Mr. Staples is mainly known as Nate's sixth-period math teacher in P.S. 38.
In Big Nate: In a Class by Himself:
The class takes a pop quiz.Nate thought he finished first, but didn't see the back side until it was time to pass it in.He tried to finish it, but Mr. Staples grabbed his quiz. Nate pulled back, and it ripped and Nate got another detention for this.
In Big Nate: Goes For Broke: He was mentioned as a bad dancer when he does the robot.
Mr. Staples is said to only have one personality: not funny. The reason why Mr. Staples is said to not be funny is because he is not good at doing jokes.
- Mr. Staples is also said to have a Math Team, but Nate doesn't want to join it.
- He is not good at telling jokes, as described by Nate.
- Mr. Staples is also known to say " Math is all around us! You'll use Math every day of your life!".