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The best festival fashion tips and where to shop

The best festival fashion tips and where to shop

April 25, 2017

Ivy Prince ’17 Warm weather, longer days and carefree months are coming to us quicker than we think. And what does this mean? It’s festival season!   Outdoor concerts and festivals are lined up for the next couple months. Of course the music is amazing, but the fashion may even be better. ...

High Schoolers Flock to Their Favorite Summer Jobs

High Schoolers Flock to Their Favorite Summer Jobs

March 20, 2017

By: Molly Mahoney '18 For ten months of each year, pupils at Staples learn and study endlessly. Even weekends throughout the school year are spent preparing for the next school week’s onslaught of projects and tests. So, when students are released for the better part of June, July and August for...

[Sept. 2016 Opinions] Summer take me back

October 11, 2016

By Jesse Levinson '17 Web Opinions Editor A month has passed since I last basked in your warm embrace. My skin, once a nearly bronze complexion, now engulfs my body in a pale crust. My days, once consisting of pickup basketball, tanning and swimming, now revolve around my grueling battle against home...

[Sept. 2016 Arts] “Stranger Things”: Show of the Summer

October 11, 2016

By Christoph Russi '18 Web A&E Editor and Olivia Ronca   The first season of “Stranger Things” premiered on Netflix as a Netflix Original series this past summer on July 12, 2016. Despite its recent debut, “Stranger Things” is currently one of the most discussed television shows acro...

School’s out for Summer, Even for Teachers

School’s out for Summer, Even for Teachers

Josiah Tarrant, Assistant Business Manager

June 9, 2016

This summer, Staples students won’t be the only ones hitting the City, earning pocket cash working odd jobs, baking in the sun, and travelling the world. Word on the street is that come June 17th, our intrepid teachers have a few adventures of their own in store, from ringing wedding bells to climbing the Great Wall. While you have been finishing up that ...

Ten best songs for the summer

Ten best songs for the summer

Megan Doyle, Web Opinions Editor

June 9, 2016

The Song of the Summer is the one song that seems to follow you everywhere. It’s the world-dominating track that happens to sound better before the leaves turn. These first two tracks are examples of past summer songs, Fancy - Iggy Azalea and Charli XCX Before everyone found out that Iggy was a...

Popular Summer Destinations

Francesca Truitt, News Page Editor

June 9, 2016

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Pre-College summer programs generate superiority complexes

Kit Epstein, Breaking News Editor

May 5, 2016

“What are you doing this summer?” It seems like a simple question. Unfortunately, at Staples High School, the answer to this question usually results in a laundry list of summer pre-college programs. These programs, which aim to prepare high school students for college by offering a range of...

22 Staples Students Take Off for China This July

22 Staples Students Take Off for China This July

Josiah Tarrant, Assistant Business Manager

March 31, 2016

Shanghai, Suzhou, Moganshan, Hangzhou, Nanjing, Yangzhou, Chengdu, Xi’an and Beijing. This summer, 22 Staples students will visit all these cities during an action-packed 17 day trip to China. Skillfully chaperoned by both Chris Fray, a Mandarin teacher at Staples, and his husband, Chip Reed, the...

Zika virus–what it is and how it affects service trips

Zika virus--what it is and how it affects service trips

Katherine Lewis, Staff Writer

February 28, 2016

The spread of the Zika virus has garnered more and more attention recently, with various news outlets reporting that the effects of infection can be relatively mild in some cases but of more concern in others.  As spring break nears, and Builders Beyond Borders service trips are scheduled for locatio...

Staples community excited for another year

Staples community excited for another year

Kit Epstein, Opinions Editor

August 29, 2015

At 7:30 AM on Thursday, August 27th, the first daily bell rang throughout the busy halls of Staples High School, symbolizing the start of yet another school year. Nervous whispers of freshmen echoed through the newly renovated cafeteria while senior girls blew pink whistles in the midst of signat...

Seniors carry the weight of internships

Seniors carry the weight of internships

Jackie Sussman, Opinions Editor

June 19, 2015

When the clock struck 1 p.m. on May 15, Aaron Linker ’15 finished his high school career.  Initially, the idea of leaving high school for Linker was nerve-wracking.  “I’ll never have an experience like that in my life again,” Linker said. At the same time, however, Linker looked forward to...

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