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[Sept. 2016 Sports] Varsity field hockey executes new style of play in hopes of achieving season goals

October 11, 2016

By Izzy Blansfield '18 Sports Editor The Staples girls’ varsity field hockey team, led by second year coach Ian Tapsall, will execute a new style of play this season. “Coach Tapsall has made a huge impact on the team. Last year, he came in and created a whole new system consisting of a differ...

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...

Colleen Palmer appointed new Westport Superintendent

Colleen Palmer appointed new Westport Superintendent

Justin Schwebel, Staff Writer

January 18, 2016

Dr. Colleen Palmer was officially appointed as the next superintendent of the Westport Public Schools at Monday night's Board of Education (BOE) meeting with a unanimous 6-0 vote. . Palmer, who will begin her role as superintendent on July 1, will replace Dr. Elliot Landon. Landon who has worked fo...

The faces voices forgotten on the radio

The faces voices forgotten on the radio

Blake Rubin, Features Web Editor

October 19, 2015

Famous pop artists like Taylor Swift, Drake, and Sam Smith have been dominating the radio with their hit songs for the past year. These artists however can be just as good as singers who have songs on Spotify, iTunes, and Soundcloud but just don’t get the “radio recognition.” Here are four popu...

Girls’ Water Polo Adjusts to a New Team Dynamic

Amina Abdul-Kareem, Staff Writer

April 3, 2015

“It looks easy right? It’s not,” Sydney Sussman ‘15 said. Try it: treading water without using your hands, all while palming off your opponents and simultaneously wrestling a few others, still shooting at the goal under complete fatigue. This is what the Girls Water Polo team does from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m...

“Better Call Saul” doesn’t disappoint

Saul Goodman/James “Jimmy” McGill, played by Bob Odenkirk, in a scene from “Better Call Saul.” Photo courtesy of MCT Campus.

Nicole DeBlasi, Web Managing Editor

February 12, 2015

Let me preface this by saying that I am obsessed with “Breaking Bad” and even more obsessed with the character Saul Goodman, the criminal lawyer (emphasis on criminal) who helps out Walt and Jesse. Therefore, I had high hopes watching this show. And I wasn’t disappointed. “Better Call Sau...

Crumbs returns with new goodies and gluten-free options

Crumbs celebrates it's return with lots of new goodies

Eliza Goldberg, Staff Writer

November 24, 2014

  Crumbs has finally delved into the gluten free world, returning to the Westport dessert scene after a roughly four-month hiatus due to bankruptcy. In early July 2014, all Crumbs locations closed after the company went bankrupt. However, after being purchased by the owner of the Dippin Dots ...

Señor Salsa opens in Westport

This delicious soft shell taco is stuffed with chicken, lettuce, and cheese.

Jesse Greenspun, Staff Writer

October 2, 2014

Señor Salsa, a Fairfield Connecticut establishment, has finally made its way to Westport. Conveniently located at 221 Post Road West, Señor Salsa is seemingly a hybrid between Border Grill, a long time Westport favorite, and Qdoba, which has recently staked its claim in Westport’s Mexican food sce...

New Levitt Pavillion lights up large crowds

New Levitt Pavillion lights up large crowds

Chase Gornbein, Assistant Business Manager

September 19, 2014

Located in downtown Westport adjacent to the Saugatuck River, the Levitt Pavillion has gone through a series of renovations in efforts to draw much larger crowds. Although Greg Fisher ’15 has never witnessed a concert at the Pavillion, he is still awestruck by the amazing renovations that have taken...

Colors of the Wind: Nail Trends Go In a New Direction For Spring

Colors of the Wind: Nail Trends Go In a New Direction For Spring

April 15, 2011

Nail fashions are often overlooked, but many girls take great pride in their manicures. Like clothing trends, nail polish fads come and go with the changing of the seasons. Metallic, neon, glitz, and neutrals all have their seasons, but for summer it seems like Staples girls are swaying towards pale pink shad...

January 3, 2011 | Waking Up for the New Year

January 3, 2011 | Waking Up for the New Year

January 3, 2011

9:35 a.m. Jon Wormser '12 looks for a much-needed "pick me up" as he returns to school for the first day of the new year....

A New Phenomenon- Girls' Rec Basketball Begins at Staples

A New Phenomenon- Girls' Rec Basketball Begins at Staples

December 22, 2010

The rubber floors of the Bedford gym are invaded by juniors and seniors every Thursday night to partake in a fun and jokingly competitive matchup of basketball that will be discussed for the entire week until the following Thursday, where they will continue to do the same thing. This is a tradition for upper...

Ski Team Skates to Success with New Coach

Ski Team Skates to Success with New Coach

December 7, 2010

Image via Wikipedia After finishing first in state last year in skiing, the Staples Boys Varsity Ski team has a new coach. Former coach Jonathan Shepro resigned after their memorable season last year. “I just didn’t have enough time anymore,” Shepro said. This year the team has brought in Bedford Middle School Sci...

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