Inklings News

Students reveal the truth about “swipe right” clean up idea

After weeks of hearing Mr. Thomas’ attempt to make the cafeteria cleaner called “swipe right,” Siri Kanter ’20 and Marlo Von der Ahe ’20 took to the cafeteria to see if students were still implementing it.

Marlo Von der Ahe ’20 and Siri Kanter ’20

October 18, 2019

Students pick up trash at local beach cleanup

Staples students participated in the Save the Sound ocean cleanup picking up plastic bottles, bottle caps, pieces of foam and more.

Annabelle Iannone ’21 and Grave Livecchi ’21

October 7, 2019


Trashing the Cafe

Trashing the Cafe

Kate Lewis, Staff Writer

April 4, 2016

Anyone sitting in the Staples cafeteria during the lunch waves can all see one thing: trash. And it’s everywhere. As the school day progresses, more and more trash builds up on the cafeteria tables. Wrappers, containers, stained and crumby plates, leftover food and empty bottles are constantly left for ...

The bridge obtains wasteland reputation

The bridge obtains wasteland reputation

Eliza Goldberg, Staff Writer

March 31, 2015

Aside from the cafeteria, Staples has an array of locations where students tend to spend their free time. With the addition of tables in some of the hallways (first introduced during the 2013-2014 school year), increasing numbers of students have begun to lounge in the hall on the second floor du...

Flawed recycling system disorients students

Abbey Fernandez, Staff Writer

May 30, 2014

Let me paint a scene for you: It’s Friday morning. I’m in Lang and my teacher prints out a New York Times op-ed that she thought the class might enjoy. Right as she begins handing them out, a hand ferociously shoots up, “Will we be tested on this?!” “No,” the teacher sighs. Fast-forward...

May 26, 2010 | Warm Weather Wednesday

Photo by Meghan Prior '11

May 26, 2010

11:56 a.m. As the warmer weather approaches, more and more students choose to eat in the courtyard. And with more students, comes more trash. ...

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