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A New Phenomenon- Girls' Rec Basketball Begins at Staples

A New Phenomenon- Girls' Rec Basketball Begins at Staples

December 22, 2010

The rubber floors of the Bedford gym are invaded by juniors and seniors every Thursday night to partake in a fun and jokingly competitive matchup of basketball that will be discussed for the entire week until the following Thursday, where they will continue to do the same thing. This is a tradition for upper...

From Backpacks to Broomsticks: How Staples Could Be More Like Hogwarts

From Backpacks to Broomsticks: How Staples Could Be More Like Hogwarts

December 9, 2010

Lauren Mushro '14 Staff Writer This summer I visited Universal Studios for the first time. My friends and I spent a whole day rotating through all the Islands of Adventure and finally came to one land I was particularly fond of. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. As I was sipping my Butterbeer, I kept asking myself: why can’t Staples be more like Hogwarts? I’m su...

Kratky leads Lady Wreckers past Southington 2-1 in first round of State Playoffs

Kratky leads Lady Wreckers past Southington 2-1 in first round of State Playoffs

November 9, 2010

After winning nine games during the regular season, the Staples varsity girls soccer defeated Southington 2-1 during the first round of the CIAC state tournament on Tuesday. The Wreckers’ outside back defender, Lauren Kratky ‘11, scored both goals off of free kicks. “Southington got fouled a lot...

Wreckord Breaker: Schachne Shatters Staples Pole Vaulting Heights

LIFTOFF: Lexie Schachne ’12 breaks the school record with a jump of nine feet and two inches. [Her current best at 10 feet] and has set a goal to reach 10 feet six inches. | Photo by Faith Schachne

March 12, 2010

Leah Bitsky '12 Staff Writer Lexie Schachne ’12 started pole vaulting her freshman year, and now she has broken the Staples record for the fifth time this year. The best record so far in history is a jump of 6.5 meters, which is a little over 21 feet. Before Schachne broke the recor...

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