Athletes of the Week: Seniors Ben Gardner and Olivia Lyon

Seniors Olivia Lyon and Ben Gardner are The Colonel’s Athletes of the Week. Lyon is a four-year varsity girls’ tennis team member and is a co- captain this season. Gardner has been a member of the boys’ team since his junior year and currently leads a young team in a competitive ECC tennis tournament. The … Continue reading Athletes of the Week: Seniors Ben Gardner and Olivia Lyon

CT Primary Outcome: Republican

  On April 26, Connecticut voters headed to the polls to select their preferred candidate for the Connecticut Primary. Republican frontrunner Donald Trump easily took home the 28 delegates. The 69-year-old also claimed Pennsylvania, Maryland, Rhode Island and Delaware. According to the Associated Press, Trump entered the contest with 845 delegates, followed by Ted Cruz … Continue reading CT Primary Outcome: Republican

CT Primary Outcome: Democrat

  April 26 was the day of Connecticut’s Primary, where two Democratic candidates, Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton, fought to gain delegates in order to have their name on November’s presidential ballot.   Hours after the Republican winner was announced, Sanders and Clinton remained undecided, at one point being as close as 50 percent and … Continue reading CT Primary Outcome: Democrat

Board of Education Proposed Reductions

At first it wasn’t tense. Twenty or so Ledyard residents waited around in the hall just outside the Ledyard High School media center on April 28, mingling with one another and making small talk. Eventually Board of Education member Anthony Favry opened the media center door and the residents filed in. The Board was arranged … Continue reading Board of Education Proposed Reductions

Ledyard’s Band Students Travel to Canada

Ledyard High School’s Wind Orchestra and Jazz Band visited Toronto, Canada from April 28 to May 1. They performed throughout the city and competed in a World Strides Music Festival at York University.   Both bands won gold in their respective competitions, in addition to Jazz Band’s Adjudicator’s Award. Together, both bands won the Sweepstakes … Continue reading Ledyard’s Band Students Travel to Canada

The Final Coffee House of the Year

Ledyard High School offers a unique opportunity to perform and express yourself through its monthly coffee houses. Students from all grades come together for a night of music and cheer. There are no auditions, it is simply an open mic. Events are held in the cafeteria and are open to anyone. The first coffee house … Continue reading The Final Coffee House of the Year