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Izzy Paggioli

Izzy Paggioli, Print Editor-in-Chief

Hi everyone! Welcome to the 2023-2024 Viking Saga!!

This year, the Saga team aims to produce engaging, trustworthy, and inclusive content, voicing the stories of people in our community.

For the past two years, I have been a reporter, Features Editor, and now taking on the role of one of your Editors-in-Chief. My role entails working one-on-one with section editors to plan and produce thorough, informative content for you, our readership.

We aim to provide a safe and easily accessible platform for people to express their voice; never
hesitate to reach out!

Happy reading everyone!

Izzy Paggioli

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Q&A with Caitlin Blackburn: The Art of Reiki

Q&A with Caitlin Blackburn: The Art of Reiki

IZZY PAGGIOLI
February 16, 2023

  Licensed social worker and reiki master Caitlin Blackburn works at Grounded Therapy in East Lyme where she incorporates reiki into her practice. Reiki, a modality targeting imbalances in the...

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,...

Breaking Burnout

IZZY PAGGIOLI
September 27, 2022

Feeling empty and exhausted? Beyond caring and past motivation? These are signs of burnout. The start of a new school year comes with the stress of a sudden switch from a relaxing summer to suddenly...

‘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...

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