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Staples students and staff donate blood at blood drive

Staples students and staff donate blood at blood drive

Annabelle Iannone ’21 and Lexie Moskovit ’21

May 6, 2019

Three Wise Guys attack Staples lacrosse season start

Three Wise Guys attack Staples lacrosse season start

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

May 2, 2019

Reactionary school security measures lack foresight to prevent violence

Reactionary school security measures lack foresight to prevent violence

Seth McCoy '19, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019

We live in a time where school-shootings have somehow become the mainstream. In this day and age, armed School Resource Officers (SROs) are just another staff member you pass in the cafeteria. As disgusting as it is, schools are a target for violence; last year, the US carried the weight of 113 schoo...

AAPPL testing should not be mandated

AAPPL testing should not be mandated

Holden Cohen '20, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019

This year, all language courses were required to give students the Assessment of Performance Towards Proficiency in Languages (AAPPL), which evaluates understanding of languages based upon listening, speaking, reading and writing. The culmination of the test results in a seal of biliteracy should a st...

Staples demonstrates variety of March Madness traditions

Staples demonstrates variety of March Madness traditions

Jake Navarro ’20 and Holden Cohen ’20

April 4, 2019

Girls’ lacrosse gears up for the season

Girls’ lacrosse gears up for the season

Brian Wilk '19

April 1, 2019

Staples girls’ lacrosse defeated Weston 11-5 in an exhibition match on March 28, in the Wreckers’ last scrimmage before the start of the regular season. The Wreckers were led by Kyle Kirby ’20, who scored four goals, three assists and playing lockdown defense. “I think we got off to a s...

Varsity cheer flips their way to fifth place at regionals

Varsity cheer flips their way to fifth place at regionals

Chelsea Strober '21

April 1, 2019

Waking up as early as 4:30am on a Saturday morning to put on a full face of makeup, hair in a slicked back pony, fake eyelashes, and a big sparkly bow may not seem like everybody’s ideal weekend, but for Staples varsity cheer, this is the norm during competition season. On March 16, Staples varsit...

Rec basketball dives into annual March Madness tournament

Rec basketball dives into annual March Madness tournament

Kevin Greer '19

March 30, 2019

The month of March is known to go hand in hand with a basketball frenzy.  Although the annual NCAA tournament has not yet begun, the madness is already underway  in the Staples High School fieldhouse. The 11th and 12th grade recreational basketball March Madness tournament came to a close as Te...

iStaples harms student mentality

iStaples harms student mentality

Eloise Ahl ’21

March 28, 2019

The students of Staples may all be individuals with different talents, interests, and backgrounds, but there is one  commonality that all students have in their phones: the iStaples app. iStaples is a downloadable app designed to give students the ability to view upcoming classes, the elapsed and total ...

Students across Staples weigh in on morning practices

Students across Staples weigh in on morning practices

Carolyn Gray ‘19 and Madison Andrews ‘20

March 27, 2019

Students discuss the meaningfulness of internships

Students discuss the meaningfulness of internships

Elle Fair’ 19 and Kaya Leitner’ 19

March 27, 2019

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