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Last year, the boys’ cross-country team reenacted one of the most famous scenes from the movie “The Lion King”, bringing out school spirit from their audience. This was definitely a memorable act for me and I laughed a ton after hearing “The Circle of Life” blasting out from the speakers.

Pep rally has been postponed so many times; is it still worth it to have one?

Olivia Saw ’26, Web Arts Editor November 14, 2023

With the amount of times the pep rally has been rescheduled in the past few weeks, I can only hope that it will happen before we leave for Christmas break. The weather seems to be against school spirit,...

Students celebrate Spirit Week

Indie Ahl ’24, Staff Writer June 4, 2023

Senior girls dress up in pajamas and arrive early to school to have a photoshoot in the parking lot for all days of spirit week.

Increase in school spirit provides a sense of normalcy

Tori Wilson, Paper Sports Editor October 31, 2021

Seniors arrived at school at 7:00 a.m. on Monday Oct. 18  with blankets, stuffed animals and slippers to kick off the first day of Spirit Week: Pajama day.  Last year, there was a belated Spirit Week...

The Homecoming Dance for the class of 2022 will take place in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic on Saturday, Oct. 23.

Seniors remain excited for Homecoming dance despite COVID-19 limitations

Lea Rivel ’22, Social Media Director October 21, 2021

This coming Saturday, Oct. 23, Staples High School will throw a Homecoming Dance for the Class of 2022. This idea was made a reality by 12th grade administrator Chase Dunlap, Class of 2022 advisor CJ Shamas...

The lack of participation in spirit week from the underclassmen does not encourage or reflect school spirit within the Staples community. Spirit week should not only be a week exclusive for seniors to go all out, but a week for everyone to show off their spirit.

Spirit week lacks school-wide participation, failing intention of unity

Marina Engler, Staff Writer May 4, 2021

Littered throughout the halls are feathers freshly plucked off boas. Capes, whistles and beaded necklaces are donned over students. Senior girls gather in the parking lot before school snapping pictures...

Each day of the week corresponded to a different theme where students and staff were encouraged to dress up and show off their school spirit.  *masks were only removed for the photo*

Spirit week fails to bring enthusiasm to Staples

Amanda Rowan '22, Web Photostories editor May 4, 2021

Staples’ superfan captains organized a belated spirit week, April 26 - 30, since they were unable to have it when it typically occurs in October during the week of homecoming due to COVID-19. The spirit...

The Staples Superfans group encourages Wreckers to attend as many sports games as they can whether they be at their home field or at another school.

Staples Superfans fails to promote school spirit, support players

Dana Perelberg '20, Paper Managing Editor October 14, 2019

Every day, my notifications are flooded with posts from the Staples Superfans 2019-20 Facebook group. Students promote their sports games, promising to defeat the opposition. They encourage students to...

Pep Rally Helps Staples Students Celebrate School Spirit

Pep Rally Helps Staples Students Celebrate School Spirit

October 5, 2016

By: Camryn Ragland '18 and Olivia Ronca '18 Staples High School’s annual Pep Rally took place this past Friday, September 23, at the Staples Football Stadium in order to kick off homecoming. Students...

Parents and teachers are super, too

Zoe Brown, Editor-in-Chief October 10, 2014

They snap photos from the sidelines. They post Facebook statuses to congratulate the teams on wins. They change around their work schedule to go to games. They sport white and blue “Wreckers” t-shirts...

Superfans dominate

Andrea Frost, Breaking News Managing Editor October 10, 2014

As the sun set above the field goal posts on Sept. 12, the football team made their first tackle of the season. At that moment, the crowd erupted and it looked as if a large snowstorm had suddenly hit...

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