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Goldfish! What motivational phrases help students when stressed?

Abby Nevin '23, Web News Editor February 2, 2023

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Although highly discouraged, having a dream school provides students with a way to become more motivated and successful throughout high school.

Ignore your college counselor: dream schools boost motivation, success

Jolie Gefen ’24, Web News Editor November 16, 2022

If there’s one thing that all of us Staples students have in common, it’s the hope to get into college. But for some, that hope has manifested itself into a specific dream-- a dream that has kept them...

The app forest available for download on iOS, iPadOS and Android helps build motivation and gives back to the environment.

Forest app maximizes productivity, gives back to the environment

Talia Varsano ’24 and Paige Miller ’24 October 17, 2022

You’re sitting at your desk on a Tuesday night with an abundance of homework ahead of you. As you’re about to pull out your algebra homework, a notification from Tik Tok lights up your phone.  Why...

The struggle of being a second semester junior surrounded by seniors

The struggle of being a second semester junior surrounded by seniors

Kit Epstein , Web Opinions 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. ...

Accomplish the midterm, or drop and give me twenty

Accomplish the midterm, or drop and give me twenty

Molly Liebergall, Web News Editor January 14, 2015

Soldiers trudge through their barrack, scuffing the linoleum floors.  Empty coffee cups line the walls and incandescent bulbs drown the hallways in a dull whiteness.  The soldiers, outfitted with sweatpants,...

Tips and tricks of the final midterm stretch

Tips and tricks of the final midterm stretch

Emma Berry , Opinions Editor January 13, 2015

It’s 8:50 p.m., the Westport Library is making the tenth announcement in the hour that the library will be closing at 9. The floor around my chair is littered with flashcards I have given up on and empty...

How I reached the endzone

How I reached the endzone

Eliza Llewellyn, Web Managing Editor June 20, 2014

It’s 12:30 a.m., and the only thing I’m running on is the throaty, soulful voice of Eric Thomas, the self-named “hip hop preacher” talking about success. The video showcases running back Giovanni...

Five tips to stay motivated

Five tips to stay motivated

Claudia Chen, Features Editor May 29, 2014

Let’s face it. We’ve all done that thing where we close our laptops, shut our notebooks, zip up our pencil cases, and tell ourselves that it’s time to get some sleep, even when our homework has yet...

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