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Staples Players’ passion helps them thrive through “Tech Week” and “Hell Week”

Players enjoy each others company as they practice a scene before rehearsals. (Left to right Camille Foise ’21, Jamie Mann ’21, Erin Lynch ’20, AnnaMaria Fernandez ’20).

Chloe Murray '22, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

Many Staples athletes might complain about their vigorous schedule: 7:30 a.m.-2:15 p.m.-- School 2:30p.m.-5:00 p.m.-- Sports 6:00 -- Shower 7:30 p.m.-- Dinner 8:30 p.m.- 1 a.m. -- Homework. Some might ask: where are students supposed to fit in both a social life and sleep into this schedule?...

Top 8 Netflix shows that no one’s talking about

Top 8 Netflix shows that no one’s talking about

October 9, 2017

By Anna Rhoads '19 ...

[Sept. 2016 Arts] Staples students pursue acting excellence

October 11, 2016

By Brendan Massoud '17 Web Sports Editor The college process can be stressful -- discussion of applications, essays and interviews buzzes through Staples High School every fall with an anxiety enough to get to even the most level-headed student. Yet, most students are unaware that for some people, this aspect...

Hamilton’s casting call provokes calls of reverse discrimination

Hamilton’s casting call provokes calls of reverse discrimination

Lulu Stracher, News Editor

April 27, 2016

“Hamilton” has received enthusiastic praise from virtually every person who has seen the now sold out musical on Broadway. However, this praise has turned into criticism from theater groups and Staples students alike, after a new casting call seeking “nonwhite men and women” to audition for the...

All ups and downs at the Oscars

This year’s Oscars proved to be just surprising enough to shake things up.

Zachary McCarthy, Web News Editor

March 5, 2016

Did you spend your precious Sunday evening catching Hollywood patting itself on the back for three hours? Darn right you did! In all seriousness though, whether you tuned in for the posh pageantry or not, here are this humble (dabbling) movie critic’s cheers and jeers for the night: Winner: Leo gets the gold. - The Hatfields and the McCoys, the Red ...

The start of something new; Disney Channel surprises fans with “High School Musical Four” announcement

The start of something new; Disney Channel surprises fans with “High School Musical Four” announcement

Margot Mather, Staff Writer

March 4, 2016

A life-changing decision was made on March first- no not the Super Tuesday polls- much more important.   Disney Channel has announced it will officially be producing “High School Musical Four”.   Get your head in the game “High School Musical” fans, it’s happening. &nb...

“Infinite Black Suitcase” showcases a different side of Players

The audience finishes their standing ovation at the May 30th performance of “Infinite Black Suitcase.”

Nicole DeBlasi, Web Managing Editor

June 3, 2014

Performing only from May 29th to June 1st, Staples Players put on their blackbox production of “Infinite Black Suitcase.” This was the first “straight” play Players has put on in a while, meaning that there was no singing and dancing. “It's been a very long, interesting, and emotional process bu...

One Acts to be a ‘singular sensation’

Kaila Finn, Web A&E Editor

March 28, 2014

Each year, Staples Players does a range of shows, from the heartbreaking romance to slapstick comedy to bone-chilling drama: they cover it all. In the spring, the one-act play festival will add to this range, each play creating a unique ambiance and character. Actors are just now going through the...

The Drama Within The Drama

The Drama Within The Drama

Caroline Rossi, Web Features Editor

June 21, 2013

It seems like just yesterday that this year’s Senior Players walked through the Black Box doors and into the “four hallway.” Four years later, many of them are preparing to take their last bow on the Staples stage. “Staples Players is the promised land of high school—the land of endless...

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