Inklings News

Purple hair promotes species conservation

Purple hair promotes species conservation

Remi Levitt '21, Staff Writer

June 10, 2019

Being environmentally conscious can be seen in the forms of using metal straws instead of plastic, carpooling, and taking quicker showers, though, there is now a new way to save the planet: purple hair.

Westport Chamber of Commerce hosts fourth annual Dog Festival

Westport Chamber of Commerce hosts fourth annual Dog Festival

Julia Kasabian '21

May 24, 2019

Get your paws up! On May 19, the Westport Chamber of Commerce hosted the Westport Dog Festival at Winslow Park. This was their fourth year...

Westport’s outdoor market exposes our community to unique forms of art

Westport’s outdoor market exposes our community to unique forms of art

Rebecca Kanfer '21, Sports Editor

May 21, 2019

Westport's Outdoor Market, hosted by the local boutique Savvy and Grace displayed different local vendors artwork in our county...

Staples students take home the prize at National History Day

Staples students take home the prize at National History Day

Chelsea Strober ’21

May 16, 2019

Walking into Honors United States History class on the first day of sophomore year of high school, one would normally expect that the class would be solely watching the teacher talk about all things history while students sit in their seats, staring at the clock. However, that is not the case at Staples. Here...

May 1 allows seniors to celebrate their college decisions

May 1 allows seniors to celebrate their college decisions

Nicky Brown ’19

May 16, 2019

For high school seniors around the nation, May 1 was national decision day. This means that by May 1, seniors had to decide where they would attend college the following year. Traditionally, seniors celebrate their college selection by wearing their college colors or logos on May 1. Prior to school...

Variety show displays Staples students’ talent

Variety show displays Staples students’ talent

Remi Levitt '21

May 15, 2019

From juggling acts to full student rock bands, the Staples variety show is home to a plethora of interesting performances. On Monday, April 8, Staples students had the opportunity to try out to be a part of the 2019 variety show and show their talent to the ‘judges.’ When auditioning, performers...

Grim reality day captivates with powerful message

Grim reality day captivates with powerful message

Hannah Bolandian '19 and Maddie Phelps '19

May 9, 2019

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Ellis shares insight to minority microaggression through writing

Ellis shares insight to minority microaggression through writing

Emma Dantas '21

April 29, 2019

Sitting down, cracking your knuckles and beginning an essay for English or history class can be a dreaded process when students have a bad case of writer's block. In order to get all your jumbled ideas onto the page and hit submit before the deadline is not only a writing process but an act of thinking...

PETA deceives and annoys the public, kills instead of helps animals

PETA deceives and annoys the public, kills instead of helps animals

Jack Dennison '21

March 12, 2019

Over the years, PETA has been characterized as an organization whose main goal is to save animals. They have been responsible for making thousands go vegan with their sappy public service announcements on the Internet, television, and all around American cities and streets. However, the group that was...

First period exams exacerbate student stress

First period exams exacerbate student stress

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...

The administration has yet to listen to students

The administration has yet to listen to students

Julia Kasabian ’21

February 12, 2019

In today’s world, being in the know is very important. However, in our school community, it’s getting progressively harder to know what’s going on. With issues including the likes of the midterm schedule alteration and the eighth graders coming to Staples, the school board is relying more and...

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