Inklings News

How seniors are celebrating graduation during the coronavirus pandemic

Reilly Caldwell '20, Staff Writer

May 17, 2020

Questions arise with graduation season approaching

Having seniors graduate at their normal time brings up many health concerns and would require all of the families and faculty to wear masks.

Tori Wilson ’22 and Shira Zeiberg ’22, Staff Writer and Assistant Business Manager

May 14, 2020

Virtual graduation leaves students heartbroken

Charlotte Smith '21, Social Media Director

May 11, 2020

  Due to the effects of COVID-19 on the United States, many high schools and colleges have started to consider having a “virtual graduation” for the class of 2020 instead of an in-person graduation in late summer. Whether you are a high school or college student, everyone deserves an i...

Coming to terms with life under lockdown

Staying at home proves more difficult than it initially seemed, even for introverts.

Abby Fleming '20, Opinions Editor

April 20, 2020

When Westporters found out it would be necessary to social distance to prevent the spread of COVID-19, I wasn’t worried. I have introverted tendencies and I like to think I’m an expert when it comes to being happy at home. So, while I worried a lot about our community’s health, I was confident in my a...

Unconventional superlatives engage senior class

The Staples senior class reminisce with these nontraditional superlatives

Bri Zeiberg ’19

April 2, 2019

It has become a tradition for most high school yearbooks to have a section of superlatives that highlight a variety of students in the 12th grade. Traditional superlatives consist of most likely to succeed or best eyes or hair, but this year Staples put a twist on their superlative selection. The...

College culture critiqued by Staples community

College culture critiqued by Staples community

January 29, 2018

By Molly Mahoney '18 and Maddy Sell '18 ...

Special note to seniors awaiting college decisions: take a chill pill

Special note to seniors awaiting college decisions: take a chill pill

January 15, 2018

By Ian Bernstein '18 Attention anxious seniors, It’s mid-January; the leaves are long gone, the air is bitter and the birds are no longer chirping. The days are short with long hours of darkness, casting a spell of fatigue and discouragement. You’ve probably just applied to your regular decision...

Taylor Swift is back…Ready For It?

Taylor Swift is back...Ready For It?

September 16, 2017

By Erin Lynch '18 The long awaited return of Taylor Swift has finally arrived, and it happened fast. Given the fact that it has been almost three years since Swift released any new music, and roughly a year since she has really been out in public, the pop sensation has made a rather abrupt comeback....

Graduating seniors say goodbye to their instruments

Graduating seniors say goodbye to their instruments

May 15, 2017

Amanda Kaplowitz ’19   So many seniors take advantage of the music program offered at Staples and have played instruments throughout their entire high school careers. However, some of these instruments will be put back in their cases and go out of tune when the seniors pack up and head for...

Senior Retrospective: Four Tips for Incoming Students

Senior Retrospective: Four Tips for Incoming Students

Zachary McCarthy, Staff Writer

June 16, 2016

It’s the eve of graduation (gulp)! Though I may be out of the building and toiling away at important projects like my internship and putting a dent in Game of Thrones (Valar morghulis), I’m sure as heck not done with Staples yet. For that reason, I thought I’d finish off my Inklings career by...

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