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Striking fear in teens

Striking fear in teens

Alix Sommers, Assistant Business Manager

May 18, 2015

In an effort to raise awareness of drunk driving, the Teen Awareness Group (TAG) plans a day every year dedicated to reinforcing the deadly truth about driving under the influence. While it’s important for teenagers to realize that making one decision about drinking and driving can impact their...

Teen Awareness Group implements new approach to Grim Reaper Day

Teen Awareness Group implements new approach to Grim Reaper Day

Emma Berry, Staff Writer

May 11, 2015

For the past twelve years the Staples Teen Awareness Group (TAG) has organized Grim Reaper Day, a day-long event aimed at educating students on the dangers and consequences of drunk driving. This year, the elected Executive Committee, Board of Directors, TAG student members and group advisor, Chris Lemone, took a slightly different ap...

TAG enters Celebrate My Drive competition

TAG enters Celebrate My Drive competition

Jackie Sussman, Assistant Business Manager

October 17, 2014

The Staples Teen Awareness Group (TAG) has entered the Celebrate My Drive Competition sponsored by State Farm, active October 15-24, to raise awareness for the dangers of texting and driving. Prizes include the possibility to win 1 of 90 $25,000 grants, 1 of 10 $100,000 grants, and 1 of 2 concerts with The Band ...

Jeffrey Veatch speaks to the senior class about drug abuse

Jeffrey Veatch speaks to the senior class about drug abuse

Claire Lewin, Associate Managing Editor

October 11, 2014

Jeffrey Veatch, founder of the Justin Veatch Fund, spoke on Oct. 7  to the senior class in the Staples auditorium at 8:30 am regarding the dangers of substance abuse. Veatch has a personal connection with the topic as his son Justin passed away about six years ago due to an accidental overdose. “Ju...

Grim Reaper Day stirs students’ emotions

Grim Reaper Day stirs students’ emotions

Caroline O'Kane, Staff Writer

May 15, 2014

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