Join the discussion.

Inklings News

Join the discussion.

Inklings News

Join the discussion.

Inklings News

Over the past few years, the student population has decreased significantly, causing less seating for students throughout the hallway. With the student population starting to increase again, there is a newfound demand to bring back furniture to the hallways.
Student Council proposes reinstatement of furniture following hiatus
Caitlin Jacob, Communications Coordinator • February 16, 2024
Students coming to hear about their options for getting scholarships through  Staples during lunch on Feb.7.
The College and Career center welcomes students for annual scholarship workshop
Catie Campagnino '26, Staff Writer • February 16, 2024
Legacy admissions remain a contentious topic among Connecticut schools, with some opting to consider legacy status while others do not. However, this practice remains a significant factor in admissions decisions at many prestigious institutions.
Connecticut lawmakers may consider ban on legacy admission consideration
Anna Kercher '25, Paper Features Editor • February 8, 2024
Up Next works out plans regarding their future. (Contributed by Madeline Tucker ’25)
Fairfield’s Up Next Teens celebrates 3 years, with more to come
Elsa D’Elia ’25, Staff Writer • February 15, 2024
Glen Ryan, winner of the Crossword Puzzle Contest, accepts his award while being congratulated by the runner-ups.
Renowned host Will Shortz returns to Crossword Puzzle Contest
Danisha Nasution, Staff Writer • February 13, 2024
The debate over the presence of Savvy Smoker in Westport continues following a police investigation.
Savvy Smoker’s continued business evokes criticism
Talia Moskowitz '24 and Jolie Gefen ’24 February 8, 2024
More and more teenagers are turning to social media apps, such as Instagram, for information on world news and current events. However, 2-in-3 teenagers who get their news directly from news organizations say that doing so has helped them better understand current events.
“I saw it on Instagram:” un-tinting my window to the world
Mia Bomback ’25, Paper Features Editor • February 16, 2024
The School Counseling Department celebrates National School Counseling Week by recognizing the many individuals who guide Staples students towards success everyday. Their devoted work is always appreciated and it never goes unnoticed. (Photo contributed by @stapleshighschool_counseling on Instagram)
National School Counseling Week prompts gratitude, recognition for Staples counselors
Ruby Kantor ’24, Paper Managing Editor • February 15, 2024
I keep almost all of the cards I receive from sleepaway camp, birthdays, Valentines Day, etc.
Give the affordable gift of thoughtfulness this Valentine's Day
Sophie Smith ’26, Paper Sports Editor • February 8, 2024
Usher performed during the Apple Music halftime performance in Las Vegas, Nevada, for Super Bowl LVIII.
Revealing the highs and lows of Usher's Super Bowl halftime performance
Poppy Harrington '25, Social Media Manager • February 17, 2024
Alina’s Cakes & Cookies is now open in Westport in addition to Fairfield in the Post Road plaza with Greens Farms Spirit Shop and Fortuna’s.
Alina’s Cakes & Cookies expands into Westport
Rylie Cordella '25, Assistant Business Manager • February 17, 2024
The Grammys 2024 had highs and lows, per usual.
The Grammys 2024 were predictable, but fun
Jack Robinson '26, Web Opinions Editor • February 17, 2024
Many sports show games on multiple platforms, meaning the cost to watch sports is rising.
Paywalls pose obstacles, close viewership to sports fans
Matthew Stashower ’25, Paper Sports Editor • February 8, 2024
Nick Sikorski ’24 converts a layup in the first quarter. (Contributed by Nick Sikorski 24)
Late rally pushes Wreckers towards victory over Greenwich
Tristan Gonzalez, Web Sports Editor • January 30, 2024
Many professional athletes have dealt with their mental health struggles by taking breaks from their respective sports. Taking a mental break from a sport should be a decision that is respected by their coach (Contributed by Greershotz Photography).
Sacrificing my pom poms for my mental health: rigid cheerleading policy must change to support athletes’ well-being
Katherine Phelps ’25, Paper Opinions Editor • January 24, 2024
Staples’ current schedule has six classes per day. Next year there are many possibilities for a new schedule.
Plans for new schedule provokes student discussion
Alice Frascella ’25 and Rylie Cordella ’25 February 15, 2024
Photo contributed by Robert Harrington. Junior girls line up on the staircase to take a group photo before the dance.
Juniors discuss highs and lows of counties
Sage Cohen ’25 and Poppy Harrington ’25 February 12, 2024
Starting on the first day of semester two, it is tradition for most senior girls to wear kids backpacks. The girls also take photos near Ginny field on that morning to celebrate the beginning of being a second semester senior.
Seniors discuss participation in second semester backpack tradition
Mia Kirkorsky ’24 and Ava Cordella ’24 Associate Paper Managing Editor February 5, 2024
At 8:50 p.m., the Wreckers secured their victory. Staying determine, they reflected strong performance throughout the game.
Football secures big win against Fairfield Prep in first round of playoffs
Nash Teran, Staff Writer • December 12, 2023
Q & A with Singapore Exchange Students
Q & A with Singapore Exchange Students
December 10, 2023
A group of carolers from Staples high school, known as the Staples Orphinians, sing Christmas carols in front of the tree lighting audience before the official lighting ceremony. The Orphinians sang a variety of the traditional Christmas carols, such as a jazzy version of Jingle Bells, Deck The Halls and Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas.
Westport community gathers for annual town hall Christmas tree lighting
Indie Ahl ’24, Staff Writer • December 9, 2023
Print Edition
Inklings Wordle 1/13/24
Inklings' Wordle 1/13/24
Poll

Dark Chocolate, Milk, or White?

Loading...

Sorry, there was an error loading this poll.

Recent Results
Staples High School
51
Ludlowe
44
Feb 9 / Boys' Basketball
Current Weather


  • 6 PM
    39 °
  • 7 PM
    39 °
  • 8 PM
    39 °
  • 9 PM
    38 °
  • 10 PM
    38 °
  • 11 PM
    38 °
  • 12 AM
    37 °
  • 1 AM
    37 °
  • 2 AM
    36 °
  • 3 AM
    36 °
  • 4 AM
    35 °
  • 5 AM
    35 °
  • 6 AM
    34 °
  • 7 AM
    32 °
  • 8 AM
    31 °
  • 9 AM
    31 °
  • 10 AM
    31 °
  • 11 AM
    31 °
  • 12 PM
    32 °
  • 1 PM
    34 °
  • 2 PM
    34 °
  • 3 PM
    35 °
  • 4 PM
    35 °
  • 5 PM
    33 °
  • 6 PM
    32 °
February 23
40°/ 36°
Moderate rain
February 24
35°/ 23°
Sunny
February 25
36°/ 21°
Sunny
Story Archive
Meet the Staff
Tristan Gonzalez ’24
Tristan Gonzalez ’24
Web Sports Editor

Web Sports Editor Tristan Gonzalez ’24 discovered his interest in journalism through his love for sports. Gonzalez joined Inklings with a desire to cover sports and the hope to become more involved and...

Comments (0)

All Inklings News Picks Reader Picks Sort: Newest