Inklings News

Underclassman express opinions about PSAT

Jake Ment ’22 imitates taking the PSAT which took place on March 4 and 5. Upperclassmen got to come in late both days so freshmen and sophomores could take the test.

Lily Caplan '22 and Lucy Zuckerman '22

March 10, 2020

Coaches, athletes should both have voice electing captains

Picking captains for any sports team can be a controversial decision, so teammates and coaches should adjust their style of picking to offer a fair end result.

Ella Bloomingdale '20, Assistant Business Manager

January 13, 2020

A team sports captain should be responsible, organized, supportive and knowledgeable. They should be able to support and encourage the team while also having the ability to organize and bring athletes together when it is necessary. At Staples High School, a common way of selecting captains is through the...

Inequality in Ludlowe athletics prompts Title IX investigation

After complaints about inequalities in post for boys’ and girls’ teams, the Ludlowe Athletics Department’s Twitter is under a Title IX investigation.

Ella Alpert '22, Staff Writer

January 11, 2020

Being a student-athlete comes with many challenges. At times, trying to balance school work, practice and carving out free time to relax can be nearly impossible. When athletes achieve their goals, whether that be winning a game or simply showing improvement, it feels as if the long days of hard wor...

Discovering the most popular streaming service

Staples students watch many different streaming services including Netflix and Disney Plus.

Annabelle Iannone ’21 and Grace Livecchi ’21

January 9, 2020

Two day school week prompts controversy

Annabelle Iannone '21

Annabelle Iannone ’21 and Grace Livecchi ’21

January 7, 2020

Comparing holiday decorations around Westport

Amanda Rowen '22 and Betti Kobak '22

Amanda Rowan '22 and Betti Kobak '22

December 19, 2019

Drastic religion decrease harms our generation

Religion comes into question for this generation.

Margot Stack '22, Staff Writer

December 18, 2019

Growing up, religion was something very important to my family. My siblings and I would attend Sunday school every week for practically our whole childhood. From praying before meals to going to church on holidays, religion has always been something I can count on. But recently, the attention to religion has ...

Assessment center: Is it effective?

Photo of sign outside of the Assessment Center. It is located on the door of the make-up center.

Charley Guthartz, Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

Many Staples students get the Assessment Center and learning center confused. These two rooms are put into place by the school to be helpful for students. But rarely students are unaware of where these rooms are so what's the point is having them?  The learning center is where you can go to get extra help from a...

Supreme Court allows families of gun violence victims to sue gun manufacterer, gives them justice

Supreme Court allows families of gun violence victims to sue gun manufacterer, gives them justice

Rachel Suggs '21, Web News Editor

November 21, 2019

America has a complex history of making, selling, buying and using guns, and our laws reflect our disagreement. There are several laws that conflict over the highly contentious and partisan gun control debate that gained steam in the recent decade. For example, the 2005 Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arm...

New York climate change walkout teaches kids how to stand up for what they believe

New York climate change walkout teaches kids how to stand up for what they believe

Izzy Sareen '22, Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

In modern day, 11% of the global population is currently vulnerable to climate change; 800 million people suffering each day from something that could have been avoided in the first place, according to  Climate change is moving around the globe, and it’s not moving slowly. The t...

Changing clothes for P.E. should not always be necessary

People work out in a gym wearing proper attire for their activity.

Chelsea Strober '21

January 7, 2019

The bell rings and it is time for me to leave math class and head to P.E. I speed walk to the locker room, dodging anyone in my way. Getting into my change of clothes and making it to class on time is my priority. I arrive, change into a whole new outfit, and make my way to where my class is meeting on...

Finding the “perfect” female President

Finding the “perfect” female President

April 24, 2018

By Abigail Fleming '20 and Mia Daignault '20

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