Inklings News

Girls’ lacrosse gears up for the season

Girls’ lacrosse gears up for the season

Brian Wilk '19

April 1, 2019

Staples girls’ lacrosse defeated Weston 11-5 in an exhibition match on March 28, in the Wreckers’ last scrimmage before the start of the regular season. The Wreckers were led by Kyle Kirby ’20, who scored four goals, three assists and playing lockdown defense. “I think we got off to a s...

Staples boys’ basketball dominates on opening night

Staples boys’ basketball dominates on opening night

By Greg Settos '19 and Kevin Rabacs '19

January 4, 2019

The Staples boys’ basketball team began their 2018 campaign with a dominant 71-49 win at Weston on on Dec. 15. Led by captain point guard Jake Thaw ’20 who scored 28 points, the Wreckers went on an early 18-7 run and took control of the game for its entirety. “I think we did a really good...

Black bear leaves its print in Weston home

Black bear leaves its print in Weston home

June 18, 2017

By: Colette Lippman '17 A black bear broke into a residence on Treadwell Lane in Weston this past Tuesday, June 13, seemingly lured by the smell of bird feed on the premises. Weston Animal Control Officer Mark Harper stated that the bear broke in because of it’s attraction to the food inside ...

Devil’s Den popularizes as summer draws near

Devil’s Den popularizes as summer draws near

June 9, 2017

By Molly Mahoney ’18 Nestled in the winding back roads of Weston and Redding, Connecticut lies Devil’s Den. The luscious greenery, boulders and streams of the nature preserve seem endless as the “largest continuous preserve and the largest tract of protected land in densely developed Fairfield Coun...

Local students relay for those affected by cancer

Local students relay for those affected by cancer

Justin Schwebel, Staff Writer

May 5, 2016

Staples and Weston High School students will be helping the fight against cancer on May 7 at Relay For Life on the Staples track from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. The event, according to student organizers, is a fun way to have a big impact on those affected by cancer. Students are especially looking forward...

Opioid epidemic wounds the country

Opioid epidemic wounds the country

Maialie Fitzpatrick, Staff Writer

March 5, 2016

Connecticut’s opioid epidemic has increased exponentially in the past year and has especially harmed Weston, CT recently, a town close to home. Opioids are drugs used to combat severe pain, and unless used properly can result in grave consequences such as death.  The three most commonly abused opioi...

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