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The Playhouse suffered serious damage to several different areas of the theatre, because of the water that seeped through low-lying entrance doors and down staircases.
Westport Country Playhouse thankful for support after flood
Phoebe Miller ’23, Paper Sports Editor • September 14, 2021
Many Westport community members reposted this image on social media in order to educate their peers on the Texas abortion ban and the local protest.
Westport community gathers peacefully downtown, shows disapproval of recent Texas abortion ban
Jolie Gefen ’24, Staff Writer • September 14, 2021
The Westport Board of Education returned to in-person meetings, like the one pictured above from two years ago, for the first time since March of 2020 (reused photo from previous Inklings BOE article).
Westport BOE returns to in-person meetings
Finnegan Courtney '23, Paper News Editor • June 10, 2021
This tent was added as one of the new COVID precautions for the 2021-22 school year. It allows students to eat or do homework outside without a mask.
Students adapt to new school COVID restrictions
Hannah Kail '22 Staff Writer and Valerie Dreyfuss '22 Paper Opinions Editor September 14, 2021
The junior picnic ran from 12:15 to 2:15 at the football field. The picnic included music, food and games like Kan Jam and Spikeball.
Junior picnic proves short, sweet end to chaotic year
Giselle Oldani ’22, Web Managing Editor • June 15, 2021
The Yankee Doodle Fair, usually an event that signals the end of school and the start of summer, will instead take place in September.
Yankee Doodle Fair postponed to September due to COVID-19
Finnegan Courtney ’23, Paper News Editor • June 10, 2021
Protesters in Westport gathered downtown on Sept. 5 in opposition to Texas’ restrictive abortion law. The event was organized by community members and leaders, and gained the attention of dozens of Westporters.
Texas abortion law despicable, but provides unexpected hope
Anastasia Thumser ’22, Web Managing • September 13, 2021
The fireworks this Fourth of July in Westport have pretty much faded out of existence, due to the town’s decision. But it’s absolutely clear now it shouldn’t have.
Fourth of July fireworks should not be canceled
Finnegan Courtney ’23, Paper News Editor • June 15, 2021
With prescription drug prices increasing by 33% since 2014, there has been an epidemic of medicine rationing that puts the lives of Americans at risk. Connecticut must promptly pass legislation that caps drug-price increase in order to end this deadly issue.
Connecticut legislation must end medicine rationing epidemic
Jake Fitzpatrick ’22 June 15, 2021
Paige Toglia ’22 admires the work of her classmates after saying that much of her inspiration comes from conversations with them.
AP Studio Art students channel creativity, individuality for College Board exam
Chloe Murray '22, Public Relations Director • June 15, 2021
About seven years ago, my grandfather and I made a S’mores layer cake together, so, after not seeing him for nearly 500 days, I wanted to surprise him by baking him that same cake for Father’s Day.
S'mores layer cake honours early Father's Day gift
Jake Fitzpatrick '22, Staff Writer • June 11, 2021
Reusing pasta sauce, peanut butter and salsa jars is a great way to reduce waste. They are perfect for storing pantry items, craft supplies or just being used as a drinking cup.
Four daily habits increase sustainability
Ella Shi ’23, Paper Features Editor • June 11, 2021
Staples offense battles for a shot on goal in Wilton territory in an effort to increase their 2-1 lead.
Wilton field hockey stumps Staples ending in a 2-2 overtime draw
Caroline Coffey '22, Staff Writer • September 17, 2021
Fans of all ages, from player’s parents to packs of Staples students, came out to support the boys’ soccer team. Many players afterwards felt the crowd played a vital role in their victory.
Staples boys’ soccer takes home first victory of the ’21 season
Madeline Michalowski ’22, Assistant Creative Director • September 13, 2021
Fall sports preseason begins in August with the first games beginning in the latter part of September or beginning of October.
Fall sports captains develop summer training schedules
Jess Leon ’22, Staff Writer • June 10, 2021
Staples administrators announced that a Homecoming Dance for seniors will take place on Oct. 23, following a majority of survey responses in favor of the dance.
Administration announces senior Homecoming Dance
Natalie Bandura ’22, Editor-in-Chief • September 17, 2021
This tent was added as one of the new COVID precautions for the 2021-22 school year. It allows students to eat or do homework outside without a mask.
Students adapt to new school COVID restrictions
Hannah Kail '22 Staff Writer and Valerie Dreyfuss '22 Paper Opinions Editor September 14, 2021
With summer right around the corner, it’s time to find a relaxing and fun activity; introducing altered books.
Creative art project perfect for the summer
Charlotte Gurley ’23, Staff Writer • June 16, 2021
With all the progress made for equality and tolerance, period stigma still remains as an outdated habit that makes people with periods uncomfortable with their body.
Period stigma unwarranted, needs to change
Amanda Rowan '22, Photostory Editor • June 16, 2021
Allyship comes in many forms, but simply not supporting sexist, racist or homophobic behavior goes a long way in creating safer environments for marginalized communities.
Calling All Allies
Sydney Greenberg '21 June 16, 2021
Rape jokes perpetrate rape culture in schools, public places and even at home, causing many to feel unsafe and uncomfortable.
Rape jokes remain pervasive yet inexcusable
Tierney Kugel '22 and Carly Curran '22 June 16, 2021
With summer right around the corner, it’s time to find a relaxing and fun activity; introducing altered books.
Creative art project perfect for the summer
Charlotte Gurley ’23, Staff Writer • June 16, 2021

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