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Staples cheer reverts back to all-female roots

Staples cheer reverts back to all-female roots

Remy Teltser ’21, Web Features Editor

February 11, 2019

In “Bring It On” and “Glee” cheerleaders are peppy, popular, ditzy girls, walking the halls alongside football players. Defying these cliche productions, the Staples cheerleading team faces strenuous, three-hour practices filled with flipping, stunting and conditioning to prepare for weekly competiti...

Changing clothes for P.E. should not always be necessary

Changing clothes for P.E. should not always be necessary

Chelsea Strober '21

January 7, 2019

The bell rings and it is time for me to leave math class and head to P.E. I speed walk to the locker room, dodging anyone in my way. Getting into my change of clothes and making it to class on time is my priority. I arrive, change into a whole new outfit, and make my way to where my class is meeting on...

Three Wise Guys jump into girls’ Staples basketball season

Three Wise Guys jump into girls’ Staples basketball season

Kevin Greer ’19, Zach Strober ’19 and Jack Shapiro ’19

January 2, 2019

Halloran skates into head coach position for boys’ ice hockey team

Halloran skates into head coach position for boys’ ice hockey team

Lexie Moskovit '21

December 11, 2018

Between waiting on tables in the summer, working at his father's accounting firm and coaching the Connecticut Chiefs ice hockey team, Charles Halloran is already juggling multiple jobs. But this upcoming 2018-2019 hockey season will add even more to his plate. Halloran was recently promoted to head c...

New season motivates boys’ basketball

New season motivates boys’ basketball

Greg Settos ’19

November 30, 2018

Girls’ swim takes fifth-place in State Opens

Girls’ swim takes fifth-place in State Opens

Lauren Wasserman '19

November 27, 2018

Staples girls’ swim and dive  claimed fifth-place at  State Opens, on Saturday, Nov. 17, at Yale University. After a season of hard work, the girls were looking forward to their final meet. “We have been working extremely hard in the pool this season and it was great to watch all that hard work pay off,” ca...

Staples’ sport teams should allow everyone to play, no matter their capabilities

Staples’ sport teams should allow everyone to play, no matter their capabilities

Maya Reiner ’21

November 24, 2018

At the beginning of each sports season, Staples’ students await tryouts. As kids bite their nails, bounce their legs and tap their feet on the floor, they anxiously wait to find out if they will be cut or not. But maybe we should rethink how we recruit and value high school sports. High school s...

Staples boys’ soccer makes final push towards the FCIAC title

Staples boys’ soccer makes final push towards the FCIAC title

October 30, 2018

By Mark Didio '20 and Kevin Rabacs '19 Photo via Staples Soccer...

Three Wise Guys dive into week eight

Three Wise Guys dive into week eight

October 26, 2018

By Jack Shapiro '19, Zach Strober '19 and Kevin Greer '19

Three Wise Guys tackle the Pink Out battle

Three Wise Guys tackle the Pink Out battle

By Jack Shapiro '19, Kevin Greer '19 and Zach Strober '19

October 19, 2018

Athletes take too many early dismissals

Athletes take too many early dismissals

October 17, 2018

By Elle Fair '19   It’s 1:30 p.m. and the athletes dressed in their blue and white uniforms begin packing up their bags and leaving the classroom right in the middle of a new lesson. With 45 minutes left in the period, athletes are let off the hook and are free to leave school early as t...

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