Inklings News

World Language Week returns to Staples

Ellee Seitz ’21 works on posters to promote work language week during her honors Italian class. Many world language classes spent time making and hanging up posters around the school.

Chelsea Strober '21, Paper Opinions Editor

March 20, 2020

All over the country, the first weeks of March are recognized as World Language Week. The week promotes and celebrates foreign languages and cultures from all around the world. While it has not taken place at Staples in over 10 years, World Language Week made its return on Monday March 9 and will continue...

Australia votes ‘yes’ on same-sex marriage

Australia votes ‘yes’ on same-sex marriage

November 17, 2017

By Julia Rosier '18 On Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, Australia voted in favor of same-sex marriage. Although not binding, this will officially allow the Australian Parliament to legally create a bill for gay and lesbian couples. Hundreds of Australian citizens spent the day celebrating with rainbow-co...

Celebrating the legend, Dr. Martin Luther King

Celebrating the legend, Dr. Martin Luther King

January 20, 2017

By: Anna Rhoads '19 “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.” These are the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, a civil rights activist who led the way for a movement...

Giving thanks, but no Thanksgiving

Photo contributed by Annabelle Lyme '16.

Alix Sommers, Assistant Business Manager

November 25, 2015

The warm aroma of a juicy turkey, baked pies and mashed potatoes fills the kitchen as family members carrying additional homemade goodies walk inside greeting each other with hugs. Thanksgiving is a national holiday celebrated in the United States during the third Thursday in November. It’s a d...

Staples students rejoice for the Chinese New Year

Staples students rejoice for the Chinese New Year

Larissa Lieberson, Director of Social Media

March 13, 2015

Chinese language students, teachers and townspeople gathered at the Westport Library on March 7 to celebrate the Chinese New Year. The festivities began with traditional food and gamesand were  followed by lantern making. The event was set up by the Chinese National Honor Society, and students e...

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