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The personal finance course can help students learn about saving and spending.

Personal finance becomes required course for graduation

Alice Frascella ’25, Web Arts Editor March 1, 2024

Starting with the 2027 class, students will be mandated to take personal finance. Students can opt to take this course in either their junior or senior year, but completion is mandatory for graduation....

Andrew Rebello ’25 recently became one of four students to earn a financial literacy ambassador award from a program called Wise. To earn the recognition, Rebello must prove his knowledge on many personal finance topics, including equity.

Rebello achieves financial ambassador award, flourishes in Personal Finance

Caitlin Jacob ’24, Communications Coordinator October 6, 2023

Most students have heard of debit, income tax and maybe even identity theft. After all, 20% of high schoolers have a job and 40% possess a debit card. However, most high schoolers can't even fathom the...

Course selection can be very stressful and students often take classes they feel look good on their transcripts. However, taking classes of genuine interest is much more beneficial and engaging.

A guide to course selection; strive for enjoyment

Margot Richlin ’23, Audience Engagement Manager January 22, 2023

Throughout the past three years of high school, I have found myself struggling to decide which courses I want to take for the following year during course selection. As a current senior, I have been reflecting...

Claire Smith ’15 proudly declares her opinion on Snapchat’s new Snapcash feature, which now allows for monetary exchange through the popular photo-taking app, both to the app’s account itself and to her instagram followers.

Staples withholds from snappy use of Snapcash

Ale Benjamin, Managing Editor November 24, 2014

On Monday, Nov. 17, the yellow Snapchat icon, familiar to many student smart phones, declared a notification. However, eager openers surprisingly found no friendly selfie – rather a message from “teamsnapchat”...

Students invest in Personal Finance

Deanna Hartog, Sports Editor June 20, 2014

Staples students are investing have been investing their time in the personal financial course, which has exploded from the original four sections to an all-time high of twelve in the upcoming school year. Lenny...

May 20, 2011 | Down to Three

May 20, 2011

10:23 a.m. Sarah White's period one personal finance class once held 23 students, but due to senior internships, the class is now down to only three students. Despite low numbers, the class is continuing...

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