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
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Underneath my skin is a labyrinth of earthquakes, And underneath my nails is clawed through dirt. There are roots intertwined in the knots of my shoulders, And the veins of leaves on the back of my hand Are what I use to find my way back home like foot paths. I have raging rivers for … Continue reading I am the World
A's To the sport team standings. Maybe your athletic abilities could even make up for us couch potatoes because we don’t see ourselves getting up anytime soon. To those of you who participated in the blood drive. Take the amount of people who gave blood, and multiply that by three, Colonels. You potentially saved … Continue reading Oct. 25
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
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
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’
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?
We see them every day. They assign homework and give us quizzes and tests. They scold us when we’re late and lend us extra help after school. But what do they do when they’re not in school? Do they climb into their pencil closets at night and pop out in the morning, ready made for … Continue reading Beyond the Classroom
“The readiness is all.” Ken Johnson, a former English teacher at Ledyard High School, has come to appreciate the little blessings in life, and he embraces the quote from Hamlet above. Johnson has been living with brachial amyotrophic diplegia (BAD), a slow-developing variant of ALS since 2008. Johnson’s shoulders, arms, and hands are completely paralyzed … Continue reading Ken Johnson