Ms. Swan and Ms. Raff sat ready to greet the guests coming to the summer shows with a table of astronomy themed treats.
Planetarium Finally Reopens Years After Going Dark
OLIVIA BROWN September 13, 2023

Diane Swan, president of STARS to STEM Incorporated, has been working tirelessly for six years to reopen the planetarium after its closing in 2014. The short solar system-themed hallway no one walks down and the arch ceilinged classroom solely known for housing ARC has been described by Ms. Swan as,...

It’s a Swifties World, and We’re All Just Living In It
It’s a Swifties World, and We’re All Just Living In It

Whether you’re a Swiftie or not, no one can deny the extensive support for Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour this past year. With Swift wrapping up...

One-Stop-Shop Opens by ELHS
One-Stop-Shop Opens by ELHS

From gas to grinders to acai bowls, the new gas station off Exit 75, Noble, has been booming with business since its opening Aug. 8. With a wide...

Students fill the commons during one of two lunch waves last school year without COVID restrictions.
Has COVID Killed School Spirit?

The CDC declared the end of the public health emergency May 11, but that doesn’t mean that students are flipping that switch to pre-COVID learning...

Local Spotlight: Meet Don MacKenzie, Retired Boats Inc. Owner and Community Pillar
Local Spotlight: Meet Don MacKenzie, Retired Boats Inc. Owner and Community Pillar

President and Owner of Boats Incorporated from 1989-2021, saving an 80 year old lobster named Larry in 2012, and coaching basketball for more...

U.S. TikTok Ban: What’s Going On?

In 2020, a national TikTok ban was discussed by the Trump administration. Now it’s 2023, and the Biden administration is revisiting this ban....

This accessory display greets customers from the front door, showcasing the Bogg Bag, and more.
‘Northern Prep Meets Southern Charm’ At Pearls & Plaid
SOPHIA VANDERMAELEN September 13, 2023

When entering Pearls & Plaid on Main Street, a pink beach umbrella pulled my attention to a huge accessory display. The display featured purses, jewelry, candles, mugs, hats, and more. The store seemed very on-theme with the rest of downtown Niantic:...

T&B Provisions:  More Than a Sandwich Shop
T&B Provisions: More Than a Sandwich Shop

Tucked away in a quaint plaza on Niantic Main Street lies T&B Provisions,...

Mr. McIvor attends a sumo wrestling tournament to learn more about Japanese traditions.
McIvor Explores Japan Through Fund for Teachers Grant

This summer, ELHS history teacher Collin McIvor was given the once-in-a-lifetime...

Ms. Buckley shows the various knitwear she’s made in the club.
Knit Your Troubles Away With Knitting and Crochet Club

Bundles of colorful yarn. Unique knit creations. A welcoming community. At ELHS’s...

Non-Profit to Make CT More Equitable
Gabby Moore

SCORE works toward their goal of making CT more inclusive GABBY MOORE Since...

Mr. Marcoux and one of his golfers at
Killingly High school.
New Athletic Director Joins ELHS
JEN WALLACE September 13, 2023

“I’m evolving my career and moving it in a different direction, but it’s exciting,” Kevin Marcoux, ELHS and ELMS’s new athletic director,...

EL’s 12u boys prepare for an exciting
game in the dugout.
EL 12u Boys Went the Distance
JEN WALLACE September 13, 2023

East Lyme Little League’s 12u boys’ team decided that this year they would take home the State Championship title. They put in the work and...

The iconic main Book Barn sits on West Main Street.
Book Barn Battle
JAMES AMBROSINI September 13, 2023

The Book Barn Location: 41 W Main Street The largest and oldest of the three locations, the original Book Barn is more of a book market than a bookstore. Five different buildings, each filled to the brim with a plethora of reads, both fiction...

Antique Albums With Ambrosini
Antique Albums With Ambrosini

To say that I’m a fan of The Clash would be an understatement. For as long...

The deli counter is converted to hand out free breakfast each morning.
How to Make Breakfast Break FAST!

Forgot something as you left for school today? No, not your homework. Breakfast. It...

Niantic Bay Playhouse Enjoys First Few Months of Operation
Niantic Bay Playhouse Enjoys First Few Months of Operation

The room darkens as the rumble of people running to their seats and chatting...

Battle of the Breakfast Spots
Battle of the Breakfast Spots

Deke’s: If you’re looking for the best bagel in southeastern Connecticut,...

How Not to Play Golf with Alex and Mason
How Not to Play Golf with Alex and Mason
ALEX SALERNO September 11, 2023
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Max Montejano (9) right, Luke Salan (Captain 17) middle, Robert Stoddard 22 left
Varsity Boys' Soccer Winning 4-0 Against Fitch
GINNY BULLER September 19, 2023

Zacks NFL Predictions: NFC East
Zack's NFL Predictions: NFC East
ZACK BARTH September 27, 2023

Philadelphia Eagles 2022-2023 Record: 13-4 My Prediction: 12-5 The Philadelphia Eagles are the most well-rounded and complete team in...

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