Inklings News

Autumn Smith continues to prove herself this season

Autumn Smith '21 dribbles past Darien defender with ease.

Ryan Thomas '22, Staff Writer

October 22, 2019

Autumn Smith ’21 has impressed just about anyone who sees her play from the start of her varsity soccer career. The staples midfielder made varsity as a freshman and was named first team All-FCIAC her freshman and sophomore years.  Smith has started off the season hot, with 5 goals and 11 assist...

Variety show displays Staples students’ talent

Ben Roland ‘19, a familiar face at the Variety Show, performs for the in front of the student-packed audience.

Remi Levitt '21

May 15, 2019

From juggling acts to full student rock bands, the Staples variety show is home to a plethora of interesting performances. On Monday, April 8, Staples students had the opportunity to try out to be a part of the 2019 variety show and show their talent to the ‘judges.’ When auditioning, performers...

Emmy Marcus explores art of makeup

Emmy Marcus ’22 poses for a picture on her instagram displaying her detailed artwork that she created on her face.

Rebecca Kanfer '21

March 15, 2019

An abundance of makeup brushes, eyeshadow pallets and rainbow colored lipsticks overflow her vanity. As a way to express her love for art, Emmy Marcus ’22 uses her face as a canvas. Marcus has always had a talent for drawing and painting but starting experimenting with the world of special effects...

Westport showcases its skills in CT’s got talent

Westport showcases its skills in CT’s got talent

March 14, 2018

By Izzy Blansfield ’18 ...

Variety Show

Variety Show

May 4, 2017

By Kate Lewis '18 and Megan Doyle '18

[Oct. 2016 Arts] First place flute star shines bright

November 22, 2016

By Melanie Lust  ’19   When Cece Hong ‘18 entered the first round of the American Chamber Orchestra’s concerto competition, she never imagined that she would win the elite tournament. But earlier this year, she did just that. “The first round, I thought I did really poorly,” she ...

Sweet Frog provides home for aspiring artists

Sweet Frog provides home for aspiring artists

November 5, 2016

Alice Hickson '17 The popular frozen yogurt business, Sweet Frog, located at 623 Post Rd East, has teamed up with the Youth Art Forum (YAF) to provide a topping of talent to their sweet treats. The FroYo shop now features a miniature art gallery for customers to enjoy. The Youth Arts Forum is...

An exclusive inside look at Staples’ most talented students

Hosts Nick Ribolla ’16 and Jimmy Ray Stagg ’16 present the opening act of the Variety Show.

Brett Franklin, Assistant Business Manager

April 25, 2016

The Student Assembly hosted the Variety Show last Friday, April 15,  which showcased the school’s most talented students. From singing, to dancing in a chicken suit, the Variety Show covered it all. A special schedule was put in place in order to accommodate the show that took place during period six. ...

Kempner keeps music in the loop

Kempner keeps music in the loop

Rebecca Hoving, Staff Writer

January 9, 2015

Julia Kempner ’16 is not the typical singer. In fact, she isn’t typical at all. Arriving at the interview, arms full with colorful origami butterflies, Kempner said one thing before getting down to business; “Take East Asian [studies] next year.” Besides her love for Spongebob episodes, though...

Staples Girls’ Swim and Dive lose to Greenwich

The Lady Wreckers huddled for a pre-meet pep talk

Larissa Lieberson, Director of Social Media

October 3, 2014

The members of the Varsity Girls’ Swim and Dive team didn’t manage to score a win against their formidable opponent, Greenwich High School, on October 2 at home. The score was stopped at 80-99 Greenwich, declaring their victory. However, the group, composed of many young athletes, is expecting a great season ahead of them. “This team h...

Local performers wow Toquet Hall audience

Local performers wow Toquet Hall audience

Rachel Treisman, Staff Writer

March 27, 2014

Teenagers talk and laugh, crowding around the overstuffed couches and game tables as the evening sun slowly sets. Local talents Fighting Static, James Kerr, Alex Retter and Sarah Barrios prepare to hit the stage. It’s seven pm on Friday, March 21, and the concert at Toquet Hall is about to begin. ...

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