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    Lochte Gate: The Saga Continues

    United States Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte has been the center of attention ever since he infamously claimed he was robbed at gunpoint in Rio. Police investigators discovered that these claims were less than true. Lochte and fellow teammates were instead recorded vandalizing a gas station bathroom [Read More]
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    September Report Card

    A to outdoor lunch area for the Senior Class! The new outdoor seating is a beautiful addition to the front of the school and a great senior privilege…and to all students after school hours. A to new staff members: This year LHS welcomed many new members to our Colonel Staff, and they are all [Read More]

    Ledyard Board of Education Elects New Chair

    The Ledyard Board of Education (BoE) is usually overlooked until budget season, despite its profound impact on all the Ledyard schools and how they operate. Last Wednesday, however, the BoE made news as it voted to replace Chairwoman Mimi Peck-Llewellyn (second from right in the photo, seated) and [Read More]

    America’s got Talent: Acts to Watch

    Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 13, the top 10 finalists of season 11 America’s got Talent will be battling it out to win a spot headlining a show in Las Vegas and one million dollars. According to celebrity judge, Simon Cowell, “The talent this year has just been so incredible.” Each of these [Read More]

    Brock Turner: The Epitome of Privilege

    Former Stanford student athlete Brock Turner, infamous for raping an unconscious woman on Jan. 18, 2015, was recently released from prison on Sept. 2 after 3 months on good behavior. His already lenient sentence of 6 months in county jail caused significant backlash and opened up the discussion on [Read More]
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    What’s Next for Ledyard High Graduates?

    The following is a list of post-graduation plans for the Class of 2016 at Ledyard High School. Melanie Aguilar………..…….Eastern Connecticut State University………..………..Education Rebecca Ahlborn……………………University of Rhode [Read More]
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    10 Things To Do This Summer

    1. See Finding Dory in Theaters      This much-anticipated sequel to Finding Nemo comes out June 17. The forgetful       blue fish Dory (Ellen DeGeneres) must go on a quest with clownfish Nemo and           Marlin (Albert Brooks) to track down her mother. 2. Celebrate National Ice Cream [Read More]
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    The Final Spring Sports Recap

    Girls’ Softball: This season, the girls won nine games and lost 11. The girls’ most significant wins took place at the Windham softball field on April 23 (15-3), at Montville High School on April 25 (10-0), and at East Hampton High School on May 12 (12-0). Key members include senior Hannah [Read More]
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    2016 Pops Preview

    This year, the annual long anticipated Pops concert is taking place June 3 and June 4 at 7:30 p.m. at Ledyard High School.  Kids and teachers alike look forward to Pops because it is a fun, energetic and upbeat show. The show is also a sign that summer is quickly approaching. The concert is a time [Read More]
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    The 2015-2016 Report Card

    A to the budget passing: The budget passed 689 to 347 in a townwide vote on May 17. The decisions weren’t easy, but it ensures nothing else will be cut. Thank you to the Board of Education for always keeping the students and their education in mind. A to a second Spirit Week: Nothing surprised [Read More]

    George Zimmerman’s Gun Auction

    In 2012, Trayvon Martin, a 17-year-old African American high school student, was fatally shot. Today, his story is very well-known. His murderer George Zimmerman, now 32, was released on a $9,000 bond in 2013 (ABC News). Recently, Zimmerman auctioned off the pistol used to kill Martin shortly after [Read More]
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    Arts Students Display Their Work

    Artwork always hangs in the 600s. There are always portraits and a couple of ceramic pots in the display case. But when Arts Night comes around, a couple pieces of work turn into hundreds. Slowly, over the course of a week or so, more and more art is hung: portraits and color wheels, collages and [Read More]

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