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What are students doing over the summer?

April 20, 2009

Rachel Chernok '10 and Caroline Goldstein '10 A&E Editor and Staff Writer  Even though there is still snow on the ground, summer is only a few months away.  Whether its relaxing at compo, or traveling the globe, now is the time of year when students decide their plans for the summer. Read...

Cord Thursday

Cord Thursday

April 20, 2009

Lucas Hammerman '10 A&E Editor A phenomenon is happening in apparel every Thursday at Staples High School. It is called Cord (short for corduroy) Thursday. “Every Thursday everyone who’s anyone wears their cords to school,” said Harry Rappaport ’10, who is a consistently active me...

St. Patrick’s Day Pride

St. Patrick’s Day Pride

April 3, 2009

Photos by Madeline Hardy '11 Many students acknowledged St. Patrick's day by wearing green (left).  To the right, Mr. Roger's reads a traditional Irish story, dressed in a Kilt....

Living in Fly-Fishing Paradise: Students Stalk Big Stripers, Blues

February 3, 2009

by Grace Shay '10 On any given weekend, Westport teens all seem to have a common complaint: "there's absolutely nothing to do here!" However, students often don't remember the natural treasures that lie under the sea in the Long Island Sound- treasures of striped bass, bluefish, and blackfish that...

Shavel Revamps Classic Van

Shavel Revamps Classic Van

February 3, 2009

by Ian Phillips '10 "No use putting that seatbelt on, you'll die anyway if we crash," Jared Shavel '09 warned of his beloved car's shoddy seatbelts just moments before we prepared to take off for a test run in his 1972 Volkswagen Bus. The seatbelts barely clicked in all the way, the stick shift ...

Cover Girl

Cover Girl

December 12, 2008

by Grace Shay '10 When this magazine cover girl walks down a certain catwalk, there isn't an entourage of bodyguards, stylists, and assistants trailing her; there isn't a clothed accessory dog tucked in her arms; there isn't the flash of a lurking paparazzi camera hidden nearby. Instead, Juli...

Holiday Fundraising Efforts at Staples

Holiday Fundraising Efforts at Staples

December 10, 2008

by Constance Chien '10 and Pippa Hazlewood '11 When the holidays come around, so do holiday-related fundraisers and drives. Some good-willed holiday initiatives set up by the Staples community include the paper white bulbs fundraiser and the Junior Class Committee Holiday Wish List Drive for th...

My Staples – Zach Slater

My Staples – Zach Slater

November 17, 2008

Caley Beretta '10 Web A&E Editor Between diving, acting, community service, and school work, freshman Zach Slater has a lot on his plate. "I have a lot of activities, but I really can't see giving any of them up," said Slater. His work plus all of his hobbies keep him busy, but he love...

A Look at Max Stampa-Brown

October 20, 2008

Connie Zhou '12 Staff Writer Junior Max Stampa-Brown will be starring in the upcoming Players musical, "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" in November. He will be playing J. Pierrepont Finch, a window-washer who, with the help of a book, quickly rises to the top of a company. Max ...

Spirit Week: Decades Day

Spirit Week: Decades Day

September 23, 2008

Photo by Lexi Preiser '10 From left to right: Sarah Connolly '09, Vivianna Bergonzi '09, Danielle Clement '09, Rachael Connolly '09, Audrey Allen '09 in full Seventies regalia....

Weekly Student Profile: Logan Rosen

Weekly Student Profile: Logan Rosen

September 9, 2008

Jack Hennessy '10 Staff Writer The Inklings Website's weekly profile of an outstanding Staples student begins this week with an incoming Freshman who is finding high school to his liking. His name is Logan Rosen, and he's in Spanish four honors. On how he felt about the class for juniors and seniors...

People Freshmen SHOULD Know

People Freshmen SHOULD Know

August 25, 2008

Grace Shay '10 Features Editor Out of the roughly 150 administrators and teachers at Staples, there are a few key members that you, the freshmen, should learn to love (other than the obvious, like Mr. Dodig-yes, he's the principal). Need a band-aid? Late for class? These friendly faculty members ...

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