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Dance is an art, not a sport

Dance is an art, not a sport

January 3, 2017

By Kate Lewis '18 Growing up as dancer, while my friends played soccer and softball and field hockey, I was often asked if dance is my “sport.” When I was younger, I would reply yes, because I considered it to be just as difficult as any sport I saw my friends doing. And there were those kids...

Wreckers gear up for opening game versus Xavier

Wreckers gear up for opening game versus Xavier

Fritz Schemel, Sports Editor

September 11, 2014

On Friday night, football will return to Staples Stadium, with a crucial early season matchup for both Staples and opponent Xavier High School from Middletown, Conn. at 7:00 p.m under the lights. Staples players can’t wait to get back in the game action. “There's no feeling like it, walking o...

December 17, 2010 | Ugly Shirt Day

December 17, 2010 | Ugly Shirt Day

December 17, 2010

7:27 a.m. Social studies teachers Catherine Schager, Daniel Heaphy, and Ashley Gayanilo sport their “ugly” shirts. Today, students can give $1 during any of the lunch waves to vote for the teacher that is wearing the most “fashion-challenged” shirt of the day. All proceeds from this fundraiser will go to the Connecticut Food Bank....

Staples Students Curl for Fun

Staples Students Curl for Fun

November 15, 2010

Americans have football, basketball, and baseball – three action packed, fast moving pastimes. However, every four years when the Winter Olympics comes around, people cannot help but become enthralled with the excruciatingly slow sport of curling. "I was in Germany during the Winter Olympics and since all of th...

Chronicles of my After-School Employment

November 12, 2010

Having a job after school is just like playing a sport— the only difference is that I get paid to do it. Every Monday and Thursday from 3-6 I get paid to sit at a desk and do my homework. While some think that having a job after school can effect doing well in school, I actually get more done at work...

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