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Unlimited PowerSchool access toxic to Staples

Since PowerSchool was added to the Westport Public School district in 2017, both students and parents have had unlimited access to grades. The constant ability to check the app causes unnecessary stress to students.

Remy Teltser ’21, Paper Features Editor

November 11, 2019

Hardly seven seconds after receiving an “it’s posted” text message, PowerSchool is loading its web page onto my phone browser. As the all too familiar gray dial spins around, I am internally freaking out. Simultaneously, my AP Lang group chat is blowing up talking about how this one essay affect...

Attorney General Richard Blumenthal Answers Inklings's Questions

Attorney General Richard Blumenthal Answers Inklings's Questions

October 22, 2010

Image via Wikipedia This year’s Senatorial election for the second district has gained a great deal of national attention. Inklings recently contacted both campaigns via email to ask the candidates about issues that concern both Staples students and the state of Connecticut as a whole. By the t...

The Ups and Downs of Student Elevator Use

Students with permanent disabilities or a physician's note as well as teachers can use the school elevator. | Photo by Lucy Sinclair

March 12, 2010

Dana Rappaport '11 Web Opinions Editor To some, the Staples elevator is a free ride that provides leisurely access to different floors and is accessible at the push of a button. It is truly a peculiar phenomenon that students are not rushing into the crammed area in order to avoid the agonizing trip of walking up a flight of stairs. Students Wh...

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