Inklings News

Episode three of ‘The Last Dance’ surprises basketball fans across the world

Michael Jordan drives to the hoop with determination

Logan Gornbein '21 and Teddy Dienst '20, Staff Writers

May 18, 2020

https://soundcloud.com/teddy-dienst/the-last-dance-episode-3

This is a Wreckording Episode 6: We the Champions

On a brand new episode of ‘This is a Wreckording’ Ethan and Principal Thomas are joined by members of the We the People team to discuss their state and national triumph over the competition this year.

Ethan Frank '20

May 11, 2020

This is a Wreckording Episode 6

FUTURE ACTION

April 5, 2020

Prior to the publication of Michel’s letter, TEAM Westport has worked with students and faculty through multiple events over a span of years in order to promote inclusion and diversity at Staples High School. TEAM Westport Chair Harold Bailey Jr. said, despite varied initiatives, there has been lit...

REACTIONS

April 5, 2020

In response to Michel’s letter, students recalled their own instances of microaggressions made towards them. “To be honest, there isn’t one part of Niah’s letter that didn’t resonate with me,” former student Reign Kingsley ’19 said. “I think every person of color that has attended Staples...

EXPERIENCES

April 5, 2020

In addition to Michel, other minority students have recalled their experience with racist comments made towards them. Natasha Johnson ’20, co-President of Together Effectively Achieving Multiculturalism (TEAM) Westport-Staples, a club that works towards inclusivity at Staples, believes that many e...

Letter depicting racism unveils persisting issue, prompts reconstruction of social infrastructure

Allie D'Angelo '20, Editor-in-Chief

April 5, 2020

There was the time in class when a teacher asked Niah Michel ’20 why she spoke “so gangster.” On the bus home from a track meet, a fellow student asked her why she wasn't sitting at the back of the bus. These accumulated experiences of microaggressions led Michel to express her views, as we...

Lamont temporarily closes all Connecticut public schools

Lamont signed an executive order following the revelation that Connecticut now has 26 confirmed cases since March 15.

Maya Hruskar '23, Staff Writer

March 16, 2020

On March 15, amid growing concerns of the Coronavirus pandemic, Governor Ned Lamont ordered Connecticut public schools closed effective March 17 until March 31, in an executive order. “To promote and secure the safety and protection of children in schools related to the risks of COVID-19, all public school classes will be canceled for all s...

Staples girls’ basketball moves on in the state championship

Nicole Holmes '21 taking the ball to the center of the court to try and make a layup.
Staples girls" basketball moves on in the state championship

Charley Guthartz '22

March 10, 2020

The Staples Wreckers girls' basketball team took home a win with a score of 58-34 after playing Kennedy on Monday, March 6 to move on in the state tournament.  

SUBMISSION: Racism at Staples

February 25, 2020

I am Niah Michel. I am a senior at Staples High School in Westport. I am emailing you on behalf of the black community of Staples High School and racial issues that occur at this high school. We as a community feel as if we are nothing to this school. We are treated poorly from the rest of the students,...

February 9, 2020

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