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BeReal has sparked controversy among social media users.

BeReal takes internet by storm with attempt at authenticity, casual social media

Toby Goldfarb ’23, Web Managing Editor November 7, 2022

BeReal, a relatively new social media app, has recently captured the attention of many social media fanatics. With a recent valuation of $600 million, the app sends all users a notification at a different...

The Westport SLOBS made their appearance along with the National Charity League to help out. Pictured from left to right is Jack Schwartz 25, Jackson Tracey 25, Callum Mclean 25, Grant Hill 25 and Zac Gorin 25.

Earthplace Fall Festival

Audrey Curtis '25, Feautres Editor October 31, 2022

Inside the gymnasium students dance to the music played by a DJ, which is where the majority of students spent their night.

Class of 2023 celebrates homecoming dance

Maddie Bell '23, Staff Writer October 19, 2022

A warm burst of air greets students as they enter the building from the brisk outdoors. A heavy, thumping bass grows louder as students move towards the gymnasium. The blue cafeteria tables are adorned...

As spirit week commenced, students congregated to take photos and document their spirit. Spirit week took place from Oct. 10-14 leading up to the homecoming football game.

Spirit Week declared fun for upperclassmen, uneventful for lowerclassmen

Alix Glickman ’23, Social Media Manager October 19, 2022

As spirit week unfolded at Staples, the hallways were filled with senior girls decked out in pajamas, Adam Sandler costumes, bikers versus surfers themed clothes, red outfits and blue and white spirit....

Staples celebrates Matthew Shackelford’s ’23 last minute goal (Photo by Mark Sikorski)

Wreckers come out on top in dramatic game vs Westhill

Tristan Gonzalez '24, Staff Writer September 23, 2022

The Staples boys’ varsity soccer team topped Westhill highschool in a thrilling 4-3 win on Sept. 19. The Wreckers saw themselves squander a 3-0 lead, leaving the game until forward Matthew Shackelford...

Kaya Law ’24 runs Anya Nair’s ’24 Educate the Elementary club stand. This club had over five pages of students eager to sign up.

Involvement Fair promotes new Staples clubs, increases involvement

Paige Miller ’24 and Talia Varsano ’24, Paper News Editor and Paper Arts Editor September 23, 2022

Students rush towards the cafeteria, eager to get to lunch. On two special September days, they are not excited for pasta, sushi or a custom sandwich. Instead, they submerge themselves into an area filled...

As of the 2022-2023 school year, students will store their phones in holders for each class period.

Administration introduces, enforces new personal device policy

Julia Herlyn ’23, Editor-in-Chief September 20, 2022

Superintendent Thomas Scarice announced on Aug. 25 the enforcement of a new cell phone policy for all Staples classrooms. This policy requires all students to submit their personal devices—such as AirPods,...

The summer of 2022 is the first since the onset of the pandemic that is free of COVID-19 travel restrictions, with over 50% of the U.S. population vaccinated.

Students express excitement towards varying summer plans

Mishael Gill ’23 and Margot Richlin '23, Paper Managing Editor and Audience Engagement Manager June 7, 2022

As the calendar flips to June, students sigh in impatience, shuffling their feet from class to class. There’s an air of anticipation in the air, as the focus on school shifts to discussions about beach...

Inklings Wordle 6/2/22

Inklings’ Wordle 6/2/22

June 2, 2022

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Many people flaunt the importance of classics and critically acclaimed books, however it may be this snobbery that drives many away from the joy of reading. We must learn to enjoy trashy books guilt and judgment free.

Trashy books trump time-honored classics

Maya Hruskar ’23, Creative Director May 31, 2022

Recently, I’ve started reading young adult (YA) books again. Gasp, I know. All those soulless, derivative, “Hunger Games” knock-offs - how could I?  For the last few years I’ve kept away...

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