At 4:15 p.m. on March 4th, Colonel Sergei Skripal and his daughter were found collapsed on a bench in Salisbury, England. Skripal was convicted and jailed by the Russian government for revealing the identity of undercover Russian intelligence agents in Europe to the MI6, the United Kingdom’s secret service. The Russian spy earned his freedom, … Continue reading Spy Wars?
Don't worry seniors, your graduation date is still intact, and no Saturday school! Happy April Fools!
A to Powerade machines in the locker rooms. All athletes will finally get the sports drinks they deserve! Not for free, but still a nice addition. A to The Colonel returning to paper form. Turns out a WordPress subscription is more expensive than paper, who would’ve thought. Copies of next week’s Colonel will be available … Continue reading April Report Card
During the March faculty meeting, the Ledyard High School faculty decided to ban all headphones use during the school day. The previous policy put in place stated that students were not allowed to have both earbuds in their ears at the same time. Teachers brought up to the administration that students continue to have both … Continue reading No Headphones, No Fun
Although the snow days might feel relaxing and enjoyable in the moment, they have a huge impact on the well-deserved summer vacation. With the four recent nor'easters slamming Connecticut with high winds, cumulative snowfall, and below freezing temperatures, LHS administration has come to the conclusion to move senior graduation to July 4th, 2018. That’s right, … Continue reading Colonel Pride, Diplomas, and…Fireworks?
Do you volunteer? ...No? Well, now it’s not really a choice. Ledyard High School, following examples set by other southeastern CT schools is now implementing a community service requirement for graduation. The new policy will require a minimum of 100 volunteer hours throughout your four years of high school. This is expected to help seniors … Continue reading Less Netflix, More Work
Students at Ledyard High School have been filled with jubilee repeatedly as nor’easters have swept in resulting in Superintendent Jay Hartling cancelling school. But this undiluted joy will come to an abrupt stop as soon as they find out the consequences of Mother Nature’s actions. New England has been hit with winter storm after … Continue reading No Rest for the Weary
Getting up in the morning is one of the biggest struggles in life to a high school student, especially after pulling an all nighter to finish that paper you procrastinated on the week before. Pulling your sleep deprived body out of bed is hard enough, however, most girls want to have pin straight hair and … Continue reading School is NOT Beauty Parlor
Ledyard Public Schools have had several school cancellations because of snow. Legally, Connecticut public schools must have 180 days of school and cannot have school past June 30th. Spring has started, but nature has continued to provide harsh weather. To ensure that Ledyard students reach the required number of school days and get out for … Continue reading Ledyard Principal Announces School on Saturday