When one thinks of company towns- towns and cities owned mostly by corporations- they tend to picture something along the lines of the textile mill towns of the Industrial Revolution. But soon, we may be seeing a new kind of company town. Megacorporations Facebook and Amazon have expressed interest in building expansive warehouses and campuses … Continue reading The Re-Emergence of Company Towns
Spirituality. Another form of religion that many people today have begun following, including myself. Over the past year I have fallen in love with the idea of spirituality. Believing in spirituality is the idea of not necessarily believing in God, but believing in a higher power. As you may have seen on social media or … Continue reading Spirituality
One month of school is down, and as fall comes, leaves start to turn into the shades of autumn and then cascade down. It is now spooky season! It is finally time to start bringing out pumpkin spice and everything nice! With the colder weather coming in, fall traditions are rolling in as well, such … Continue reading Exciting Things for Fall!
Looking for something to do outdoors in October? You’re in luck: a new hiking trail has opened up in town. The Tri-Town Trail, which (once completed) will span from Preston to Groton, held a celebration at Preston Community Park to honor its official opening to the public. The celebration, held on October 3rd from 1:00 … Continue reading Ledyard’s Newest Hiking Trail
These days, life is pretty fast-paced. Between school, work, and extracurricular activities- all modified to account for COVID precautions- students have a lot to worry about. Add personal obligations and everyday concerns into the mix, and you have a recipe for soul-crushing stress. The solution? Taking time to focus on yourself. It can be difficult … Continue reading The Importance of Self Care
September As and Fs A to All Students in School Again After being separated from school, our classmates, and teachers since March of 2020, we are finally able to all be in the building again. Seeing the individuals who you last saw almost two whole years ago, seeing the way they’ve changed, how different they … Continue reading September A’s and F’s
https://videopress.com/v/6hjaSR9q?resizeToParent=true&preloadContent=metadata Senior Samantha Money is a staff reporter for the 2021-2022 Colonel. She plays basketball and softball and loves Pitbull more than herself Senior Nick Washington is a staff writer for the 2021-2022 yearbook. He plays soccer and likes going out to eat ice cream.
Fox's production of the iconic show ¨Glee,¨ which aired from 2009 to 2015, is rumored to be considered for a reboot. Although most of us might not have seen it when it originally aired, many have binged it on Netflix because it is simply that good. What's not to love about the show? It has … Continue reading Feeling Gleeful About Glee!
Have you ever had a moment when you were zoning out in class listening to your teacher talk, and then wonder, what is my teacher like outside of school? One of those teachers might be Ms. Staropoli. I had Ms. Staropoli for freshman English and I knew she had much more to her life than … Continue reading Get to Know Mrs. Staropoli!
Spice has always been a force of evil in my life as the pain my family loved to put me through. Many times I have been subjected to Scoville levels so high I cry thinking about it. So, I have decided to make a dip so hot it dwarfs my other spice experiences. I have … Continue reading Could I Create the Hottest Chip Dip?