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Local homes illuminated for holiday season

Local homes illuminated for holiday season

December 21, 2016

By. Molly Mahoney '18 In the midst of the holiday season, locals stuck to tradition by illuminating their homes with bright lights and other festive, often glowing decorations. Some stick to a string or two of white LED lights, while others’ houses seem to bring light to entire neighborhoods. After...

Staples fights back against St. Joseph’s

Staples fights back against St. Joseph’s

Ben Foster, Staff Writer

September 29, 2015

On Friday Sept. 25 Staples boys soccer came from behind to defeat St. Joseph’s  High School 3-1 at home.   Just a few days prior, Staples found themselves similarly fighting until the very end against Greenwich, salvaging the tying goal to make it a 1-1 final.   Friday, St. Josep...

College creeps around the corner

College creeps around the corner

Sarah Ellman, Staff Writer

April 5, 2015

Having been born at Norwalk Hospital and soon after transported to my home in Westport, it’s nothing but natural for me to be scared for next year: college. New people, new places, new school, new streets, new stores, new restaurants, new everything. For 17 years I have lived in the same place with...

Some students settle in, others set sail this winter break

Alix Sommers, Staff Writer

December 5, 2014

Winter break is a great time to get away from constant studying and late nights of homework. Rest and relaxation, on the beach or the couch, provide some much-needed rejuvenation. Whether escaping to tropical getaways, visiting family or just staying in Westport, Staples students are ready and...

Baseball Defeats Danbury in FCIAC Finals 5-3

Baseball Defeats Danbury in FCIAC Finals 5-3

May 27, 2011

Photos by Caitlyn Rand '13 and Cheyenne Haslett '13 [flickrslideshow acct_name="inklingsnews" id="72157626702652003"]   Caitlyn Rand '13 & Cheyenne Haslett '13 Staff Writer & Web News Editor Staples baseball has rightfully restored its position at the top of the FCIAC. The Wreckers ...

Baseball Shuts Out New Canaan, Advances to FCIAC Semifinals

Baseball Shuts Out New Canaan, Advances to FCIAC Semifinals

May 26, 2011

Caitlyn Rand '13 and Claire O'Halloran '13 Staff Writer and Web Features Editor Gau '11 contributed to the team's defense, averaging one strike-out per inning. | Photos by Caitlyn Rand '13 After ending the regular season with a solid record of 15-5, the Staples baseball team faced New Canaan in the FCIAC quarterfinals on their home field, and walked away with a ...

Talking with the Heads: A Sit-Down with Tina Weymouth and Chris Frantz

Talking with the Heads: A Sit-Down with Tina Weymouth and Chris Frantz

May 20, 2011

In the new wave of music equivalent of the Bible, the members of the legendary band The Talking Heads are like Adam and Eve. The Talking Heads, for the otherwise uneducated, were a music group that began in the 1970’s and went all the way to 1991, combining elements of punk rock, pop, funk, art rock and avan...

Boys Varsity Tennis Defeats Norwalk at Home

Boys Varsity Tennis Defeats Norwalk at Home

May 18, 2011

On May 2, 2011, the Staples boys varsity tennis team defeated Norwalk High School during a home match. The final score was 7-0. The scoreboard read as follows: Luke Foreman ‘14 won at 1 singles 6-1, 6-0. Justin Kleiner ‘11 won at 2 singles 6-0, 6-0. Josh Kaseff ’11 won at 3 singles 6-0, 6-0. Baxter Stein ‘14 won at 4 singles 6-1, 6-0. Jehangir Hafiz ‘11 won at 5 singles ...

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