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Fall Sport Success 2021

Fall Sport Success 2021

December 28, 2021

Boys' Cross Country (Third place in States): “We had a great season this year. Being a younger team, we didn’t have too many expectations in terms of our placements at states. However, everyone...

Letters to the Editor in response to “Why I don’t Celebrate Veterans Day,” Opinion of Noelle Avena

Letters to the Editor in response to “Why I don’t Celebrate Veterans Day,” Opinion of Noelle Avena

December 28, 2021

Maintaining the Meaning of Veterans Day Submission By: MR. HERNANDEZ I hope there will always be a role for the voice of pacificism and civil disobedience in the United States. We are still...

Volunteering Opportunity At High Hopes

Volunteering Opportunity At High Hopes

December 12, 2021

Work with horses, meet children, and make a difference in your community KYLEE JOHNSTON High Hopes is a therapeutic place people can call their second home. It is a riding facility in Old Lyme for...

First-Selectman Elect Eager to Work with BOE and Administration

First-Selectman Elect Eager to Work with BOE and Administration

December 12, 2021

First-selectman elect Kevin Seery plans on working closely with BOE and school admin to make decisions ALEX SALERNO First-Selectman elect, Republican Kevin Seery, is ready for the challenge...

EL Faces Human Rights Day

EL Faces Human Rights Day

December 12, 2021

ELHS assists in broadening student perspectives as Human Rights Day approaches JOSH MORWAY This year’s Human Rights Day, Dec. 10, is quickly approaching, and there is no better time to underscore...

Winter Sports Return, COVID-19 Remains

Winter Sports Return, COVID-19 Remains

December 12, 2021

As winter sports begin this year, ELHS emphasizes the importance of following COVID-19 protocols ADAM DICKIE With the fall sports season completed and winter sports just beginning, COVID-19...

Healy Twins Commit to Springfield College

Healy Twins Commit to Springfield College

December 12, 2021

Soccer and field hockey stars Meredith and Sarah Healy commit to DIII Springfield MEGHANA GOGATE Radiating competitiveness and school spirit, seniors and twins Meredith and Sarah Healy will...

Students’ Rights for Freedom of Speech

Students’ Rights for Freedom of Speech

December 9, 2021

Laws limit public schools’ ability to discipline students via social media EVE SLEMP Do public schools have the authority to punish students’ speech on social media sites like Instagram and...

The ‘21 Equity Survey Audit is Here . . . Now What?

The ‘21 Equity Survey Audit is Here . . . Now What?

December 9, 2021

Equity Survey audit shows a need for change in EL CECILE HORST Despite the fact that the majority of the student body hasn’t heard the results of the Equity Institute audit, it ironically directly...

New Voyage For Vikings: Submitting Grad Artifacts

New Voyage For Vikings: Submitting Grad Artifacts

December 9, 2021

State mandated graduation requirement commences with Class of 2023 FIONA SAMUELSON Semester-based submissions of completed work aim to help students organize their accomplishments and earn the Mastery...

Ongoing Lunch Controversy Serves Up Student Opinions

Ongoing Lunch Controversy Serves Up Student Opinions

December 9, 2021

Food shortage in third lunch creates chaos for students and the kitchen IZZY PAGGIOLI ELHS currently operates in three lunch waves. The amount of food dwindles after the second wave, resulting in...

It’s Time to Re-Evaluate Advisory

It’s Time to Re-Evaluate Advisory

December 9, 2021

Without a clear mission, the weekly advisory block is just a waste of time Opinion Of: MIKAYLA STAHL “Ugh, it’s an advisory day.” Every Wednesday, without fail, I hear students and...

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