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Rec Basketball Week 2

Rec Basketball Week 2

January 8, 2017

By: Max Appell and Molly Liebergall

[Sept. 2016 Sports] Fantasy football invokes intense competition among students

October 11, 2016

By Daniel Harizman ’19  & Jesse Levinson ’17 Web Opinions Editor Not long into class, he gives up trying to prevent his head from falling into the soft cushion of his forearm. Motionless, he lies sprawled on his desk; his textbook, practically glued shut, sits beneath him. Friends try to...

Staples robotics team takes on worlds

Staples robotics team takes on worlds

Megan Doyle, Web Opinions Editor

May 6, 2016

It’s the end of a three day competition on March 18, and the robotics team, i2r, anxiously waits for their name to be called. They’re at East Super Regionals and have been nominated for six awards. In order to qualify for Worlds, they need to win at least one. Finally, the judges announce the...

The truth behind March Madness

The truth behind March Madness

Lauren Stack, Public Relations Manager

April 5, 2016

Walking into the cafeteria I notice that something is off. Impressed, I notice all the guys are working diligently on their laptops, intensely studying and concentrating almost with fury.  They must be working really hard to get that GPA up or maybe studying for the upcoming ACT. Then the lightbulb goes of...

Staples’ We the People secures third

Staples’ We the People secures third

Katelyn DeAgro, Staff Writer

December 19, 2015

On Friday 12, 2015, a select number of Advanced Placement American Government classes competed in the annual We the People competition. Staples High School scored third overall in the entire competition coming in close behind both Greenwich in second and Trumbull in first place. “Each judge gave a...

We The People students participate in statewide competition

We The People students participate in statewide competition

Emily Olrik, Features Editor

December 16, 2015

The We The People sections of the A.P. U.S. Government and Politics course recently participated in the We The People competition at Central Connecticut State University last Friday. We The People is a specialized section of the government and politics course at Staples that designates time away from the ...

Science forum turned lottery elicits confusion among students

The Hwa Chong Institute where the forum will be held Jan. 7 to Jan. 16 , 2016.

Becky Hoving, News Editor

November 20, 2015

On Nov. 9, 2015, roughly 50 of Staples’ brightest juniors and seniors opened up their emails to discover a mysterious invitation from the Department Head of Science, AJ Scheetz, titled “Exciting Opportunity.” For the second year in a row, two of Staples’ students will be travelling half a world aw...

Sports diets yield mixed reactions among athletes

Sports diets yield mixed reactions among athletes

Greta Bjornson, News Editor

April 2, 2015

A common misconception people have of athletes is that they don't have to worry themselves with watching what they eat: their constant exercise alleviates any stress, many assume. However, some Staples students face weight classes and limits in their chosen sports, making the number on the scale especially...

Finding solace in silence

Finding solace in silence

Emma Berry, Opinions Editor

January 13, 2015

It doesn't matter how much you've been through with your closest clique, how much you tell each other, or how long you've known each other, when it comes to the college process it is every man for himself. This is especially true when you're put in the unbearably uncomfortable position of applying...

Reflections resounds once more

Reflections resounds once more

Alice Hickson, Staff Writer

December 23, 2014

In the coming weeks, students from all over the country will be sending off their submissions to the National PTA Reflections competition, a long standing cornerstone arts program developed in 1969 by Colorado’s PTA President Mary Lou Anderson. It is a nationwide program which provides students a chance to express and explore their creative talents. There are six categories including: dance choreography, film production, literature, music composition, p...

TAG enters Celebrate My Drive competition

Photo Credit: Celebrate My Drive Website/Organization.

Jackie Sussman, Assistant Business Manager

October 17, 2014

The Staples Teen Awareness Group (TAG) has entered the Celebrate My Drive Competition sponsored by State Farm, active October 15-24, to raise awareness for the dangers of texting and driving. Prizes include the possibility to win 1 of 90 $25,000 grants, 1 of 10 $100,000 grants, and 1 of 2 concerts with The Band ...

Influx of players breaks record for Freshmen field hockey

Influx of players breaks record for Freshmen field hockey

Kit Epstein, Staff Writer

September 7, 2014

Remember the good ole’ days when making a freshman sports team was considered easy and stress free? Well, those days are sadly over; especially when it comes to field hockey. Girls’ field hockey is an aggressive, fast-paced, and exciting game. Although lots of girls start playing the sport as...

Freshmen feeling the heat

Olivia Ronca '18 during her soccer practice

Ivy Prince, Staff Writer

September 7, 2014

High school is a big change from the middle school, whether its the academics or the social aspect. However, there is one thing that many students have a hard time adjusting to, no matter how prepared one thinks he or she is. The sports at Staples High School are extremely competitive and well known....

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