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Inklings Awarded Two Silver Crowns

Inklings Awarded Two Silver Crowns

March 19, 2011

On March 18, Inklings was awarded with two Silver Crown Awards by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association; one for the paper and another for Inklings News Online. Members of the staff traveled to Columbia University for the 87th annual convention where they learned about various layout techniques, inter...

There's No Place Like Home For The Holidays…

There's No Place Like Home For The Holidays…

December 23, 2010

As Christmas draws near, houses in Westport start to put up their lights in celebration of the holiday | Photos by Stevie Klein '12 & Dana Rappaport '11...

November 16, 2010 | You Want Candy?

November 16, 2010 | You Want Candy?

November 16, 2010

 12:56 p.m. James Bell ’12 and Ritt Fortier ’12 patiently wait at Staples’ candy stand for customers. Their most popular item is gum, according to Bell.   ...

Trick or Treat: Westport Houses Decorate Their Streets

Trick or Treat: Westport Houses Decorate Their Streets

October 28, 2010

Dana Rappaport '11 Web Managing Editor Photos by Dana Rappaport '11 Halloween is just around the corner, and as the haunting holiday approaches many houses around Westport decorate their front lawns with spooky decorations. This year’s popular decorations include air blown inflatable figures and orange string lights – closely resembling those hung on houses during Christmastime. This Hallowe...

Some Students Create Group Halloween Costumes

Some Students Create Group Halloween Costumes

October 22, 2010

Dana Rappaport ’11 Web Managing Editor On Oct. 31 many will stray from their usual jean-sweatshirt garb into attire closely resembling Cleopatra or Elvis. Many students may stray from individual cosumes and participate in a group or couple costume with their friends. “I do group costumes because it makes [Halloween] more fun to be something with your friends,” Ke...

Don’t Ask Me (Where I’m Applying)

Don’t Ask Me (Where I’m Applying)

October 1, 2010

Dana Rappaport '11 Web Managing Editor Like many other seniors, much of my first semester will revolve around applying to college. And as if that isn’t stressful enough, I am subjected to the inevitable questionnaires that, apparently, come along with this process. No, I am not referring to the Common Application. I am ta...

May 31, 2010 | Waving Flags

May 31, 2010 | Waving Flags

May 31, 2010

2:46 p.m. American flags perched upon the Ruth Steinkraus Cohen Bridge in downtown Westport gently wave above the Saugatuck River as they commemorate those who served for our country. Earlier this morning, the annual Memorial Day Parade passed over this Westport landmark....

Player To Watch

Player To Watch

April 16, 2010

Dana Rappaport '11 Web Opinions Editor Maeve Flaherty ’12 has loved Lacrosse since the second grade, and that passion lead her to be the team’s starting center midfielder and one of the best players in the FCIAC. Aggressiveness and determination define Flaherty’s impressive game. She has already scored fiftee...

I’m Addicted to Coca-Cola

I’m Addicted to Coca-Cola

March 26, 2010

John Watson ‘12 Staff Writer I’m addicted to Coke. I have some every day. I have even walked miles to get it. More than half of my income, including spare change I find in the couch, goes straight to it. I am only, of course, talking about the popular soft drink Coca-Cola. My refrigerator and garage are filled from top to bottom with can after can of...

Sporcleholic

Sporcleholic

January 17, 2010

Dana Rappaport '11 Web Opinions Editor Hi, my name is Dana, and I am a Sporcleholic. Two months ago, my daily fixation only consisted of a “New York Times” crossword puzzle, alongside a “USA Today” “Up & Down Words” and “Quick Cross.” All puzzles were satisfying and highly en...

Orphenians Caroling Downtown (Slideshow)

December 17, 2009

Photos by Lexi Preiser '10 and Dana Rappaport '11 The Staples Orphenians spread holiday cheer on Dec. 5 as they went caroling throughout downtown Westport. To listen to the Orphenians live, come see Candlelight on Dec. 18 and 19 in the Staples High School auditorium. Performances will be at 7:00 ...

Soccer Team Holds 5th Annual Quiz Night

Soccer Team Holds 5th Annual Quiz Night

October 26, 2009

Dana Rappaport '11 Web Opinions Editor On Friday, October 23, Staples Boys Soccer had their 5th annual Quiz Night held in the Staples cafeteria. Parents, grandparents, siblings, and friends of the Staples soccer boys, along with the players, all gathered ready to play. Quiz Night was created by Gregg McGibney, t...

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