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Ellis shares insight to minority microaggression through writing

Ellis shares insight to minority microaggression through writing

Emma Dantas '21

April 29, 2019


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Sitting down, cracking your knuckles and beginning an essay for English or history class can be a dreaded process when students have a bad case of writer's block. In order to get all your jumbled ideas onto the page and hit submit before the deadline is not only a writing process but an act of thinking...

Boys’ squash captures HEAD national championship

Boys’ squash captures HEAD national championship

Siri Kanter ’20

March 13, 2019


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The Staples boys’ squash team won the Division VIII HEAD US High School Squash Championship (Division VIII), becoming national champions. The Wreckers beat the Loyola, Maryland team 4-3 in their championship game on Feb. 2 at Trinity College in Hartford. The tournament drew 207 players from across t...

Girls’ swim takes fifth-place in State Opens

Girls’ swim takes fifth-place in State Opens

Lauren Wasserman '19

November 27, 2018


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Staples girls’ swim and dive  claimed fifth-place at  State Opens, on Saturday, Nov. 17, at Yale University. After a season of hard work, the girls were looking forward to their final meet. “We have been working extremely hard in the pool this season and it was great to watch all that hard work pay off,” ca...

Girls’ ski races to claim state title this season

Girls’ ski races to claim state title this season

Alex Sprouls '19

November 12, 2018


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After placing second in last year’s state championship, the girls’ ski team is starting their training earlier than normal this year in hopes of placing one higher to achieve the state title this coming season. The captains are enacting various changes to their dryland training as well as making sur...

Staples’ sports teams sizzle in the heat

Staples’ sports teams sizzle in the heat

Maya Reiner ’21

September 15, 2018


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By Maya Reiner ’21 and Mia Diagnault ’20 The heat has taken a toll on the Staples’ sports teams these past few weeks. Many sports such as the football, cross country and soccer teams have suffered through playing in the excruciating weather. The soaring temperatures up to 91 degrees resu...

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