Join the discussion.

Inklings News

Join the discussion.

Inklings News

Join the discussion.

Inklings News

Benji Schussheim, one of the algorithm's co-creators, codes a prototype entitled Personalized Automatic Stuttered Speech Recognition (PASSR).

Mandayam, Schussheim code stuttered speech recognition algorithm

Audrey Bernstein '20 , Editor-in-Chief March 19, 2020

It was summertime when Rishabh Mandayam ’21’s phone lit up with a text from Benji Schussheim ’20. “I want to create a machine learning algorithm for stuttering,” it said. “Are you in or are...

Staples German students compete in the quiz bowl at UConn on Nov. 14.

German students take field trip to UConn, win competition in German language

Siri Kanter ’20, Associate Managing Editor December 17, 2019

German students at Staples took a field trip to the UConn Storrs campus to learn about German culture on Nov. 14. Staples placed first in the Quiz Bowl, a competition in that tested students’ knowledge...

[Oct. 2016 Features] Bilingual students bring multiple cultures to Staples

November 22, 2016

By Charlie Colasurdo ’18   In a New York Times article entitled, “Why Bilinguals are Smarter,” author Yudhijit Bhattacharjee reported, “Speaking two languages rather than just one has...

Foreign universities broaden cultural experiences

Anders Hovstadius, Staff Writer April 7, 2015

Most graduated seniors leave for college by a car or plane ride across the United States, but only a handful of students take a plane outside of the U.S. to another country. In fact, according to the...

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...

Students slay slang

Students slay slang

Francessa Truitt, Staff Writer February 24, 2015

Ah slang, or whatever the kids are calling it these days. You hashtag everything, and you’re “sorry not sorry”—whatever that means. And everything is “bae,” whether a boyfriend or a pizza,...

33 Students Inducted into Five World Language National Honor Society Chapters at Staples High School

April 11, 2011

On March 29 the Staples World Language Department honored some of its finest students at the annual World Language National Honor Society inductions. The students earned membership into their respective...

Load More Stories