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Data overload hurts students’ brains

Data overload hurts students’ brains
October 22, 2018

PowerSchool is the open grading system we use at Staples, and it forms the cornerstone of the Staples community. But do we know what it is like from a teacher’s perspective? Former Staples English teacher...

College culture critiqued by Staples community

College culture critiqued by Staples community
January 29, 2018

By Molly Mahoney '18 and Maddy Sell '18

Birthday posts generate anxiety for Facebook users

Birthday posts generate anxiety for Facebook users
March 9, 2015

When doing the rounds of my social media websites, it’s hard to avoid the pesky notifications from Facebook indicating that your camp-friend’s-friend-you-met-once-yet-still-friended’s birthday is...

Some students feel pressure to take physics

Some students may or may not feel the pressure to take physics. At Staples High School, there are six different physics classes students can take. According to School Counselor Victoria Capozzi, physics is generally a junior or senior year course.
November 23, 2014

You stare at your physics homework, trying to figure out how you would draw your force diagram. You wonder why you decided to take the class, realizing that you decided to take it because your parents...

Girls Lacrosse Falls to Glastonbury in State Quarter Finals

June 7, 2011

  After a tough game against Glastonbury, the Staples girl’s lacrosse team ended their season with a loss in the quarterfinals of the state tournament on Monday. For the first half of the game,...

Soccer Seniors Leave Legacy, Titles to be Remembered

December 3, 2010

While walking down the Staples gym hallway it isn’t hard to notice the vast collection of soccer memorabilia lining the walls. Encased in glass, trophies gleam and old sepia colored team-photographs...

Fire Truck Comes to Staples

October 22, 2010

During period 6 on Friday, October 22, students were rushed outside for a firedrill. As the Westport Fire Department pulled up to Staples, they soon discovered that there was not a fire, but rather...

Jazz Band Showcases School–Wide Talent

 Nick Mariconda begins practice with the Jazz Band. | Photo by Madeline Hardy '11
April 16, 2010

Constance Chien '10 Features Editor In the four building, Thursday means jazz band. And jazz band means brass sounds emanating from the band room—the sound of several saxophones out–discording...

Homeland Insecurity: Campus Protection May Be Inadequate

Graphic by Bryan Schiavone '13
March 26, 2010

Eliza Hamburger ’10 Opinions Editor Staples security is not a joke. Well, at least it’s not supposed to be. There is very little that you can get away with here, and believe me I have...

Keys for the Jets to Beat the Raiders Sunday

October 22, 2009

Cole Tessler ’11 Staff Writer The Jets are on a three game skid and looking to bounce back after a devastating loss to the Bills. Now, they are facing a must win game on the road, at Oakland. Oakland...

Jets Defense Spoils Braylon Edwards’ Big Debut Against Miami

October 13, 2009

Cole Tessler '10 Staff Writer Last week, Mark Sanchez’s inability to sustain drives put enormous pressure on the defense versus the Saints. This week it was the Jets defense’s inability to stop...

A Look into the Career of Jim Nantz: A Q&A about his Play-by-Play Job at CBS Sports

March 13, 2009

1. When did you first realize that you wanted to become a sports broadcaster? Who/What was your inspiration for becoming a sports broadcaster? A. When I was 11 years old I was watching the Masters Golf...

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