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Pinkberry Comes to Westport

Pinkberry Comes to Westport

Cadence Neenan and Zoe Brown

January 28, 2013

A swirl of yogurt. A snowstorm of toppings. And, yes, the commotion of yet another new frozen yogurt store. On Friday, Jan. 25, Pinkberry Frozen Yogurt opened at 111 Post Road to the delight of many Westport residents. Though there has been a Pinkberry located in Fairfield for some time, Staples students...

Confessions of a Cell Phone Addict

Confessions of a Cell Phone Addict

Zoe Brown, Staff Writer

January 25, 2013

He’s the last thing I think about before I go to sleep at night and the first thing I think about when I wake up in the morning. Without him with me, I feel incomplete. He is amazing and I can’t imagine a day without him. I hope you’re not getting the wrong idea here. By ‘he’, I mean my iPhone...

Battle of the Singers

Battle of the Singers

Tati Morales, Staff Writer

January 24, 2013

Almost every single teenager I know has at least once in his or her life sat down in front of a television and watched some form of singing competition. The hilarious auditions, the dramatic eliminations, and witty jokes all make up a reality singing competition. Up until about three years ago, there...

Why Doesn’t Staples Rank Students?

Why Doesn't Staples Rank Students?

Katie Cion, Opinions Editor

January 23, 2013

High school is a numbers game. There’s the all-important GPA, the always-stressful standardized test score, the number of credits needed to graduate, the number of unexcused absences needed to not graduate.Even lunchtime at Staples is broken down into waves one, two and three. However, there is...

Reflecting on School Response to Sandy Hook Tragedy

Reflecting on School Response to Sandy Hook Tragedy

Ryder Chasin and Eliza Llewellyn

January 14, 2013

One month ago, on Fri., Dec. 14, crisis befell Newtown, Conn. in the form of what’s now only euphemistically known as the tragedy, the disaster—the shooting. That afternoon, Bedford Middle School held a crisis team meeting and relayed information to teachers on how to handle Monday morning. That...

What It Felt Like to Be There: A Newtown High School Junior Tells Her Story

What It Felt Like to Be There: A Newtown High School Junior Tells Her Story

Cheyenne Haslett, Web Managing Editor

December 21, 2012

Click here to view the most recent Inklings issue. “So I woke up Friday morning like it was any normal day... Got to school, saw my friends... The usual...” And so begins a recount of a morning that spiraled into a terrifyingly historical event. Kim Saltzman is a sophomore at Newtown Hi...

Students Weigh in on Gun Control in America

Students Weigh in on Gun Control in America

December 18, 2012

Click to expand each article. Logic, Not Fear: An Argument for Reasonable Gun Control How Many More Must Die Before Gun Control is Taken Seriously?     ...

Westporters Gather, Honor Newtown Victims

Westporters Gather, Honor Newtown Victims

Ben Goldschlager, Staff Writer

December 16, 2012

Hundreds of Westporters gathered in the Town Hall Auditorium on Sun., Dec. 16 to remember the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings. The Candlelight Vigil began at 4 p.m. and ended at 4:30 p.m. More than 300 people, including many Staples students, attended to honor those lost. As...

Locked Down Newtown Student Home Safe

Locked Down Newtown Student Home Safe

Rachel Guetta, Editor-in-Chief

December 14, 2012

For More Coverage on the Shooting: Staples' Safety Precautions Staples Students Respond to Shooting The student who reported from his locked-down personal finance classroom just one hour after shooting began at a nearby Connecticut elementary school is home safe now. Earlier today, N...

Administrators Respond to School Shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School

Administrators Respond to School Shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School

Jamie Wheeler-Roberts, News Editor

December 14, 2012

Staples High School has added extra security measures today in light of this morning’s tragic school shootings in Newtown, according to several school administrators. “No one is getting buzzed in [to the school], and we’re in constant contact with the Westport Police Department,” said Assistant...

Searching for Bigfoot: The Culture of Large Feet at Staples

Searching for Bigfoot: The Culture of Large Feet at Staples

Ryder Chasin and Danny Cooper

December 13, 2012

The lockers at Staples, while taller than most, cannot pass for redwoods. The students here are not indigenous woodland creatures; the faculty members are not scraggly, zealous hikers in search of a theoretical beast commonly deemed a hoax. And the tile hallways, while occasionally strewn with post-lunchtime...

Q&A The Man Behind the Desk: Principal John Dodig

Q&A The Man Behind the Desk: Principal John Dodig

Kelsey Shockey, Video Editor

December 11, 2012

It’s how all Staples students start their days: a reliable smile and nod from Principal John Dodig in the lobby. A few hours later, you can be sure to spot him outside the cafeteria. If he isn’t chatting with another student or teacher, you’ll most definitely receive a “Hello” or even a ha...

Inklinations: Texting’s 20th Anniversary

Inklinations: Texting's 20th Anniversary

Prezi by Alex Greene and Ellie Kalatzi

December 6, 2012

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