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Idol Dreaming

November 12, 2010

She ate her bacon-egg-and cheese sandwich and applied her pink lipstick. She was provided hair and makeup. She then proceeded to sing “Black Horse and the Cherry Tree” on stage in front of couple hundred...

A Breakdown of the Mental Breakdown: Why High School is So Stressful

October 28, 2010

Image by programwitch via Flickr Cheyenne Haslett '13 Web Features Editor Last weekend I had a mental breakdown. At least that’s what I’m calling it. It was my fourth mental breakdown this year. It...

Sports FANatics – Jets vs. Giants The Fan Rivalry

October 1, 2010

Cole Tessler '11 Sports Editor As a Jet fan, if the Jets lose on Sunday, Mondays are usually filled with taunts and jokes. These comments range anywhere from “the Jets are horrible” to “Mark Sanchez...

Michael Berlin '11 (Above) and Lindsay Nelson '11 | Photos Contributed by Lindsay Nelson '11

School Pictures: Give or Take, A Laughing Matter.

September 22, 2010

Spencer Fox '11 Staff Writer “Ugh, I just look so awful in this picture, when are retakes?” or any variation on such a phrase are standard fair for post picture day proclamations. Picture...

Graphic by Connie Zhou '12

Solution to a Student’s Concerns- Snapgrades Provides Immediate Answers to a Student Grade Questions

September 14, 2010

I hate secrets. Secrets keep me in the dark, searching for answers. They make me anxious, keep me up at night and occasionally cause a cold sweat. Secret grades can provide high school students with...

Graphic by Jake Barron '13

Dress to Excess- Spring AC Means Winter Clothing

May 28, 2010

Monday morning: 6:00 a.m. – alarm rings in my ear 6:15 a.m. – roll out of bed (still half asleep) 6:20 a.m. – shower 6:30 a.m. – stand in front of my closet gazing at...

LeBron To Switch From 23 to 6

LeBron To Switch From 23 to 6

March 5, 2010

Dustin Dobbs Sports Editor No matter where Mr. James decides to sign this summer, one thing will be different about him next year. He will wear a different number on his jersey. LeBron recently...

Photo courtesy of SXC

Turning up the Pressure on AP Courses

March 2, 2010

Emily Cooper '11 Business Manager Five to Eight students in an average-sized class of 22, an anonymous, Staples High School social studies teacher, feels are not prepared to handle the difficulty...

Keeping Him on His Toes: Some girls feel uncomfortable dating boys who are shorter than they are.

Does Size Really Matter? When Height Differences Pose Dating Pool Dilemmas

December 22, 2009

Sammy Hardy '11 Staff Writer They race toward each other, ready for a joyful embrace after an unbearable lunch period of separation.  But as they part from a brief hug and a kiss, he is the one...

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