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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

The marching band led by Aiden Rodgers (right) and Rose Zhou (left) in competition

Rose Zhou: A Leader, Mentor and Voice of the ELHS Marching Band

ALEX SALERNO
February 4, 2023

Behind every good group, there is an even better leader. In marching band, the leader is called the drum major. They  lead rehearsals, conduct the band at events and are the main communicators between...

ELHS Alumni Sapna Maheshwari

ELHS alumna Sapna Maheshwari successfully earned a job at the New York Times in 2016 as a business journalist, recently bringing her work to younger audience, covering emerging media companies, such as...

Committee members listen to testimony
during the trial.

Jan. 6 Report Places Blame on Trump

GABBY MOORE
February 4, 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...

Levesque pitching in game at UConn on on March 27, 2022.

Exploring Athletics at a College Level

ALEX BROWN
February 4, 2023

Trystan Levesque Levesque is a first year student at the University of Rhode Island. He is majoring in health studies and is a left handed pitcher/utility at the Division I level for the URI baseball...

Alex Cooking Live: Southern Chicken Nuggets

ALEX SALERNO
February 1, 2023

https://youtu.be/_1rAO2EJwu4

Eve’s Holiday Gift Guide

EVE SLEMP
December 19, 2022

Your Boyfriend’s Granny Obviously, the holidays are one of the best times of the year to impress your boyfriend’s family. Thinking beyond your boyfriend’s gift and extending an offering to the...

SNL Holiday Review: Which Are Worth It?

RUBY MCMAHON
December 19, 2022

Christmas Morning ft. Kristen Wiig I’ll say it. Kristen Wiig is a brilliant entertainer. And she never fails to execute, which shows in this Christmas sketch. Playing the mom, Kristen Wiig and...

ELHS students wear Vikes for Vets to show support, and are available for sale.

Veterans Day: A Time of Sensitivity and Unity

RUBY MCMAHON
December 6, 2022

For the past two years on Veterans Day, there has not been the same school-wide assembly like usual. A once celebratory and commemorating event was dwindled down to moments of silence, videos, and Zoom....

This welcoming lounge area in the VFT reminds customers of the space’s past as a
Bob’s Furnitue warehouse.

Analyzing the Impact of Viking Firearms and Training Facility

ALEX BROWN
December 6, 2022

As gun violence increases in America, there is a tendency for some to question the necessity of anything firearm-related in their community. On the other hand, some believe that proper gun training is...

Freshman Olivia Hatt rides her horse Corduroy.

Horseback Riding More Popular Than you Think at ELHS

MAYA GARROW
December 6, 2022

Whether horseback riding was for practicality, leisure, or sport, people have enjoyed this out-of-the-ordinary activity for thousands of years. Today, while it may not be as appreciated as other team-based...

ELHS weight room is located to the
right of the South Gym.

Get Swole In The Newly Equipped ELHS Weight Room

SOPHIA VANDERMAELEN
December 5, 2022

If you’re new to working out, walking into the weight room can be daunting. You look to your left and see massive football players benching 250 pounds. You look to your rightand see track girls deadlifting...

ELHS Alum Malarie Buller, left in pink jersey, at a team practice at Fitchburg State out with a concussion.

Multiple Concussions Leave Students’ Futures Cloudy

OLIVIA BROWN
December 5, 2022

Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa recently obtained two concussions over a span of four days. His first was on Sept. 25 during the Buffalo Bills game and his second was four days later against...

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