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Students dare to escape the room

Students dare to escape the room

Margaux MacColl, Managing Editor

January 7, 2016

Julie Kaplan ’17 was locked in a room in middle of New York City earlier this year. There was a timer in the corner. Obscure puzzles were scattered around the room-- a set of books with codes on their spines that unlocked a computer, and a chess piece with strange numbers inscribed. Kaplan had one ...

Holiday House tour kicks off Christmas season

Holiday House tour kicks off Christmas season

December 14, 2015

This story is on the Exposure website. To access it, follow the link below: https://inklingsnews.exposure.co/holiday-house-tour-kicks-off-christmas-season

Memorial Day marches through Westport

Alix Sommers, Jane Schutte, Assistant Business Manager, Breaking News Managing Editor

May 28, 2015

Memorial Day Parade

Trading out pink passes for swim caps

Trading out pink passes for swim caps

Becca Rawiszer, Web Opinions Editor

May 21, 2015

Every swim class there are at least three students who come up with some reason to not participate. Common excuses consist of being “allergic to chlorine” or magically having “cramps” every day. The typical Staples student dreads swim class. They trudge to the pool house muttering complaint...

Builders Beyond Borders breaks native hardships

Builders Beyond Borders breaks native hardships

Eliza Goldberg, Staff Writer

March 2, 2015

If one were to look at Builders Beyond Borders (B3) member’s Facebook albums, they would see photos of members smiling as they stand in a home they were building, making funny faces with members of the community, and seemingly posing for hundreds of casual photos. Because of the silly nature of the...

Taking Sand Castles to The Next Level: Castles in the Sand Just Around The Corner

Taking Sand Castles to The Next Level: Castles in the Sand Just Around The Corner

May 13, 2011

On May 14, many staples students will be attending Castles in the Sand at Compo beach. If you have never been to this event it is a sight to be seen. Mounds upon mounds of sand will be brought to Compo beach so contestants can create their sand sculptures. Not only is it a friendly competition but it is also a great way to raise money for the organization Homes Wi...

From Staples to Dunder Mifflin: Paul Lieberstein ’85’s Path to Primetime

From Staples to Dunder Mifflin: Paul Lieberstein ’85’s Path to Primetime

December 22, 2010

Image via Wikipedia Most students know him as Toby Flenderson from “The Office,” but the road that took Paul Lieberstein ’85 from the halls of Staples High School to primetime on Thursday nights was not as smooth as it may seem. In fact, Lieberstein’s career aspirations after attending Staples was similar to ...

A New Phenomenon- Girls' Rec Basketball Begins at Staples

A New Phenomenon- Girls' Rec Basketball Begins at Staples

December 22, 2010

The rubber floors of the Bedford gym are invaded by juniors and seniors every Thursday night to partake in a fun and jokingly competitive matchup of basketball that will be discussed for the entire week until the following Thursday, where they will continue to do the same thing. This is a tradition for upper...

Entering Summer with a Splash: Staples Student Life Guards Protect the Public

Entering Summer with a Splash: Staples Student Life Guards Protect the Public

June 12, 2010

Suzanne Kleine '11 News Editor spettacolopuro Summertime is a season of leisure: swimming in the pool, lying on the sand, and trying to get the perfect tan. Some students like Maddie Mafilios  ’11, plan to spend their summer watching these swimmers and lifeguarding. Student life guards work under ex...

Not A Typical Salesman: Monde Thrives in the Nike SB Shoe Biz

Not A Typical Salesman: Monde Thrives in the Nike SB Shoe Biz

February 24, 2010

Unlike the price of a conventional running sneaker, Nike SB (skateboarding) shoes are priced based on the hype and the quality of materials used on a given pair of shoes. Will Monde ’11, a newcomer to this buyer-seller market, entered this entrepreneurial escapade with little knowledge, but w...

A New DiRECtion: REC Basketball Makes A Fast Break To Popularity

January 29, 2010

Ian Philips '10 A&E Editor Every Monday morning, Charlie Reach ’10 wakes up with only one question on his mind: “Is it Thursday yet?” This is the same question asked by many Staples students who participate in Recreational Basketball. In fact, the Westport Basketball Association has basketbal...

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