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Outdoor ropes course in final product for Staples students to use in spring of this year.

Ropes and adventure course enhances Staples Physical Education program, strong peer bonding opportunity

Charlotte Berner ’25, Staff Writer October 20, 2022

The Project Adventure Course has been built both in the fieldhouse and outside of Staples High School. The cost: $63,200 of federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds to be implemented for the high...

PE offers many activities, but not everyone enjoys all of them. There are some activities students would want to do more often, some they don’t want to do at all and some that havent even been done yet. However, for the most part, PE is limited to the activities specific to whatever course we are required to take.

PE class requires more opportunities

Lily Hultgren '25, Paper Features Editor September 16, 2022

It’s a groggy Monday morning when I walk into the school gymnasium with a leaping pulse even though we haven’t even started exercising yet. I attempt to take deep breaths to prepare myself for the...

Summer physical education program works to clear up students’ schedules

Summer physical education program works to clear up students’ schedules

June 5, 2017

By: Nicky Brown '19 and Amanda Kaplowitz '19 Students that are looking for a way to stay active over the summer and open up their schedules for the upcoming school year can participate in the Staples...

[April 2017] College P.E. requirements still present at many schools

April 20, 2017

By: Alexa Moro '18 Staples seniors are aware of the academic and social rigors of college but may be unaware of the physical demands. A physical education requirement, sometimes including a swim test,...

PE class runs into summer

PE class runs into summer

Zoe Brown, Editor-in-Chief June 12, 2014

Ah, summer–– a time for relaxing, sun-bathing, pool-hopping, and… taking a physical education class at school? Staples offers a PE Fitness and Sports class during two different sessions throughout...

Greater choice gender-segregates gym class

Greater choice gender-segregates gym class

Claire Quigley, Opinions Editor January 31, 2014

Gone are the days of boys and girls huddling together under multicolored parachutes, forming alliances in the cutthroat world of freeze tag, and sacrificing themselves for fellow minnows.  These epic...

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