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Grace McGinley Awarded National Title

Grace McGinley Awarded National Title

November 29, 2016

By: Alexandra Sprouls '19 The title of National Junior Rower of the Year was given to one of Staples’ own, Grace McGinley ’17. She was nominated among some of the best rowers in the country and managed to pull out the win. Despite this major award, McGinley remains humble. In order to win,...

Principal Dodig and Elliott Landon receive statewide honor

Principal Dodig and Elliott Landon receive statewide honor

Margaux MacColl, Features Editor

April 2, 2015

It was 9:00 am on a Monday when Principal John Dodig had a meeting that left him “at a loss for words.” The meeting was with the Staples Parent Teacher Association, informing him that the Connecticut Parent Teacher Association was going to honor him as the High School Principal of the Year. On Thur...

Laddie Lawrence inducted into Coaches Hall of Fame

Laddie Lawrence inducted into Coaches Hall of Fame

Alex Spadacenta, Staff Writer

March 26, 2015

On Tuesday, March 24, it was announced that longtime Staples cross country and track coach John “Laddie” Lawrence will be initiated into the National High School Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame (NHSACA). The former Staples teacher and highly praised coach is one of 30 being recognized from a total of 16 states by NHSACA, which was ...

Karyn Morgan is crowned assistant principal of the year

Karyn Morgan is crowned assistant principal of the year

Justine Seligson, Photo Coordinator

February 19, 2015

The Connecticut Association of Schools (CAS) announced that Karyn Morgan, Staples’ assistant principal to the junior class, has won the title of 2015 High School Assistant Principal of the Year. According to the CAS website, the Assistant Principal of the Year Award was created in 1990 to give recog...

Seeing Stars: A Staples student predicts this year’s Oscar winners

Bailey Ethier, Editor-in-Chief

February 13, 2015

Best Picture: “The Grand Budapest Hotel” The 2011 best picture winner “The Artist” was a silent, black-and-white film. If the Oscar can go to a movie that unique, it can certainly go to a movie as quirky as “The Grand Budapest Hotel.” The movie’s storyline – a hotel concierg...

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