Inklings News

Social media able to bring athletes, coaches together during practice interruption

While athletes are required to stay at home over this break, coaches can still push them to remain in shape.

Jake Navarro '20, Staff Writer

April 6, 2020

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference just held a meeting with 70 schools, athletic and governmental figures, and they reached a decision that it was too premature to cancel the spring sports season. Now, coaches have the tough task of having to prepare their teams while under quarantine. ...

Neglected sport deserves recognition

Squash is a racquet sport that has grown popular around the world but is neglected in the Staples community.

Betti Kobak '22

February 11, 2020

Sports practices and games are the daily rituals for many students at Staples, and our community takes them extremely seriously. Staples offers a large variety of different sports, but there are no longer just the classic football and soccer options there used to be. Times are evolving, and so is the pop...

Students across Staples weigh in on morning practices

Students across Staples weigh in on morning practices

Carolyn Gray ‘19 and Madison Andrews ‘20

March 27, 2019

[Oct. 2016 Sports] Training added to boys’ soccer amplified success

November 22, 2016

By Brendan Massoud '17 and Lili Romann '19   Coming off a bit of a slow start, the Staples boys’ soccer team is beginning to flourish with their polished mindset and intensified fitness as the air becomes chillier and the leaves begin to turn. Sitting at 7-3-6 currently (as of Oct. 25), the ...

[Sept. 2016 Sports] Varsity field hockey executes new style of play in hopes of achieving season goals

October 11, 2016

By Izzy Blansfield '18 Sports Editor The Staples girls’ varsity field hockey team, led by second year coach Ian Tapsall, will execute a new style of play this season. “Coach Tapsall has made a huge impact on the team. Last year, he came in and created a whole new system consisting of a differ...

School put in lockdown to prepare for Rushdie

School put in lockdown to prepare for Rushdie

Aileen Coyne, Staff Writer

October 26, 2015

In preparation for Salman Rushdie’s visit on Thursday, October 22, the entire Staples High School went on lockdown at 4:00 p.m. All sports practices were required to end at 3:30 p.m. and many had 1:45 p.m. early dismissals in order to get a full practice in. All home games were cancelled in advan...

Boy’s Volleyball starts practice

Jesse Greesnpun, Staff Writer

April 3, 2015

Sophomores prepare for CAPT

Sophomores prepare for CAPT

Grace McCarthy, Staff Writer

March 3, 2014

This year’s sophomore class is expected to take a double hit of standardized testing. Teachers are intensely preparing students; as this is the last grade to take CAPT tests, they aim to finish with a bang. As the month of March begins, sophomores are feeling the heat and the advice they are hearing over...

December 15, 2010 | Getting Jiggy With it

December 15, 2010 | Getting Jiggy With it

December 15, 2010

Photo by Caitlyn Rand '13 8:44 a.m. Jesse Bauks and his period 3 Irish Lit class practice their Irish stepdancing skills. Irish dancing, like all dancing, is linked to a history, a culture, and customs of all aspects of Ireland discussed in the class. ...

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