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Leaplings excite over added day to February

Lily Aldridge ’22 celebrates her birthday surrounded by her closest friends on her leap year birthday. She is looking forward to her next real birthday in 4 years.

Shira Zeiberg '22, Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

Are you one? Are you two? Are you three? Are you four? Stop! chants Lily Aldridge’s ’22 parents as they celebrate her 16th birthday. Instead of a sweet 16 party this year, she might need to call it her sweet 4th instead. Once every four years, people born on Feb. 29 get the opportunity to celebrate...

MLK Day basketball clinic prepares future Wreckers

MLK Day basketball clinic prepares future Wreckers

January 15, 2018

By: Izzy Blansfield '18 ...

Green Day 2017

Green Day 2017

May 10, 2017

Video by Nicole Dienst '18

My day as told by GIFs

Alison Morrison, Staff Writer

February 11, 2015

Waking up to my alarm blaring and knowing that I’m going to be late:  We all have that feeling right before reality hits when your bed is quite possibly the most comfortable place on Earth. Knowing you have to drag yourself out of bed is reminiscent of one of those old cartoons where the main char...

Don't Throw Israel Under the Bus

Don't Throw Israel Under the Bus

June 1, 2011

I am both a Jew and a person who in general is pro Israel. However, when it comes to president Obama’s declaration that Israel should return to its pre 1967 borders, I could honestly say that I would disprove of this action regardless of my background. Obama believes that returning the land Israel has gained since 1967 will help to create peace in the Middle East. This could n...

Don’t Throw Israel Under the Bus

Don't Throw Israel Under the Bus

June 1, 2011

I am both a Jew and a person who in general is pro Israel. However, when it comes to president Obama’s declaration that Israel should return to its pre 1967 borders, I could honestly say that I would disprove of this action regardless of my background. Obama believes that returning the land Israel has gained since 1967 will help to create peace in the Middle East. This could n...

20,000 Sheets A Day: Staples' Paper Addiction

20,000 Sheets A Day: Staples' Paper Addiction

May 14, 2011

Emily Goldberg '12 and Farrel Levenson '11 Web Managing Editor and Staff Writer According to main office secretary Mari Caroll who orders all of Staples paper, Staples goes through 200,000 sheets of paper every two weeks. That’s 100,000 sheets of paper every week, 20,000 sheets of paper every day, nearly 3,000 sheets every hour. “Between test...

April 13, 2011| A Day in the Life of a Firefighter

April 13, 2011| A Day in the Life of a Firefighter

April 13, 2011

9:40 a.m. Students in the period 3 child development class took the preschoolers outside to a waiting firetruck where they learned about the vehicle and then each got a chance to sit in the drivers seat. ...

[open inklinations] What are you doing during the snow day?

[open inklinations] What are you doing during the snow day?

January 11, 2011

Welcome to [open inklinations], where we give you the chance to talk freely (with limits) in the comment section.  All comments will be moderated by Inklings staff before they appear.  Feel free to share this on Facebook or tweet it on Twitter to let your friends know. According to the National Weather...

Snow Day on Wednesday Means Exams Would Be Pushed Back

Snow Day on Wednesday Means Exams Would Be Pushed Back

January 10, 2011

Early predictions of a snow day on Wednesday, Jan. 12 have caused the school's administration to develop a contingency plan for the upcoming midterm exams. "I sent out an email about three weeks ago saying that if we lose a day of school before exams, we'd just eat the day," Principal John Dodig said. ...

January 3, 2011 | Waking Up for the New Year

January 3, 2011 | Waking Up for the New Year

January 3, 2011

9:35 a.m. Jon Wormser '12 looks for a much-needed "pick me up" as he returns to school for the first day of the new year....

December 17, 2010 | Ugly Shirt Day

December 17, 2010 | Ugly Shirt Day

December 17, 2010

7:27 a.m. Social studies teachers Catherine Schager, Daniel Heaphy, and Ashley Gayanilo sport their “ugly” shirts. Today, students can give $1 during any of the lunch waves to vote for the teacher that is wearing the most “fashion-challenged” shirt of the day. All proceeds from this fundraiser will go to the Connecticut Food Bank....

Will You Be Attending? Comical Facebook Groups on the Rise

Will You Be Attending? Comical Facebook Groups on the Rise

December 5, 2010

Image via CrunchBase Taylor Jacobs ’14 and Rachel Labarre ‘14 Staff Writers Ask most Staples high school students and they will tell you that they use Facebook. Facebook has surpassed every social network page, including the once very popular page, MySpace. One of the most popular things about Facebook is the events. An event is something t...

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