Inklings News

Seniors attempt to salvage their internships

Holden Cohen '20, Staff Writer

May 18, 2020

In the past, when the school year came to an end and the hallways became significantly less crowded, underclassmen could really sense the entire class of students. This was the senior class, as they go off on their internships to either learn something in their career choice or destress from the grue...

How seniors are celebrating graduation during the coronavirus pandemic

Reilly Caldwell '20, Staff Writer

May 17, 2020

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New rules for sexual assault on college campuses released

New rules for sexual assault on college campuses released

Abby Fleming, Staff Writer

May 14, 2020

New rules have been created regarding sexual assault on college campuses, the most notabe that victims can be cross-examined during hearings. Secretary of Education Betsy Devos announced this new rule on May 6 in conjuction with other policies that will force universities to change how they handle sexua...

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...

Corona disrupts college decisions for seniors

Siri Kanter '20, Staff Writer

May 11, 2020

For the past three years, seniors have eagerly awaited for May 1, 2020: a day where they could represent their selected post-high school plans, confident in their choices. For the class of 2020, however, this image will not be fulfilled. In the age of Covid-19, many seniors feel uncertain and...

College and Career Center revises plan to keep senior internships

Students will have three options to choose from as their “Reimagined Senior Internship.”

Emily Stone '20, Business Director

April 29, 2020

The College and Career Center announced April 28 that senior internships for the 2020 school year will take place as scheduled.  According to an email sent out to the senior class, students will be able to choose from three different research based options that will act as their internship experience. ...

Seniors react to remote learning curriculum, COVID-19 updates

Principal Stafford W. Thomas, Jr. sent out an update to all students on Monday, March 16. He discussed remote learning, noting that students will spend multiple hours a day engaged within online coursework.

Eddie Kiev ’20 and Audrey Bernstein ’20

March 29, 2020

Rec basketball ends in heartbreak for seniors

Students played basketball at Compo beach to compensate for the loss of rec basketball.

Ethan Frank '20

March 23, 2020

“Who are you guys playing tonight?” is a common thing to hear among senior boys around the halls of Staples High School. Rec basketball is a staple among Westport youth basketball players and canceling the most important Thursday night of the winter sports calendar for some is a huge disappointme...

Personalized parking spots inspire creativity

School parking lot with all personalized spots that students created on their own.

Charlotte Smith '21, Staff Writer

March 14, 2020

Every morning, seniors park in their assigned spot outside of Staples, which is their permanent place to park for the entire school year. Although the spot belongs to them until they leave for internships, the only thing that symbolizes that its theirs is the small yellow number that is imprinted on eac...

Students decide if Senior Skip Days are useless or useful

The senior section of the cafeteria sits empty during free period while many decide to stay at home during senior skip day.

Samantha Felner '22 and Jack Lev '20

February 10, 2020

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