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English Department Continues Their Costume Tradition

English Department Continues Their Costume Tradition

November 10, 2016

By: Alexandra Sprouls '19 and Camryn Ragland '18 The English department dressed up in costumes on Oct. 31st to spread the Halloween spirit throughout Staples. “As a department we just find it really fun to dress up. Each year it’s a little different. Every office kind of takes on a different...

Trigger warning controversy reaches Staples

Trigger warning controversy reaches Staples

Margeaux MacColl, Staff Writer

September 19, 2014

On the first day of school, most classes are filled with breezy conversations centered on syllabi and introductions. Students can release the summer air from their lungs while getting readjusted to 6 a.m. mornings with light lectures on various homework policies. But as English teacher Kim Herzog steppe...

The motive behind no laptops

The motive behind no laptops

Jenny Lupoff, Staff Writer

September 11, 2014

It’s back to good old fashioned pencil and paper. The arrival of the new school year has brought a slight change amongst many teachers, particularly in the English department, regarding their policies on allowing laptops in class. For English teacher Amanda Morgan, laptop use in class has always b...

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