The Student News Site of East Lyme High School

The Viking Saga

The Viking Saga

The Student News Site of East Lyme High School

The Viking Saga

The Viking Saga

The Viking Saga

High amounts of
pressure on students
to receive satisfactory
grades can lead
to overwhelming
amounts of stress,
and struggle to
balance school life
with extracurriculars.

Breaking Burnout

IZZY PAGGIOLI
September 27, 2022

Feeling empty and exhausted? Beyond caring and past motivation? These are signs of burnout. The start of a new school year comes with the stress of a sudden switch from a relaxing summer to suddenly...

Bunkley playing a home game at ELHS against Woodstock Academy last year.

Bunkley Commits to Nichols College

ALEX SALERNO
September 27, 2022

Senior Colin Bunkley recently committed to play lacrosse at Nichols College. “I’ve played lacrosse my entire life and it’ll always be part of my life. I fell in love with lacrosse watching my older...

Jim Obergefell, left, speaks during a
news conference beside Utah state Sen.
Derek Kitchen, a Democrat.

Why Respect for Marriage Act Is a Small Step Forward

FIONA SAMUELSON
September 27, 2022

    The Respect for Marriage Act (RFMA) was proposed as a way for Congress to respond to U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) justice Clarence Thomas’ public opinion. Thomas stated, following...

‘Life Rolls On’ participant surfs on an
adaptive surfboard.

‘Life Rolls On’ Surfs into New England

IZZY PAGGIOLI
September 27, 2022

Non-profit organization Life Rolls On (LRO) is set on making a splash in the lives of hundreds of thousands of people. With a mission of “improving the quality of life for people living with various...

Exploring the Tech Department

FIONA SAMUELSON
September 23, 2022

EL’s Tech Department, headed by tech lead Ben McCarthy, works tirelessly to ensure students and faculty have as many technological resources available as possible. “The time when you guys (students)...

The Summer I Chucked My Phone

‘The Summer I’ Chucked My Phone

EVE SLEMP
September 21, 2022

First of all, my phone is fine, for anyone who might have cared. This past summer, and like most of my summers, I went to a music camp. Music camp consisted of six hours of violin a day, and no air...

Admin Takes on 2022-2023

Admin Takes on 2022-2023

FIONO SAMUELSON
September 11, 2022

Principal Deb Kelly Viking Saga: If you had to use a single word to describe the theme of this year and everything you hope it becomes, what would it be? DK: Community. I believe that a community is...

Fall Sports Preview

ALEX SALERNO
September 9, 2022

Football “I’m expecting to shock the ECC and, of course, beat Waterford.”- senior Colin Bunkley. Last Years Record: 5-5.   Girls' Fall Crew “I and the other captains have...

Listen!

EVE SLEMP
September 9, 2022

Have you noticed the tension that rises during controversial conversations? The apparent crescendo of voice as one speaks over the other while discussing presidential elections? Or the slamming of doors...

DiLoreto Commits to Endicott

DiLoreto Commits to Endicott

ALEX SALERNO
September 9, 2022

“You only get one chance to be recruited, and playing a collegiate sport at any level is a huge accomplishment that I’m really proud of,” said senior Kaitlyn DiLoreto. DiLoreto, who plays defense,...

Roe v Wade Overturned; A Look Into What This Means for Womens’ Rights

Roe v Wade Overturned; A Look Into What This Means for Womens’ Rights

EVE SLEMP
June 29, 2022

     1973 marked a prominent advancement in American women's history: Roe v Wade. The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) case Roe v Wade granted women federal protection to have abortions...

Proposal Paper: Simone Cappon

Proposal Paper: Simone Cappon

May 22, 2022

Introduction Picture this… it’s 2:10 pm on a school day. The students of East Lyme High School flood out of the building and make their way to their cars. Once you live through the treacherous...

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