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May 13, 2011 | Every 40 Minutes

May 13, 2011 | Every 40 Minutes

May 13, 2011

7:40 a.m. TAG members Karin Schultz '12 and Jackie Kerames '12 "kill" Jaqueline Devine '13 , who took part in a demonstration to show the effects of drunk driving upon the community as part of Grim Reaper Day....

Gender and Driving: Which Sex is Better Behind the Wheel?

Gender and Driving: Which Sex is Better Behind the Wheel?

November 24, 2010

Leah Bitsky A&E Editor There is much speculation of whether boys or girls are better drivers, and most answers are rarely unbiased. Jessica Oestreicher ‘12, a new driver to the roads,  believes that females are better drivers. “I think that boys are more preoccupied with driving fast and drifting w...

May 14 Just Doesn’t Feel Right

May 14, 2010

Lila Epstein '10 Staff Writer I always imagined the last days of senior year to be warm, lazy and nostalgic.  I imagined we would spend the days relaxing because of the eased work load and reminiscing about all the great times of our four years at staples. However, this last week has been busy w...

Sexting, Texting and Driving: Health Classes Should Teach Students How to Deal With Texting-Related Dangers

Sexting, Texting and Driving: Health Classes Should Teach Students How to Deal With Texting-Related Dangers

February 24, 2010

Inklings Editorial With the rise of the information age, people— Staples students being no exception—are more connected to each other now than ever before. As a result, they are in danger of falling victim to a whole new set of uniquely modern offenses. Each year, the texting, pic...

TAG Prepares For Sixth Annual Grim Reaper Day

TAG Prepares For Sixth Annual Grim Reaper Day

May 15, 2009

On May 15, the Staples High School Teen Awareness Group (TAG) will host its sixth annual Grim Reaper Day, an event designed to raise awareness of drunk driving. "I'm pretty psyched that we've been doing it for six years," said student counselor and TAG advisor Chris Lemone. "Grim Reaper Day is pretty amazing and...

New Alterations to Teen Driving Laws

New Alterations to Teen Driving Laws

May 21, 2008

Image via Wikipedia Elizabeth Vance '09 Web Editor-in-Chief The Connecticut government is continuing to adjust the new driving laws for teenagers. Under the latest changes, teenagers (under the age of 18) who get their licenses before Aug. 1, 2008 will not be required to follow some of the new laws passed last April. According to the DMV's official website, this me...

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