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‘AP Assassin’ participants donate to Sandy Hook Promise

‘AP Assassin’ participants donate to Sandy Hook Promise

May 23, 2018

Audrey Bernstein '20 As the school year comes to a close, many seniors will choose to arm themselves with Nerf Guns, a sign that they are gripped by “AP Assassin,” a Staples High School tradition. Each year, after paying an entry fee of $20, seniors who take an AP class and choose to participate are...

ALS research is becoming spiced up with the Hot Pepper Challenge

March 15, 2018

By Lauren Wasserman '19 Who can forget the ice bucket challenge, when American’s dumped ice on their heads to raise money for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)? Now there is a new trend: The ALS hot pepper challenge. The ALS hot pepper challenge involves eating the hottest pepper the person...

Red Cross visits Staples for blood drive

Red Cross visits Staples for blood drive

Quinn Hughes, News Editor

April 3, 2015

On Wednesday April 1, the Staples High School gymnasium was transformed into a blood drive center, and dozens of students came eager to help out the cause. The drive was set up by the Staples Key Club who partnered with the American Red Cross to orchestrate the drive. Students and teachers poured...

Tuition Grants Allow Dream of College to Be Realized

Tuition Grants Allow Dream of College to Be Realized

March 12, 2010

Image via Wikipedia College is a ticket to job security and a comfortable lifestyle. But for many, that ticket is hard to punch. Dreams of going to vocational school, a two year community college, or a four-year university are often denied by the financial realization of a costly college tuition. That is when the Staples Tuition Grants (STG) organization steps in. I...

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