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Students reflect on successful spirit week

Margot Richlin ’23, Audience Engagement Manager October 23, 2022

On Thursday, Oct. 13, seniors dressed up in red for color war, which was the theme of the day. Each grade was assigned a different color to wear.

Senior girls dominate spirit week

Karlie Saed '23, Photostory Editor October 19, 2022

As spirit week commenced, students congregated to take photos and document their spirit. Spirit week took place from Oct. 10-14 leading up to the homecoming football game.

Spirit Week declared fun for upperclassmen, uneventful for lowerclassmen

Alix Glickman ’23, Social Media Manager October 19, 2022

As spirit week unfolded at Staples, the hallways were filled with senior girls decked out in pajamas, Adam Sandler costumes, bikers versus surfers themed clothes, red outfits and blue and white spirit....

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...

[April 2017] What no one told me about senior year

[April 2017] What no one told me about senior year

April 26, 2017

By: Margot Mather '17 Senior year is the culmination of four long years of hard work, and as my time at Staples comes to a close, I’m already feeling nostalgic. Although it's a time filled with crazy...

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