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Senior skip day: is it really a “skip” day?

Lunchtime on Friday, Nov. 1 is quieter than usual. The tables outside the library, where groups of seniors normally sit, are a ghost-town.

Izzy Sareen '22, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

As we all know, Staples High School seniors try to pull off at least one big prank per year. The most common tradition they partake in is senior skip day, in which  the seniors either show up to school and wander the halls or skip altogether.  A skip day is supposed to be a day where the students catch the ...

Should senior skip day disappear?

Should senior skip day disappear?

Elliot Kaufman '19, Web Managing Editor

May 14, 2018

  As their high school careers come to a close, seniors make the decision between taking a day off of school with the rest of their class or arriving at Staples bright and early in the morning to push through one more day. All college decisions have come out by early April, so the majority of sen...

To skip or not to skip?

To skip or not to skip?

Kit Epstein, Staff Writer

November 23, 2014

Every year at Staples, most of the seniors participate in a grade-wide game of hooky, otherwise known as Senior Skip Day. The more “official” Senior Skip Day is during the second semester, but there usually ends up being a first semester day of skipping as well. This year, the first semester Sk...

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