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Apps deliver food to main entrance

Apps deliver food to main entrance

December 20, 2017

By: Maya Brodows ’20 Ask any high school student what their least favorite part of school is and they will be sure to inform you of the endless amounts of homework, the severe lack of sleep and, of course, the unappetizing lunches consumed day after day. Late last year, a few Staples students deci...

Chipotle v.s. Qboba

Chipotle v.s. Qboba

March 19, 2017

By Alexandra Sprouls '19 and Hannah Bolandian '19  

Students question Staples’ compliance with State lunch requirements

Students question Staples’ compliance with State lunch requirements

November 5, 2016

Schools in Connecticut are required to provide students a minimum of 20 minutes for lunch during a school day. On Nov. 13, 2007, Mark K. McQuillan, Commissioner of Education for Connecticut, issued a letter to all superintendents in Connecticut setting forth the minimum amount of time for lunch that schools ...

Trashing the Cafe

Trashing the Cafe

Kate Lewis, Staff Writer

April 4, 2016

Anyone sitting in the Staples cafeteria during the lunch waves can all see one thing: trash. And it’s everywhere. As the school day progresses, more and more trash builds up on the cafeteria tables. Wrappers, containers, stained and crumby plates, leftover food and empty bottles are constantly left for ...

Students enjoy benefits of being regulars at the sandwich line

Students enjoy benefits of being regulars at the sandwich line

Tori Lubin, Staff Writer

January 8, 2016

Among the swarming herds of hungry students in the Staples cafeteria bustling to and fro, there is one group of students who hold their ground, waiting among the notoriously long sandwich line for the final product of a delicious lunch. Despite the long wait, these students have discovered that ...

SoNo Bakery to fill the void of Java

SoNo Bakery to fill the void of Java

Aileen Coyne, Staff Writer

April 2, 2015

While the Holiday season was in full swing, Java, a favorite downtown coffee shop, announced that they were closing on December 31. As 2014 came to a close, so did Java. Rumors began to  swirl that they would be replaced with SoNo Bakery. Java was more than just a coffee shop to students. It was...

The bridge obtains wasteland reputation

The bridge obtains wasteland reputation

Eliza Goldberg, Staff Writer

March 31, 2015

Aside from the cafeteria, Staples has an array of locations where students tend to spend their free time. With the addition of tables in some of the hallways (first introduced during the 2013-2014 school year), increasing numbers of students have begun to lounge in the hall on the second floor du...

A taste of new cafeteria food

A taste of new cafeteria food

Aileen Coyne, Staff Writer

December 1, 2014

The cafeteria has gone through a complete turnaround this year. It all started when coffee, tea and hot chocolate sales halted and students were overwhelmed with disappointment. Since caffeine withdrawal set it, there has been a constant stream of new foods. While many of the additions please stude...

Wider variety of lunch choices attracts students

Amina Abdul-Kareem and Grant Sirlin, Staff Writers

October 12, 2014

Lunches are supposed to be for eating, but many students use their 30 minute break as a jam session for unfinished work. “I always skip lunch to study whenever I have a test after lunch and haven’t thoroughly studied. One last review always helps,” Gilli Rozynek ’16 said. However, skipping ...

With promise of fresh start, freshmen expectations for cafeteria food skyrocket

With promise of fresh start, freshmen expectations for cafeteria food skyrocket

Caroline Cohen, Managing Editor

September 19, 2014

When you think of high school in a stereotypical, “Mean Girls” movie kind of way, the cafeteria often comes to mind. It’s where all the drama is expected to go down and where everyone sees their friends. And although Staples’ cafeteria isn’t exactly out of a high school movie, the chaos of...

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