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Postseason hairstyles promote team bonding and withhold tradition

As the postseason approaches, Staples varsity athletes sport new hairdos such as mohawks, cornrows and color dyed hair.
November 14, 2019

Imagine walking through the hallways of school and seeing your peers’ hair dyed blue, or in mohawks or cornrows. While this may seem unconventional or strange for a typical high school, it becomes the...

Sports’ senior days honor their leadership, contributions throughout their high school careers

The field hockey seniors celebrate their senior day with festivities in the morning.
November 11, 2019

Seniors on  sports team bring energy to the team, put a great amount of time and effort into the program and are often the natural leaders of the pack. For any sport, players have spent countless hours...

Thanksgiving traditions: thousands ‘trot’ for the annual Turkey Trot

Thanksgiving traditions: thousands ‘trot’ for the annual Turkey Trot
December 6, 2017

By Bailey Blaike '19 Thanksgiving morning for a typical high school student often consists of sleeping in past 10 a.m. and doing nothing until the Thanksgiving feast. However, for approximately 5,000...

Senior year may end, but the shirts will last forever

Senior year may end, but the shirts will last forever
May 22, 2017

By Anay Simunovic ’18 Although graduation is soon approaching and senior year is coming to an inevitable end, one thing will last forever: the senior girls’ shirts. “It's just fun dressing...

Celebrating Unconventional Holiday Traditions

Celebrating Unconventional Holiday Traditions
December 13, 2016

By: Camryn Ragland ’18 & Alexandra Sprouls '19 Christmastime is usually full of quality time with family, large trees, heartfelt presents, and delicious baked goods. However, amongst this very standard...

We all desire the Christmas spirit

We all desire the Christmas spirit
December 8, 2015

It’s not difficult to tell when the Christmas season has arrived. Walk around any town and you will notice red and green lights glimmering on lively streets, and you will stare in awe at cars carrying...

Black Friday: Where does the name come from? What’s it all about?

Black Friday: Where does the name come from? What’s it all about?
December 2, 2015

When people think about Black Friday, they typically think about discounts and large clusters of people swarming stores everywhere. That's what I always thought of it as anyway. I don't think enough people...

Staples students flock to the Turkey Trot

December 1, 2015

Usually teenagers like to sleep in whenever the chance presents itself. You would think the same applies to Thanksgiving — more so, maybe. But, oddly enough, on Thanksgiving at 8 AM, around 4,500 runners,...

Punxsutawney Phil emerges for his yearly spring predictions

Punxsutawney Phil emerges for his yearly spring predictions
February 2, 2015

Every February 2nd since 1887, thousands have gathered at Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania in order to catch a glimpse of the world-renowned weather forecaster announcing his yearly spring...

Teams honor seniors in grand fashion

Aishah Avdiu '17, a member of the girls' varsity field hocker team, sports her senior day gear.
November 13, 2014

Girls decked out in vibrant shirts blow their whistles as their senior teammates arrive at the cafeteria. A luxurious breakfast awaits them along with gift bags full of expensive goodies. This is a typical...

Staples and Greenwich battle on Thanksgiving

Staples and Greenwich battle on Thanksgiving
November 13, 2014

For 93 years now, Americans have maintained the tradition of watching professional football games on Thanksgiving.  At Staples, there is a similar tradition; the Wreckers football team challenges Greenwich...

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