Hi future freshman!! I’m the class vice president for the senior class and if you are someone who likes being in the loop, responsible, and looking for an outlet to make positive change, you should run for class office. Class Officers for each grade are elected by their grade-level peers each school year. Being elected… Read More Inside Scoop: Running for Class Office
Hi! My name is Emma Gillette (yes, like the stadium), and I am an active member of Ledyard Music. I currently sing in Chamber Choir, Out of the Blue, Carolers, and Chorale, and I play in Jazz Band, Symphonic Band, and the Ledyard Winds. I also sang for Concert Choir and Select Singers. I am… Read More An Inside Look at Ledyard Music
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
A few days into the ongoing war between Ukraine and Russia, an official Ukrainian government Twitter account shared a video montage of a single plane shooting down several Russian fighter jets. The pilot was quickly given the nickname “The Ghost of Kyiv” and obtained the status of “flying ace”: someone who has shot down more… Read More The Ghost of Kyiv: Myth and Misinformation in the Russia-Ukraine War
At the University of Minnesota, Elliott Tanner will receive his bachelor’s degree, with a major in physics and a minor in math. He maintains a 3.78 grade point average and participates in undergraduate research, along with tutoring other classmates. Once he graduates, he would like to become a professor in physics for the university (USNews).… Read More A 13-Year Old Graduate
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?
Coming off a successful first high school soccer season, freshman Kate Littler joined the indoor track team, hoping to stay in shape for soccer and expecting to move on to the girls’ lacrosse team in the spring. But after her phenomenal 2021-2022 winter season, the star student-athlete is relentlessly running, choosing track for spring sports,… Read More Medal after Medal: An Interview with Freshman Phenom Kate Littler
Isabella (Izzy) Rowan is a junior class officer, along with being involved in multiple other clubs and activities. She is a dedicated mother to her dog Dublin, and could often be found listening to Taylor Swift or watching movies with her mom. Outside of school, Izzy also is a beloved employee of the Commissary where… Read More Student Spotlight: Isabella Rowan
Junior Zaden Allaire is a staff writer for the 2021-2022 Colonel Newsmagazine. He enjoys walking with his cats and laying with his dog.
During the early morning of February 24, Ukrainian citizens living in major cities such as Khrakiv, Odessa, Kramatorsk, Mariupol, and the capital of Kyiv, woke up not to the usual sunrise, but to explosions signaling the start of an extensive attack on their country. As of midday February 24, at least 40 people had been… Read More A Guide to the Russian Invasion of Ukraine