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Staples students acquire the benefits of the early college application process

Staples students acquire the benefits of the early college application process
December 19, 2016

By: Izzy Blansfield '18 The stressful season for the many Staples seniors, who undertake the benefits of the early decision and early acceptance applications, commences as December proceeds. According...

[Oct. 2016 Opinions] How to avoid stress while applying to college

November 22, 2016

By Becca Rawiszer '17   Dear stressed out seniors, All of you have probably had a college-induced panic attack once in your high school career. We’ve all been there. We’ve all crammed...

“Staples Got Class” makes schedule sharing easier for students

June 1, 2016

On Tuesday, May 31, Dylan Diamond ’17 released his sixth iPhone application, “Staples Got Class.” “Staples Got Class” is a schedule sharing application available for all iOS devices in the...

Staples seniors share their wisdom on the college process

Staples seniors share their wisdom on the college process
April 26, 2016

Juniors and underclassmen had the opportunity to learn about the college process during the “Real Talk” conference in the library media center this past Tuesday, April 12th.  Four seniors: Jane Levy...

Lying about myself to show you who I really am

Lying about myself to show you who I really am
November 9, 2015

“What can you tell us about yourself that we can’t see in your application? We want to know who you are and why we should want you on our campus next fall.”   Cliches like these cover...

Do college commits avoid stress?

October 2, 2014

Senior year is a stressful time; there is no denying that. With college admissions at the forefront of virtually everyone’s mind, along with regular school work and whatever fall activity one has...

Smart phone apps’ security questioned

September 21, 2014

The messaging feature will no longer be an option on the Facebook app, but will instead only be available as a separate app called Facebook Messenger. While this stand-alone app has existed in the past,...

The College Evolution: How Stress about College has Grown Over the Years

December 20, 2010

When she was my age, my mother took the SAT only once. She didn’t study, she didn’t have a tutor. She just walked in, took the test, and walked out. When it came time to start looking at colleges,...

Sophomore Stress

October 28, 2010

Caitlyn Rand '13 Web Opinions Editor Right now, seniors across America are filling out common aps, writing college entrance essays, and overall majorly stressing about applying for college. Well,...

Achievements and Potential Help Gain Better Letters of Recommendation

October 22, 2010

Image via Wikipedia Alicia Lourekas ’12 Opinions Editor Exciting and unnerving junior year, when juniors are officially upperclassman and are ready to begin their college search. Students have gone...

Looming Deadlines: Early applications add to busy lives of seniors

October 22, 2010

Alexandra O’Kane ’13 Staff Writer   With deadlines of Nov. 1 and Nov. 15 drawing near, seniors who are applying early decision to college find their college application stress growing. According...

AP Classes Flawed and Taken for College Acceptance

Graphic by Connie Zhou '12
May 28, 2010

Jon Loeb '11 Staff Writer I walk into my AP classroom, and bagels and donuts are being distributed and eaten. My classmates have let it all out and are enjoying themselves. There’s no...

WWPT Broadcasters Up for Five High School Radio Awards

DJ SIxsmith '11 (left), Eric Galanty '11 (center), and Michael Nussbaum '11 (right) on the air. They are part of the John Drury Award nominated Staples radio station WWPT.
October 16, 2009

With a purpose of recognizing excellence in high school radio broadcasting, the John Drury High School Radio Awards has nominated Staples’ WWPT radio station as one of the top five in the country. The...

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