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Wreckord Breaker: Schachne Shatters Staples Pole Vaulting Heights

LIFTOFF: Lexie Schachne ’12 breaks the school record with a jump of nine feet and two inches. [Her current best at 10 feet] and has set a goal to reach 10 feet six inches. | Photo by Faith Schachne

March 12, 2010

Leah Bitsky '12 Staff Writer Lexie Schachne ’12 started pole vaulting her freshman year, and now she has broken the Staples record for the fifth time this year. The best record so far in history is a jump of 6.5 meters, which is a little over 21 feet. Before Schachne broke the recor...

Winners of First Staples Challenge Announced

Pictured above are the winners of the first Spectacular Staples Student Challenge. | Photo by Petey Menz '11

March 12, 2010

Lila Epstein '10 Editor-in-Chief On Feb. 26 the winners for the Staples Spectacular Student Challenge were announced. The team consisting of Nick Cion ’10, Annie Harnick ’10, Kat Kreiger ’10, Lexa Koenig ’10 and Lena Ziskin ’10 won first place and $5000 in scholarships. The second place team with Ma...

“Respect Our School” Campaign Ends Leaving Cafeteria Tables Spotless

These cafeteria tables are spotless due to the

February 5, 2010

Lexi Preiser '10 Web Editor-in-Chief The Student Assembly’s five-day long “Respect Our School” campaign ended today, Feb. 5. The initiative aimed to combat the garbage problem that has plagued Staples’ cafeteria for years. Each day, the assistant principals and janitors spend hours cleaning up the mess that is always left in the cafeteria after third lunch...

Staples Gymnasts Place Second in Tri-Meet

The team's only senior, Emma Vaimberg '10 (third from left) had the senior day celebration all to herself. | Photo contributed by Jesse Elsas

February 4, 2010

Sammie Hardy '11 Staff Writer Staples gymnastics competed against Fairfield Warde and Fairfield Ludlowe in a tri-meet, at Weston High School. The Feb. 2 meet was also the team’s senior day. The Staples Gymnasts came to school decked out in their senior-day shirts, ready to celebrate. The te...

BOE To Vote On Landon’s Budget Feb. 1

Elliot Landon and other board members listen during a recent BOE meeting. |Eric Essagof '12

January 29, 2010

Kate McNee '11 Copy Editor As the school year progresses and the effects of last year’s controversial budget cuts continue to be felt, the Board of Education (BOE) is again beginning the process of preparing a budget for the next school year. On Jan. 5, Superintendent of Schools Elliott Landon p...

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