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Laptops are an essential part of school supplies, one that is impossible to succeed without.

Staples’ “Bring your own device policy” unfair, inconvenient

Ryan Hong ’23, Staff Writer May 3, 2022

Whether or not they know it by name, every Staples student is familiar with the bring your own device (BYOD) policy. According to this policy, Staples students are responsible for buying their own computer...

Students left the empty classroom as no substitute teacher arrived to cover the class. The next time the class met, the students were told that they should’ve remained in the classroom, regardless of there not being a teacher present.

Lack of present substitute teachers reveals necessity for new policy

Paige Tighe ’24 , Staff Writer December 14, 2021

Since the start of the school year, students across the school have arrived to class with no teacher or substitute present. This is due to shortages in substitute staff for class coverage. Increases in...

19 kids and staff as of Dec 14 are currently quarantining under the new policy as opposed to 240 on Nov. 24.

Increase in COVID-19 cases forces many students to quarantine unnecessarily

Emily Goldstein ’23, Staff Writer December 15, 2020

In the past, one positive COVID-19 case would quarantine an entire class and the classroom teacher for 14 days. It mattered not if everyone had maintained six feet of distance and were masked. This was...

New rules for sexual assault on college campuses released

New rules for sexual assault on college campuses released

Abby Fleming, Staff Writer May 14, 2020

New rules have been created regarding sexual assault on college campuses, the most notabe that victims can be cross-examined during hearings. Secretary of Education Betsy Devos announced this new rule...

Uber’s safety report will help app-users stay alert

Uber’s safety report will help app-users stay alert

Abby Fleming '20, Staff Writer December 18, 2019

Uber recently released a shocking report detailing the amount of sexual assaults, car crashes and other crimes that have taken place during Uber rides last year. There were 3,045 reported instances of...

Focus groups give student feedback on sexual misconduct policy

Focus groups give student feedback on sexual misconduct policy

April 11, 2018

By Anna Rhoads '19 After complaints about the sexual misconduct policy and the need for student feedback, Principal James D’Amico sent an email to all Staples students encouraging them to participate...

Embarrassment Hinders Concept of Free Condom Policy

Embarrassment Hinders Concept of Free Condom Policy

Molly Liebergall , Web Managing Editor June 6, 2016

Embarrassment. It has manifested in the sheepish giggles of fifth graders watching the sex education video. It has graced middle school health rooms, where students noticeably lower their voices when...

Students debate wifi policy

Claudia Chen, Features Editor May 30, 2014

Scrolling through her Facebook news feed during lunch, Emily Flood ’16 came across a picture of Iggy Azalea and Rita Ora dressed in revealing clothing. Intrigued, Flood almost clicked on the link. Almost. The...

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