Inklings News

StretchLab Westport strives to improve flexibility for all

On Aug. 26, StretchLab Westport officially opened, hoping to make a welcoming environment for all.

Amanda Rowan '20, Staff Writer

September 25, 2019

Feeling sore from that morning workout, tired from those long work hours, or just need a muscle relaxation? StretchLab Westport will do the job. With over 50 stores nationwide, a new location recently opened on Post Road East in Westport on Aug. 26, 2019.  StretchLab works to make stretching an inclu...

Plant-based diets sprout into Staples

Vegan options are becoming the norm in most supermarkets, so there are plenty of new options for Meatless Monday - a growing trend in lots of households where no meat is consumed for the entire day.

Karina Murray '22, Staff Writer

September 25, 2019

Imagine a world where meat-eaters and dairy product consumers didn’t exist. Would it alter our health? Our daily lives? Our earth? The objective answer to all three of these questions is a definitive yes. For these reasons and countless others, plant-based diets seem to be an increasing trend: a tr...

Athletes engender empowerment in Westport’s annual triathlon

Participants of the annual 2019 Fairfield County Bank Westport Kiwanis Triathlon on Sept. 8, 2019 race to complete the event at Compo Beach in Westport, Connecticut.

Lauren Hassell ’22, Web Features Editor

September 21, 2019

At the waterline of Compo Beach in Westport, over 200 athletes charged into the Long Island Sound and began the annual 2019 Fairfield County Bank Westport Kiwanis Triathlon on Sept. 8, 2019. The participants were prepared for the 0.5-mile swim, 5.5-mile bike ride and a 2.2-mile run that constituted the event...

Purple hair promotes species conservation

The event’s creator, Cate Casparius ‘19, advertises the instagram account that she created for the fundraiser. Casparius’ goal was to post at least 30 pictures on the account to save acres of rainforest land.

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

Many activities for dogs and humans were present at the festival. These activities included an obstacle course for dogs, as well as many local businesses selling dog apparel, dog treats and more.

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

The market, lined with vendors, was located in downtown Westport and took place Sunday, May 5th.

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

Stella Corenthal ’21 and Sutton Lindau ’21 performing their project in front of the judges and other audience members. Their performance was about Mae Jemison, the first African American to travel to space. Corenthal and Lindau placed second in their category.

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

Hannah Bolandian '19 and Nicky Brown '19 pose for a picture before school on decision day. Both are decked out in the college they are attending.

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

Ben Roland ‘19, a familiar face at the Variety Show, performs for the in front of the student-packed audience.

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...

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