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Time slowly slipping away

Time slowly slipping away

Ben Stein, Staff Writer

October 19, 2016

By: Ben Stein '18 I haphazardly roll out of bed at 6:21 a.m., only to remember I haven’t done my gov homework. We all fall victim to it: procrastination; let me be clear, procrastination is not only at Staples, it exists in many other schools too. However, for some of us it is part of the culture...

Top five hidden Netflix gems rise to the surface

Top five hidden Netflix gems rise to the surface

Izzy Ullmann, Features Editor

February 10, 2016

Hours into a Tuesday night, the numbers begin to swim on the page. Algebraic functions morph into all of the titles of the best shows on Netflix, and it’s time for a serious binge-watch. Naturally, Netflix offers the typical stressed-out high schooler the solace that is most desperately needed, as...

Siblings sniffle with Senioritis

Siblings sniffle with Senioritis

Kacey Hertan, Business Manager

March 22, 2015

Many feel lucky that we are stepping out of the flu season at this time of year, but we are stepping into prime-time for a much more serious disease: senioritis. Washing your hands won’t save you, even if you’re careful not to share drinks it can be passed, and worst of all there is no cure. It...

Surviving severe second semester senioritis

Surviving severe second semester senioritis

Amina Abdul-Kareem, Staff Writer

March 6, 2015

From self-portraits in red crayola markers to writing a synthesis essay on Macbeth, you’ve hit the home stretch of your 12 year education. At this point, you most likely: Roll into first period about twenty minutes late, with a nonchalant attitude and one of Patty’s pink slips checked off as “unexcused.”...

Stressed out seniors anxiously await decisions

Stressed out seniors anxiously await decisions

Alison Morrison, Staff Writer

November 10, 2014

Early Action is giving me early anxiety. Once those final submit buttons are pressed and the safari window is closed for that last time, the end is in sight. The finish line is just around the next bend. Or is it? Decision day approaches at a glacial pace, and all I can do is sit and twiddle my...

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