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Horticulture class saves the (Valentine’s) Day

The process was simple: students chose a gift of either flowers or chocolates and filled out cards with the names of their valentines. Members of the Horticulture class then delivered the gift during period four.

Ella Stoler '22, Sports Paper Editor

February 26, 2020

On a day associated with romance and budding relationships, it's easy to feel excluded if you find yourself without a valentine. However, regardless of your current relationship status, the Staples Horticulture class managed to make the whole school feel included this Valentine’s Day. The process...

Valentine’s Day deserves appreciation for all kinds of love

Valentine’s Day is all about nice gifts but more importantly, the people who you give them to.

Brooke Dembin '22, Assistant Business Director

February 14, 2020

With Valentine's Day comes chocolate, flowers, pink hearts and oversized stuffed animals. It’s a day dedicated to celebrating your love for others and grandly displaying your affection. However, we tend to overlook the true meaning of this holiday. We get the impression that this holiday is solely...

Staples students offer Valentines Day gift ideas

As Valentine's Day approaches, Jackson Hochhauser ’22 shows his appreciation for his friend by gifting him candy.

Ella Stoler '22 and Jacob Greenberg '22

February 10, 2020

Spread love with chocolate cake

Spread love with chocolate cake

Cate Casparius '19

February 8, 2019

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Valentine’s Day Baking: A cake filled with love

Valentine's Day Baking: A cake filled with love

February 15, 2018

By Caroline Blevins '18 ...

Providing power through pencils

Providing power through pencils

Olivia Foster, Staff Writer

February 26, 2016

A pencil may not seem like much more than a writing tool, but for many kids in developing countries, such as Latin America and Asia, a pencil is a source of potential, possibility and opportunity. Since its founding in 2008 by Adam Braun, the non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization Pencils of Promise has built 33...

Being single on Valentine’s Day told through GIFs

Being single on Valentine's Day told through GIFs

Alix Sommers, Assistant Business Manager

February 14, 2016

via GIPHY It’s Feb. 14 and yes, it’s that day all singles have been dreading: Valentine’s Day, a day where single women and men are constantly reminded of what it’s like to be left without a significant other. There’s nothing lovelier than thinking about couples holding hands and exchanging ch...

Valentine’s Day fails to spice up the holiday for many couples

Photo contributed by Anne Fernandez

Jen Gouchoe, Web Features Editor

February 10, 2016

For some, just hearing the words “Valentine’s Day” can induce vomiting. For others, it can evoke loving memories of significant others. And then there are those who remember Valentine’s Day as being just as odd as a diaper-clad baby shooting arrows at innocent civilians. “I broke up wit...

Spread the love this Valentine’s Day

Spread the love this Valentine’s Day

Alice Hickson, Staff Writer

February 24, 2015

The day of love, flowers, teddy bears, and all things chocolate is right around the corner. Yep, you guessed it, it’s Valentine’s Day. Some people roll their eyes at the overstuffed shelves at CVS; the cheesy messages inscripted on every candy bar along with the overwhelming amount of stuffed...

Valentine’s Day Chocolate Bar

Claire Lewin, Associate Managing Editor

February 24, 2015

Although Valentine’s Day is the holiday of love, roses and relationships, it is also the holiday of chocolate. Valentine’s Day has become synonymous with boxed chocolates, truffles, and chocolate bars. Choosing where to buy such treats, however, can be complicated and sometimes even daunting. Luckily,...

Fall in love with romantic movies

Fall in love with romantic movies

Julia Greenspan, Multimedia Editor

February 24, 2015

Whether you’re single or taken this Valentine’s Day, get in the day-of-love spirit by indulging in romantic films. Valentine’s Day is the perfect excuse to cuddle up with your box of chocolates or your significant other and enjoy the show. Whether it be a classic like “Casablanca” or a fun...

Students indulge in a love-hate relationship with Valentine’s Day

Students indulge in a love-hate relationship with Valentine’s Day

Fritz Schemel, Staff Writer

February 23, 2015

Every year on Feb. 14, millions of people in the United States celebrate Valentine’s Day, as they snack on heart shaped chocolates and exchange gifts with their loved ones. But few people actually know the origins and namesake of the holiday. The historical accounts of the holiday date back to 270 A.D. when Valentine, later to become St. Valentine, was put in prison...

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