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Local business owners preparing for another lockdown

A masked cyclist enjoys an afternoon during the quarantine (image taken from the Internet and labeled for reuse).
October 7, 2020

The day is winding down and the sky is finally starting to show that uniquely early autumn 5:30 glow, marking the gradual descent into winter. As cars incrementally begin to pile up on the Post Road, ensuring...

Indoor track hopes to maintain success, strengthen all events

The boys' track team sprints around the track at a meet.
December 10, 2018

The Staples boys’ indoor track and field team hopes to sustain their success coming off of last year, while making minor improvements in team depth and other areas. Staples came in third place in...

Will Landowne dominates indoor track season

Will Landowne dominates indoor track season
February 28, 2018

By Matt Engler '18

Thanksgiving traditions: thousands ‘trot’ for the annual Turkey Trot

Thanksgiving traditions: thousands ‘trot’ for the annual Turkey Trot
December 6, 2017

By Bailey Blaike '19 Thanksgiving morning for a typical high school student often consists of sleeping in past 10 a.m. and doing nothing until the Thanksgiving feast. However, for approximately 5,000...

Boys’ cross country repeat as FCIAC champions

Boys’ cross country repeat as FCIAC champions
November 1, 2017

By: Shane Rabacs '18 The boys cross country team won the FCIAC championship, finishing with the top three finishers in the race. This is the second straight championship for the Wreckers. “It's...

Running to reach the finish line

Running to reach the finish line
June 7, 2017

By: Kayla Sirlin ’19 and Anna Rhoads ’19 Dedication, self-discipline, and grit are just a few of the qualities required of anyone crazy enough to tackle the daunting marathon. Originating from...

Track and field squeaks by to capture state championship

Track and field squeaks by to capture state championship
June 5, 2017

By Shane Rabacs '18 The boys’ track and field team won the class LL state championship Thursday, June 2, defeating Danbury by 2.5 points. The event was delayed Wednesday after thunderstorms occurred...

Siblings form strong bonds through playing the same sports

Siblings form strong bonds through playing the same sports
April 3, 2017

By: Alexandra Sprouls ’19 and Hannah Bolandian ’19 Strong bonds of friendship that can last a lifetime are often made through the competitive atmosphere of sports. For siblings, their existing bond...

From Tears the Cheers: Watching Spring Unfold Before our Eyes

From Tears the Cheers: Watching Spring Unfold Before our Eyes
May 17, 2016

As Staples shakes off the wet and uncomfortable early spring rain, take a look around and view the alluring blue skies that go hand and hand with the array of different colors that are continuously awakening...

Henry Wynne takes the crown in the NCAA Championship Mile

Henry Wynne takes the crown in the NCAA Championship Mile
March 16, 2016

On March 12, Staples alumnus and current junior at the University of Virginia, Henry Wynne ’13, won his first NCAA title in the mile at the Division I Indoor Track and Field Championships in Birmingham,...

Superstar Runner Hannah DeBalsi Commits to Stanford

Superstar Runner Hannah DeBalsi Commits to Stanford
October 22, 2015

On Tuesday night, Oct. 20 at exactly 9:45 p.m., Hannah DeBalsi posted a status on Facebook. It read: “Stanford Class of 2020!!!” Within moments, congratulations flooded the post-- friends, family,...

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