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The Viking Saga

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It Is Time to Amend the Dress Code

It Is Time to Amend the Dress Code

ROXY BADEAUX
December 19, 2022

  “Boys will be boys.” “Cover up." "You’re distracting.” These are common phrases girls hear to this day, but why are girls subject to this? Why aren’t boys told to keep their hands...

The inside of Grota Solna’s salt caves.

Hidden Crystals in Downtown Niantic: Grota Solna’s Salt Caves

GINNY BULLER
December 19, 2022

A hidden oasis in Niantic: rooms filled to the brim with crystals covering the floors and walls with salt particles floating through the air. Grota Solna salt caves, translation from salt grotto in...

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 begin. More people spend time donating to charities...

ELHS: Where Champions are Made

Alex Brown and Alex Salerno
December 9, 2022

Boy's Cross Country Class MM State Champions “It feels awesome to have won states. This has been a goal we’ve been working towards as a team for over a year now, and it’s really cool to have...

ELHS Swim Team Alumni Meet Fosters Sense of Community

Kennedy Holsapple
December 9, 2022

On Friday, Nov. 25, a swarm of swimmers streamed into ELHS’s aquatic center, gearing up for a meet full of diverse competitors, all with one thing in common: ELHS swim and dive. The swim team’s...

Students and parents wait in line to get
into ELHS sporting events.

New Cashless Online Ticket Paying System Upsets Some

Ted Bergman
December 9, 2022

Pull out your debit card, because EL’s athletic games have gone cashless. ELHS has adopted a system of online payments for athletic games through the digital ticketing website GoFan. Stamps, tear-off...

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...

The Ultimate 2022 Music Wrap-Up

Cecile Horst and Ted Bergman
December 3, 2022

Cecile’s Pick: ‘Being Funny in a Foreign Language’ - the 1975 A no skip album. Not a single one. Every song is banger after banger. I mean did Matty Healy have to eat raw steak on stage while...

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
December 3, 2022

It’s that one unit that’s rarely remembered: a brief break from the long, tedious paragraphs of essays for something short, sweet, and full of passion. Poetry is often given the short end of the...

Your Feelings are Valid

Eve Slemp
December 1, 2022

It’s okay to not feel okay. A type of abuse that is too frequently overlooked is emotional abuse. We hear about the violence of physical abuse between couples, families, and in the public through various...

The Explosive Nature of “Love Island”

Ruby McMahon
December 1, 2022

The originally British television show, “Love Island” didn’t receive overnight success when it began airing in 2015. However, in the last few years, it has become the model of reality television...

What’s your favorite Thanksgiving tradition?

Meghana Gogate
November 29, 2022

Grade 12 Cora Machinsky  “We have archery competitions on big paper mache dummies with soda cans in them so when you hit the can it explodes.”   Patrick Conaway  “My favorite...

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