June 2012

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Eastbridge Town Center to be Rezoned as “Industrial”

Eastbridge Town Center to be Rezoned as “Industrial”

The Stapletonion has recently uncovered unreleased Forrest City documents which show that the previously promised town center in Eastbridge is now being pushed by Forrest City to be zoned as industrial. Phone messages left for President Phil Dargossi at Forrest City went unreturned. Eastbridge resident Marc Travillian is extremely disappointed in this new development. “We […]

Mythbusters Busts Myth of Stapleton Homes “Starting in the Low 200’s”

Mythbusters Busts Myth of Stapleton Homes “Starting in the Low 200’s”

Stapleton has once again made primetime after Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman of the popular cable TV series Mythbusters were called to bust the myth of Stapleton homes available for around $200,000. “We received several emails from residents and potential buyers saying they had seen signs that stated the sale of homes for that amount,” […]

Block with Same Sex Couples Disappointed in Lack of Diversity

Block with Same Sex Couples Disappointed in Lack of Diversity

Married same-sex couple Mike and Scott Andreasen moved to Stapleton for the same reason many others have. They wanted to raise a family and give their children the best opportunities they could give them. They love their Infinity home and for the most part, enjoy the Stapleton community. The one thing they have been disappointed […]

Stapleton Baby 80th Percentile In Height, 60th in Weight, 99th In Cuteness

Stapleton Baby 80th Percentile In Height, 60th in Weight, 99th In Cuteness

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has long tracked the height and weight of children and ranked them in accordance to where they are at compared to other babies at that age. Six months ago, the AAP added a new thing to track so parents would know where there children were at: Cuteness.

Swigert-McAuliffe changes name to Swigert-McAuliffe-Anderson-Romanenko-Tereshkova or The SMART School

Swigert-McAuliffe changes name to Swigert-McAuliffe-Anderson-Romanenko-Tereshkova or The SMART School

After some complaints that the Swigert-McAuliffe name was too long and difficult to easily remember, school leaders at Stapleton’s newest school have decided to rename it The Swigert-McAuliffe-Anderson-Romanenko-Tereshkova International School.  Jeffrey McNeill, Chairman of the school’s Collaborative Steering Committee said that school leaders came to the decision after a 2 hour and 53 minute meeting […]

Tantrums Up 240%, Beatings Up Only 38%

Tantrums Up 240%, Beatings Up Only 38%

The summer brings warmer weather, more sun, late nights, and of course, children getting all out of sorts. During the school year, kids have a very set schedule. They go to bed at a certain time, wake up at a certain time, have a regular regiment at school, and then go to their after-school activities. […]

Bungee Boot Camp Not as Thrilling as it Sounds

Bungee Boot Camp Not as Thrilling as it Sounds

When Joshua Clark signed up for Bungee Boot Camp on the Green, he had much different expectations. “I thought it was something that was going to involve preparing to bungee jump,” says Clark. “Then I thought at the end we would all bungee jump off of something, maybe even the tower.” Turns out Bungee Boot […]