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The highly anticipated senior internships have changed this year to allow students to choose from one of three options. This change allows for more flexibility and freedom when choosing an internship, something that should not be overlooked despite complaints.

Flexibility, options allow senior internships to prevail amidst pandemic

Marina Engler '21, Staff Writer March 10, 2021

To say I wasn’t devastated that my last year of high school consisted of no football games, spirit week, school dances and countless other rite-of-passage moments that we seniors have been looking forward...

Budgeting time for schoolwork is imperative

Budgeting time for schoolwork is imperative

Hannah Bolandian ’19 February 5, 2019

Staples students are notorious for being stressed out and overloaded with work, especially around midterm and final exams. However, this normality is preventable. With second semester now in full swing,...

Who should businesses hire? Underclassmen or 18 year olds?

Who should businesses hire? Underclassmen or 18 year olds?

May 29, 2018

Minimum wage means a minimum hiring age By Abby Fleming '20 As summer approaches, many Staples students have found themselves in search of a summer job and have been greatly disappointed by the lack...

Put down the pencil and go to bed

Put down the pencil and go to bed

October 23, 2017

By Roxy Augeri ’20 It’s fateful Tuesday morning, and you take a look around at your first period classroom. Across the room, a conversation like this is occurring; “Oh my gosh. Guess what...

Best places to work this summer

Best places to work this summer

May 9, 2017

By Erin Lynch '18 and Camryn Ragland '18 Summer is coming up soon, which means freedom from the classroom, an end to hours of homework, and a stress free break from reality. But, with hours to spare...

High Schoolers Flock to Their Favorite Summer Jobs

High Schoolers Flock to Their Favorite Summer Jobs

March 20, 2017

By: Molly Mahoney '18 For ten months of each year, pupils at Staples learn and study endlessly. Even weekends throughout the school year are spent preparing for the next school week’s onslaught of...

Seniors carry the weight of internships

Seniors carry the weight of internships

Jackie Sussman, Opinions Editor June 19, 2015

When the clock struck 1 p.m. on May 15, Aaron Linker ’15 finished his high school career.  Initially, the idea of leaving high school for Linker was nerve-wracking.  “I’ll never have an experience...

Balance is an illusion

Balance is an illusion

Alix Sommers, Staff Writer April 9, 2015

  For all juniors, filling out college applications are just around the corner, this brings many students wondering what can get them into the college of their dreams. The one thing colleges are looking...

MAKING CONNECTIONS: Members from the group such as Charlotte Rowland ’14 make unbreakable bonds with the children from the Domincan Republic, while building bathrooms for their community. The group plans to continue their work during this February break in Guatemala to help more impoverished communities. 
Photos contributed by Caroline O’Kane ’16

Builders Beyond Borders breaks native hardships

Eliza Goldberg, Staff Writer March 2, 2015

If one were to look at Builders Beyond Borders (B3) member’s Facebook albums, they would see photos of members smiling as they stand in a home they were building, making funny faces with members of the...

Teachers soar above and beyond

January 9, 2015

You’re up past midnight, gulping down your third can of Red Bull, sick of studying derivatives of inverse functions and the law of diminishing marginal returns. You walk into class later that day,...

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