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The Viking Saga

The Student News Site of East Lyme High School

The Viking Saga

The Viking Saga

The Viking Saga

Breaking the Cycle

Breaking the Cycle

February 3, 2022

How I recognized I needed help ANONYMOUS It’s December 2020, and it has been way too long to be in this endless insufferable cycle of agitation toward everyone and everything. Rage flows through...

The Time I Wanted To Be White

The Time I Wanted To Be White

February 3, 2022

The biracial crisis of being ‘neither’ and ‘both’ Opinion Of: CECILE HORST Adaptation: the process of finding oneself or losing oneself? Never Asian enough, never white enough, I...

The Heart-Warming Side of Social Media

The Heart-Warming Side of Social Media

February 3, 2022

The negatives of social media cause us to overlook the many smiles and beautiful stories it brings to users Opinion Of: JENNIE SHERWOOD “Social media is destroying our society.” At times,...

How Farming Fish Feeds the World

How Farming Fish Feeds the World

February 3, 2022

Aquaculture fish farming solves the environmental damages of wild fishing FIONA SAMUELSON More than half of all seafood consumed globally is farmed, not caught. According to the Aquaculture Stewardship...

COVID-19 Impacts Future of Elementary School Students

COVID-19 Impacts Future of Elementary School Students

February 3, 2022

A decrease in social-emotional skills affect learning abilities this year MEGHANA GOGATE For the past two years, COVID-19 has proven to be a lethal virus. Yet, not much is known about its long-term...

Overachieving Becomes the New Norm

Overachieving Becomes the New Norm

February 3, 2022

Academic expectations and competition increases for students AVERY GALLO Students at ELHS experience endless late nights of anxiety-filled studying. They wake up after hardly any sleep from hours...

ELHS Taking Preventive Steps With Gun Violence

ELHS Taking Preventive Steps With Gun Violence

February 2, 2022

ELHS, alongside the East Lyme Police Department (ELPD) and state laws, help prevent school gun violence ALEX SALERNO According to the Washington Post, since 1999, around 278,000 students have experienced...

Journalist Outlines a Life in News

Journalist Outlines a Life in News

February 2, 2022

Jane Gordon Julien is a career journalist who currently works as a freelance writer. She worked at the Hartford Courant for 12 years and was a regular contributor to the New York Times. INTERVIEW BY:...

The Toll Sleep Deprivation Takes on Student Athletes

The Toll Sleep Deprivation Takes on Student Athletes

February 2, 2022

Sleep deprivation can lead to chronic emotional and physical problems IZZY PAGGIOLI Depression. Anxiety. Erratic emotions. These are just a small portion of the effects that come with sleep deprivation....

Multiple Sports Lead to Success

Multiple Sports Lead to Success

February 2, 2022

Playing multiple sports as a kid is beneficial for happiness as a kid and as an adult later in life ALEX SALERNO Playing multiple sports as a kid is one thing a person can do to better their future....

Q&A With Coach Hargis

Q&A With Coach Hargis

February 2, 2022

Mr. Hargis shares thoughts on the hectic season and success of ELHS programs ADAM DICKIE Viking Saga: Why has this season been crazy so far? Steve Hargis: “There are so many moving parts. As...

Mary Miereki: Tell-All on Life of Music

Mary Miereki: Tell-All on Life of Music

February 2, 2022

Q&A with Mary Miereki, an East Lyme resident, church organist and piano teacher. Ms. Miereki has worked dedicating her adulthood to helping her students and colleagues release stress and make life-long...

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