Working in customer service gives people the important skill of interacting with others. Many people start off in a customer service job such as retail or working in a restaurant. In addition to creating basic skills, it also tends to provide some funny stories. For instance, Ms. Szell shared, “While working in a restaurant, a… Read More Crazy Moments in Customer Service
Rumor has it that Ledyard High School might be losing the animals due to certain sly escape artists. Many of us have heard the stories of finding turtles in the gym or a ferret getting let loose in an Ag classroom, but most don’t know the consequences of this. Agriscience consists of many different classrooms… Read More Agriscience is Losing the Animals?
Chromebooks will no longer be loaned from the LHS library. This new policy will go into effect on Monday, April 4. Our beloved librarian Mrs. Smith states that over 30 Chromebooks are loaned each day due to students forgetting theirs at home or because students forgot to charge them. “Our loaner Chromebooks are intended for students who… Read More Say Goodbye to Loaner Chromebooks, LHS
Imagine fluffy, little, cute animals’ faces comforting you while doing school work. Sounds fun, right? Wouldn’t you like to have a more relaxed school day accompanied by a school dog or cat? Having classwork breaks, accompanied by a school pet, would be relaxing and fun. High schoolers would be mentally and physically improved by this,… Read More A School Pet?
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… Read More The Re-Emergence of Company Towns
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… Read More The Importance of Self Care
The #MeToo movement has challenged women to overcome the embarrassment and possible repercussions that they may face when they come forward and reveal that they have been sexually assaulted. Recently, Bill Cosby was found guilty of sexual assault and sentenced to three to ten years in a maximum security prison. After years of trials and… Read More #MeToo
In May of 2015, the owners of three cats, Ryder, Teeger, and Abby, went into San Ramon Veterinary Hospital in San Ramon, California to ask about declawing. The owners wanted to know about the procedure and any potential alternatives. The vets at the hospital were quick to reassure these owners about the procedure, insisting that… Read More Three Pawless Cats