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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

Students Sophia VanDerMaelen (left)
and Delaney Donovan (right) send Ms. Sojkowski their support.

ELHS Rallies Behind Ms. Sojkowski

ELHS math teacher of 15 years Stephanie Sojkowski and her family will not be returning to normalcy anytime soon after their vehicle was hit by Vermont resident Javery Hattat, who was driving under the...

photo: Unsplash

Your Guide to the Perfect Car Survival Kit

May 2, 2023

Nice, warm, fuzzy blanket: Dude. You have no idea how many times I’ve been SO grateful for this one. Freezing at a football game? Go get the blanket. Passengers complaining about how slow your car warms...

Salerno Talks Art(even though he doesn’t know anything about it)

March 28, 2023

This piece by Norman Rockwell has been in my house for years. This picture depicts a young boy getting distracted by a lollipop when getting a haircut. The drawing has a lot of detail in it. This obviously...

Many EL residents and teachers wait to get into the BOE meeting on Feb. 6.

Anger Rises Over ELPS Budget Cuts

March 9, 2023

As is, the Board of Education’s (BOE) proposed budget will cause over 18 teachers and staff to lose their jobs, creating rippling ramifications throughout the district.  All library assistant staff...

ELHS Welcomes New Statistics Teacher

Maya Garrow
February 23, 2023

ELHS’s new Statistics teacher returns to teaching MAYA GARROW He loves working with students and has a passion for math. Despite choosing to retire in 2019, this new member of the ELHS staff soon...

Q&A with State Rep. Maria Horn on the Topic of Bipartisanship

February 23, 2023

Mauri visiting UMass Dartmouth

Mauri’s Soccer Engine Keeps Running

December 19, 2022

Nicknamed “The Train” by her middle school soccer coach, her fearless and unwaveringly determined play style is not for the faint of heart. Once she locks eyes with her downfield target, you can bet...

Students and parents wait in line to get
into ELHS sporting events.

New Cashless Online Ticket Paying System Upsets Some

Ted Bergman
December 9, 2022

Pull out your debit card, because EL’s athletic games have gone cashless. ELHS has adopted a system of online payments for athletic games through the digital ticketing website GoFan. Stamps, tear-off...

The Ultimate 2022 Music Wrap-Up

Cecile Horst and Ted Bergman
December 3, 2022

Cecile’s Pick: ‘Being Funny in a Foreign Language’ - the 1975 A no skip album. Not a single one. Every song is banger after banger. I mean did Matty Healy have to eat raw steak on stage while...

The Explosive Nature of “Love Island”

Ruby McMahon
December 1, 2022

The originally British television show, “Love Island” didn’t receive overnight success when it began airing in 2015. However, in the last few years, it has become the model of reality television...

How influential Parents’ Treatment is to Who We Become

Kylee Johnston
November 29, 2022

     Do you ever wonder why someone who cares about you treats you like they don’t? The nature of our nurture growing up affects who we become. The saying, “Like mother, like daughter” is something...

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