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The Viking Saga

The Viking Saga

The Student News Site of East Lyme High School

The Viking Saga

The Viking Saga

The Viking Saga

Committee members listen to testimony
 during the trial.

Jan. 6 Report Places Blame on Trump

GABBY MOORE
February 2, 2023

The committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection, consisting of nine senators (seven Democrats and two Republicans) released its full report Dec. 22. The document consists of 18 chapters and over 800...

Vandalism means bathrooms are regularly closed to students.

Bathroom Damages: A Costly Norm

JAMES AMBROSINI
February 2, 2023

Paper towels everywhere. Jammed down the toilets, scattered on the floor, and even down the hall. There’s barely any left in the dispenser. Gum clogs the sinks, just inches away from the trash can....

Jan. 6 Criminal Charges:

OLIVIA BROWN
February 2, 2023

Obstruction of congress- It is illegal to interrupt an official proceeding of the federal government, the Jan. 6 riot aimed at disrupting a meeting of Congress that was certifying President Joe Biden’s...

“The only thing we get to decide in this life is if we play to win.”

Kylee Johnston
January 31, 2023

     This trilogy is full of timeless quotes. In this very special circumstance of inheriting billions, the lessons learned can be taken from anyone anywhere. The bolded words are some of my favorite...

Local EMT Courses Are Worth the Work

SOPHIA VANDERMAELEN
January 9, 2023

You don’t often hear about high school age students regularly saving people’s lives. If that’s something that sparks your interest, local Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) courses may be the perfect...

Returning Lunch Costs Lunch payment clarity, what the

GINNY BULLER
January 9, 2023

Congress passed the Universal School Meals Program Act in 2021, amidst the COVID-19 pandemic which allowed school districts to provide free meals to all students regardless of income, which previously...

Parking Passes: Where Does Our Money Go?

The highly anticipated answer has finally been clarified regarding where the money from junior and senior parking passes goes towards. Every year, students who have the privilege to drive to school must...

Gilmore Girls Love Triangle Synopsis

Gilmore Girls Love Triangle Synopsis

Kylee Johnston
December 5, 2022

Here are my thoughts on one of the Gilmore Girls love triangles! Dean: Dean was Rory’s first boyfriend. They were both two young 10th graders and they thought they fell in love. Dean and Rory’s...

Top Fall Shows and Movies

Kylee Johnston
December 5, 2022

 After listing the best fall songs I am enticed to share some of my fall favorites. Here are some spooky and/or silly films to watch with your friends and family after carving pumpkins all day. Dead...

A Book To Get You Out Of Your Reading Slump

Kylee Johnston
December 1, 2022

Saturday nights and ghost stories are two concepts anyone can get behind. Jake Baker is a young boy in Niagra Falls. It’s a spooky town in the 1980s, and when two siblings move to town and join...

“F*** The Patriarchy”

Kylee Johnston
December 1, 2022

      Taylor Swift said it best: “F*** the patriarchy,” in her song “All Too Well (10 min version).” The male gaze is a concept not admittedly known by men. Women, however, may not be able to...

Success Ruins Parts of You That Make You, You

Kylee Johnston
November 29, 2022

 What does success mean to you? Is it being financially stable, famous, rich, starting a family, becoming a lawyer, or writing a book? Setting these goals for yourself are amazing, but if you only see...

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