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Smaller quizzes are passing the test

Smaller quizzes are passing the test

January 11, 2018

By Emma Van Riper ’20 In preparation for a test, all you can do as a student is study your hardest in hopes for a good grade. But, no matter the subject, large tests overwhelm students due to their significant impact on their grade. Spacing out studying would be most beneficial, but realistically,...

Preparing for Finals

Preparing for Finals

June 12, 2017

By: Alexa Moro and Alex Reiner

Students differ on perspectives toward AP exams

Students differ on perspectives toward AP exams

May 19, 2017

By Sasha Narang '18 Although May brings warm temperatures and spring fever, it’s also the dreaded month of exams for students who take advanced placement (AP) classes at Staples. While some students are buried in review books at the library until closing hours, others have decided to sit back and re...

Junior year told through GIFS

Blake Rubin, Web A&E Editor

April 2, 2015

  The First Day of Junior Year: It’s a bittersweet goodbye to sandy beaches and hot sun as I trade in my towels for textbooks. It’s junior year, and I have my game face on, ready to tackle the hardest year of my life. End of first quarter: One quarter down and there’s no turning...

In defense of the SAT

In defense of the SAT

Zach McCarthy, Web A&E Editor

March 31, 2015

I took the SAT last weekend and it was fun! No, just kidding. It was actually a gruelling experience where my only guide was the disinterested Fairfield-Ludlowe proctor scanning the room for cheaters (to no avail), my only neighbor was the kid next to me who incessantly cracked his knuckles in the...

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