Inklings News

Disparities in SmartBoard technology limit learning

These are two versions of SmartBoards at Staples High School, some being newer and having a higher technology capability. The older SmartBoards are notorious for having technology difficulties and breaking more easily.

Maya Reiner ’21

March 19, 2019

Whenany Staples student or faculty member walks into a classroom, it is always a  surprise as to what SmartBoard they will be working with. There are a variety of SmartBoards around Staples High School, changing  in quality with every classroom. Some are from years past, while others have been recently...

Eight Faculty Members Leave Behind Legacy

VALE, MAGISTER: Magister sits with his Latin 2 class in the courtyard. | Photo by Madeline Hardy '11

June 23, 2010

Jordan Shenhar '13 Web Features Editor On June 24, some Staples teachers will leave the building for perhaps the final time. Three teachers, two paraprofessionals, two secretaries, and a guidance counselor are all retiring before the 2010-11 academic year. “I feel very grateful, and am hopeful that I have made a...

The Boys are Back in Town: A New Perspective on Faculty Friendships

THEY OWN THESE HALLS: (from left to right) Eric Mongirdas, Jonathan Shepro, Jesse Bauks, Lenny Klein, Brian Scott and David Willick walk down a second floor hallway.

May 28, 2010

Michael Berlin '11 & Jordan Glick '11 Guest Writers Forget Vinny Chase and Ari Gold; Staples has its own Entourage. Informally known as the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, these learned men bring comedy and camaraderie to Staples. Spanning across departmental boundaries, the eclectic gro...

News Briefs

May 28, 2010

Staples Players Present “The Children’s Hour” “The Children’s Hour” will be playing May 28 at 7:30 p.m. and May 29 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchase through the Staples Players website at “The show tells the story of a young girl at a boardi...

Web Censorship: Filtering of Social Networking Sites an Area of Contention Between Students and Faculty

Students experience disappointment when a website they want to use has been deemed inappropriate by the school and blocked. | Photo from

March 12, 2010

Isaac Stein '12 Staff Writer Staples High School has always fostered an open environment for print materials to be read by students. According to Staples librarian Robin Stiles, no book has been censored in her five years of service. “We celebrate the fact that [the Staples library] has many of the books that have been banned in other places. W...

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