Join the discussion.

Inklings News

Join the discussion.

Inklings News

Join the discussion.

Inklings News

Superfan Captains lead the school spirit at all school sporting events. Here they rally the fan section at the last Staples football game on Sept. 17 vs St. Joseph. The Wreckers lost 35-14.

Return of sports traditions reinforces sense of community

Jess Leon ’22, Staff Writer September 23, 2021

Last year’s sports season was full of missed opportunities and empty crowds. This year, however, Staples students are making up for it by spending weekday afternoons and Friday nights going with groups...

While many families celebrated thanksgiving differently than they normally do this year, many still stuck with their favorite fall side dishes for Thanksgiving dinner.

Despite COVID-19, Thanksgiving remains a memorable holiday

Charlotte Gurley '23, Staff Writer December 4, 2020

Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate community and unity. It’s a time to gather with friends and relatives around a beautifully-decorated dinner table, full of plates loaded with turkey, gravy, mashed...

Student and staff around the school celebrate Halloween through different traditions in class. Different sports teams, such as cheer, dress up for practice in spirit for the holiday along with the English department, who dresses up in a group costume.

Students and staff express enthusiasm for Halloween through school traditions

Lucy Arrow '21, Paper Features Editor November 6, 2019

From the wide variety of Halloween school events, including Spooktacular in elementary school to Monster Mash in middle school, all Westport Public Schools have found some way to celebrate the spooky holiday:...

Football team shaves their heads to unite, not haze

Football team shaves their heads to unite, not haze

October 2, 2018

BY ANNABELLE IANNONE '21

A New Season Calls for New Hair

A New Season Calls for New Hair

Ivy Prince ’17, Web A&E editor September 28, 2016

By: Ivy Prince ’17 Web A&E editor Whether it be the football team’s annual mohawks, the girls soccer team’s cornrow braids, or the boys lacrosse bleached tips, every sport has its rituals....

Photo contributed by Annabelle Lyme 16.

Giving thanks, but no Thanksgiving

Alix Sommers, Assistant Business Manager November 25, 2015

The warm aroma of a juicy turkey, baked pies and mashed potatoes fills the kitchen as family members carrying additional homemade goodies walk inside greeting each other with hugs. Thanksgiving is...

Hanukkah officially kicks off

Max Bibicoff, Staff Writer December 23, 2014

The smell of sizzling potato latkes wafts from the frying pan throughout the house. Freshly lit candles illuminate the room, providing a warm glow. For many who celebrate Hanukkah, these sensory images...

Senior traditions passing me by

Senior traditions passing me by

Alison Morrison, Staff Writer November 20, 2014

The fall of senior year comes with all kinds of traditions. There’s the first day of school, spirit week, motorcade and the homecoming football game. At Staples, it sometimes seems as though we are living...

Traditions are the stuffing of Thanksgiving

Traditions are the stuffing of Thanksgiving

Alice Hickson, Staff Writer November 11, 2014

Turkey is not the only thing getting stuffed on Thanksgiving. This food-filled holiday is also packed with plenty of classic and occasionally unconventional traditions. The participants of the original...

Inklinations: What Are Your Holiday Traditions?

Inklinations: What Are Your Holiday Traditions?

January 5, 2010

By Devin Skolnick '11 Web Features Editor  

Load More Stories