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Wilton defeats Staples boys’ basketball 81-62 (in photos)

Wilton defeats Staples boys' basketball 81-62 (in photos)

December 30, 2016

By: Fritz Schemel Wilton defeated Staples in boys' basketball on Thursday, Dec. 29. The game was the championship of the Staples Holiday Classic. The two teams met in last year's tournament semifinal, and Wilton would go on to win the tournament. Staples guard Justin Seideman was named to the all-tournament team...

Staples juniors step up this year in The Nutcracker

Staples juniors step up this year in The Nutcracker

December 15, 2016

By: Camryn Ragland ’18 and Erin Lynch ’18 While many students spend their afternoons and evenings at various sports practices or clubs, some spend their time leaping and turning at dance. These students have recently been involved in the Westport Academy of Dance’s performance of The Nutcracker...

Celebrating Unconventional Holiday Traditions

Celebrating Unconventional Holiday Traditions

December 13, 2016

By: Camryn Ragland ’18 & Alexandra Sprouls '19 Christmastime is usually full of quality time with family, large trees, heartfelt presents, and delicious baked goods. However, amongst this very standard celebration of the holiday, there are quite a few families that take part in unique celebration...

Orgánachs Farm to Skin spreads holiday cheer through Staples community

Orgánachs Farm to Skin spreads holiday cheer through Staples community

December 6, 2016

Megan Brown '17 Orgánachs Farm to Skin is hosting a Holiday Shopping Party on December 11th from 1-4 p.m. specifically organized for young women at Staples. Siobhan McKinley, founder and owner of Orgánachs, was inspired to put together this event because of her desire to educate young women on...

Students share favorite holiday gifts

Students share favorite holiday gifts

Nicole Shapiro, Staff Writer

January 19, 2016

Top three holiday cookies

Top three holiday cookies

Olivia Foster, Staff Writer

January 5, 2016

Top Three Holiday Cookies by Inklings News on Exposure...

Holiday House tour kicks off Christmas season

Holiday House tour kicks off Christmas season

December 14, 2015

This story is on the Exposure website. To access it, follow the link below: https://inklingsnews.exposure.co/holiday-house-tour-kicks-off-christmas-season

Mother’s Day Gifts Designed for Three Personalities

Mother’s Day Gifts Designed for Three Personalities

Taylor Harrington, Staff Writer

May 4, 2015

Every year, we celebrate our moms on one special day with presents, cards and, perhaps, a dinner out. The hard part isn’t fighting the crowd for a card at CVS the day before Mother’s Day, or trying to find a restaurant with availability for six. It’s the weeks leading up to the big day when...

A survival guide for the Kosher for Passover

A survival guide for the Kosher for Passover

Caroline Cohen, Managing Editor

April 8, 2015

As an admitted pasta-obsessor, Passover can be quite the struggle for me. The holiday that commemorates the Jewish people’s escape from Egypt and into freedom also involves an eight-day period where those observing can not eat leavened bread. Don’t get me wrong, the holiday is as important as ...

Students reflect on past April Fools’ Day pranks

Glitter Nightmare -- Students often prank their friends with envelopes full of glitter, which often creates a mess.

Emily Olrik, Staff Writer

April 4, 2015

This year, shrill screams of “April Fools” flood the hallways at Staples as students pull out all the stops with elaborate pranks, but last year Kristina Wasserman ’17 had other plans. Wasserman created a buzz among her friends that a major prank was going to happen sometime that day, but the real...

Punxsutawney Phil emerges for his yearly spring predictions

Punxsutawney Phil emerges for his yearly spring predictions

Eliza Goldberg, Staff Writer

February 2, 2015

Every February 2nd since 1887, thousands have gathered at Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania in order to catch a glimpse of the world-renowned weather forecaster announcing his yearly spring predictions. This weather forecaster is quite untraditional. Punxsutawney Phil is small, brown...

Hanukkah officially kicks off

Max Bibicoff, Staff Writer

December 23, 2014

The smell of sizzling potato latkes wafts from the frying pan throughout the house. Freshly lit candles illuminate the room, providing a warm glow. For many who celebrate Hanukkah, these sensory images are a reminder of their own holiday traditions. Hanukkah, which started on the night of December 16th this...

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