Inklings News

The Staples exchange program needs to change to relay a true experience

Staples and Singapore students are yet to experience an integrated experience throughout the school days.

Jake Navarro '20, Staff Writer

January 2, 2020

Every year, a group of high school students from Singapore has a two-week opportunity of living the life of a Staples student. Although they are put in different classes, I believe the program needs to change in order to truly represent a Staples lifestyle.  When walking through the halls, I saw many s...

[Nov. 2016 Opinions] Get me out of Generation Z

November 22, 2016

By Jesse Levinson '17   I used to send Snapchats of books I was reading, underlining sentences that I found particularly funny or alarmingly existential. Sometimes I would even add brief captions expressing my thoughts, and if I was feeling exceptionally quirky, I’d throw in my favorite emoj...

[Nov. 2016 Opinions] The not so great perks of being a wallflower

November 22, 2016

By Amelia Brown '18   You walk through the halls to your next class, saying hi to a few people on the way. Once you sit down at your desk, a friend comes over and you talk until the bell. During class, you raise your hand a few times to make sure you get your participation grade. You meet w...

[Sept. 2016 Features] Student businesses soar with Instagram

October 11, 2016

By Jonathan Kaner '18 Sports Editor and Julia Rosier '18 Features Editor Her fingers delicately strung together the last bead, and she gleamed with a familiar zeal. Julie Kaplan ’17 was armed and ready for her newest Instagram post to promote her new entrepreneurial business, Jewels by Jules. I...

It’s all Greek to me

Jenna McNicholas, Staff Writer

April 6, 2015

Becoming a part of the Greek-life family is something many Staples students plan on.  The sorority squat, the infamous profile picture changes to promote events, the constant resurfacing of the phrase “throw what you know” and, of course, the most outrageous and glamorous parties. For a lot of...

BOE Discusses Staff Policy on Social Media and New P.E. Program

BOE Discusses Staff Policy on Social Media and New P.E. Program

December 21, 2010

Issues taken up by the Westport Board of Education (BOE) at Monday night’s meeting included a new leadership program in physical education, and the district’s emerging policy on social media. David Gusitsch, 6-12 Physical Education & Health Department Chair and Curriculum Coordinator, star...

New Course, “Global Studies,” Approved in BOE Meeting

New Course, “Global Studies,” Approved in BOE Meeting

October 26, 2010

On Mon., Oct. 25, the Board of Education met to discuss important action items, including trends in standardized testing, and the addition of a new Social Studies course, beginning in the ’11-’12 school year. The Board also accepted the gift of a Boston baby grand piano to Bedford Middle School, and ...

Are People Anti-Social on Buses because of Technology?

Photo by Kelsey Shockey '14

October 25, 2010

The bus is very quiet. Only a few whispers can be heard, and everyone is staring out of the window. The bottom of the seats are almost completely covered with sticky gum that was purposefully put there instead of the garbage. The only noise you can hear is the engine of the bus whirring and the wheels...

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