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Staples cheerleaders wearing gameday uniforms on the football field sideline during a Friday night game at Norwalk High School.

Discomfort prevails in cheer game-day uniforms

Amanda Rowan '22 March 10, 2020

Whether it’s a girl decked out in a full cheerleading uniform: skirt and bow, or a boy wearing a suit and tie, Staples students aim to stand out on game days. But whether it is 80 degrees or in the low...

The all-girl cheerleading team practices partner stunts in preparation for their upcoming competition on Feb. 9, the Warde Winer Challenge. Avery Tucker ’22 and Daniella Gat ’20 are the teams two flyers.

Staples cheer reverts back to all-female roots

Remy Teltser ’21, Web Features Editor February 11, 2019

In “Bring It On” and “Glee” cheerleaders are peppy, popular, ditzy girls, walking the halls alongside football players. Defying these cliche productions, the Staples cheerleading team faces strenuous,...

Cheering into FCIACs

Cheering into FCIACs

February 8, 2018

By: Hannah Bolandian ’19 The Staples cheerleaders flipped, jumped and cheered their way to second place in the FCIAC competition on Feb. 3 in the Wilton High School gym. While the rankings were...

Two cheerleading coaches leave marking team’s fourth coaching change in four years

Two cheerleading coaches leave marking team’s fourth coaching change in four years

May 3, 2017

Head cheerleading coach Jeannie Holst and assistant coach Linda Guddemi stepped down from coaching, following the 2016 2017 cheerleading season. Both Holst and Guddemi left the team to pursue other job...

Staples cheer takes on FCIAC competition

Staples cheer takes on FCIAC competition

February 20, 2017

By: Max Appell '18 and Jack Beck '18

Cheer Competition 3/5/16: In Photos

Cheer Competition 3/5/16: In Photos

Anay Simunovic, Staff Writer March 15, 2016

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Post-Season depression

Post-Season depression

Alexa Davis, Staff Writer March 17, 2015

It is a Monday afternoon and walking straight to my car after the last bell rings worries me. I walk out of the cafeteria doors nonchalantly, but deep inside I have no idea what I’m going to be doing...

Harding brings new rush of spirit to Staples cheer team

Harding brings new rush of spirit to Staples cheer team

Caroline Lane and Grace Bonington, Staff Writers September 19, 2014

Jessica Harding, a peppy English teacher at Bedford Middle School, is trading in screaming sixth graders for the chanting Staples cheer team. Harding is the new coach that will lead Staples cheer to victory. Harding,...

Cheerleaders Prepare for Winter Competition Season

December 22, 2010

Although the fall season for sports has wrapped up, the cheerleading squad is only just getting started. As the only Staples team that practices formally through two seasons, the cheerleading team is prepping...

Photo By Annie Nelson '11 - New Varsity Coach,  Denise Dargel leads the Staples varsity cheerleaders in a practice cheer.

A New Era – Leadership Changes in Girls’ Soccer, Volleyball, Cheerleading

October 1, 2010

Emily Goldberg '12 Web News Editor Three out of the six fall girls’ sports teams have received new varsity coaches this season. Under new leadership the girls’ volleyball, soccer and cheerleading...

SATIRE: do you play a real sport?

SATIRE: do you play a real sport?

December 15, 2009

Jack Hennessy '10 Web Sports Editor I love sports. Always have. I love to discuss them, hear about them, watch them, write about them, and of course, play them. My friends and I often argue about which...

Cheerleaders Warm Up for Winter Season of Competition

December 4, 2009

Lexi Preiser '10 Web Editor-In-Chief "Incredible, unique, and we’ve only just begun!” The cheerleading team repeats these words during practices as it prepares for its 2009-10 winter season....

Staples Cheerleading: Flying High Comes With A Risk

Staples Cheerleading: Flying High Comes With A Risk

April 21, 2009

Harrison Eisenberg '10 Staff Writer Broken bones, concussions, brain trauma and even death are just some of the dangers found in this high school sport. No it’s not boxing, football, or hockey....

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