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Buses were parked on Wakeman in the typical junior parking areas Wednesday morning.

BREAKING NEWS: Juniors confused, frustrated by Wakeman parking full of buses

Rylie Cordella '25, Assistant Business Manager February 16, 2024

Tens of school buses lined the parking lot adjacent to the Wakeman fields past Bedford Wednesday morning, Feb. 14, frustrating juniors who regularly park there.   Buses slowly left the spaces...

The Staples boys’ lacrosse team lost to Darien High School on April 28. The final score was 15-10, after being tied at halftime. Darien is currently ranked ninth in the country.

Motivated program atmosphere earns boys’ lacrosse first national ranking at 19th

Jess Leon ’22, Staff Writer May 3, 2022

A swarm of players hike up the Bedford hill on their way to Wakeman field to practice. Hours go by and these players are still there, training, practicing, running and communicating to help and motivate...

A silver truck without the proper documentation is parked in a senior spot on campus.

Con: Juniors, enjoy your walk, Parking spots at Staples’ belong strictly to seniors

Logan Gornbein ’21, Staff Writter October 26, 2020

Senior year: the year students can park on campus.  Finally, we get to carry on the tradition of being the only students who are allowed to park their cars in the white-numbered parking spots. It’s...

Rapper and hip hop artist Yalee made an appearance at Wakeman fields after school on Thursday, Sept. 27. Yalee has 15,000 monthly listeners on Spotify as well as fans at Staples High School and Bedford Middle School. Students gathered to welcome Yalee at the fields.

Rapper, hip hop artist Yalee visits Wakeman fields

Allie D'Angelo '20 and Audrey Bernstein '20 October 7, 2019

Rapper, hip hop artist Yalee visits Wakeman fields from Audrey Bernstein on Vimeo.

An open letter to Wakeman: Saying a (not so) sorrowful goodbye

An open letter to Wakeman: Saying a (not so) sorrowful goodbye

June 7, 2018

By Layla Wofsy '19   Dear Wakeman, As my time spent parking at you has come to a close, I thought I would thank you for our time spent together. Since March 2017, I have woken up at 5:45...

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Aitkenhead steps down as director of Wakeman Town Farm

April 24, 2017

By Emma Rojas '18 On Tuesday, April 18, it was announced that science teacher Mike Aitkenhead and his wife Carrie Aikenhead will be stepping down as directors of the Wakeman Town Farm and Sustainability...

My love letter to Wakeman

My love letter to Wakeman

January 6, 2017

By Kate Lewis '18 Ah, Wakeman, the love of my life. The only reason I have any motivation in me to crawl out of my heavenly bed every morning. My sole motivation to leave the comforting confines of...

Juniors risk safety parking at Wakeman

Juniors risk safety parking at Wakeman

Amina Abdul-Kareem, Staff Writer November 19, 2013

On an early November morning before 7:00 a.m., licensed juniors battle to beat the long line for a parking spot at Wakeman to avoid a half a mile walk in 33 degree weather. “I get there at 7:03, and...

Builders Beyond Borders volunteers pitch in at Wakeman Town Farm

Builders Beyond Borders volunteers pitch in at Wakeman Town Farm

Rachel Treisman, Web Features Editor November 4, 2013

On the crisp, sunny afternoon of Oct. 27, Wakeman Town Farm was jam-packed with 200 eager high school volunteers shoveling leaves, clearing paths and digging up rocks. Volunteers from Staples and other...

Mike Aitkenhead, the program director and Staples teacher, thanked everyone for coming and showing their support.

Wakeman Town Farm Hosts Successful Fundraiser

Hannah Foley, Editor-in-Chief September 23, 2013

On Saturday, Sept. 21, guests at Wakeman Town Farm’s second annual Grassroots Harvest Dinner were greeted with the John Wesley quote “Do all the good you can. By all the means you can. In all the ways...

My Apologies to Wakeman

November 29, 2010
Eric Essagof '12 gives an account of the experiences he had when he couldn't park at Wakeman while it was being paved.
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