Inklings News

Colin Neenan teacher feature

Colin Neenan teacher feature

May 8, 2018

By Emma Greenberg '18

It’s time for big tech’s big breakup

It’s time for big tech’s big breakup

April 30, 2018

In the recent weeks, the library posed a question to the student body, “Why should we break up Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple? Or shouldn’t we?” This is my response to the question. The question and my response were inspired by Scott Galloway’s book, “The Four.”   In the last ...

Pequot Library enchants visitors

Pequot Library enchants visitors

January 23, 2018

By Ian Bernstein '18 and Amelia Brown '18

Cold classrooms force out students and teachers

January 9, 2018

Madison Sell '18 Multiple classes were stopped and moved out of their usual classrooms on Jan. 2 as a result of extremely low temperatures. This problem was mostly present in the left side of the building, in lower number classrooms on the first and third floor. “It wasn’t bad earlier when...

‘Take 10 to read’ initiative aims to spur love for reading in Staples students

‘Take 10 to read’ initiative aims to spur love for reading in Staples students

November 1, 2017

By Izzy Connors '18 This year the Staples library has implemented a new initiative to motivate students to engage in reading inside and outside of the classroom. The “Take 10 to Read” initiative encourages teachers to dedicate the first 10 minutes of class for students to read silently a book of...

The Westport Public Library: Groundbreaking into Westport’s new gem

The Westport Public Library: Groundbreaking into Westport's new gem

October 4, 2017

By Lauren Wasserman '19 The quietest place in a town, where many go to both procrastinate work and be productive, has made it their mission to improve its facility and stand out from the others: The Westport Public Library. On Sept. 15, the first step into the Westport Public Library’s $19.5 million...

Preparing for Finals

Preparing for Finals

June 12, 2017

By: Alexa Moro and Alex Reiner

Saving trees or killing grades?

Saving trees or killing grades?

Maddie Phelps '19, Web Managing Editor

May 17, 2017

  If you’ve attended Staples High School for more than one day, you’ll know one thing to be true about the Library Media Center: there are rules upon rules upon rules. The no eating policy is one that just drives kids crazy as it is nearly impossible to hide from the librarians that are se...

Humans of Staples

Humans of Staples

Adam Kaplan, Editor-in-Chief

January 8, 2016

In a school that features nearly 2,000 unique students, it is easy to be forgotten by some of your peers. Reece Armstrong ’16 is not one who has to deal with that problem regularly. During his three-and-a-half year tenure at Staples, Armstrong has been known as many things including Queso, The ...

Staples chats with principal candidate Louis Moore

This was the daily click for the day taken by Caroline Lane '16.

Dylan Donahue, Sports Editor

March 17, 2015

The library was unusually crowded during lunch on March 9 as students and teachers alike gathered to meet the second candidate hoping to become principal of Staples in the wake of current principal John Dodig’s retirement. While the candidate Louis Moore, called “Lou” by his friends, is curr...

Eric Starbuck discusses Ebola at Westport Library

AP Environmental Science students Julie Bender '15, Olivia Jones '15, Emily Wolfe '15 and August Densby '15 listen intently to Eric Starbuck's information on the history of Ebola.

Larissa Lieberson, Justine Seligson, Social Media Manager, Photo Editor

November 30, 2014

On November 25, 2014, Eric Starbuck spoke at the Westport Public Library on the Ebola virus. Starbuck, who works for the Save the Children Foundation, recently returned from Mali where he worked with Ebola. Recently, Ebola has sparked huge worry across the nation because of its extremely deathly consequences and harsh symptoms. “The thing that’s so scary...

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