Inklings News

Gillespie Center keeps residents safe and healthy with help from community

Jacob Greenberger '22, Staff Writer

May 18, 2020

In a time of need, Westport citizens have continued to support each other with donations large and small. Last week, the Staples Lacrosse Association food drive was able to make donations of over $1000 and 1000 food items to the Homes with Hope Gillespie Center’s Food Pantry. The donations wer...

Alleged threat of shooting prompts shelter-in-place at Staples, investigation in Westport

Alleged threat of shooting prompts shelter-in-place at Staples, investigation in Westport

Eddie Kiev '20, Web News Editor

February 28, 2018

A student report of an alleged shooting threat prompted a shelter-in-place procedure at Staples High School and investigations around Westport on Tuesday, Feb. 27. “A juvenile student was overheard making threats that he was going to shoot a teacher,” Westport Police Chief Foti Koskinas said ...

September 27, 2010 | Shelter Skelter

Photo by Petey Menz '11

September 27, 2010

2:20 p.m. Staples experiences a moment of tenderness as  student Gabe Block '11 shelters his friend Yuri Lenskiy '11 from today's rainy weather as the two of them wait for their respective buses to arrive....

Local Family Rescues Man’s Best Friend

Graphic by Connie Zhou ’12

March 26, 2010

Stevie Klein '12 Web Features Editor Callie Loparo ’12 has always grown up with dogs. Whether it was a pit-bull, husky mix or Chow mix, the dogs were all from shelters. The six dogs she owns now are also from shelters. Not only has she and her mother rescued these dogs, but they in fact rescue dogs for oth...

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