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News Board: Whats Going on at ELHS
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News Board: What's Going on at ELHS
RUBY THOMS March 22, 2024

The top photo was taken in 2019 shows the heap of students crammed into one lunch wave. The bottom photo is from 2024, with two calmer waves with many extra seats.
The Troubles of the Lunchrooms
DYLAN MANIFOLD

The year is 2019. 1300 students at ELHS watch the clock, waiting for it to strike 10:30: lunchtime. The entire student body spills out of...

Although the roads may look safe new drivers have to be cautious of black ice.
Why Can’t Salem and EL Get on the Same Snow-Day Page?
DYLAN MANIFOLD

It’s 5 a.m. the morning after a snowstorm. You wake up wearing your pajamas inside out, having flushed ice cubes down the toilet the night...

A picture taken by Ms. Ackerman shows Smokey cuddled up in blankets.
Smokey’s Story
GINNY BULLER

Paramedic Linda Akerman responded to a call Nov. 30 for a house fire in East Haddam. Ms. Akerman is currently a deputy fire marshal for the town...

One of Harms’ client’s car in the middle of the outside cleaning process.
Side Hustle Turns To Full Business
OLIVIA BROWN

Class of 2025 vice president Jonny Harms, owner of JH Detailing has been able to create a large clientele with his car detailing and lawn mowing...

One of the many build-your-own bowls, the Mediterranean bowl offered on Wednesdays customized by reporter Lila Bridgman.
ELHS Cooks Help Offer a Tasty Break in the Midst of Learning
LILA BRIDGMAN

Kids aren’t just rushing to lunch for seats anymore. With a new panini press, build- your-own bowls and lunchables, among many other options,...

Graduation
Class of 2024: GET OUTTA HERE!
Mr. Willis is excited to go back to his roots and return to ELHS in a new position.
Mr. Willis: Old School, New Role
MAYA D’AQUILA March 26, 2024

Growing up locally and having graduated from ELHS in 2005, new school counselor David Willis finds himself returning to his roots. In the days of the 2000s Mr. Willis walked these same halls. His wired headphones plugged into an iPod, jamming to something...

Avni’s plethora of accomplishments has led her to become a Coca-Cola Scholar.
Kabra Dreams High
IZZY PAGGIOLI

150 students out of 150,000. Of the 0.1% of people nationwide who are chosen...

BTS: Behind the Scenes of  Senate
BTS: Behind the Scenes of Senate
RUBY THOMS

Blood Drive. Graduation. Dances. And yes, of course there are still fundraisers,...

As a child of divorced parents, Lila switches between houses often. Many other kids also have to make this switch every day, week, or month.
Normalizing Divorce: The Child’s Perspective
LILA BRIDGMAN

Divorce takes a toll on both parents and children. While separation may be best...

The club aims to connect schools within the ELPS district to raise awareness across the whole community.
Taking Change to ELMS and beyond
KASEY LAMBERT

Typically, integration between the EL schools is rare to see. However, Feb....

PHOTO BY JC GELLIDON ON UNSPLASH
2024 NBA Play-in Tournament Prediction
ZACK BARTH April 17, 2024

The NBA playoffs are on the horizon, and it is looking competitive. There are multiple teams who look like they can take the trophy. However,...

Carlson stands in victory after winning State Open
Carlson’s Hard Work Pays Off With a State Championship
ALEX SALERNO April 4, 2024

“I haven't [always] been this good. IT took a lot of work and a lot of time and effort to get to where I am now. It was just a lot of hours...

Antique Albums: Born In The U.S.A.
Antique Albums: Born In The U.S.A.
JAMES AMBROSINI March 18, 2024

March is an unusually busy month for me. On top of the usual chaos school brings, my two younger brothers’ birthdays take place on the 17th and 18th, and much like me, they both enjoy music from decades before they were born. So, I decided to kill...

Best Horror Movies of the 2020s and 2010s
AVA LIMAUGE

William Brent Bell’s ‘The Boy’ (2016) This movie got 4 stars from me...

Hall poses as part of a photoshoot for DFX, a dance company she works with.
The Grace and Grit Behind Taking to The Stage
MAYA D’AQUILA

On New Year’s Eve, ELHS senior Jazmin Hall performed an extravagant show at...

ANTIQUE ALBUMS: MY AIM IS TRUE
ANTIQUE ALBUMS: MY AIM IS TRUE
JAMES AMBROSINI

The term “classic rock” has many definitions. From the flashy arena flair...

ELMS Takes The Stand for Legally Blonde Jr.
ELMS Takes The Stand for Legally Blonde Jr.
SAVANNAH WILLIAMS

After months of hard work, the East Lyme Middle School Drama Club is finally...

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GINNY BULLER April 1, 2024

My “for you” page on TikTok has been flooded with videos questioning the whereabouts of Kate Middleton, the Princess of Wales. In early 2011,...

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