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Students delight in the sweeter things

Students delight in the sweeter things

Cadence Neenan, Web Managing Editor

May 30, 2014

With baking sun, frying heat, and a crisp sizzle every time you so much as brush against the sidewalk, summer months in Connecticut can be slightly overwhelming. State residents resort to all avenues to escape the hot – be it pools, beaches, lakes, and the occasional venture out of state in an attempt...

Cool trends that beat the summer heat

Cool trends that beat the summer heat

Jane Schutte, Web Features Editor

May 30, 2014

This summer is adventure. Some seniors are participating in internships abroad, sophomores and juniors get to put their new licenses to practice, and freshmen will relish in their first summer of high school. “I'm really excited to hang out with friends and take a break from the busy school year,”...

Fans flock to theaters for these five flicks

Fans flock to theaters for these five flicks

Zach McCarthy, Web A&E Editor

May 30, 2014

The end of the school year may feel like a barrage of AP tests, SATs and the usual standardized suspects for many, but at least we can look forward to a smorgasbord of movies for this summer. This cinematic season has something for everyone, so let’s go over the top picks: 5. “The Fault in Our...

Concert craze crescendos into summer

Concert craze crescendos into summer

Erin Munley, Staff Writer

May 30, 2014

It’s a hot summer night and you’re having the time of your life listening to your favorite band. Only you’re not listening to them on the radio; you’re witnessing their electrifying music up close and personal at their concert. Summer concerts are notorious for their thrilling and exhilarating...

Campfire flames burn out

Campfire flames burn out

Jordan Goodness, Staff Writer

May 30, 2014

As the winter chill fades into a warm breeze and students shed their drab jeans for colorful shorts, it’s almost time for them to return to their home away from home. Sleepaway camp. Heading off to the carefree environment of camp is the cornerstone of summer vacation for many students. “After...

Teachers’ summers are rife with variety

Taylor Burg, Staff Writer

May 30, 2014

During the school year, students come to learn and teachers come to teach. But where do teachers go when students are out hitting the beaches and vacationing? To students’ surprises, teachers are real people too. And some of them have even crazier and more exciting plans than students. Daniel...

Students trade beaches for bosses

Students trade beaches for bosses

Grant Sirlin, Staff Writer

May 30, 2014

Whether it’s taking a four week vacation in the Caribbean, conquering the Himalayas, or hopping across the country in pursuit of a college, the Staples student body utilizes its summer jailbreak in just about every way possible. Although many students erase the word “schoolwork” from their vocabulary...

Five tips to stay motivated

Five tips to stay motivated

Claudia Chen, Features Editor

May 29, 2014

Let’s face it. We’ve all done that thing where we close our laptops, shut our notebooks, zip up our pencil cases, and tell ourselves that it’s time to get some sleep, even when our homework has yet to be completed. And now that we’re less than three weeks away from The End of long nights,...

The Top Trends For Ladies: Summer Edition

Annie Gao models the previous style as well: simple denim high waisted shorts and a comfy, loose shirt.

Emma Finn and Kaila Finn, Staff Writer and Web A&E Editor

June 14, 2013

It’s Summer—Reading?

It's Summer—Reading?

Bailey Valente, Staff Writer

June 1, 2013

Staples students officially end the school year the day they take their last final. However, the homework doesn't end there. Although they have more time, students have to complete assignments over the summer to prepare for the following school year. The standard assignment for all students is to...

August 16, 2010 | Summer Cleaning

August 16, 2010 | Summer Cleaning

August 16, 2010

12:53 p.m. During the weeks prior to the new school year, custodians complete their own summer assignments; cleaning out offices and classrooms.  To polish floors, the custodians move furniture and other such items into the hallways....

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