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Unconventional superlatives engage senior class

Unconventional superlatives engage senior class

Bri Zeiberg ’19

April 2, 2019

It has become a tradition for most high school yearbooks to have a section of superlatives that highlight a variety of students in the 12th grade. Traditional superlatives consist of most likely to succeed or best eyes or hair, but this year Staples put a twist on their superlative selection. The...

College culture critiqued by Staples community

College culture critiqued by Staples community

January 29, 2018

By Molly Mahoney '18 and Maddy Sell '18 ...

Special note to seniors awaiting college decisions: take a chill pill

Special note to seniors awaiting college decisions: take a chill pill

January 15, 2018

By Ian Bernstein '18 Attention anxious seniors, It’s mid-January; the leaves are long gone, the air is bitter and the birds are no longer chirping. The days are short with long hours of darkness, casting a spell of fatigue and discouragement. You’ve probably just applied to your regular decision...

Taylor Swift is back…Ready For It?

Taylor Swift is back…Ready For It?

September 16, 2017

By Erin Lynch '18 The long awaited return of Taylor Swift has finally arrived, and it happened fast. Given the fact that it has been almost three years since Swift released any new music, and roughly a year since she has really been out in public, the pop sensation has made a rather abrupt comeback....

Graduating seniors say goodbye to their instruments

Graduating seniors say goodbye to their instruments

May 15, 2017

Amanda Kaplowitz ’19   So many seniors take advantage of the music program offered at Staples and have played instruments throughout their entire high school careers. However, some of these instruments will be put back in their cases and go out of tune when the seniors pack up and head for...

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...

Facing Senioritis

Facing Senioritis

Alix Sommers, Staff Writer

April 14, 2016

It’s 7:30 and the line of cars on North Ave. continues the length of several football fields in both directions. It’s not underclassman, nor teachers or administration driving to school; it is in fact seniors who hit the snooze button on their alarms five times and decided to check their Instagram feed before making i...

You don’t know what you’ve got ‘til it’s gone

Justine Seligson, Staff Writer

June 20, 2015

As I write this article, I am in the midst of my senior internship. It’s been awhile since I was rushing from class to class and actually taking notes. I find myself with very mixed feelings. I’m almost done with high school, so I should be jumping for joy, right? Well, not really. Since the last...

Why I Couldn’t Handle AP Assassination

Why I Couldn’t Handle AP Assassination

Claire Lewin, Staff Writer

June 4, 2015

Step One: Take an AP class during your senior year. Step Two: Pay $20.00 to take part in AP Assassination. Step Three: Find out who your target is and strategize. Step Four: Stay in your house to avoid getting shot. Step Five: Avoid restaurants, public places, and your friends to avoid being...

Let my room live

Let my room live

Alison Morrison, Staff Writer

May 26, 2015

Let me start by saying that my room has been painted the same color since I was around six.   It’s pool party blue, and I picked it out at a paint store in Fairfield. I had never been more excited about anything.  My brother mocked me ceaselessly for picking pool party blue instead of his...

Our favorite things

Our favorite things

June 20, 2014

Where do you picture yourself 10 years from now? Getting that big promotion that you worked so hard for? So hard that you made phone calls on the weekends. So hard that you sent e-mails while you were on “vacation.” So hard that you traded sleep for spreadsheets. All for what? To achieve happiness...

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