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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...

Mike DeAngelis ’15, Matt Bateman ’15, and Jack Mendillo ’15 root for the Wreckers. Mendillo dons the official Superfans shirt, purchased from the Facebook group. A portion of the proceeds went to the charity Al’s Angels.

Superfans are everywhere

Taylor Harrington, Breaking News Managing Editor October 10, 2014

With players’ numbers painted on their cheeks, and feathered boas, whistles and beads wrapped around their necks, a sea of students, known as the Staples Superfans, cheer at the top of their lungs from...

The h15tory of the senior girls' shirts

The h15tory of the senior girls’ shirts

Becky Hoving, Staff Writer September 2, 2014

For as long as anyone can remember, the senior girls have rolled up to the first day of school in style. From the quirky and creative “Senior Girls” tee shirts in colors ranging from  caribbean teal...

The countdown to senior year

The countdown to senior year

Rachel Treisman and Daniela Karpenos June 11, 2014

Rachel Treisman, Web Features Editor The countdown has officially started. In a few days, it’ll be time to prepare for final exams. In a few weeks, the final bell will ring and summer will start....

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