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Continuing Educations offers summer courses for credit

The Continuing Education Summer Program provides students with a chance to get ahead or simply obtain new knowledge during the summer months. Last year, 84 students registered for summer High School Credit Courses, which cost $1,300 for six week.

Natalie Bandura '22

February 26, 2019

Swimming at the beach, going to camp, traveling- we think of summer vacation as a blissful time free of homework or exams when students can rest and enjoy themselves before the school year starts again. Yet for some, summer is the perfect time to head back to the classrooms and learn something new, get...

Students hyped for the sound of summer

Students hyped for the sound of summer

June 12, 2018

By Brianna Zeiberg '19 As the temperature rises, it’s time to roll down your windows and blast some of summer's newest hits. Summer is the season of upbeat lively music that is perfect for any barbeque or festivitie. Discovering new artists to add to your summer playlist tends to never disappoint...

Who should businesses hire? Underclassmen or 18 year olds?

Who should businesses hire? Underclassmen or 18 year olds?

May 29, 2018

Minimum wage means a minimum hiring age By Abby Fleming '20 As summer approaches, many Staples students have found themselves in search of a summer job and have been greatly disappointed by the lack of options. Due to their young age, many businesses aren’t excited to hire them. I believe due to...

Three juniors venture to Singapore as U.S. delegates

Three juniors venture to Singapore as U.S. delegates

Maddie Phelps '19, Web Managing Editor

May 29, 2018

  Pack your bags. Buy your plane ticket. You’re going to Singapore. This is the news that three rising seniors, Sophie McCabe ’19, Daniel Westphal ’19 and Angela Ji ’19, received as they’ve been invited to the Hwa Chong Asia-Pacific Young Leaders Summit between July 22-27. Hos...

How to own your wardrobe this spring

How to own your wardrobe this spring

April 11, 2018

By Bri Zeiberg ’19 Here comes the sun. The temperature is rising, which means it is time to prepare your wardrobe for the warmth. From accessories to clothing, spring always seems to offer a special collection of looks. Sunglasses hold a double purpose: protecting your eyes from the sun...

The Meadows concludes festival season with a bang

The Meadows concludes festival season with a bang

September 28, 2017

By Bri Zeiberg '19 As festival season comes to a close, The Meadows hosted a variety of performers ranging from Migos to the Red Hot Chili Peppers. The festival took place from Sept. 15-17th in Queens, NY at Citi Field. Friday, Sept. 15th, was one of the most popular days to attend the festival. R...

The problem with summer assignments

The problem with summer assignments

June 16, 2017

By Kevin Ludy '19 The 2016-2017 school year is coming to a close and students are getting ready for summer, but one thing is spoiling the joyous mood: summer assignments. Every year, Staples releases the summer assignment list for AP classes. These rigorous tasks are intended to prepare students...

Summer reads

Summer reads

June 13, 2017

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The release of A.P. summer assignments

The release of A.P. summer assignments

June 7, 2017

By: Nicole Dienst ’18 As students receive their schedules for the following school year on June 2nd, A.P. summer assignments have started to be assigned per class. Typically, depending on the A.P. course, the first unit of the year aligns with the previous summer assignment. The summer assig...

Summer physical education program works to clear up students’ schedules

Summer physical education program works to clear up students’ schedules

June 5, 2017

By: Nicky Brown '19 and Amanda Kaplowitz '19 Students that are looking for a way to stay active over the summer and open up their schedules for the upcoming school year can participate in the Staples summer PE Program. Physical education teacher, Christopher J. (CJ) Shamas, with the help of his colleague, Jennifer Mitteness...

Summer Semesters Have Students Starting Early

Summer Semesters Have Students Starting Early

May 19, 2017

By Hannah Bolandian '19 While the majority of senior students are looking forward to their summer adventures before college, some will be packing up to leave as soon as two days after graduation.   Although it is only a small percentage of seniors, some of the graduating class will be at...

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