On Feb. 22, the United States Women’s Hockey team squared off against their long-time rival, Canada, to compete for the Olympic gold medal. The US Hockey team had not won a gold Olympic medal in hockey since the 1998 games in Nagano, Japan, which was the first ever gold medal awarded in women’s hockey. All … Continue reading The End of A 20 Year Drought
In Connecticut, at the age of 16, residents are eligible to get a learner's permit, which can be a big milestone for many teenagers. Once someone passes their permit test they can start driver’s ed or wait six months to go for the dreadful road test. It can be a very stressful time, fearing failure … Continue reading Is Driver’s Ed Worth It?
Spring break is coming up, for those looking for a place to travel, or needing more volunteer hours, Global Leadership Adventures (GLA) might be the answer. GLA is a program that offers teens a hands-on learning experience, abroad. GLA has all types of different programs, including Wildlife Conservation, Children and Community Development, Children and Education, … Continue reading Step Up and Stand Out
As many of you know, Super Bowl 52 kicked off at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 4 in Minneapolis, Minnesota leaving the Philadelphia Eagles on top. Throughout the National Football League’s regular season, both the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles had equivalent records with 13 wins and 3 losses. In doing so, this year's … Continue reading Super Bowl LII
From the very beginning, high schoolers have dreaded coming back from winter break to be tested on all the things they have learned over the past six months. In recent weeks, there have been rumors of removing the hated midterms from the curriculum. Ledyard would not be the only school to have cut midterms from … Continue reading Should Students be Forced to Take Midterms?
Some movies are inspiring, others are motivational, The Greatest Showman was both. It was nominated for three Golden Globes, and for good reason. The star-studded cast made the musical what it is. With Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Zendaya, and many many more, it's hard to go wrong. The story is inspired by the true story … Continue reading Catch!
The Boston Celtics is currently the NBA’s hottest team. Brad Stevens,the Celtics head coach, and his young team, led by all-star guard Kyrie Irving, are proving themselves to the rest of the league that they are one of the top teams in the NBA. Danny Ainge, the Celtics GM, and the rest of the Boston … Continue reading Celtics Fever
A competitor is defined as one who takes part in an athletic contest, but every true athlete knows that this word has a much deeper meaning. Although it is challenging to embody this definition into words, just picture…time seems to slow down, you can feel the sweat covering your body but it doesn’t bother you. … Continue reading The Return of Rickerson
November 19, 2017 approximately at 8:13pm Debra, the sister of Sharon Tate, victim of a two-day murder spree in 1969, one of the victims of the two-day murder spree in 1969 Sharon Tate's sister Debra received a call from the prison officials in California stating Charles Manson is dead. Born in 1934, Charles' childhood … Continue reading The Life and Death of Charles Manson