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Leigh Foran ’24 poses for her next year on the Colombia Women’s Track team.

Principal Thomas announces 2024 valedictorian, salutatorian

Audrey Curtis '25, Web Photostory Editor March 20, 2024

Staples High School revealed its valedictorian, Leigh Foran, and salutatorian, Andrew Berkowitz, for the Class of 2024 on Feb. 27. The selection process, based solely on students’ weighted GPA, recognized...

Even though many people think that having a 504 plan means that people are disabled, it actually means that they might need a little extra help but they can still succeed even if it isnt the “normal” path to success.

Having a 504 plan doesn’t make someone dumb, it means they have a different path to success

Catie Campagnino ’26, Staff Writer March 12, 2024

No, having a 504 plan doesn’t mean that you are disabled; it means that you are like everyone else, but may have medical or financial disadvantages that make it so you need a little extra help in order...

Abbie Pleiter ’25, Victoria Fidalgo ’24 and Eliza Walmark ’25 cheer their teammates on during their meet earlier this season. The Wreckers’ most recent meet against Wilton was a major success, as the team scored almost 2 points higher than their highly ranked competition.

Gymnastics scores soar, strengthens team spirit

Charlotte Berner ’25, Staff Writer February 3, 2023

The Staples gymnastics team, about halfway through their season, has found success in the FCIAC division with a current record of 4-2. The team most recently competed against Wilton High School, one of...

Staples graduate Katie Simons ’22 is a freshman at University of Southern California

Success after Staples: Wreckers fare at prestigious universities

William Murray '25, Web Sports Editor October 9, 2022

Staples High School has a stellar reputation for getting their students into college. The Wreckers have been recognized by numerous different sites regarding their accomplishment of preparing their kids...

The boys track team sprints around the track at a meet.

Indoor track hopes to maintain success, strengthen all events

Elliot Kaufman '19, Web Managing Editor December 10, 2018

The Staples boys’ indoor track and field team hopes to sustain their success coming off of last year, while making minor improvements in team depth and other areas. Staples came in third place in...

Staples baseball pushes to the postseason

Staples baseball pushes to the postseason

May 24, 2018

Elliot Kaufman ’19 Photo By Sarah Maybruck '18   As the 2018 spring season comes to an end, the reigning state champion Staples baseball team jumps into beginning of the FCIAC and state...

Hand completing a multiple choice exam.

Succeeding without advanced placement classes

May 9, 2017

Phoebe Mendelson ’17   Over the course of my four years at Staples, I’d like to think that I’ve learned and gained insight on a few things, one of them being that there are many experienced...

[Oct. 2016 Sports] Training added to boys’ soccer amplified success

November 22, 2016

By Brendan Massoud '17 and Lili Romann '19   Coming off a bit of a slow start, the Staples boys’ soccer team is beginning to flourish with their polished mindset and intensified fitness as...

Control the Controllable

Control the Controllable

Grant Sirlin, Staff Writer May 5, 2015

Serious injuries can be demoralizing. In just an instant, the flow of life can come to a halt and the near future can quickly become out of reach. Even though you were just battling for a rebound in the...

Looking past the grades

Looking past the grades

Grant Sirlin, Staff Writer January 14, 2015

I am not an efficient studier. I do everything that administrators tell a student not to do: cramming the night before a big test, staying up until 1 am before a midterm and pittering away precious study...

Test day techniques

Test day techniques

Grant Sirlin, Staff Writer January 13, 2015

The ominous cloud that hovers over Staples High School after the sunshine of Winter Break has finally arrived. This stressful environment is contagious, intoxicating almost every student who comes back...

How I reached the endzone

How I reached the endzone

Eliza Llewellyn, Web Managing Editor June 20, 2014

It’s 12:30 a.m., and the only thing I’m running on is the throaty, soulful voice of Eric Thomas, the self-named “hip hop preacher” talking about success. The video showcases running back Giovanni...

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