Inklings News

Culinary Connections class uses cooking to ignite teamwork

Culinary students bake cookies during class, just as Gans' Connections group does.

Amanda Rowan '21, Staff Writer

March 15, 2020

It’s a coffee culture: crowding around the rectangular table, sipping freshly made hot coffee and tea, as they share their thoughts and feelings, a group of seniors has bonded together. All from different backgrounds, long-lasting friendships have been made in culinary teacher Cecily Gans’ Connecti...

Michel’s letter prompts response from administration

In response to Niah Michel's letter, Principal Stafford W. Thomas, Jr. sent an email to Staples families.

Sophie Casey ’20 and Siri Kanter ’20

February 15, 2020

Niah Michel ’20 described several concerns about the treatment of minority students in a letter to the editor, entitled “Racism at Staples,” published by WestportNow on Feb. 14. Michel said she wrote on behalf of the black and Latino community at Staples and addressed the alleged discrimination an...

This is a Wreckording

Principal Thomas and Ethan Frank '20 discuss a new topic each month about the Staples community.

Ethan Frank '20, Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

Click the links below to listen to Episode 1: Connections Apple Google Play...

Checking in two months into Connections

Checking in two months into Connections

Adam Greenlee '20 and Teddy Dienst '20

October 30, 2019

Schedule change incorporates new connections period

At the start of the 2019-20 school year, Staples High School administration implemented a new connections block into the four-day rotation schedule. Grade-specific groups of 10-15 students will meet with one teacher every Tuesday and Thursday.

Remy Teltser '21 and Carly Kapowitz ’21

September 20, 2019

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