Inklings News

Online clubs enhance students’ COVID-19 experience

Students of Staples High School run online clubs through Zoom meetings to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Audrey Kercher '23, Staff Writer

October 9, 2020

As eager students have returned to school following a new hybrid schedule, an extracurricular activity forgotten in the excitement are clubs. Staples High School declared that clubs would be running online, but this raises doubts as to whether these clubs are even worth joining. However, these doub...

Yearbook surveys attempt to integrate opinions, many don’t contribute

Yearbook committee members and editors Leah Chapman ’22, Zoë Kaye ’22 and Srushti Karve ’23 all work in the library classrooms to deliver yearbooks

Hannah Conn '23 and Prasaus Yeager '22

March 11, 2020

When yearbooks are sent out to the school, there is a rush of students looking to see if their picture is somewhere besides their class photo and what is featured in that year's book. The Yearbook Club, which is responsible for bringing these books to life, sends out surveys to students as a way to promote...

Westport CTEEN unites jewish teen girls

Jewish teen girls gather to learn about Judaism while having fun.

Lily Caplan '22 and Charley Guthartz '22

January 3, 2020

Involvement Fair is not as effective as it could be

Students gather listening to club pitches during the involvement fair

Ryan Thomas '22, Staff Writer

October 24, 2019

Each fall at Staples High School, presidents and members come together during lunch waves, attempting to convince Staples students to join their clubs with the help of posters and creative pitches.     A major problem with the Involvement Fair is that students are not seriously intereste...

New clubs allow for a variety of opportunities for students

New and old clubs line the hallway in hopes of catching the attention of students passing by.  Photo by Rebecca Kanfer '21.

Rebecca Kanfer '21, Paper Sports Editor

October 8, 2019

Streamers, balloons and posters fill every inch of the hallways. Club members have abundances of candy like it’s Halloween. Students parade the hallway, moving through the crowds to get a closer look at the clubs that have caught their eye. This scene is the ultimate indicator that the excitement o...

Finding the secret to advertising clubs

Jack Dennison ’21 finds the secret to creating a successful club at Staples High School

Jack Dennison '21 and Natalie Bandura '22

October 7, 2019

Staples Involvement Fair excites students with various clubs

Students participate in the involvement fair to expose themselves to new clubs.

Rebecca Kanfer ’21 and Carly Kaplowitz ’21

October 2, 2019

Girls code into the future of STEM

Girls code into the future of STEM

October 12, 2018

By Lauren Wasserman '19 The next generation: we envision new science; we envision new treatments; we envision new solutions. Yet we continue to restrict half our population from making this possible. We create dreams and set them up to be approximately 50 percent less likely to occur. We do this by ...

Staples student serves on statewide council of education

Staples student serves on statewide council of education

Lily Kane '20, Web News Editor

September 26, 2018

  While many students spend their high school years looking forward to the times not focused around school, some go against the tide and choose to become more involved with the topic of education. Emma McKinney ’19 is one of these students and was selected to be on the State Student Advisory Council on Education (SS...

Club Rush: Is it Beneficial to Have Candy at your Station?

Club Rush: Is it Beneficial to Have Candy at your Station?

October 25, 2017

By Celia Block '20 It's like the week of halloween; the hallway outside the cafeteria is buzzing with high school students wound up on sugar. Staples has over 90 clubs, each of which had their posters lined up during club rush to brag about what their club has to offer. Piles of candy were thrown...

Fourteen new Staples’ clubs rush into Involvement Fair

Kai Dasbach ’19 (left) and Kathleen Konkos ’19 (right) showcases the Filipino Club on Friday, September 30 on the final day of the Involvement Fair.

October 6, 2016

Over 100 Staples’ clubs have showcased at the annual Involvement Fair during all three lunch waves that kicked off on Sept. 26, 2016. The Involvement Fair is an opportunity for all students to “connect, find new friends, give back, and get involved,” Richard Franzis, Club Manager and Assistant Pri...

Fashion for a Cause club sews its way through Staples

Fashion for a Cause club sews its way through Staples

Julia Rosier, Sports Editor

March 11, 2016

As the Fashion for a Cause Club sews its way through Staples, the students of the club design their future through their numerous ideas and creations to support the Dress for Success Foundation. As a new club to Staples this year, the Fashion for a Cause club has already planned their first fashion show ev...

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