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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

The girls cross country team danced to Cotton Eyed Joe in Western clothes like flannels and cowboy hats.

Fall sports dance away at Homecoming pep rally

Samantha Sandrew ’25, Associate Web Managing Editor October 31, 2022

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...

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