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Midterm exam break proven to be myth

This year’s midterm schedule consists of a regular school day on Monday Jan. 11, Midterm periods one and four on Jan. 12, exams two and three on Jan. 13, exams six and seven on Jan. 14, a staff development day on Jan. 15, Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 18, exams five and eight on Jan. 19 and exam make-up day on Jan. 20.
December 23, 2015

Although in the past two years midterm exams have been followed by a five-day break from school, this year’s exams do not follow this same pattern. The week begins with a regular school day on Monday,...

HAC grades return to original settings

HAC grades return to original settings
January 9, 2015

Right before leaving school for December vacation, students and faculty noticed that letter grades on Home Access Center (HAC) were no longer rounding up; however, as of Friday, Jan. 9, the grading system...

Staples’ Collaborative Team successfully moves midterms

Staples’ Collaborative Team successfully moves midterms
November 10, 2014

On Nov. 5, after a push from both teachers and students, the administration decided to move the first day of midterm exams from Thursday, Jan. 8 to Monday, Jan. 12. According to Principal John Dodig,...

Collaborative Team votes for no homework this Thanksgiving

October 17, 2014

This Thanksgiving break may be homework free, if the Collaborative Team at Staples and the Resilience Project succeed in their efforts. Collaborative Team is the behind-the-scenes group helping to run...

It’s Summer—Reading?

It's Summer—Reading?
June 1, 2013

Staples students officially end the school year the day they take their last final. However, the homework doesn't end there. Although they have more time, students have to complete assignments over...

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