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Underclassman express opinions about PSAT

Jake Ment ’22 imitates taking the PSAT which took place on March 4 and 5. Upperclassmen got to come in late both days so freshmen and sophomores could take the test.

Lily Caplan '22 and Lucy Zuckerman '22

March 10, 2020

Stop taking our spots

Stop taking our spots

Eliza Goldberg

March 23, 2017

Eliza Goldberg '17 An open letter to underclassmen who park on campus without a permit I’m going to preface this by saying that as a junior, I parked at Wakeman. Come April, while other people in my grade were constantly paying off tickets, I was still taking my twice-daily walk to and from my car...

Excitement of Counties affects underclassmen

Excitement of Counties affects underclassmen

Megan Doyle, staff writer

January 17, 2016

Computers across the classroom glow with pictures of dresses. My inbox is flooded with creative proposals. Counties is right around the corner, and it always brings a sense of frenzy. The crucial dances, like prom and Counties, have consistently been the classic high school experience that every m...

Feb. break, it was nice knowing you

Feb. break, it was nice knowing you

Alexa DiLuca, Staff Writer

March 30, 2015

Word is that there is no more long Feb. break for the current sophomores and freshman. You heard me right. Staples’s beloved week off, in between the holiday break and spring break, will be gone starting in the 2016-2017 school year. Even though I am graduating this year, hearing this still rattl...

How To Survive The First Week Of High School

How To Survive The First Week Of High School

Fritz Schemel, Sports Editor

August 25, 2014

Ah, the first day of high school. I had to face these challenges just one year ago; where to sit at lunch, how to navigate the halls, and wait, “You mean period one isn’t always the first period of the day?” It can be daunting. Thankfully for this year’s freshman class, I’m here to...

New School, New Spirit?

New School, New Spirit?

November 4, 2010

Eliza Llewellyn '14 Staff Writer For one week, superheroes, flappers, fairies and black cats roam the halls of Staples. Many choose to participate in the tradition of spirit week, sporting a themed costume for each day of the week. However, it seems that freshmen and sophomores are not as eage...

Leaving their Legacy: Seniors Hand off Clubs

Leaving their Legacy: Seniors Hand off Clubs

May 28, 2010

As seniors graduate from high school, they not only say "goodbye" to their teachers and classes, but also to the clubs that they started or joined. In preparation for the school year of 2010-11, senior club advisors are officially turning over their leadership positions to the incoming year’s staff; the...

The Conferencing Conflict

Photo Courtesy of SXC

January 22, 2010

Ed Hickson '11 Staff Writer Writing papers and essays has always been a part of the English curriculum. Writing is often challenging; this is where conferencing becomes a valuable asset. Conferencing is ultimately intended to improve all aspects of the students’ writing skills. “Conferencing is so personal,...

Girls Varsity Soccer loses 2-0 to Greenwich

Kelly Bohling '11 works hard to defend her goal.| Photo by Eric Essagof '12

November 11, 2009

Lila Epstein '10 and Kate McNee '11 Editor-In-Chief and Copy Editor On Oct. 29 the Staples Girls Varsity Soccer team lost 2-0 to Greenwich. The team was also celebrating their senior day on the same day. The underclassman in the Girls’ Soccer program worked hard to honor and apprecia...

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