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The National Merit Scholarship Program named 12 Staples seniors as semi finalists this year. Amid a stressful junior year, the competitors share tips on navigating standardized tests.

Staples’ National Merit Scholarship semifinalists reflect on study strategies

Toby Goldfarb ’23, Web Managing Editor October 19, 2022

Junior year -- the infamous period of SAT and ACT preparation, college tours and stress over “grades that really count.” In this test optional era, many students have opted to refrain from submitting...

Seven Staples High School seniors were named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists. In February, the finalists will be announced.

National Merit Scholarship semifinalists announced among the senior class

Madeline Michalowski ’22, Assistant Creative Director October 8, 2021

Seven members of Staples High School’s senior class have qualified as semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship program after taking the 2020 PSAT exam.  Emma Alcyone ’22, Natalie Bandura...

The PSAT is important

The PSAT is important

October 23, 2017

By Isabella Bullock '19 The PSAT is known to help prepare students for the SAT, and all high school students who are looking to improve their scores should take it. It’s main purpose is to give students...

Daniel Trust Foundation is making a difference one scholarship at a time

Daniel Trust Foundation is making a difference one scholarship at a time

Tori Lubin , Staff Writer February 26, 2016

By: Tori Lubin '18 Daniel Trust takes the stage in the living room of a Westport family’s home. He smiles brightly with a rare kind of ease and vibrance that immediately grabs the crowd’s attention....

Thirteen Staples seniors awarded Merit semifinalist status

Thirteen Staples seniors awarded Merit semifinalist status

Eliza Goldberg, Staff Writer September 15, 2014

On Thursday, September 11th, thirteen Staples students received word through email that they are semifinalists in the 60th Annual National Merit Scholarship Program. The National Merit Scholarship Corporation...

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