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Dec. 16, 2012 | Making Candygrams

Dec. 16, 2012 | Making Candygrams

Olivia Kalb, Staff Writer

December 16, 2012

12:30 p.m. President of Global Friendship puts together a candy-gram in one of the final candy-gram making parties of this year. After hours and hours over the last few weeks the candy canes will be handed out during period 8 on Thursday this week.

Dec. 15, 2012 | Final Candlelight Performance

Dec. 15, 2012 | Final Candlelight Performance

Kelsey Shockey, Video Editor

December 15, 2012

8:00 p.m. During the last day of the Candlelight Concert, the orchestra gets tuned up to prepare for their final appearance.

Dec. 13, 2012 | Gilespie’s Little Helpers

Dec. 13, 2012 | Gilespie’s Little Helpers

Sophie Hampton, A & E Editor

December 13, 2012

3:00 p.m. Culinary club fills the chocolate cookies they just made with vanilla creme preparing them to be served at the Gillespie Center tomorrow.

Dec. 11, 2012 | Young Artists’ Debut

Dec. 11, 2012 | Young Artists’ Debut

Alexandra O'Kane '13, Staff Writer

December 11, 2012

11:30 a.m. This week, art has been put up on display in the main hallway outside the auditorium. As kids walk to class, they can see anything from pottery to jewelry to watercolor paintings. If you have missed it, be sure to look at the great artwork while it's up!

Dec. 10, 2012 | A Foggy Field

Dec. 10, 2012 | A Foggy Field

Julia Sharkey, Features Editor

December 10, 2012

1:15 p.m. Westport had a long gloomy day filled with fog, which disabled students to see over the fence onto the Ginny Parker field from the parking lot. The vibrant Staples "S" was barely visible.

Dec. 9, 2012 | Santa Claus is Coming Downtown

Dec. 9, 2012 | Santa Claus is Coming Downtown

Katie Cion, Opinions Editor

December 9, 2012

2:30 p.m. Santa talks to a few of the kids on the nice list about last minute Christmas wishes.

Dec. 8, 2012 | Let the Festivities Begin

Dec. 8, 2012 | Let the Festivities Begin

Molly Barreca, Sports Editor

December 8, 2012

6:38 p.m. Tonight marks the first night of Hannukah. Families across Westport will continue to celebrate this Jewish holiday for the next seven nights until Dec. 16. Meanwhile, the countdown to Christmas continues (16 days, 5 hours, 19 minutes).

Dec. 6, 2012 | Giving Back to Teachers

Dec. 6, 2012 | Giving Back to Teachers

Haley Zeldes, Features Editor

December 6, 2012

12:30 p.m. Volunteer parents begin to break down the large buffet of food following the teacher appreciation luncheon hosted by the PTA. The luncheon was enjoyed by Staples faculty during the three lunch waves and conversation continued after as well. Inklings would like to thank the Staples faculty...

Dec. 5, 2012 | Senior Stress

Dec. 5, 2012 | Senior Stress

Claire O'Halloran, Web A&E Editor

December 5, 2012

11:27a.m. The college stress is reaching its peak as seniors start to hear back on admission decisions from schools.  Students who have yet to hear back from schools eagerly await for emails from their colleges.

Dec. 4, 2012 | Dirt

Dec. 4, 2012 | Dirt

Ellie Mann, Business Manager

December 4, 2012

8:55 a.m. The Teen Awareness Group (TAG) sponsored a presentation of “Dirt,” a one-man show performed by actor John Morello, aimed at emphasizing the effects of drugs and alcohol. Morello used his comedic talent in order to put an atypical spin on a typical topic. Seniors and juniors were required...

Dec. 3, 2012 | The Gift of Giving

Dec. 3, 2012 | The Gift of Giving

Caroline Cohen, Staff Writer

December 3, 2012

12:00 p.m. Boxes line the front hallway collecting donations to local causes this holiday season. Staples students can give coats, toys, DVDs and more to help those in need.

Dec. 2, 2012 | Westport Dance Academy Presents the Nutcracker

Dec. 2, 2012 | Westport Dance Academy Presents the Nutcracker

Andrea Frost, Staff Writer

December 2, 2012

1:00 p.m. Westport Dance Academy students prepare for their final performance of the Nutcracker at Staples High School, today at 3:00 p.m.

Dec. 2, 2012 | Early Morning Workout

Dec. 2, 2012 | Early Morning Workout

Kelsey Shockey, Staff Writer

December 2, 2012

‎10:00 a.m. Sunday morning kicks off with some stretching before Zumba class starts at Intensity with Marcello.

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