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Administration cancels final exams, aims to reduce stress

In an email April 15, Principal Thomas announced that final exams for full year and second semester classes are cancelled as a result of the distance learning model for COVID-19.
April 16, 2020

Final exams for the 2019-20 school year have been cancelled, Principal Stafford Thomas announced in an email on April 15.  “Due to the challenging and uncertain times we are all currently facing,...

Finals week increases the stress for all students

As finals approach Claire Fisher’22 crams for her multiple tests. She is stressed but excited for the end of the year to come.
June 12, 2019

As finals approach, students lose sight of how to keep themselves healthy in the time of stress, as we often find ourselves staying up all night and skipping meals. We need to make sure we are putting...

A.P. We The People class competes in national event in D.C.

Staples’ We The People class poses with John Tinker of the landmark Supreme Court case Tinker v Des Moines, which extended students’ freedom of speech.
May 9, 2019

The A.P. We The People class traveled to Washington, D.C. to compete in the 32nd annual national finals held from April 26 to April 29. Over 1,200 high school students from 56 high schools participated...

Implementing final projects instead of exams will decrease stress levels

Hand completing a multiple choice exam.
June 12, 2018

By Chelsea Fox '19 The end of the year is always a stressful time for students and teachers. With summer only a couple weeks away, I feel like I am always being ambushed with work in the days leading...

Nine middle schoolers head to National History Day finals

Nine middle schoolers head to National History Day finals
May 21, 2018

By Isabella Didio '18 After weeks of putting in hours of work, three groups of eighth grade students from Bedford Middle School are headed to the national finals of the National History Day competition...

Wreckers defeated in girls’ soccer FCIAC championship

Wreckers defeated in girls’ soccer FCIAC championship
November 6, 2017

By: Siri Kanter '20 The Staples girls’ varsity soccer team was defeated 1-0 by the St. Joseph Cadets in the FCIAC championship final held on Friday, Nov. 3 at Fairfield Ludlowe High School. Maddie...

Girls’ soccer to compete for FCIAC championship

Girls' soccer to compete for FCIAC championship
November 3, 2017

By Jackson Daignault '18 and Daniel Thompson '18

Preparing for Finals

Preparing for Finals
June 12, 2017

By: Alexa Moro and Alex Reiner

Students should be able to move non AP-tests on days of AP finals

Students should be able to move non AP-tests on days of AP finals
May 18, 2017

Adam Wenkoff '18 The two weeks of AP final exams are, for many, the most stressful weeks of the year.   Students taking finals in their AP courses should be able to move their other tests...

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