Inklings News

COVID-19 affects cross country team

Staples cross country runners wear masks and socially distance while running in their small cohorts at practice.

Audrey Kercher '23

September 25, 2020

Going back to school in fall of 2020 is anything besides ordinary: one-way hallways, masks, six feet apart and Zooms. Sports are no exception, especially for the cross country team.    The Staples cross country team has had to make many modifications this year due to COVID-19.    ...

High school football players protest in Hartford over season’s cancellation

Cameron Manna '21, Staff Writer

September 11, 2020

High school football players from across the state assembled on the steps of the Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford on Wednesday to protest the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference’s (CIAC) decision to cancel their season.                                 ...

The decision on the upcoming year of fall sports

Staples soccer seniors hope that despite pandemic, 2020 season will be played.

Carson Kranz ’21

May 22, 2020

With the coronavirus calling an end to the 2019-2020 school year, it also brought the end of spring sports. The cancelling of all 2020 spring sports has been devastating for all seniors and athletes who were looking forward to taking the field. But now we’re left with one question, what about fall...

Seniors attempt to salvage their internships

Holden Cohen '20, Staff Writer

May 18, 2020

In the past, when the school year came to an end and the hallways became significantly less crowded, underclassmen could really sense the entire class of students. This was the senior class, as they go off on their internships to either learn something in their career choice or destress from the grue...

Quarantine impact by grade

A podcast created to provide clarity as to how different grades are being affected by the current quarantine conditions.

Madison Andrews ’20 and Marina Engler ’21, Staff Writers

May 16, 2020

This is a Wreckording Episode 6: We the Champions

On a brand new episode of ‘This is a Wreckording’ Ethan and Principal Thomas are joined by members of the We the People team to discuss their state and national triumph over the competition this year.

Ethan Frank '20

May 11, 2020

This is a Wreckording Episode 6

This is a Wreckording

On a brand new episode of ‘This is a Wreckording’, Ethan Frank ’20 and Principal Thomas discuss distance learning through the first few weeks of quarantine, what could happen in the next few weeks, and some talk about last weeks NFL Draft.

Ethan Frank '20

April 27, 2020

This is a Wreckording Episode 5 Apple Podcasts

Longshore: our last hope

The Longshore golf course still remains open despite social distancing practicing during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Grady Narang '20, Staff Writer

April 6, 2020

The average 18-hole golf course is 6,500 yards. That's four miles of open land in the vicinity of practically every town in Fairfield County, let alone Connecticut. Golf courses attract millions of people who play the sport competitively, or those who just want to get out of the house on a weekend....

Staples implements daily A/B schedule

A/B schedule will be put in place starting March 26. During each time period students will have Zoom meetings available and other ways to communicate with teachers.

Shira Zeiberg ’22, Staff Writer

March 25, 2020

Staples will begin an A/B schedule starting Thursday, March 26 where students meet with classes from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m for the duration of the distance learning academic plan.  On A days, periods one through four will meet and on B days periods five through eight will meet. Some Staples students ...

What to do when corona affects your money

The stock market plummets and rises during the midst of the coronavirus pandemic

Caroline Donohue '20, Business Director

March 19, 2020

Starting a few weeks ago, the stock market began rapidly plummeting in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. Headlines across the world read how the stock market has not been this volatile since the downfall in 1987 and how Dow Jones has fallen thousands of points. In simple terms, people are freaking...

Staples seniors offer opinions on online school

Students will submit work online through Schoology and other platforms while quarantined.

Ethan Frank '20 and Jake Navarro '20

March 18, 2020

New Amazon Go stores are destined to change America

Amazon Go Grocery opens up 26 convenience stores throughout America with “Just Walkout Technology”

Caroline Donohue '20, Business Director

March 14, 2020

Amazon, as most of the world knows, is one of the biggest enterprises alive and allows people to basically buy anything in the world and have it shipped to your door the next day. In 2020, Amazon announced that they would open 26 “AmazonGo” convenience stores for grocery and gourmet food shopping...

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