Inklings News

Superfans preview rec basketball

New podcast is set to discuss the previous upperclassmen rec basketball week and new power rankings

Jack Lev '20, Teddy Dienst '20, Logan Gornbein '21

January 5, 2020

Juniors take NGSS Science Test

Juniors are required at Staples to take the NGSS Science Test in order to graduate.

Roxy Augeri ’20 and Dana Perelberg ’20

June 13, 2019

Juniors contemplate if prom is worth it

Students have varying opinions about is a junior prom is truly worth it or not.

Abby Fleming ’20 and Mia Daignault ’20

May 15, 2019

Junior Prom Committee raises money for the spring prom

Staples juniors have been raising money for the underfunded junior prom this coming spring by selling lanyards and phone cases to the student body and Westport residents

Caroline Donohue ’20

March 1, 2019

The Prom Committee is planning on selling lanyards and phone cases in order to raise money for Junior Prom. Committed Staples juniors have been working hard in order to fundraise for the Junior Prom in May. The school has been struggling to raise money, and as of right now there is no prom for junior...

Sexual misconduct addressed in junior health classes

Sexual misconduct addressed in junior health classes

Sophie Driscoll ’19 and Layla Wofsy ’19

January 24, 2018

By Sophie Driscoll ’19 & Layla Wofsy ’19 Rosie Enyart, a Prevention Educator from The Center for Sexual Assault Crisis Counselling and Education, visited junior health classes earlier this month to talk to students about sexual harassment and sexual consent. “I came in to speak to the...

Midterms and Counties Packed Into One Week

Midterms and Counties Packed Into One Week

January 22, 2018

By Madison Phelps '19 and Hannah Bolandian '19

D’Amico lays down the law: Those who violate parking rules are to face future punishment

D’Amico lays down the law: Those who violate parking rules are to face future punishment

June 13, 2017

By: Ben Stein '18 and Jack Caldwell '18 Recently, Principal James D’Amico said in an email that any juniors “who park on campus without a pass will not be allowed to obtain a parking pass for next year.” Those who do not have the right to park on school grounds are supposed to park at the Wakeman...

Truth About Hate assembly was powerful tool despite poor execution

Truth About Hate assembly was powerful tool despite poor execution

March 22, 2017

By: Amelia Brown '18 Not many things can incite the level of joy in students that the prospect of missing class can. Snow days, early dismissals, delays and, yes, even assemblies, send a rush of satisfaction and relaxation through our teenage minds. The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) sponsored assembly,...

Naviance induces stress among juniors

Naviance induces stress among juniors

Becca Rawiszer, Public Relations Manager

March 30, 2016

There are plenty of perks to junior year: the arduous effort put into standardized testing preparation, the GPA-demolisher classes––better known as Advanced Placement classes––and the stress and anxiety that comes with the fact that this is the last full year of grades and accomplishments that...

Students prepare for the ACT

Students prepare for the ACT

Julia Rosier, Staff Writer

October 25, 2015

As the ACT fast approaches, juniors and seniors have been preparing and studying. The ACT is a standardized test that is given multiple times throughout the year, which students can take as many times as they please. Danny Jersey ’17 took the ACT Sept. 12 and prepared two months in advance to the te...

Junior students stand up against the SBAC

Junior students stand up against the SBAC

Emma Lederer, Staff Writer

June 3, 2015

Last week, eleventh-grade students were scheduled to take the much-discussed Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium. However, as the week approached, more and more students decided to opt out of the test. The number of participants in the “trial run” of this standardized test further decreased...

Lone senior stranded in AP Language class

Lone senior stranded in AP Language class

Larissa Lieberson, Director of Social Media

September 19, 2014

On the first day of school, 23 puzzled faces turned to look at me when I stepped into AP English Language, blowing my neon green whistle and wearing a pink boa. They weren’t confused because of my strange wardrobe choice (I was dressed the same as every single senior girl: tiara on my head, senior...

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