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Staples’ football field will serve as this year’s graduation location, for just the second time in recent school history.

Class of 2022 set to graduate

Finnegan Courtney , TV Show Producer June 10, 2022

Graduation is a right of passage. Here at Staples, around 400 seniors will be graduating as part of the Class of 2022 in an outdoor ceremony on Friday, June 16. “Having it outside is amazing,” Principal...

Juniors took the Next Generation Science Standard test on May 25 and 26. This test is a graduation requirement and focuses primarily on different types of science taught throughout middle and high school.

Juniors take required NGSS test for graduation

Karlie Saed '23, Photostory editor June 1, 2022

Juniors took the Next Generation Science Standard [NGSS] test on May 25 and 26.  This test is one of the required tests students have to take in order to graduate Staples. Juniors were broken up into...

The senior class of ’22 is planned to graduate on June 16, leaving high school and moving onwards toward post-graduate plans.

Seniors leaving prompts reflection, sadness

Emily Goldstein ’23, Public Relations Director May 25, 2022

 I remember my first day of high school vividly. I walked in as a clueless freshman with my sister, a year older, and her four best friends. The presence of the older kids kept my anxiety from escalating...

Club sport athletes at Staples do not get the recognition they deserve despite their immense dedication.

Inclusion of Staples athletes in club sports is a must

Izzy Sareen ʼ22, Staff Writer May 11, 2022

Something widely known throughout the Staples community is the amount of students who play sports outside of the school. There are dozens, if not hundreds. But when was the last time the accomplishments...

The seniors’ final production in Players will be “Descendants,” which will open on April 1.

Players’ seniors reflect on past four years in program, lifelong bonds made

Karina Murray ’22, Associate Managing Editor March 29, 2022

As the class of 2022 begins their final quarter as Wreckers, the hallways buzz with excitement: graduation, prom and internships loom on the horizon. But for senior members of Players, one event takes...

The Staples vision of the “contributing” graduate includes the traits that they want graduating students to achieve in their time at Staples.These posters are seen posted on the walls across the school.

Staples’ ‘Vision of the Graduate’ feels out of touch

Ryan Hong ’23, Staff Writer November 23, 2021

Maybe you’ve seen them around school. The posters with the words “Contributing Citizens” at the top, outlining four traits that the ideal citizen should have. These posters are part of the new “Vision...

As the class of ’21 graduates, many students are making college admissions decisions. Staples students have gotten into universities across the nation, among those, Ivy league and top-tier universities.

Seniors reflect on college process, offer advice

Tierney Kugel ’22, Breaking News Manager May 17, 2021

As colleges issue their letters of acceptance and rejection to the high school class of ’21, many seniors are seeing their hard work pay off. Staples students are committing to universities across the...

The Staples field, which often plays host to football games, will be the venue of a much different event this year: the class of 2021’s graduation.

Graduation to take place on the football field

Finnegan Courtney ’23, Paper News Editor May 11, 2021

For the first time in almost 30 years, Staples will be holding its graduation ceremony for the class of 2021 outside on the football field rather than indoors, with the event taking place on Thursday,...

Has administration been successful planning year end senior events?

Through discussions with students, Emma Dantas ’21 and Carly Kaplowitz ’21 examine whether or not the administration has effectively adapted senior's end of year events during the pandemic.
Drugstores such as Walgreens and CVS offer vaccinations, now open to people from the age of 16.

Vaccination of teenagers fosters enthusiasm in students

Isabella Rivel ’24, Staff Writer April 6, 2021

Those ages 16 and older were eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine starting April 1. Many teenagers are eager for this opportunity for their lives to regain some normality.  So far, Connecticut...

Since senior year was cut short for the class of 2020,we wanted to see what their favorite memories of the year were and what they will be missing out on the most with the year being cut short.

Senior Year Reflections

Ella Bloomingdale '20, Staff Writer May 22, 2020

 

How seniors are celebrating graduation during the coronavirus pandemic

Reilly Caldwell '20, Staff Writer May 17, 2020

https://anchor.fm/reilly-caldwell2/episodes/How-seniors-are-celebrating-graduation-during-the-coronavirus-pandemic-by-Reilly-Caldwell-20-ee4pcp

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