Inklings News

Student Assembly pushes towards a cleaner school community

Student Assembly pushes towards a cleaner school community

Annabelle Iannone ’21, Web News Editor

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, ask students and staff to report any facility maintenance issues, such as a toilet being out...

Consequences in lack of student involvement outweigh participation benefits

Consequences in lack of student involvement outweigh participation benefits

Allie D'Angelo '20

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 perspective, many students refrain from taking advantage of such opportunities to say what we wa...

Student Assembly creates QR code to report issues

Student Assembly creates QR code to report issues

Eloise Ahl '21, Staff Writer

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 posters went up Jan. 28. The forms were developed by Student Assembly and the administration as a w...

[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, and new members are selected by the club advisors and members through an application process....

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

Jane Levy

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 after tallying the votes,” Edelman recalled. “I was looking down at the ground, thinking to myself,...

An exclusive inside look at Staples’ most talented students

An exclusive inside look at Staples’ most talented students

Brett Franklin, Assistant Business Manager

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. A special schedule was put in place in order to accommodate the show that took place during period six. ...

Midterm exam break proven to be myth

Midterm exam break proven to be myth

Renee Weisz, A&E Editor

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, Jan. 11. Three days of exams follow from Jan. 12-14. Then, a staff development day takes place ...

Student petitions prove unpopular with administration

Student petitions prove unpopular with administration

Zoe Brown, Editors-in-Chief

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 sandwich line, the petition last year protesting the close proximity between the Physics A final project...

A Variety of Talent

A Variety of Talent

Nicole DeBlasi, Web A&E Editor

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 year’s performers included Doug Raigosa '16, who showed off his amazing jump-roping skills, Rebecca F...

Join the discussion.
student assembly