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The senior class of ’22 is planned to graduate on June 16, leaving high school and moving onwards toward post-graduate plans.

Seniors leaving prompts reflection, sadness

Emily Goldstein ’23, Public Relations Director May 25, 2022

 I remember my first day of high school vividly. I walked in as a clueless freshman with my sister, a year older, and her four best friends. The presence of the older kids kept my anxiety from escalating...

Some students tend to choose hobbies they are uninterested in, strictly based on how well it will appear on a college application or resume. Students must remember that in a competitive high school environment, having fun should remain as a top priority.

Students should explore true passions, abandon resume fillers

Abby Nevin ’23, Broadcast Director May 3, 2022

I know what sport burn-out feels like. After devoting my entire childhood to gymnastics and involving myself in a rigorous schedule, an injury I sustained over this past summer led to the end of my career...

Though college sweatshirts are commonplace at Staples, the first school day after May 1st imbues each with the quality of truth and clairvoyance in revealing to all onlookers the wearer’s fate for the next four years.

Seniors’ Sweatshirt Day reveals malinformed attitudes about college

Madeleine Casey '22, Staff Writer May 2, 2022

Years ago, in a shameful past, Inklings would publish a list of where every graduating senior was attending college. Predictably, this drew the ire of administration, students and parents alike, and the...

Many graduating seniors are finding their freshman year roommates through social media messaging. As a result, it can be hard to get a sense of people’s personalities.

Roommate process stresses seniors

Abbie Goldstein '22, Staff Writer April 29, 2022

Now that many universities offer the chance to choose a roommate for your freshman year, getting accepted is only the first step in a series of networking attempts. By using social media platforms, mutual...

Whether it’s the acceptance rates that are unrepresentative of what happens to Staples students, rampant grade inflation or the wildly different student profiles of each school, the college admissions process is impossible to fully control or predict.

College admissions revealed to be incredibly subjective, random 

Giselle Oldani ’22 , Web Managing Editor March 15, 2022

For a few weeks in February, I bided my time waiting for college decisions by analyzing the Naviance scattergrams, binging college decision reaction videos and looking up the rankings and acceptance rates...

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