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The 2020-2021 current schedule consists of four 80-minute periods per day, as opposed to the pre-pandemic schedule, which will include six 50-minute classes per day.

Returning to pre-pandemic schedule creates better school environment

Julia Leitner ’23, Web Sports Editor May 26, 2021

Staples High School introduced a completely new weekly and daily schedule for the COVID-19 2020-2021 school year, which has resulted in mixed reactions. This schedule consists of four, 80-minute classes...

Students in a US History Honors class take advantage of good weather to learn while having a mask break outside.

Staples schedule aches with absence of mask breaks

Lilly Weisz ’23, Assistant Creative Director October 8, 2020

I smell my own stale breath circulating inside the face mask I’ve worn all day. My ears feel like they’re being slowly pulled off my head as I desperately tug at the straps to give myself some form...

Administration enacts new course selection policy, withholds finalized schedules until August

Administration enacts new course selection policy, withholds finalized schedules until August

Kaela Dockray '20 January 24, 2019

    The Staples administration and guidance department have implemented changes to the course selection and scheduling process, requiring that students wait until August of the upcoming...

Scheduling committee sets sights for potential future schedule change

Scheduling committee sets sights for potential future schedule change

March 31, 2017

By: Lili Romann ’19 and Daniel Harizman ’19 The Staples’ administration has gathered a committee to explore both the benefits and drawbacks of various schedules in order to maximize work efficiency...

Out With the Old, In With the New: Lack of student voice contributed to Arena elimination

October 22, 2010

Editorial The Board of Education’s 6-1 decision to eliminate Arena scheduling was not a surprise. In a 2004 Inklings article, a writer noted that “in February of 1999… [then-principal] Gloria...

Students, Teachers Unaware of Tough End of Quarter Schedule

March 10, 2010

Image via Wikipedia Unbeknownst to many Staples teachers and students, the scheduling of the end of the third marking period only permits for one day of testing in its final week. The third...

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