Inklings News

Hirschberg, Tennis Team Win Class LL State Championship

June 14, 2011

  When Danny Hirschberg ’11 stepped off the Yale University tennis court last Thursday, he not only had the satisfaction of a second straight Class LL individual title, but also of having clinched Staples’ first LL team championship since 1988. “Winning the class LL state championship was an unbelievable...

Open for Business: Saugatuck Now Runs on Dunkin'

Open for Business: Saugatuck Now Runs on Dunkin'

March 18, 2011

On March 3, international doughnut and coffee retailer Dunkin’ Donuts opened its third Westport location on the corner of Bridge Square and Riverside Avenue in Saugatuck. According to Jim Cain, Jr. operating partner of Cain Management, Inc. – an East Norwalk-based family business which currently owns and operates 33 Dun...

Aldrich Glides to Victory in New England's

Aldrich Glides to Victory in New England's

December 7, 2010

On Nov. 13, Staples senior, Ben Aldrich, placed 22nd overall at the New England State Open Championship race. The grueling course, over 5,300 meters long, is known for being one of the most difficult races in New England. It features sharp turns, large hills, and scattered mud piles that have caused runners to fall an...

November 19, 2010 | Pass the Mic

November 19, 2010 | Pass the Mic

November 19, 2010

11:48 a.m. The Staples High School Library Learning Commons will be holding its first open mic session during the three lunch waves on December 3, 2010.  Open mic sessions will now be held in the LLC on the first Friday of every month.  Students interested in performing can sign up in the LLC or at

Aldrich leads Staples Cross Country to strong showing at XC Open

November 11, 2010

The Staples High School cross country team competed in the state open meet at Wickham Park on Friday. The boys qualified as a team, and senior Ingrid Johnson ‘11 competed in the girls race. The boys team finished 17th with 361 points. Senior captain Ben Aldrich ‘11 finished first for the Wreckers with a time of 16:41. Aldrich placed 22nd overall and made the all-state...

November 10, 2010 | Before the Curtains Open

November 10, 2010 | Before the Curtains Open

November 10, 2010

Photo by Annie Nelson '11.2:04 p.m. During Justin Miller's period four A Cappella Choir class, Eva Hendricks '11 makes a face expressing her mix of emotions about the night of Hell Week ahead for the upcoming Players production of "Curtains."  She will be single cast as producer, Carmen Bernstein. To order your tickets today, go to www....

Student Written, Directed Play ‘Sibling Rivalry’ to Open Nov. 6

ACTING OUT:  The cast and crew of Suzanne Kleine ’11’s “Sibling Rivalry” rehearse for their production, which will debut at Toquet Hall on Nov. 6. | Photo by Zach Teicher ’13

October 1, 2010

Caitlyn Rand ‘13 News Editor Everyone has heard of close siblings, but this fall, one pair of siblings will become a little too close.  Suzanne Kleine ’11’s play, “Sibling Rivalry,” which tells the story of two stepsiblings who fall in love with each other, will premiere Nov. 6 at Toquet Hall.  The show stars Charlotte...

TRACK REVIEW: Boys’ and Girls’ Track Succeed at States

RACE TO THE FINISH: Varsity runner Walker Marsh ’13 (right) makes his way around the first bend of the track after receiving the baton from a teamnate.

March 12, 2010

Alix Neenan '12 Staff Writer Staples’ indoor track team fared well at both the CIAC Open Championships and Class LL Championships. The boys’ team placed third in Open and fifth in Class LL, while the girls placed 14th in Open and fourth in Class LL. “The kids had a very good season,” Coach Laddie Lawrence said. “We’re not done yet.” Lawrence said tha...

Jock Talk: Lovable Losers

October 16, 2009

Jesse Heussner '11 Features Editor Roger Federer and Juan Martin Del Potro were in the middle of a match for the ages. The young, charismatic 20 year old had just taken the best player to ever live to a fifth set at the US Open, the first time an Open final had gone the distance in ten years. I ...

Renovated Baseball Field is Open for Play

Renovated Baseball Field is Open for Play

May 7, 2009

Jack Hennessy '10 Sports Web Editor Principal John Dodig opened the newly renovated Staples baseball field before the Varsity squad lost a close one to Wilton 3-1 on Monday. The festivities were only slightly dampened by the team's loss as fans, parents, and other members of the community celeb...

Winter Sports Wrap-Up


March 31, 2009

by Ben Klaff '10 Many of Staples teams had strong performances this season during FCIAC’s, States, and beyond. Read More »...

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