Inklings News

New principal not yet appointed

New principal not yet appointed

Jane Levy, Editor-in-Chief

May 22, 2015

Elliott Landon sent an email on Wednesday May 20 to the staff of the Westport Public Schools, in which he stated that Greenwich Public Schools’ press release announcing the hiring of current principal of Central Middle School, Shelley Somers, as the new Staples High School principal was premature and...

Staples teacher charged with sexual assault

Staples teacher charged with sexual assault

Bailey Ethier, Editor-in-Chief

January 17, 2015

Math teacher Theron Kissinger was arrested and charged with two counts of second-degree sexual assault on Jan. 15, according to Westport police. Following an investigation police alleged that Kissinger had “an inappropriate sexual relationship” that began in Nov. 2014 with a female Staples student...

Principal Dodig announces retirement to Staples community

Principal Dodig announces retirement to Staples community

Jane Levy, Features Editor

December 1, 2014

At 3:30 p.m. today, the Staples community received a farewell letter via email from John Dodig stating his retirement at the conclusion of the 2014-2015 school year. What began as a temporary position turned into more than a decade of leadership. Dodig opened the letter with, “All good things m...

The new kid

The new kid

Brandon Rakowski, Staff Writer

August 25, 2014

I’m not sure what I expected on August 31st, 2012. A hero’s welcome? No - something worse.  I had seen the movie before, streamed it a thousand times over in my head. I’d lumber through the door to Bedford Middle School greeted by hushed giggles, words that stuck like stones. I’d probably pee m...

Freshmen express their thoughts on starting Staples

Freshmen express their thoughts on starting Staples

Justine Seligson, Photo Coordinator

August 25, 2014

The class of 2014 is long gone. A new crowd is entering in their spot. Weighed down by their monstrous backpacks, clutching a crumpled copy of their schedule in one hand and the crumbs from a healthy, sit-down breakfast in the other, this is the class of 2018. In many aspects, the freshmen are sel...

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