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Staples High School coronavirus cases increase

Students who were identified as a close contact received an email on Nov 10 at around 9 pm, letting the students know they will be required to quarantine for the 14 days.
November 12, 2020

An email was sent out announcing that two more individuals at Staples High School have tested positive for COVID-19 on Nov. 9. This is Staples’ fifth positive case of the year so far.    “This...

Arden Scherer ’21 debuts new tie-dye business

May 12, 2020

The sun is peeking from behind cool spring clouds, brightly colored flowers and leaves are blooming throughout gardens and pastel colors are emerging from the depths of closets -- all indicators that...

Online school proves to be a challenge for students

Online schooling due to Coronavirus has become very challenging for many students, possibly even more challenging than regular school.
March 27, 2020

Online school is new to almost all of us. We’re so used to going to school, seeing our friends and meeting with teachers, which has all been taken away due to coronavirus.  Online school has proven...

GFA eliminates AP courses

A student shows her packed schedule with two of her AP classes being in the afternoon.
February 25, 2020

The bell rings. Students stuff their pencils and papers back into their bags. Anxious looks are shot towards the teacher collecting the tests. The class exits as murmurs about the exam stream down the...

Kids rush to pick career paths too young

Students are becoming more and more pressured into picking their career paths too young.
February 13, 2020

It is more common than not that you will come across a high schooler who has a perfect sense of what they want to do with his or her life. For me there was no question: it was always Communications. I’ve...

Assessment center: Is it effective?


Photo of sign outside of the Assessment Center. It is located on the door of the make-up center.
December 2, 2019

Many Staples students get the Assessment Center and learning center confused. These two rooms are put into place by the school to be helpful for students. But rarely students are unaware of where these...

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