Inklings News

Arden Scherer ’21 debuts new tie-dye business

Rebecca Kanfer '21, Outreach Manager

May 12, 2020

The sun is peeking from behind cool spring clouds, brightly colored flowers and leaves are blooming throughout gardens and pastel colors are emerging from the depths of closets -- all indicators that summer is swiftly approaching.  But, this season is different than most. The beginning of th...

Students consider impacts of new AP exam format

Although the AP U.S. History test, for example, traditionally takes over two hours and consists of multiple sections, the 2020 AP test will be 45 minutes long and consist of free response questions. The original test had to be modified due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Lyah Muktavaram ’22 and Anastasia Thumser ’22

April 15, 2020

Westport’s hidden treasure: Wakeman Town Farm

Three little ones show off freshly picked strawberries from the farm.

Grace Livecchi '21, Staff Writer

March 29, 2020

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Online school proves to be a challenge for students

Online schooling due to Coronavirus has become very challenging for many students, possibly even more challenging than regular school.

Julia Kasabian '21, Web Arts Editor

March 27, 2020

Online school is new to almost all of us. We’re so used to going to school, seeing our friends and meeting with teachers, which has all been taken away due to coronavirus.  Online school has proven to be challenging, to say the least. Not only is there more work, it’s harder to complete and ...

GFA eliminates AP courses

A student shows her packed schedule with two of her AP classes being in the afternoon.

Rebecca Kanfer '21, Paper Sports editor

February 25, 2020

The bell rings. Students stuff their pencils and papers back into their bags. Anxious looks are shot towards the teacher collecting the tests. The class exits as murmurs about the exam stream down the hallway. Stress and anxiety build as students await their grade. This experience is common among students...

Kids rush to pick career paths too young

Students are becoming more and more pressured into picking their career paths too young.

Evi Tarshis '20, Paper Arts Editor

February 13, 2020

It is more common than not that you will come across a high schooler who has a perfect sense of what they want to do with his or her life. For me there was no question: it was always Communications. I’ve spent two years of my life exploring the world of journalism and all of its perks and insights...

Staples cafeteria meets the majority of students’ needs

Nick Armentano ’22 enjoys a sandwich from the Staples cafeteria.

Charley Guthartz '22 and Ella Stoler '22

February 12, 2020

Singapore students experience life in Westport

Lyah Muktavaram ’22 and Natalie Bandura ’22

Lyah Muktavaram ’22 and Natalie Bandura ’22

December 20, 2019

Assessment center: Is it effective?


Photo of sign outside of the Assessment Center. It is located on the door of the make-up center.

Charley Guthartz, Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

Many Staples students get the Assessment Center and learning center confused. These two rooms are put into place by the school to be helpful for students. But rarely students are unaware of where these rooms are so what's the point is having them?  The learning center is where you can go to get extra help from a...

Staples seniors step up to vote

Westport residents placing their votes at Westport Town Hall on election day for Board of Education, Board of Finance and other commissions.

Ethan Frank '20 and Grady Narang '20

November 13, 2019

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