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Unusual midterms may be more useful

Unusual midterms may be more useful

Amelia Brown, Staff Writer

January 13, 2016

The dreaded five hour days of midterms week. Trying to sit still at a desk for two hours at a time, decide between A and C or B and D 100 times over. The feeling is all too familiar for most students, or the impending fear of the rest. But not all students are condemned to sit at a desk taking a ...

Internship program flourishes into senior staple

Internship program flourishes into senior staple

Renee Weisz, A&E Editor

April 6, 2015

Sophie de Bruijin ’14 concluded her senior year busy at work in South Africa. For three weeks she had shadowed an orthopedist in Johannesburg, worked at a medical supply manufacturing company, received hands on experience in a private hospital, and volunteered in a public hospital in Sowetto amongst...

Students talk midterms

Students talk midterms

Alexa Di Luca, Staff Writer

January 11, 2015

As midterms come near on Jan. 12th, Staples students are rushing to finish all of their projects and review material from the entire semester. The majority of students have a mixture of tests and alternate assignments to prepare for. Emily Snow’s ’15 midterms this year consist of all tests, except ...

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...

Forensics students must come to school on make-up day

Forensics students must come to school on make-up day

Justine Seligson, Staff Writer

January 20, 2014

Students are greatly anticipating the break before and during Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of the week before are reserved for multiple, exhausting exams. With make-up day seen as another day off, in addition to an already long weekend, it seems like the light at the e...

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