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Two Staples students received All-National Honors, making them the top performing high school musicians in the country. The musicians will travel to National Harbor, Maryland to participate in a prestigious ensemble where they will showcase their talents in the annual ANHE program showcase taking place at the beginning of November this year.

Staples musicians receive ‘All-National Honors,’ deemed top high school musician in country

Anna Diorio ’23, Broadcast Director September 30, 2022

Staples High School has long been recognized for its outstanding music program, demonstrating excellence in all of its ensembles and across a variety of instrument families. But what makes Staples music...

As of the 2022-2023 school year, students will store their phones in holders for each class period.

Administration introduces, enforces new personal device policy

Julia Herlyn ’23, Editor-in-Chief September 20, 2022

Superintendent Thomas Scarice announced on Aug. 25 the enforcement of a new cell phone policy for all Staples classrooms. This policy requires all students to submit their personal devices—such as AirPods,...

These phone cubbies are where phones are expected to be placed during class. The colors appeal to young children and look like something you’d find in a kindergarten, not a high school.

Pros and Cons surround Staples new phone policy

Matthew Saw '23, Web Arts Editor September 16, 2022

Many students and teachers have strong opinions surrounding the new policy regarding the use of personal cellphones in class. In an email sent to all students on Aug. 26 by Principal Stafford Thomas, students...

Westport approves a 2-year lease with Aries Building Systems LLC. for two portable classrooms at Coleytown Elementary school in hopes that the classrooms will help to alleviate overcrowding at the school. Over the past few years, as a result of migration to Westport due to COVID-19 as well as other factors, CES and Stepping Stones Preschool, which is housed in the CES building have seen major increases in enrollment.

Westport approves the implementation of portable classrooms at Coleytown Elementary School

Mia Bomback ’25, Paper News Editor June 13, 2022

Westport approved the installation of a portable classroom at Coleytown Elementary (CES) for $148,000 to address concerns of overpopulation at the school. The classroom, approved on Wednesday, May 25,...

Student tattoos carry personal significance, stories

Lily Caplan ’22, Managing Editor February 15, 2022

Inklings News does not condone the use of stick and poke.

Staples environment cultivates creative community: Zach Bishop ’22, full Q & A

Katie Simons '22, Editor-In-Chief February 8, 2022

What instruments do you play and what inspired you to start playing? I've played viola for almost 10 years now. I play violin and piano as well. I chose the viola originally because I wanted to have...

Staples High School plans to hold midterm exams from Jan 19-Jan 26.

Maintaining midterms benefits Staples students

Jalen St. Fort '22, Staff Writer January 27, 2022

The Staples High School administration should continue to try and make students' lives as normal as possible, which is why it was in everyone’s best interest to keep midterms.  I fully acknowledge...

December Students of the Month were announced by Principal Stafford W. Thomas Jr. on the morning of Dec. 13. Students of the Month are students that are respectful, hard-working, kind and make Staples a better place.

Staples announces December Students of the Month

Paige Tighe ’24, Staff Writer January 10, 2022

Within Staples High School, there are students that continuously contribute to the school’s community. A student’s persistence in school, amiability towards their peers and continuous contribution...

Greenwich High School began winter break two days early due to a dramatic increase in the number of positive COVID-19 cases among students and staff.

Greenwich High begins winter recess early citing rise in COVID-19 cases

Caroline Coffey ’22, Staff Writer December 23, 2021

Superintendent Toni Jones of Greenwich Public Schools announced on Dec. 21 that Greenwich High School would begin December break early due to a dramatic rise in COVID-19 cases within the school district....

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