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!
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… Read More Could I Create the Hottest Chip Dip?
As we are getting ready to leave for Thanksgiving break, our journalism class wanted to take a moment to express the gratitude we all have in hopes to inspire gratitude in all of our readers. Anna Leandri is thankful for her amazing family, her two cats, and that she’s going to Hawaii for Christmas break.… Read More Gratitude Greetings From the Colonel Staff
The following details the post-graduation plans of Ledyard High School’s Class of 2018. your plans aren’t displayed next to your name, or are inaccurate/outdated, please contact us with what you’ll be up to after high school. Noah Acor: Johnson and Wales University, major in Culinary Arts EJ Ahlborn: Three Rivers Community College, undecided major Shahrukh… Read More What the Future Brings
The end of the 2016-17 school year is fast approaching, and with that, Ledyard High School will bid farewell to yet another graduating class that will emerge from the highs and lows of adolescence as adults and new alumni. While alumni are out of sight, they certainly aren’t out of mind. The class of 2016… Read More Words from the Wise: A Look at Ledyard Alumni
Ledyard High School offers an array of clubs for individuals to get involved with in their school community. One group, the National Honor Society, allows members to volunteer at the elementary schools. From reading to the little ones to assisting with the annual field day, the students have an overwhelming amount of opportunities to dedicate… Read More NHS Members Dedicate Time at Elementary Schools
At first it wasn’t tense. Twenty or so Ledyard residents waited around in the hall just outside the Ledyard High School media center on April 28, mingling with one another and making small talk. Eventually Board of Education member Anthony Favry opened the media center door and the residents filed in. The Board was arranged… Read More Board of Education Proposed Reductions
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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died at the age of 79 on Feb. 13. He was an ardent Republican and led the conservative majority of 5-4 in the Supreme Court. Recent doctor’s letters have shed light on his many ailments: Scalia suffered from coronary artery disease, obesity and diabetes, according to the Associated Press’… Read More The Importance of Scalia
The rich scent of coffee grinds hangs in the air, warmth emanates from a small Styrofoam cup and a sweet melodic voice carries over the crowd. Coffee houses have been a tradition for Ledyard High School students for years. A coffee house is a time for students to congregate and listen as their peers perform… Read More The Coffee House Experience