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AAPPL testing should not be mandated

AAPPL testing should not be mandated

Holden Cohen '20, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019

This year, all language courses were required to give students the Assessment of Performance Towards Proficiency in Languages (AAPPL), which evaluates understanding of languages based upon listening, speaking, reading and writing. The culmination of the test results in a seal of biliteracy should a st...

iStaples harms student mentality

iStaples harms student mentality

Eloise Ahl ’21

March 28, 2019

The students of Staples may all be individuals with different talents, interests, and backgrounds, but there is one  commonality that all students have in their phones: the iStaples app. iStaples is a downloadable app designed to give students the ability to view upcoming classes, the elapsed and total ...

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