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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

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SCOTUS to Revisit ICWA

November 21, 2022

The Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) is a federal law that seeks to keep Native American children with Native American families. It was passed in 1978 in response to the high number of indigenous children...

Suffragettes Honored at State Capitol

October 21, 2022

To celebrate previously uncredited women of color who fought for women’s suffrage which eventually led to the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, the Connecticut Historical Society created a plaque listing...

A look at some of this seasons gardening process and volunteers.

Giving Garden Perseveres Through Drought

October 20, 2022

“This year has shown that our volunteers, board, and community are ready for any challenge nature can throw at us,” director of the EL Giving Garden Board John Holtz said. The EL Giving Garden has...

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

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...

Exploring the Tech Department

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 Roberts Court, April 23, 2021  
Seated from left to right: Justices Samuel A. Alito, Jr. and Clarence Thomas, Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., and Justices Stephen G. Breyer and Sonia Sotomayor  
Standing from left to right: Justices Brett M. Kavanaugh, Elena Kagan, Neil M. Gorsuch, and Amy Coney Barrett.  
Photograph by Fred Schilling, Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States

Recent Supreme Court Headlines Explained

September 9, 2022

Recent headlines surrounding SCOTUS (the Supreme Court of the United States) decisions and opinions on cases like Roe v. Wade and West Virginia v. EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) have drawn most...

Art Students Succeed in Competitive Local Gallery

June 7, 2022

24 pieces of student artwork were entered in the Old Lyme Academy of Fine Arts Shoreline competition this April. East Lyme’s turnout was highly successful this year as 22 of the 24 pieces earned...

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