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Riley Walsh: Leading Through Unification

Riley Walsh: Leading Through Unification

October 25, 2021

New senior class president Riley Walsh approaches the position with humility and teamwork KENNEDY HOLSAPPLE “What I like about high school is that everyone has something they’re passionate...

Photo by Mara Lavitt
New Haven, CT
November 17, 2017
Photography: ©Mara Lavitt

In Woodbridge Hall, Yale and the Mohegan Tribe signed an agreement that formalized cooperation between the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History and the Mohegan Tribes Tantaquidgeon Museum. From left: Mohegan Tribal Chairman Kevin Brown; Mohegan Chief Marilynn Malerba, Yale Univ. President Peter Salovey.

Q&A With Mohegan Mohegan Tribe Chief Lynn Malerba

October 25, 2021

In spirit of Indigenous People’s Day on Oct 11, the Saga interviewed Chief Lynn Malerba as the sitting Chief of the Mohegan Tribe INTERVIEW BY: KENNEDY HOLSAPPLE Chief of Mohegan Tribe Lynn Malerba Viking...

Will Anglin: From Receiver to Quarterback

Will Anglin: From Receiver to Quarterback

October 25, 2021

ALEX BROWN Senior Will Anglin, who’s been playing football for eight years now, has taken the reins as quarterback for the EL varsity football team. His dedication to the team and talent make...

ELHS Addresses Preventing Abuse in Female Sports

ELHS Addresses Preventing Abuse in Female Sports

October 25, 2021

With abuse rising in female sports nationally, ELHS looks to raise awareness so that female athletes feel supported JENNIE SHERWOOD & MIKAYLA STAHL USA gymnasts Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney,...

The Volleyball Spirit of Skylar Bell

The Volleyball Spirit of Skylar Bell

October 25, 2021

Sophomore Skylar Bell proves herself both a leader and inspiration for EL volleyball team ALEX BROWN Bell on the sidelines with her assistant coach and sister (right) Leading a team, no matter...

Living Out the Legacy

Living Out the Legacy

October 25, 2021

Honoring the memory of STARS to STEM president’s mentor and inspiration RUBY MCMAHON Robert Meyer, former science teacher at ELHS, unexpectedly passed away on August 29. For Niantic Center School...

Viking Saga Editor ventures the EL walk of horror

Viking Saga Editor ventures the EL walk of horror

October 25, 2021

RUBY MCMAHON I did not know what to expect going into the Walk of Horror at the East Lyme Community Center. I wore a sweatshirt, I brought non- perishable food items and a donation, and I was ready...

Serendipthrifty: A Thrifting Sensation

Serendipthrifty: A Thrifting Sensation

October 25, 2021

New thrift store owner takes on challenge of providing good deals and clothing selection RUBY MCMAHON Memorial Day weekend, new business owner Emily Semmelrock opened her first ever store, Serendipthrifty...

Congregational Church Welcomes Afghan Refugees

Congregational Church Welcomes Afghan Refugees

October 24, 2021

Volunteer-run committee in South Glastonbury prepares for arrival of Afghan families NOELLE AVENA The fall of Kabul to the Taliban brought a group of at least 37,000 refugees into the U.S. As the...

Recognizing Signs in Abusive Relationships

Recognizing Signs in Abusive Relationships

October 23, 2021

Petito Case opens up discussion for identifying abusive relationships in teens EVE SLEMP Artwork of Petito for her memorial posted by her father on Twitter At age 22, adventurous Gabby Petito...

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

October 23, 2021

Spanning from September 15 to October 15 to celebrate the achievements of Hispanic Americans JAMIE KIM What is Hispanic Heritage Month?The 30-day celebration recognizes the contributions of ancestors...

Welcome Back Spirit Week!

Welcome Back Spirit Week!

October 23, 2021

ELHS needs YOUR enthusiasm and participation for this year’s Spirit Week as a return to normalcy for EL traditions EVE SLEMP Seniors from the Class of 2021 posing on maroon and white day It’s...

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