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Kale and Arellano place first and third in essay contest

Kale and Arellano place first and third in essay contest

December 23, 2017

By Melanie Lust '19 Like many high schoolers, Reva Kale '19 and Nicole Arellano '18 have their fair share of academic and athletic interests: from piano to track and field, from writing to math and science. But unlike most high school students, Kale and Arellano share a long-standing passion for volunteering. Volunteering...

Alternative finals ignite less student stress

Alternative finals ignite less student stress

Alexa Di Luca, Staff Writer

June 11, 2014

Memorizing 250 vocabulary words, historical timelines, diagrams and essay topics is what is in store for many Staples students during finals week. However, some teachers are eliminating student stress by replacing a traditional final test with an alternative assignment. Forensics is a paradigm of a class that has an alternative type of exam. Science teachers Michael Lazaroff a...

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