Inklings News

Students find support for goals and interests in Staples clubs

Students find support for goals and interests in Staples clubs

Sarah Sommer, A&E Editor

January 14, 2015

Gripping his ping pong paddle between his fingers, squeezing until his knuckles turned white, Bobby Becker ’16, co-president of the Staples Ping Pong Club, prepared to serve. The sound of the ball smacking the table cut through the room’s heavy silence. His skillful hit caused his opponent, Marcus...

Ginger Katz speaks with courage

Ginger Katz speaks with courage

Jackie Cope, Features Editor

October 6, 2014

Ginger Katz, a former Westport resident, lost her son to a heroin overdose in 1996. Ian Eaccarino was 21 years old. 18 years later, Katz and her husband, Larry, tour the country with the charity they founded, The Courage to Speak Foundation, based in Norwalk, Conn. At 7 pm on Wed., Oct. 1, she visited ...

Phoebe’s Phriends Colorflash 5K “shows Westport at its best”

Phoebe’s Phriends Colorflash 5K “shows Westport at its best”

Rachel Treisman, Web Features Editor

September 22, 2014

On the morning of Sept. 21, the overcast skies and rainy weather made way for bright sun and colorful clouds -- literally. At the first annual Phoebe’s Phriends Colorflash 5K at Sherwood Island State Park, participants were doused with vividly colored powdered paint as they ran, getting in some exercise...

Phoebe’s Phriends coming to Staples

Phoebe’s Phriends coming to Staples

Kacey Hertan, Business Manager

May 15, 2014

Phoebe Spear was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a cancer that derived from a tumor on her tibia, a month before 5th grade ended and secondary leukemia after February break in 8th grade. Spear explained that only about 400 children are diagnosed with osteosarcoma in the Unites States each year, and there...

Children weave love during Looms of Love fundraiser

Children weave love during Looms of Love fundraiser

Kacey Hertan, Staff Writer

November 25, 2013

Winged Monkey held the Looms of Love event from 12-4 p.m. on Nov. 17, 2013 to raise money for the Circle of Care organization, which helps children with cancer. The event invited people to the store on the Post Road in Westport to shop and make rainbow looms to donate to children with cancer as a ho...

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