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The Student News Site of East Lyme High School

The Viking Saga

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ELHS welcomes its new counselor, Jaclyn Sullivan.

The Past and Passions of ELHS’s New Counselor, Ms. Sullivan

MAYA GARROW
November 16, 2022

Counseling is an integral part of the school system, and a vital support for child development. Counselors must be able to handle the crises and triumphs of teenage life while keeping a level head, as...

The club meeting in the commons during
homeroom, directed by President Aiden
Rodgers.

National History Club Introduced to ELHS

MACKENZIE FARLEY
November 16, 2022

“There’s a million things I haven’t done, just you wait.” This famous line spoken in the well known Broadway play “Hamilton” provides a glimpse into the newly formed National History Club advised...

Dungeons & Dragons Club Starts its First Quests this November

JAMES AMBROSINI
November 16, 2022

Hello there, brave, young traveler! Would you like to go on the adventure of your dreams? Slay dragons, save villages, and become heroes? Then you should check out the upcoming Dungeons and Dragons Club...

Catering classes working with 2nd graders from Flanders
to make the dog treats.

Cause Day Supports Disabled Veterans

IZZY PAGGIOLI
October 21, 2022

This past Spirit Week, your help in the purchase of a cause shirt went to providing veterans with companion dogs. Culinary teacher and member of the Veterans Day Committee, Joanna Hildebrand organized...

Senior En-Ming trains steer to show at
agricultural shows.

4-H Brings Leadership and Opportunities to Students in Broader East Lyme Area

IZZY PAGGIOLI
October 21, 2022

Head, heart, hands, and health. The four parts of 4-H promote leadership, public service and speaking, and other positive qualities. The central idea of the program is to get youth involved in long term,...

Avoiding the Slippery Slope of Divisive Politics

Avoiding the Slippery Slope of Divisive Politics

While teaching has and always will be inextricably tied to politics, many teachers across the country struggle with how to create productive conversations about government in their classrooms, while acknowledging...

Suffragettes Honored at State Capitol

FIONA SAMUELSON
October 21, 2022

To celebrate previously uncredited women of color who fought for women’s suffrage which eventually led to the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, the Connecticut Historical Society created a plaque listing...

California’s unionized workforce has fallen
in recent decades, but membership rates are
still above the national average.

How American Labor Unions Function

ALEX BROWN
October 20, 2022

In a country with an extremely loose capitalistic economic system, it is imperative that certain checks and balances are in place to prevent the corporate world from becoming too powerful. As a result,...

‘Life Rolls On’ participant surfs on an
adaptive surfboard.

‘Life Rolls On’ Surfs into New England

IZZY PAGGIOLI
September 27, 2022

Non-profit organization Life Rolls On (LRO) is set on making a splash in the lives of hundreds of thousands of people. With a mission of “improving the quality of life for people living with various...

Beloved ELHS Teacher Mr. Guinez Remembered by All

Beloved ELHS Teacher Mr. Guinez Remembered by All

IZZY PAGGIOLI
September 9, 2022

Loved by all for his kindness and generosity, Marcelo Guinez touched the lives of students and teachers in the East Lyme and Salem communities. Mr. Guinez arrived in the United States in the late ‘90s...

Meet the Custodial Staff

March 20, 2022

ELHS’s custodial staff has been working hard to keep our schools clean. Take a look at a couple of the staff members who are dedicated to ELHS and do their best to care for the people and the school...

Get Educated With the Cultural Awareness Club

Get Educated With the Cultural Awareness Club

March 20, 2022

Get to know the Cultural Awareness Club at East Lyme KYLEE JOHNSTON The Cultural Awareness Club is made up of students dedicated to educating people on racial equity. Members of the Cultural...

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