions that seems to circulate all year long among the Staples student body is which teachers one has received on his or her schedule. Some students hear about “good” and “bad” teachers by word of mouth. Others embrace the technology of the 21st century. They ...

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