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Into the Life of Custodian Frank

Into the Life of Custodian Frank

KASEY LAMBERT
May 23, 2024

Born and raised in East Lyme, custodian Frank Burdick has been working throughout the East Lyme district since the 2000s. He is one of the custodians that helps make the commons once again a place where...

New in Sports: Meet ELHS’s New Football Coach and Assistant Athletic Director

New in Sports: Meet ELHS’s New Football Coach and Assistant Athletic Director

JEN WALLACE and KASEY LAMBERT
April 25, 2024

Coach Kleine: ELHS’s New Head Football Coach “The group is engaged…this is something they want to be a part of, and their excitement is contagious,” new head ELHS football coach Tom Kleine said. While...

ELHS ‘22 Alumna Erin Prouty and Alicia Lin remember rushing to get ready for senior prom, spring of 2022, after the girls’ New England
Rowing Championships. While they were on a time crunch, they still

reflect happily on the experience.

ELHS Faces Their Promblems

KASEY LAMBERT
March 20, 2024

There cannot be a Disney movie about high school without prom. And what teen doesn’t envision a Disney movie experience when picturing prom? Then reality comes. In the movies, kids spend hours (and...

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
February 22, 2024

Typically, integration between the EL schools is rare to see. However, Feb. 9 marked something different as members of the ELHS Cultural Awareness Club visited ELMS to present issues of microaggressions...

The Woodstock Academy girls’ co-op hockey team gathers for a pep talk from their coach mid-game.

When the Comp Turns to Co-op

KASEY LAMBERT
February 1, 2024

Most ELHS sports are played with fellow Vikings who roam the school halls daily. Teams consist of neighbors and classmates; teammates see eachother everyday. Many athletes befriend their teammates who...

Two Passions Intersect: Sports and Religion

Two Passions Intersect: Sports and Religion

KASEY LAMBERT
January 30, 2024

Waterford is the fourth town in Connecticut to have an FCA program along with their standard team. If you happen to be religious, what you see in church is a stark contrast to what you see on the playing...

Schools Strive to Help Students Navigate a Healthy Mindset

Schools Strive to Help Students Navigate a Healthy Mindset

JORDYN SKINNER and KASEY LAMBERT
January 30, 2024

“On a day where you wake up and things aren’t feeling good, you should always feel comfortable walking into school and talking with a counselor, teacher, or someone you trust,” new ELHS psychologist...

Behind the Scenes: Cafeteria Staff

Behind the Scenes: Cafeteria Staff

KASEY LAMBERT
January 26, 2024

Heidi Bard: When cafeteria staff member Heidi Bard isn’t at work, she can be found with a bow and arrow in her hand. Although students who get pizza see her every day, they probably don’t know how...

Washington practices acrylic pouring in AP Studio Art.

Appreciating Art at ELHS

KASEY LAMBERT
December 5, 2023

Oftentimes, students think that they’re either born with artistic ability or lack of it. However, these art students prove that with hard work and practice some truly amazing art can be created, and...

Senior Ryan Novick volunteers his time to Flanders teachers and students through his club.

New ‘Friends of Flanders’ Club Rewards Teachers and Students

KASEY LAMBERT
November 16, 2023

Picture yourself from elementary school: you were a lot shorter, you had baby teeth, and you got excited every time you saw a lollipop. That same kid that got excited over a lollipop was also excited for...

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