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Zach Horowitz ’19

September 17, 2018

Zach Horowitz ’19 is beginning his third year of Inklings and currently holds the position of Broadcast Director. He enjoys making movies and hopes to pursue a career in filmmaking. Over the summer, Horowitz interned in New York for Killer Films, a small independent film company. He has been in Advanc...

Layla Wofsy ’19

September 17, 2018

Beginning as a staff writer her sophomore year, Layla Wofsy ‘19 knew that she wanted to be a part of the Inklings community. As an Opinions Editor as a junior, she discovered that journalism was her favorite part of being at Staples. This summer, Wofsy further pursued her passion for journalism...

Jackson Lev ’20

September 17, 2018

Jackson Lev ’20 anxiously awaits his second year as a staff writer for Inklings as the 2018 school year comes to a rapid start. Lev’s genuine passion for writing since middle school launched his career in Inklings as a sophomore and he has been writing for the paper and web ever since. Though L...

Answers for August SAT leaked online

Answers for August SAT leaked online

September 14, 2018

By Lucy Arrow '21 Months before students all around the country started preparing for the SAT on Aug. 25, test answers were floating around online, exposed to everyone. The answers were from a previous standardized test taken overseas in October 2017, and it is unsure how many students viewed the an...

Audio clip solicits internet-wide debate

Audio clip solicits internet-wide debate

May 29, 2018

By Dana Perelberg '20 A high school student posted a sound snippet which was re-posted by a social media influencer on May 15 causing it to go viral. The clip that features a male voice saying a single word that sounds like the names “Yanny” and/or “Laurel” has left internet users in a debate. ...

Women in History class culminates year with gender equality panel

Women in History class culminates year with gender equality panel

May 21, 2018

By Emma Van Riper '20 The Women in History class held a panel on gender equality at Temple Israel on Wednesday, May 9. The panel covered a variety of topics such as feminism, intersectionality, gender equality and racism. The panel consisted of different female role models with a variety of backgr...

Parkland shooting animation video reveals sequence of tragic events

Parkland shooting animation video reveals sequence of tragic events

May 11, 2018

By Maya Brodows '20 On April 24, Broward Sheriff’s Office released an animated video depicting the violent events of Feb. 14 in Parkland, Florida. The animation provides the first official account of gunman Nikolas Cruz’s movement through Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. It was creat...

Westport Police Department implements “Drug Take Back Day”

Westport Police Department implements “Drug Take Back Day”

May 11, 2018

By Ella Bloomingdale '20 On April 28, the Westport Police Department teamed up with the Drug Enforcement Administration to give Westporters the change to dispose of old or unused medication.  This is part of a nationwide initiative call “Drug Take Back Day.” Without proper disposal, powerful prescripti...

Dozens of seniors head to appeal court to redeem credit

Dozens of seniors head to appeal court to redeem credit

May 11, 2018

By Nicky Brown '19 This year, a total of 68 seniors are appealing for credit, which is 28 more than the 40  who appealed last year. These students have exceeded the maximum amount of absences allowed in a class and could lose class credit. Depending on the type of class, a certain amount of absences is ...

Starbucks takes criticism after race incident

Starbucks takes criticism after race incident

April 30, 2018

By Teddy Dienst '20 Starbucks Coffee announced that on May 29 every store will be closed for the entire day to conduct a racial training program for every one of its workers. This plan was created in response to an employee at a Starbucks in Philadelphia calling the police on two African American ...

Disturbance at Bedford play upsets student actors

Disturbance at Bedford play upsets student actors

April 22, 2018

By Isa Didio '18 ...

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