Thanksgiving Edition of Roving Reporter

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AcXQOT1I5lQ This week we decided to ask students what their favorite Thanksgiving side dish was. Here what they had to say! Megan Brawner, Editor-in-Chief Senior Megan Brawner is the Editor-in-Chief of the 2015-2016 Colonel. She is the captain of the cross country team and runs Indoor and Outdoor Track. She participates in Youth United for … Continue reading Thanksgiving Edition of Roving Reporter

Athletes of the Month: Sophomore Sarah Serbascewicz and Junior Isiah McNair

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nKvJvdFG9ac   Megan Brawner, Editor-in-Chief Senior Megan Brawner is the Editor-in-Chief of the 2015-2016 Colonel. She is the captain of the cross country team and runs Indoor and Outdoor Track. She participates in Youth United for Global Action and Awareness (YUGA) Club and is the secretary of the Senior Class. She is the Editor of … Continue reading Athletes of the Month: Sophomore Sarah Serbascewicz and Junior Isiah McNair

Senior Spotlight: May Zhang

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o1K12BT6vBI Megan Brawner, Editor-in-Chief Senior Megan Brawner is the Editor-in-Chief of the 2015-2016 Colonel. She is the captain of the cross country team and runs Indoor and Outdoor Track. She participates in Youth United for Global Action and Awareness (YUGA) Club and is the secretary of the Senior Class. She is the Editor of Key … Continue reading Senior Spotlight: May Zhang

School Before Thanksgiving

For the first time in years, Ledyard district schools have been given a half day of classes on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving, taking away from the short vacation that usually continues from Wednesday through Friday. The change has come as a shock to many students and faculty. “After such a difficult winter, the Board and … Continue reading School Before Thanksgiving

The History of Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving means family gatherings, football games and parades. For some, it’s centered around religion, where people show their gratitude for God. Others view it as a time to go home to their families to reunite and catch up on each other’s lives and simply enjoy the company that surrounds them. And several think of the … Continue reading The History of Thanksgiving

Is the NHS Selection Process Biased?

NHS, otherwise known as the National Honor Society, inducted 24 new members on Nov. 23. This is an exciting accomplishment for these individuals, but does anyone really think about how the selection process works? I certainly do. Ledyard High School is full of intelligent, talented and thoughtful students who I have the pleasure of talking … Continue reading Is the NHS Selection Process Biased?

In a Galaxy Far Far Away

Before Star Wars: Episode VII drops to theaters Dec. 18, you probably need a refresher on what happened since the first installment in this major movie franchise. Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope (1977): Luke Skywalker, a farm boy, joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a pilot, a Wookiee, and two droids (R2-D2 and … Continue reading In a Galaxy Far Far Away

Student Congress Holds Powderpuff Game

“Hustle, hit and never quit.” That slogan is just one of many that football teams look at for motivation to win the game. On Nov. 24, the Ledyard football team wasn’t be the only one strategizing on the field. Student Congress hosted the first ever powderpuff football game for Lady Colonels to showcase their secret … Continue reading Student Congress Holds Powderpuff Game