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Teen Awareness Group breaks tradition for this years Grim Reaper Day

Teen Awareness Group breaks tradition for this year’s Grim Reaper Day

Katelyn DeAgro, Staff Writer May 5, 2016

The Teen Awareness Group (TAG) will put on their 13th annual Grim Reaper Day on May 12 to inform students of the dangers of driving under the influence; though this year, it will look a bit different. In...

Striking fear in teens

Striking fear in teens

Alix Sommers, Assistant Business Manager May 18, 2015

In an effort to raise awareness of drunk driving, the Teen Awareness Group (TAG) plans a day every year dedicated to reinforcing the deadly truth about driving under the influence. While it’s important...

Candles and flower memorials stand outside the Staples Cafeteria to respect and remember those killed and impacted by accidents of drunk driving.

Teen Awareness Group implements new approach to Grim Reaper Day

Emma Berry, Opinions Editor May 11, 2015

For the past twelve years the Staples Teen Awareness Group (TAG) has organized Grim Reaper Day, a day-long event aimed at educating students on the dangers and consequences of drunk driving. This year,...

Isabel Perry ’15, a member of TAG, puts makeup on victim Carly Singer ’14.

Grim Reaper Day 2014 leaves an impact on the Staples community

Nicole DeBlasi, Web Managing Editor May 15, 2014

On Wednesday, May 14, after months of preparation, the Teen Awareness Group (TAG) at Staples High School held their annual Grim Reaper Day  to bring awareness to the dangers of driving drunk or under...

Anna Daytz 16, one of TAGs victims on Grim Reaper Day, got a finishing touch of blood alongside a black eye and a pale white face.  Daytz had “an amazing experience being a victim,” and she “cant wait to do it again next year, she said.

A Look at Grim Reaper Day

Caroline O'Kane, Creative Director May 17, 2013

Wednesday, May 15, TAG held its annual Grim Reaper Day to warn students about the dangers of drunk driving. TAG hung posters and banners around the school to show the consequences of drunk driving, and...

On Grim Reaper Day, TAG placed a coffin outside the cafeteria to show students the consequences of drunk driving.

Coffin Placed Near Cafeteria

Brittany Healy and Ben Reiser May 15, 2013

Every year, the Teen Awareness Group (TAG) organizes Grim Reaper Day, a day to raise awareness of the dangers of drunk driving. In the past, TAG has displayed a coffin outside of the cafeteria; however,...

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