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Local EMT Courses Are Worth the Work
SOPHIA VANDERMAELEN January 9, 2023

You don’t often hear about high school age students regularly saving people’s lives. If that’s something that sparks your interest, local Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) courses may be the perfect extracurricular. But, what does the course look like? “If they’re interested in the medical...

Returning Lunch Costs Lunch payment clarity, what the
GINNY BULLER

Congress passed the Universal School Meals Program Act in 2021, amidst the COVID-19 pandemic which allowed school districts to provide free...

Parking Passes: Where Does Our Money Go?
EVE SLEMP AND FIONA SAMUELSON

The highly anticipated answer has finally been clarified regarding where the money from junior and senior parking passes goes towards. Every...

ELHS students wear Vikes for Vets to show support, and are available for sale.
Veterans Day: A Time of Sensitivity and Unity
RUBY MCMAHON

For the past two years on Veterans Day, there has not been the same school-wide assembly like usual. A once celebratory and commemorating event...

This welcoming lounge area in the VFT reminds customers of the space’s past as a
Bob’s Furnitue warehouse.
Analyzing the Impact of Viking Firearms and Training Facility
ALEX BROWN

As gun violence increases in America, there is a tendency for some to question the necessity of anything firearm-related in their community....

First Selectman Kevin Seery
EL Reviews Town Charter
TED BERGMAN

EL’s Town Charter Revision Committee, created by First Selectman Kevin Seery and the Board of Selectmen, consists of 11 appointed EL residents...

Local Animal Shelters Provide a Safe Haven for Animals
Olivia Brown January 11, 2023

With the holiday season approaching, it is the perfect time to invest in a new best friend OLIVIA BROWN With, on average, 210 animals impounded in the Northeastern Connecticut Council of Governments shelters (NECCOG) each year, they need your help...

It Is Time to Amend the Dress Code
It Is Time to Amend the Dress Code
ROXY BADEAUX

  “Boys will be boys.” “Cover up." "You’re distracting.” These...

The inside of Grota Solna’s salt caves.
Hidden Crystals in Downtown Niantic: Grota Solna's Salt Caves
GINNY BULLER

A hidden oasis in Niantic: rooms filled to the brim with crystals covering the...

Care and Share pantry where donations are recieved.
How Care and Share has Spread the Message of Giving Throughout the Year
Meghana Gogate

With the start of the “Most wonderful time of the year”, each year December...

ELHS welcomes its new counselor, Jaclyn Sullivan.
The Past and Passions of ELHS’s New Counselor, Ms. Sullivan
MAYA GARROW

Counseling is an integral part of the school system, and a vital support for...

A New Era for the ELHS Boys’ Basketball Team
A New Era for the ELHS Boys’ Basketball Team
ALEX BROWN & ALEX SALERNO December 19, 2022

Following the retirement of 8-year head coach Jeff Bernardi, new boys’ basketball head coach Tim Strong is looking to repeat the ECC championship...

Mauri’s Soccer Engine Keeps Running
Mauri’s Soccer Engine Keeps Running
TED BERGMAN 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....

The Season of Giving, Joy...and Diversity
Maya Garrow December 3, 2022

As the cold settles around our small New England town of EL, people are preparing for the holidays. Lights and decorations are strung around lamp posts as music pours out of windows and into the snow-ridden streets. While many people consider this...

The Ultimate 2022 Music Wrap-Up
Cecile Horst and Ted Bergman

Cecile’s Pick: ‘Being Funny in a Foreign Language’ - the 1975 A no...

Club members Bella Chambers (left), Jillian Arnold (middle), and Kylee Johnston (right) discuss poetry during club meeting.
Poetry Club Offers Students New Writing Opportunities
James Ambrosini

It’s that one unit that’s rarely remembered: a brief break from the long,...

Senior Ruby McMahon makes a blog as part of her fashion portfolio.
A Guide to Art School Applications
MACKENZIE FARLEY

The next time you walk down the street or scroll through social media, notice...

Tech crew working hard together on the set design.
Shaking Up Shakespeare
GABBY MOORE

“High School Musical,” “Peter and the Starcatcher,” “Puffs,” “A...

ELHS: Where Champions are Made
Alex Brown and Alex Salerno December 9, 2022
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There is a new class at ELHS: African American and Latinx Studies
AIDEN RODGERS December 1, 2022
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Gilmore Girls Love Triangle Synopsis
Gilmore Girls Love Triangle Synopsis
Kylee Johnston December 5, 2022
Top Fall Shows and Movies
December 5, 2022
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How I Deal With Medical Issues Day To Day.
Emma Johnston December 5, 2022

     Having medical issues of any kind is always hard to deal with when it isn't regulated.      My sister has Postural orthostatic...

Care and Share pantry where donations are recieved.
How Care and Share has Spread the Message of Giving Throughout the Year
Meghana Gogate December 11, 2022

With the start of the “Most wonderful time of the year”, each year December brings feelings of joy as preparations for the new year and holidays...

East Lyme Vikings vs. Norwich Free Wildcats 11/4/22
December 9, 2022

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