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A or AP?: U.S. History Honors in Danger of Elimination

A or AP?: U.S. History Honors in Danger of Elimination

May 27, 2011

U.S. History Honors, a course originally created nine years ago by a Board of Education (BOE) directive to create more honors-level courses at Staples, is on the verge of extinction. “I think in general, we don’t want too many levels in social studies,” James D’Amico, 6–12 Social Studies Department Coordinator, said. D’Amico says that the department is divided whe...

Board of Education Addresses Issues of Remaining Budget

Board of Education Addresses Issues of Remaining Budget

January 11, 2011

Image via Wikipedia The BOE meeting last night, Wednesday, Jan. 10, addressed the issues of the underground oil tank replacement proposal and the proposed budget for the next school year. The Board members began the night by focusing on the three oil tanks that need to be either repaired or replaced. Coleytown ...

Parents and Students Collaborate for Community Conversation on Teen Drinking

Parents and Students Collaborate for Community Conversation on Teen Drinking

October 31, 2010

Nicolette Weinbaum '12 Staff Writer A community discussion on underage drinking was held on Oct. 26 in the Bedford Middle School cafeteria. The attendees included Principal John Dodig, Outreach Counselor Chris Lemone, TAG members, and parents of Staples with a common concern of the underage-drinking ...

Upcoming Senior Internships Excite Students but Worry Some Teachers

April 16, 2010

Stevie Klein ’12 Web Features Editor  From September until December, Joyce Eldh went town to town, searching for 200 new internship positions, going to company sites, brochures and emailing any that seemed applicable for the 2010 seniors. She was more than successful. This year, over 300...

Board of Finance Meeting on March 24 Discusses Budget Cuts

March 25, 2010

Constance Chien '10 Features Editor The March 24 Board of Finance meeting began at 6 p.m., a continuation of the preceding night's meeting. A nearly nine-hour long meeting, with discussion of the education budget lasting from approximately 8:10-2:47 p.m., the main topic of contention was the dis...

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