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Felix Van Groeningen’s “Beautiful Boy” leaves audience speechless

Felix Van Groeningen’s “Beautiful Boy” leaves audience speechless
November 19, 2018

After reading “Beautiful Boy,” the true story of a father’s journey through his son’s meth addiction, I became emotionally attached. Therefore, when I found out they were coming out with a movie,...

“Only Child” brings a new perspective on the aftermath of a school shooting

“Only Child” brings a new perspective on the aftermath of a school shooting
May 14, 2018

Anna Rhoads '19 Yes, this book will make you cry. Even someone like me, who prides herself on never shedding a tear during movies or books, shamelessly admits to having cried when reaching the end of...

Not That Kind of Girl is Not That Kind of Book

Not That Kind of Girl is Not That Kind of Book
January 21, 2015

Lena Dunham, the star and creator of HBO’s hit show “Girls,” opens up the first chapter of her memoir, “Not That Kind of Girl,” in typically blunt fashion: “When I was nine, I wrote a vow of...

“Out of Reach” by Carrie Arcos: An Author Interview

June 12, 2013

TO READ A REVIEW ON OUT OF REACH, CLICK HERE The author of the captivating book Out of Reach, Carrie Arcos, kindly agreed to an interview. What are three fun facts about yourself?  I love...

The 2011 Tony Awards: ‘Mormon,’ ‘War Horse’ Win Big

June 12, 2011

The 65th Annual Tony Awards show was held on June 12 to recognize achievement in Broadway productions during the 2010-11 season. Neil Patrick Harris hosted the ceremony, which broadcast live on...

Global Friendship Holds Book Drive For Shakira’s School

June 10, 2011

They are not selling candy grams this time around, but the Global Friendship Club is still working to help those in need. The club is holding a book drive to benefit a school which singer Shakira has...

Global Friendship Holds Book Drive For Shakira's School

June 10, 2011

They are not selling candy grams this time around, but the Global Friendship Club is still working to help those in need. The club is holding a book drive to benefit a school which singer Shakira has...

May 21, 2010 | Readers Anonymous

May 21, 2010 | Readers Anonymous
May 21, 2010

1:50 p.m.  English teachers Sue O’Hara places post-its on the walls leading to the auditorium.  During this week, Staples students wrote things they enjoyed about reading on these post-its, part of...

May 18, 2010 | Book Fair Frenzy

Photo By Madeline Hardy'11
May 18, 2010

7:32 a.m. The Staples High School Book Fair is going on all this week from May 17 to May 21. Librarian Julia Roberts, English teachers, and Kristen Veenema and Beth Semaya selected each book that...

Book Of Days Preview

May 11, 2010

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May 6, 2010 | The Children in Room 2031

May 6, 2010 | The Children in Room 2031
May 6, 2010

12:47 p.m. Author Susan Eaton shares with the Inklings staff her insights and experiences while writing "The Children in Room E4," her book, which discusses inequalities in Connecticut public schools.

Fernandez Balances Teaching, Writing Book On Role of Automobile in American Society

English teacher Anne Fernandez, pictured above with her book
January 29, 2010

Kelsey Landauer Staff Writer Students always wonder what their teachers do in their free time. From what students know all they do is stand in the front of the classroom talking, or correct work. However,...

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