What You Need to Know About Ebola

Everyone’s seen the headlines, heard the news broadcasts, and felt at least a little taken aback by the severity of the recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Criticism on not doing enough to keep the disease from coming into the United States, media outlets criticizing each other for … Continue reading What You Need to Know About Ebola

Boosting Confidence for the SATs

On 18 Oct. about 220 sophomores and juniors took the PSATs at Ledyard High School, including Fitch, St Bernard, and homeschooled students. Over 1.4 million high school students take them each year in the United States according “Princeton Review”. Why is everybody lining up to take the PSATs you might be asking? “Taking the PSATs … Continue reading Boosting Confidence for the SATs

Ben McHale: Athlete of the Month

What kinds of sport do you practice? I play soccer and tennis.   Have you tried other types of sports? I used to swim and play baseball when I was younger.   How long have you played these sports? I’ve played soccer since I was about five years old. As for tennis, I’ve played since … Continue reading Ben McHale: Athlete of the Month

Gone Fishin’

On 17 Oct. students from the Early College Experience Marine Science class embarked on a fishing trip to Long Island as part of the University of Connecticut’s Project Oceanology. This is part of a series of field trips conducted by the class, that involves surveying the environmental status of the Groton area and Long Island … Continue reading Gone Fishin’

A Good Scare or a Huge Disappointment?

The success of the 2013 film The Conjuring has brought forth its creepy prequel, Annabelle. Directed by John R. Leonetti, and starring Annabelle Wallis, Ward Horton, and Alfre Woodard, the horror flick manages to scare its audience, but fails to captivate them with an interesting storyline. Set in the late 1960s, Annabelle centers on Mia … Continue reading A Good Scare or a Huge Disappointment?