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The Student News Site of East Lyme High School

The Viking Saga

The Viking Saga

The Viking Saga

DEI Assembly Highlights

DEI Assembly Highlights

March 3, 2022

NOELLE AVENA Months in the making, on Feb. 1, the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion committee put on their student-led assembly. The committee, created from students who spoke up and contacted administration...

Environment is Everything: Q&A WITH COLLEGE PROFESSOR

Environment is Everything: Q&A WITH COLLEGE PROFESSOR

February 28, 2022

Dr. Diba Khan-Bureau is a full-time professor and Program Coordinator of the Environmental Engineering Technology Program at Three Rivers Community College. She is a research scientist at the University...

Teachers’ Mental Health Declines in New Type of Classroom

Teachers’ Mental Health Declines in New Type of Classroom

February 28, 2022

The pandemic has also greatly impacted the mental health of many teachers in ELHS QUINN DWYER In the past two years, students faced many struggles as the pandemic piled more stress on to their already...

Coaching Tenacity

Coaching Tenacity

February 28, 2022

Q&A with ELHS alumnus and prior UConn running back coach Kyle Weiss ALEX BROWN After graduating from ELHS, Kyle Weiss earned his bachelor’s degree in Earth and Environmental Science at Wesleyan...

Eating Disorders: Not Just a Female Issue

Eating Disorders: Not Just a Female Issue

February 28, 2022

An in-depth look into the overlooked sides of male eating disorders CECILE HORST Not all eating disorders are created equal. With the uprise in the body positivity movement, pop culture and social...

Crippling Phone Addictions Consume Many

Crippling Phone Addictions Consume Many

February 28, 2022

Students’ and teachers’ phone addictions disrupt daily life KYLEE JOHNSTON Can you pinpoint the moment when you stopped being a carefree kid and started living your life through a screen? Neither...

Why ‘Teen Beach Movie’ is a Cinematic Masterpiece

Why ‘Teen Beach Movie’ is a Cinematic Masterpiece

February 28, 2022

QUINN DWYER “Teen Beach Movie” is a 2013 Disney Channel original movie that reached 8.4 million viewers on its first premiere and is today the third highest rated movie in Disney Channel history....

Chakras Can Impact Our Health

Chakras Can Impact Our Health

February 28, 2022

Opening up chakras plays a positive role in overall physical and mental health IZZY PAGGIOLI Seven colorful spheres of energy run along your spine from red at the base to purple at the tip of your...

Rachel Michaud Encourages Vibrancy at ELHS

Rachel Michaud Encourages Vibrancy at ELHS

February 28, 2022

Ms. Michaud elaborates on creating art and teaching it as the AP Art teacher JOSH MORWAY Viking Saga: What motivated your pursuit of the arts and the education of it? Rachel Michaud: Ever since...

My Experience with Goal-Setting

My Experience with Goal-Setting

February 28, 2022

What I learned after studying for exams MEGHANA GOGATE We’ve all set goals in our lives at one point: whether it was to improve in academics, sports, or extracurriculars. But how many of us have...

Consider Joining The Viking Saga Staff

Consider Joining The Viking Saga Staff

February 28, 2022

MIKAYLA STAHL There is much to think about when choosing courses, but here is your Editor-in-Chief ’s totally unbiased pitch as to why you should join the Viking Saga. Journalism is set up...

Empty Debate vs. Productive Conversation

Empty Debate vs. Productive Conversation

February 28, 2022

Difficult conversations don’t have to turn into arguments Opinion Of: FIONA SAMUELSON Everyone has, at one point or another, debated someone and felt like the other person just didn’t understand....

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