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[Nov. 2016 News] Transgender rights are brought to the attention of Staples administrators

[Nov. 2016 News] Transgender rights are brought to the attention of Staples administrators

November 22, 2016

By Becky Hoving ’17 & Ashton Dedona ’17   This past September, the Staples High School administration announced that it would provide new bathroom locks and unisex bathroom signs in response to the push for more inclusive bathroom access. However, an entire quarter has passed an...

Vandalism in the girls bathrooms provokes mixed reactions

In the girls bathroom outside of the English and social studies learning center, this exchange of messages has been on the door of one of the bathroom stalls since the 2014-2015 school year.

Francesca Truitt, A&E Editor

January 11, 2016

In terms of aesthetics, Staples is a beautiful school -- a brick building, wide halls, blue and beige lockers -- so, it’s odd to think of Staples as having grafitti hidden inside the bathroom stalls. But in the girls bathrooms, most stalls serve as canvases for inspirational messages, as well as drawings, written...

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