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
Lieutenant Colonel William Ledyard: Revolutionary War hero, namesake of a town, and an integral part of Connecticut’s history. Today, he’s mostly known for getting stabbed. If you were to look up Colonel Ledyard online, you’d find one sparse Wikipedia page and several sites listing the road that runs by our high school. The aforementioned Wikipedia… Read More What’s the Deal With Colonel Ledyard?
Down in the corner of the school lies “happy land” as other teachers call it, otherwise known as Agricultural Science. Not all students are a part of the agriculture community, meaning not everyone has a reason to walk down that hallway, but everyone should explore this area. Sophomore Cate Makenzie says, “I didn’t expect there… Read More Getting to Know Mr. Williams!
Students of Ms. Szell’s may have noticed a new addition to their classroom: on Wednesday, October 13th, room 106 received a class pet. Tobias (whose full name, given by Ms. Szell, is “Tobias or Toby-Tobes”) is a red-eared slider turtle originally from Agri-Science. Toby has quickly become a beloved member of the class. “It’s a… Read More A New Face in Room 106
Meet the Choirs: a Ledyard High School tradition that COVID-19 took over last year, resulting in the groups missing out on a live performance. Meet the Choirs gives the public insight into the choir part of the music program. And this year, it was back and in full action! (with COVID-19 precautions of course!) For… Read More Meet the Choirs: Back in Swing!
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… Read More 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… Read More The Importance of Self Care
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… Read More Get to Know Mrs. Staropoli!