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Student-athletes sentenced to three years of gym class

Student-athletes sentenced to three years of gym class

Abbie Goldstein '22

October 14, 2019

Twenty-four hours: to learn, practice, eat, sleep. It’s not enough time. After student-athletes’ intense practice or games, they race the clock to finish the mountain of homework waiting for them, cutting into their crucial time to sleep. To solve this issue, student-athletes should not be obligated...

Dozens of seniors head to appeal court to redeem credit

Dozens of seniors head to appeal court to redeem credit

May 11, 2018

By Nicky Brown '19 This year, a total of 68 seniors are appealing for credit, which is 28 more than the 40  who appealed last year. These students have exceeded the maximum amount of absences allowed in a class and could lose class credit. Depending on the type of class, a certain amount of absences is ...

High school credit becomes college credit in Contemporary World

High school credit becomes college credit in Contemporary World

October 12, 2017

By: Tori Lubin '18 The students in room 2038 look to the SmartBoard where a document labeled “Global Clash of Civilizations” waits to be analyzed. Before they dive into the dissection of international relations theorists, they chit-chat at desks clumped in groups of four throughout the room. Cathy...

All Work, No Credit: Students opt not to take AP tests as a number of colleges do not accept the credit

All Work, No Credit: Students opt not to take AP tests as a number of colleges do not accept the credit

April 15, 2011

For the first two weeks in May, the gym and library will be filled with desks where Staples students will sit for three hours, furiously bubbling in answers and writing essays. They will do this in hopes of gaining college credit and the ability to waive introductory courses in college by receiving a passing score on Advanced Place...

The College Credit Crisis: Examining the Relevance of AP Classes at Staples High School

The College Credit Crisis: Examining the Relevance of AP Classes at Staples High School

September 29, 2010

Isaac Stein '12 and Brendan Rand '11 Senior Writer and News Editor No matter what classes they are taking, a mountain of AP textbooks is not an uncommon sight for students like Sean Christie '12, who study in the library. | Photo by Isaac Stein '12 According to the College Board AP ...

Tips for Handling College Finances

Tips for Handling College Finances

February 24, 2010

Sam Freeman '11 Web A&E Editor “Don’t spend your money on stupid things like scooters and bikes to get around campus, you’ll need almost all of your money for a lot of food and books,” said Zach Fishoff ’09, who is attending Keene State College in N.H. One could compose a list of essential items each month...

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