Entering freshman year is a struggle for most students coming out of middle school. The new environment, and the pressure that comes along with all the high school responsibilities, are usually a mental stressor for most students entering ninth grade. Something that also comes along with the stress of the new school year are the… Read More Exploring Your Interests at LHS
When incoming freshmen first come to high school, everyone might be a little nervous, so I’m going to tell you a few things you need to know about the cafeteria that I wish I knew when I got to high school. When I was a freshman, I remember when lunch times were different because… Read More What Incoming Freshmen Need to Know About the Cafeteria Before Coming to Ledyard High School.
The school year is almost over, and many students will move forward to become freshmen at Ledyard High School. The transition from middle school to high school can feel scary. You might be feeling nervous or start to panic because you don’t know where your classes are or how you are going to make… Read More 8 Things I Wish I Knew As a Freshman
Emma Golembeski, Staff Writer Sophomore Emma Golembeski is a staff writer for the 2022-2023 Colonel Newsmagazine. She is a hurdler for the Ledyard indoor and outdoor track teams and loves to read. In her free time you can find her scrolling on TikTok or binge-watching true crime documentaries. She likes to tell people that one… Read More Here’s a quick little list of the top 10 things I wish I knew when I was an incoming freshman!
Although it’s obvious we aren’t going to break out in song and choreographed dances or have the class start and end within three minutes, there are some things that I was looking forward to for my high school experience from the movie “High School Musical” that simply aren’t reality for a normal high school student.… Read More This is No High School Musical
When first entering high school, one of the most daunting tasks is answering the question, “What the heck do you bring in your backpack?” You want to be prepared and organized, but you don’t want a 30 lb backpack to lug around all day. The biggest advice I can give you is this: on… Read More What to Bring to High School: A “Good Enough” Starter Guide
Prom season is here! Many schools have already had their prom, the junior class just celebrated theirs, and Ledyard’s Senior Prom is coming up on May 20th. When planning for the prom, sometimes a little inspiration is needed. So let’s look at the expected prom dress trends and the trends that were confirmed at junior… Read More Prom Trends 2023
Are you a fan of Taylor Swift? If so, keep reading. The Ledyard Music boosters are holding a raffle for two V.I.P packages to the Taylor Swift concert on May 20th at the Gillette Stadium! The package includes two floor seats in section A3 Row 4. That is incredibly close to the stage. It also… Read More The Chance Of A Lifetime!
The agriscience department has sponsored many different sales throughout the year, including pork, chicken, eggs, and plants. If you have missed previous sales and haven’t had a chance to support the ag department, their annual Spring Plant Sale is coming up. The sale dates are May 11-13. Items available for purchase will be: herbs, vegetables,… Read More Plants For Sale
In this segment of Sports for Dummies, we are diving into some of the weirdest sports we have ever seen or heard about. These sports range from wife-carrying to worm-charming, and outhouse racing. These sports take place all the way from Europe to England to Michigan, Iowa, Washington, and Nevada Wife-carrying is a sport… Read More Sports for Dummies: Odd Sports