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Student Assembly pushes towards a cleaner school community

Student Assembly hung up posters around Staples giving students an outlet to report issues with the maintenance of school facilities.
October 18, 2019

Student Assembly hung up posters around Staples in the middle of September to encourage students to help maintain a clean school environment. The signs, placed throughout the hallways and in each bathroom,...

Consequences in lack of student involvement outweigh participation benefits

Consequences in lack of student involvement outweigh participation benefits
March 6, 2019

As administrative decisions grow ever more consequential, the need for student opinions is greater than ever. However, despite the countless surveys sent out by the administration in an effort to acquire...

Student Assembly creates QR code to report issues

Student Assembly posts flyers in bathrooms to report vandalism and damage.
February 25, 2019

The Staples Student Assembly recently put up posters, each with QR codes that link to a Google Form for students to report issues including vandalism, leaks and other problems in school restrooms. These...

[April 2017] Student Assembly representation of student body questioned

[April 2017] Student Assembly representation of student body questioned
April 26, 2017

By: Phoebe Mendelson '17 Instead of a traditional student government, Staples has Student Assembly to convey student opinion to the administration. The assembly is made up of about 15 students per grade,...

Bonn and Edelman Rise in the Ranks as Co-presidents of Student Assembly

Bonn and Edelman Rise in the Ranks as Co-presidents of Student Assembly
June 10, 2016

Zachary Edelman ’17 will never forget how he felt on the night of Tuesday May 3, sitting in room 1039. “I saw JoJo [Adler ’16], Caroline [O’Kane ’16] and Ms. Didelot walk into the classroom...

An exclusive inside look at Staples’ most talented students

Hosts Nick Ribolla ’16 and Jimmy Ray Stagg ’16 present the opening act of the Variety Show.
April 25, 2016

The Student Assembly hosted the Variety Show last Friday, April 15,  which showcased the school’s most talented students. From singing, to dancing in a chicken suit, the Variety Show covered it all....

Midterm exam break proven to be myth

This year’s midterm schedule consists of a regular school day on Monday Jan. 11, Midterm periods one and four on Jan. 12, exams two and three on Jan. 13, exams six and seven on Jan. 14, a staff development day on Jan. 15, Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 18, exams five and eight on Jan. 19 and exam make-up day on Jan. 20.
December 23, 2015

Although in the past two years midterm exams have been followed by a five-day break from school, this year’s exams do not follow this same pattern. The week begins with a regular school day on Monday,...

Student petitions prove unpopular with administration

Student petitions prove unpopular with administration
December 5, 2014

Petitions have recently become somewhat of an alternative voice for the Staples student body, and a seemingly successful one at that. There was the petition last year that went against changes to the...

A Variety of Talent

April 11, 2013

On April 11, students performed in the annual Variety Show, in which freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors show talents ranging from stand-up comedy to singing to playing instruments. Some of this...

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