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Junior picnic proves short, sweet end to chaotic year

Junior picnic proves short, sweet end to chaotic year

Giselle Oldani ’22, Web Managing Editor June 15, 2021

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Photos in the group usually receive comments praising the girls’ fashion choices. A few pictures are typically posted every day.

Premature Counties preparation warrants unnecessary stress

Molly Gold '21, Paper News Editor January 2, 2020

A week before the first day of school, the rising junior class was sent into a panic. We were not anxious over the immense amount of expected schoolwork, college visits we anticipated or the increased...

Staples juniors have begun to purchase their parking stickers. They are available until they are sold out. Students must put their sticker on their windshield in order to legally park in their assigned spot.

Junior parking sales begin

Mia Daignault, Staff Writer May 24, 2019

Junior parking tickets went on sale on May 13. They cost $20 and are available for purchase in the Assistant Principal’s office until they have all been sold out. As seniors begin to depart for internships,...

Juniors navigate through unfair parking system

Juniors navigate through unfair parking system

June 12, 2018

By Lauren Wasserman '19   Getting stopped every two seconds by the bus in front of you, while you pretend to be speeding away with wind in your hair: this is the freedom that comes with a driver's...

Making it through junior year

Making it through junior year

June 7, 2018

By Lauren Wasserman ’19 “Junior year is going to be the toughest year of your life,” said everyone ever once they found out I was an incoming junior. “Wow,” I would think to myself, rather...

Preconceived notions manifest a stigma against junior year

Preconceived notions manifest a stigma against junior year

Emma Greenberg , Opinions editor June 10, 2016

Though junior year seems fun considering the dances, driver's licenses, class options and freedoms. I’ve heard many things contradicting the “perks” that are to come as a sophomore about to enter...

The struggle of being a second semester junior surrounded by seniors

The struggle of being a second semester junior surrounded by seniors

Kit Epstein , Breaking News Editor April 1, 2016

I was warned about the rigor of junior year. I heard horror stories about the SAT, was given tips on how to get a five on AP tests and was even told that I should spend every weekend visiting colleges. ...

Junior parking petitions spark controversy

Junior parking petitions spark controversy

Izzy Ullmann, Features Editor December 17, 2015

On Dec. 15., Matthew Reiser ’17 made an online petition to have the junior parking lot function as a first-come, first-served basis due to the alleged 40 open spaces he saw that were not being occupied. “The...

SBAC opt-out percentage swells

SBAC opt-out percentage swells

Molly Liebergall , Web News Editor May 27, 2015

At 8:25 a.m. on Tuesday morning, a portion of the junior class sat down to their first round of SBAC while the rest congregated in the field house.  48% of Staples juniors chose to opt out of the testing. This...

There are over 20 standardized testing prep books in my household alone.

Suffering from Standardized Testing

Kacey Hertan, Business Manager May 26, 2015

Heading into the last quarter of junior year, I was feeling pretty relieved. I kept thinking to myself “I’m almost done!” The year notorious for perpetual stress is almost done, but boy was I wrong...

Counties isn't all that counts

Counties isn’t all that counts

Jane Levy, Features Editor January 25, 2015

With my eyebrows done, my skin sun-kissed and glowing and my nails painted a dark red, I type this article while glancing at my frantic Counties girls’ group-chat. My long black dress lonelily hangs...

Juniors explore new careers through job shadow

Juniors explore new careers through job shadow

Dylan Donahue, Sports Editor June 5, 2014

On Wednesday, May 28, juniors were given the opportunity to participate in the Job Shadow Program.  Though all juniors could fill out an application, the guidance department could only offer shadowing...

What I learned from school dances

What I learned from school dances

Julie Bender, Web Opinions Editor June 2, 2014

After surviving my first year of school dances, I finally feel as if I have gained enough experience to be prepared for next year. And hopefully, for the upcoming junior class, these tips can help with...

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