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Reflecting on homecoming

Reflecting on homecoming

Emma Lederer, staff writer

October 20, 2015

Music blasted and horns tooted as seniors sped into the parking lot of Compo Beach, ready to celebrate homecoming with the annual motorcade. The scene was of absolute madness, and I meant that in the best way. Everyone was running around and greeting friends and acquaintances alike while gearing up to ...

Kenji Goto and Gilli Rozynek bring a flair of friendship to the Pep Rally

Kenji Goto and Gilli Rozynek bring a flair of friendship to the Pep Rally

Sarah Sommer, Features Editor

October 16, 2015

When Gilli Rozynek ’16 pinned a creamy white corsage on Kenji Goto ’16’s sports jacket and searched in her purse for her slightly-crumpled junior prom ticket, she probably didn’t realize it would not be the only time the two attended a school function as a duo. However, this time the pair wil...

Wreckers Homecoming festivities delayed

Wreckers Homecoming festivities delayed

Victoria Lubin, Staff Writer

October 7, 2015

Staples students anxiously anticipated the Staples versus Warde homecoming football game, which began at 7 p.m, Friday Oct. 2. Due to the weather, the game was going to be postponed, but ended up being played on Oct. 2. Many were concerned about the 80 percent chance of rain predicted to bombard ...

Drug awareness assembly precedes Homecoming

Drug awareness assembly precedes Homecoming

Jackson Livingstone, Staff Writer

September 30, 2015

On Thursday Oct. 1, Staples High School seniors will participate in a mandatory assembly to discuss the negative ramifications of teenage drug and alcohol use. The assembly is centered around a performance from substance abuse educator and actor John Morello, who will assume the role of several char...

Students celebrate spirit week in style

Students celebrate spirit week in style

Caroline O'Kane, Staff Writer

October 1, 2014

6:30 a.m. Monday morning. The alarm is ringing incessantly as you try to mask the sound by hiding under the pillow. You begrudgingly roll out of bed only to remember that its PJ Day. You grab a pillow pet and happily set out in your cozy attire for the day. Tuesday. Color War. Red, purple, green,...

Wreckers rout the Vikings for Homecoming victory

Wreckers rout the Vikings for Homecoming victory

Jesse Greenspun, Staff Writer

September 30, 2014

On a picturesque homecoming Saturday, the Staples football team shut out the Westhill Vikings in an assertive 34-0 win. Highlighted by an impressive 167 rushing yards by Ethan Burger ’17 (#25) in his first ever start, the Wreckers now sit with a 2-1 record following a heartbreaking loss to Xavier on ...

Blue energy and white spirit dominated homecoming game

Blue energy and white spirit dominated homecoming game

Jane Levy, Features Editor

September 29, 2014

Staples students got their blue and white spirit games on for a sunny Saturday Sept. 27 afternoon to support the Wreckers at the homecoming football game. Superfan Ryan Angerthal ’16 looks forward to watching the homecoming game all year; the energy and spirit lived up to his high expectations. “The spirit was very intense because almost everyone was wear...

Students show off their spirit for homecoming

Students show off their spirit for homecoming

Max Bibicoff, Staff Writer

September 26, 2014

Spirit week is officially underway at Staples and the anticipation for Saturday’s homecoming game is palpable. The 1-1 Wreckers will take on the Westhill Vikings, who have also opened the season with a 1-1 record. The 1:30 p.m. start time has been cause for conversation among the student body, who last year experienced...

Spirit week schedule conflicts with Rosh Hashanah

Spirit week schedule conflicts with Rosh Hashanah

Andrea Frost, Breaking News Managing Editor

September 19, 2014

My whole high school career has culminated in this year: being a senior girl. I live for the pink boas, the whistles, the t-shirts and the chanting of “senior girls” through the hallway. Let me give you some background on myself: I have been going to sleepaway camp for the past nine summers, where...

Students stay home for Homecoming

Francesca Truitt, Staff Writer

September 19, 2014

We’ve got spirit, yes we do. We’ve got spirit, how ‘bout you? Homecoming festivities have begun, and while the big event of September is a necessary social event for some Staples students, it’s a complete bust for others. Although Pep Rally and Spirit Week are meant to ignite students’...

Lights unplugged for homecoming

Lights unplugged for homecoming

Aileen Coyne, Staff Writer

September 15, 2014

Staples students have suffered through their fair share of undesirable homecomings. In 2010, the game started at ten on a Saturday morning forcing students to get up at the crack of dawn to have motorcade before the game. In 2011, students were graced with an extra 30 minutes, a 10:30 AM start...

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