Countless students have been a part of the Ledyard High music family for years. From reunions to musicals, many opportunities to perform have always been available for students. Four juniors have done just that, but outside of the school walls. Juniors Molly Barnett, Tricia Tolles, Olivia Triplett, and Morgan Wicken all performed at the Nightingales … Continue reading Ledyard’s Singers Branch Out
Musicians, actors, models: they all have something in common. It’s not fame, and it’s not fortune. What could it possibly be? Hint: think of a triangle, a green little triangle with an eye in the middle. Yes, it’s exactly what everyone is thinking: the Illuminati. For years, people’s favorite stars have been keeping a secret, … Continue reading Conspiracy or Reality?
A Ph.D in bringing down the patriarchy, slamming down entitled men, and providing students with reputable advice on wooing that special someone, Dr. Love has easily become one of the secret celebrities of Ledyard High. Tired of always being rejected by that special someone? Well, step into my office! The Love doctor is in. Dearest … Continue reading The Doctor is in
Finding love isn’t a dream anymore; it’s taking the form of reality. Our very own Social Studies teacher Seth Galante is taking his lonely self to the big screen on The Bachelor’s 20th season in 2016. Although he looks like the average teacher, Galante has a lot to offer and wants to share it with … Continue reading An Achy Breaky Heart
Ping pong gets more famous by the day, and is a sport played all over the world. The sport has now reached Ledyard High School. Chinese exchange student Jonathan Lei is now leading the after school activity “Ping Pfun” every day from 2:30 to 4:00 P.m. Ping pong, in a way, is similar to tennis. … Continue reading Ping Pfun
With the recent success of Ledyard’s Spring Musical, “Les Miserables,” Drama director Russell Hammond has chosen a new route for next year’s musical. “It’s all planned out and set,” Hammond said. “We are officially bringing ‘Shrek the Musical’ to life next year.” As for the students of LHS, the reviews have been mixed. “I’m thrilled,” … Continue reading Drama Turns Green
The LHS lunch staff has been vigorously planning a sculpture that they are going to be making out of the leftover food. “We have decided to make a sculpture [trying to live by] the ‘waste not want not’ [motto] and also because our food is good,” lunch lady Miss Irene said. The theme of the … Continue reading Left Overs Take a New Form
“I know you see me standing there.” Those were the beginning lyrics that Zoey 101 fans nationwide heard and sang along to for years. That is until the show’s final season aired in 2008, and fans fell into a great depression. Reruns and the lack of cast reunions caused fans to have their hearts broken … Continue reading Zoey 2015
Since the summer of 2012, Honey Boo Boo has been taking on the world by storm. Honey Boo Boo’s real name is Alana Thompson, and her life is anything but ordinary. I often ask myself why Mama June, Boo Boo’s mom, decided to give her that nickname. However, once I looked into their family, it … Continue reading Honey Has No Boo Boos
About 70% of all students attend college after high school. The reason why, is because people who graduate from college are earning, on average, 52.2 thousands dollars per year, compared to people with a high school degree, who earn an average of 30.4 thousand per year. That is a big monetary difference. Although there are … Continue reading College Overdose?