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The Student News Site of East Lyme High School

The Viking Saga

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ELHS students wear Vikes for Vets to show support, and are available for sale.

Veterans Day: A Time of Sensitivity and Unity

RUBY MCMAHON
November 29, 2022

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 was dwindled down to moments of silence, videos, and Zoom....

First Selectman Kevin Seery

EL Reviews Town Charter

TED BERGMAN
November 21, 2022

EL’s Town Charter Revision Committee, created by First Selectman Kevin Seery and the Board of Selectmen, consists of 11 appointed EL residents with prior experience in town politics. The committee is...

SCOTUS to Revisit ICWA

FIONA SAMUELSON
November 21, 2022

The Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) is a federal law that seeks to keep Native American children with Native American families. It was passed in 1978 in response to the high number of indigenous children...

Attendees enjoy activities and prepare for the walk.

Suicide Prevention Walk Raises $40,000 for Mental Health

OLIVIA BROWN
November 15, 2022

“Save lives and bring hope.” This is the mission statement of the American Foundation of Suicide Prevention (AFSP). AFSP organized an Out of the Darkness walk at McCook’s Park Saturday, Sep. 24 to...

Meet the Midterm Candidates

TED BERGMAN
November 15, 2022

State Senate Jerry Labriola Self-described moderate Republican Jerry Labriola is a closing attorney for Labriola Law Group. Mr. Labriola’s campaign is focused on lessening inflation and “following...

A look at some of this seasons gardening process and volunteers.

Giving Garden Perseveres Through Drought

FIONA SAMUELSON
October 20, 2022

“This year has shown that our volunteers, board, and community are ready for any challenge nature can throw at us,” director of the EL Giving Garden Board John Holtz said. The EL Giving Garden has...

The Week Without Internet

The Week Without Internet

Screens across the district remained blank for the past two weeks as a computer virus invaded the system, resulting in collection of 3000 computers. Though not all computers were infected, precautionary...

Jim Obergefell, left, speaks during a
news conference beside Utah state Sen.
Derek Kitchen, a Democrat.

Why Respect for Marriage Act Is a Small Step Forward

FIONA SAMUELSON
September 27, 2022

    The Respect for Marriage Act (RFMA) was proposed as a way for Congress to respond to U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) justice Clarence Thomas’ public opinion. Thomas stated, following...

Exploring the Tech Department

FIONA SAMUELSON
September 23, 2022

EL’s Tech Department, headed by tech lead Ben McCarthy, works tirelessly to ensure students and faculty have as many technological resources available as possible. “The time when you guys (students)...

Admin Takes on 2022-2023

Admin Takes on 2022-2023

FIONO SAMUELSON
September 11, 2022

Principal Deb Kelly Viking Saga: If you had to use a single word to describe the theme of this year and everything you hope it becomes, what would it be? DK: Community. I believe that a community is...

The Roberts Court, April 23, 2021  
Seated from left to right: Justices Samuel A. Alito, Jr. and Clarence Thomas, Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., and Justices Stephen G. Breyer and Sonia Sotomayor  
Standing from left to right: Justices Brett M. Kavanaugh, Elena Kagan, Neil M. Gorsuch, and Amy Coney Barrett.  
Photograph by Fred Schilling, Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States

Recent Supreme Court Headlines Explained

FIONA SAMUELSON
September 9, 2022

Recent headlines surrounding SCOTUS (the Supreme Court of the United States) decisions and opinions on cases like Roe v. Wade and West Virginia v. EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) have drawn most...

Roe v Wade Overturned; A Look Into What This Means for Womens’ Rights

Roe v Wade Overturned; A Look Into What This Means for Womens’ Rights

EVE SLEMP
June 29, 2022

     1973 marked a prominent advancement in American women's history: Roe v Wade. The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) case Roe v Wade granted women federal protection to have abortions...

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