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Making it through junior year

Making it through junior year

June 7, 2018

By Lauren Wasserman ’19 “Junior year is going to be the toughest year of your life,” said everyone ever once they found out I was an incoming junior. “Wow,” I would think to myself, rather dejectedly. “This year is going to be so much fun...” But hey, look at me now. I made it! I su...

[April 2017] What no one told me about senior year

[April 2017] What no one told me about senior year

April 26, 2017

By: Margot Mather '17 Senior year is the culmination of four long years of hard work, and as my time at Staples comes to a close, I’m already feeling nostalgic. Although it's a time filled with crazy stress levels surrounding striving for stellar grades and submitting college applications, it's...

[Nov. 2016 Arts] How to combat unpredictable fall weather changes

November 23, 2016

By Eliza Goldberg ’17 Fall is home to some of the most extreme daily weather variances of the entire year, causing immense shivering in the morning and sweating in the afternoon. Because of the freezing mornings and temperate afternoons, it is important to be stockpiled with ways to combat the w...

[Sept. 2016 Arts] Preparing for Meadows: Your #1 Guide

October 11, 2016

By Madison Sell '18 and Thomas Nealon '17 Planning on going to the Meadows Music and Arts festival this October? The Meadows is a two day music festival in the heart of New York City starting on Oct. 1 and ending on Oct. 2. Here is a guide on how to go about what may be one of the most enjoyable an...

Senior Retrospective: Four Tips for Incoming Students

Senior Retrospective: Four Tips for Incoming Students

Zachary McCarthy, Staff Writer

June 16, 2016

It’s the eve of graduation (gulp)! Though I may be out of the building and toiling away at important projects like my internship and putting a dent in Game of Thrones (Valar morghulis), I’m sure as heck not done with Staples yet. For that reason, I thought I’d finish off my Inklings career by...

How Seniors can wipe out distractions

Maialie Fitzpatrick, Staff Writer

October 20, 2015

Is it true Senioritis has already hit? Seniors are going a bit crazy with Early Action and Early Decision deadlines coming up within the next month. It can all get a bit overwhelming and sometimes, scratch that most of the time, all we want is a break from the chaos. Once we get that break, though, we...

Curb your cravings

Curb your cravings

Amelia Brown, Sports Editor

September 22, 2015

While many high school students skip breakfast most days, on Wednesday the 23rd break-fast will be the highlight of many Staples students’ day. While not in the morning, but on Wednesday night after sundown, Yom Kippur, which begins before sundown Tuesday ,comes to an end, and so does fasting (not...

Top 5 Tips and Tricks to Spruce up for Spring

Top 5 Tips and Tricks to Spruce up for Spring

Daniela Karpenos, Staff Writer

May 19, 2015

Spring has sprung, and it’s time to break out the trash bag and crank up the tunes. Whether it be a frantic desire for organization at 2 a.m. or a thoroughly planned out day devoted to cleaning, at one point or another, spring cleaning is essential. It'll leave you feeling refreshed and ready to take...

Taking your dorm from disaster to designer: Dorm decorating tips

Taking your dorm from disaster to designer: Dorm decorating tips

Greta Bjornson, Staff Writer

May 8, 2015

As the senior class goes their separate ways in late August and early September, they will be facing a lot of unfamiliar situations in college: navigating the campus, identifying what’s edible in the dining hall, and of course, making cramped and dull dorms feel more like home. Although it may seem...

Rock school logowear properly

Eliza Goldberg, Staff Writer

March 9, 2015

It’s hard to rock school logo wear and not cross the line from classy to too casual or from appearing studious into too pretentious. There are many different ways to show your school spirit on the daily. Common representation ranges from T-shirts to even water bottles. But the art of “properly”...

Test day techniques

Test day techniques

Grant Sirlin, Staff Writer

January 13, 2015

The ominous cloud that hovers over Staples High School after the sunshine of Winter Break has finally arrived. This stressful environment is contagious, intoxicating almost every student who comes back lacking motivation.   Although midterm week is one of the most essential weeks of the school year, students need to realize that every year this storm comes, and every year it passes...

Tips for turning around your terrible team

Tips for turning around your terrible team

Bailey Ethier, Editor-in-Chief

October 10, 2014

You sacrificed weeks of your time researching. You read every article from every source and looked at every stat. You came up with the perfect plan, and then executed it to perfection. Running backs Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson of the Baltimore Ravens and the Minnesota Vikings were going to carry...

Freshman with senior siblings are one step ahead

Freshman with senior siblings are one step ahead

Becca Rawiszer, Staff Writer

October 1, 2014

So what’s better than being a freshman at Staples?  How about being a freshman with a senior sibling. This year, over four hundred new freshmen will begin their high school careers like the other classes before them, nervously pacing the hallways in search of classrooms. Some of these freshmen, however, have a unique adv...

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