Inklings News

Students Go Crazy Over Yalee

Yalee is a 25-year-old rapper, singer, songwriter and performer. Michelle Kaminski '21 poses with Yalee at the football game on Sept. 28

Grace Livecchi '21, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019


Involvement Fair is not as effective as it could be

Students gather listening to club pitches during the involvement fair

Ryan Thomas '22, Staff Writer

October 24, 2019

Each fall at Staples High School, presidents and members come together during lunch waves, attempting to convince Staples students to join their clubs with the help of posters and creative pitches.     A major problem with the Involvement Fair is that students are not seriously intereste...

Earthplace campfire provides engaging community-building environment

Friends and families gather around the Earthplace campfire, making s’mores and listening to spooky campfire stories.

Lyah Muktavaram '22, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

Complete with the refreshing waft of sugary s’mores, the tingling chill of spooky stories by the light of the flickering campfire and the showcasing of a brown bat, the Earthplace campfire offered a variety of activities for families of all ages and abilities to enjoy. On Oct. 11, Earthplace held...

Toquet Hall fails to catch the attention of local teens

FRIENDLY COMPETITION: Starting at 5 p.m. on Oct. 5, Toquet Hall held one of its game nights.  The game night activities vary from Mario Kart to board games to card games too.

Giselle Oldani '22 and Natasha Taubenheim '22

October 18, 2019

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Westport’s 2019 Parkinson’s Optimism Walk inspires togetherness

A portion of the optimism walk along the water at Sherwood Island State Park in Westport, Connecticut.

Lauren Hassell '22, Web Features Editor

October 14, 2019

Parkinson’s, the life-changing disease, does not result in a simple lifestyle after one’s diagnosis. However, the American Parkinson’s Disease Association (APDA) strives to provide methods to establish a communal bond between families coping with the effects of the disease.  On Saturday, Oct. 5, Sherwood...

Staples Superfans fails to promote school spirit, support players

The Staples Superfans group encourages Wreckers to attend as many sports games as they can whether they be at their home field or at another school.

Dana Perelberg '20, Paper Managing Editor

October 14, 2019

Every day, my notifications are flooded with posts from the Staples Superfans 2019-20 Facebook group. Students promote their sports games, promising to defeat the opposition. They encourage students to come out and support them; however, bleachers remain empty as students swipe away the notification ...

Festival strengthens local community

FLYING HIGH: Four hot air balloons were stationed at the festival offering rides ranging from three to five minutes long. The hot air balloons came from a multitude of companies such as SkyScapes, whose representative has been in the balloon business for 30 years. Whether the balloons could fly or not was completely up to the weather and the intensity of the winds. Photo by Giselle Oldani '22.

Giselle Oldani '22, Web Arts Editor

October 10, 2019

Businesses lined the grass ranging from specialty waters to horse shelters. The sky was clear and blue with barely any wind, which meant it was a perfect forecast for the hot air balloons to take flight. Decorated in the colors of the rainbow, the balloons bounced up into the sky and gently fell back do...

Farmers’ Market brings fresh food and contributes to a thriving Westport community

Farmers’ Market brings fresh food and contributes to a thriving Westport community

Emma Smith '22, Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

Staples students whisk and mix their hearts out preparing delicious creations. 95% of the ingredients used are  provided by the Westport Farmers’ Market, as wandering customers watch and taste in awe.  From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Thursday throughout October, the Westport Farmers’ market sell...

Slice of Saugatuck

The Slice of Saugatuck was both a kid and adult-friendly festival. All ages found something that interested them. The festival-goers walked with smiles on their faces and food in their hands.

Lucy Zuckerman '22, Staff Writer and Lily Caplan '22, Staff Writer

October 3, 2019


Slice of Saugatuck celebrates local businesses

Festival attendees wait in line to purchase tickets. These tickets allow people to sample food from over 24 restaurants.

Molly Gold ’21 and Charlotte Smith ’21

September 15, 2019

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