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Schools must educate students about climate change before it’s too late

Schools must educate students about climate change before it’s too late

Ryan Thomas, Staff Writer

October 24, 2019

The issue of climate change is rapidly emerging on a global scale, yet many Staples High School students are still unaware of the severity.  Although climate change is one of the most prominent issues currently faced by youth, it is not thoroughly discussed within Staples.  While the subject is ...

Three Wise Guys jump into March Madness

Three Wise Guys jump into March Madness

Kevin Greer ’19, Zach Strober ’19 and Jack Shapiro ’19

March 27, 2019

Westport Democrat march brings local awareness to political involvement

Westport Democrat march brings local awareness to political involvement

March 31, 2017

By: Colette Lippman '17 Darcy Hicks and her organization DefenDemocracy, hosted the “CT on the Move, March to Defend the Democracy” event last Sunday, March 26, which began on Jesup Green and ended at Christ and Holy Trinity Church in Westport, which encouraged political activeness, specifica...

In like a lion out like a lamb

In like a lion out like a lamb

Dylan Donahue, Sports Editor

April 3, 2015

Monday, March 30, 2015- today I woke up to snow covering the ground, and to put it lightly,  I was less than happy. I’d like to think my feeling this morning was a mix of dismay and surprise but I think can only truly be described through the “Are you kidding me?” I groaned as I first spotted...

March 30, 2011| What Time is it?

March 30, 2011| What Time is it?

March 30, 2011

12:26 p.m. The TV's around school are often not working with the time as well as the duration of classes. Frustrated students complain that they don't know how much time is left in class or how long they have to get to their next class. However, they are usually only out of order for a few minutes and the bells...

March 21, 2011 | A Snowy Start to Spring

March 21, 2011 | A Snowy Start to Spring

March 21, 2011

9:30 a.m. Today marks the first day of Spring, however, the weather does not reflect that.  In contrast to Friday's warm weather, Elliott Enriquez '12 faces a blizzard as he enters the courtyard....

March 1, 2010 | Creepy

March 1, 2010 | Creepy

March 1, 2011

8:32 a.m. A vandal has drawn graffiti of "The Creep" in numerous places around the school including the stairwells and bathrooms. The administration confirmed that the student responsible has been caught....

Inklings Wins Crown Award

Inklings Wins Crown Award

December 22, 2010

Image via Wikipedia The Staples High School newspaper, Inklings, has been named a High School Newspaper Crown Finalist for the 2011 Crown Awards by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA). Inklings will be awarded either a Gold or Silver Crown Award during CSPA’s 87th Annual Convention in March 2011 at Columbia University. A tota...

Girls’ Lacrosse Ready For a Title

Girls’ Lacrosse Ready For a Title

March 28, 2010

Kelsey Landauer '12 Staff Writer Running the mile is just the beginning of a long, competitive week of tryouts. Girls’ lacrosse tryouts began on Mon. March 22, despite the adverse weather conditions. After participating in drills, the girls performed skills that head coach a...

Students, Teachers Unaware of Tough End of Quarter Schedule

Students, Teachers Unaware of Tough End of Quarter Schedule

March 10, 2010

Image via Wikipedia Unbeknownst to many Staples teachers and students, the scheduling of the end of the third marking period only permits for one day of testing in its final week. The third quarter, which ends on March 31, is filled with holidays and days off from school, preventing teachers from assigning homework and giving tests. March 29 is the only day...

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