Inklings News

Lack of coordination around testing unnecessarily increases student workload

Schoology is where teachers post assignments and assessments, and students often look here for what work they have to get done. Seeing multiple large assignments causes stress and inevitably requires a large amount of time that could ruin a students weekend.

Aidan Rogers '22, Staff Writer

March 23, 2020

A week in the life of a Staples student is much like the month of March; it comes in like a lion, and out like a lamb. Checking Schoology on a Saturday night to see three tests and a presentation in the first two days of the week can ruin one's weekend. Then, this chaotic beginning of the week is often...

First period exams exacerbate student stress

A Staples sophomore receives a fail on her early morning quiz. Tests given first period decrease students brains the ability to fully comprehend the material given.

Rebecca Kanfer '21

February 12, 2019

It’s 7:30 in the morning: your eyelids are heavy, you’re moving at a snail's pace and it’s entirely unlikely that you will make it through class without falling asleep. As you sit down at your desk to take your early morning test, your eyes glaze over the equations. You are mentally preparing yourself...

Nail Polish Quiz Answers

April 15, 2011

In the April 15 issue of Inklings, six mysterious nail polish colors were displayed across the bottom of page 19 in the A&E section. Below are the names of the colors to the nail polish quiz. 1: Cab Fare b 2: Celeb City c 3: Strong-Arm e 4: Grasshopper a 5: Disco Lights f 6: Over the Edge d ...

Join the discussion.
Quiz