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
Violence has recently escalated between the countries of Palestine and Israel. The situation has been occurring for decades. It is a highly serious topic that we felt we could not do justice explaining. Below are some resources that can be used to further educate yourself. Articles: https://free-palestine.carrd.co/ https://www.amnesty.org/en/countries/middle-east-and-north-africa/israel-and-occupied-palestinian-territories/report-israel-and-occupied-palestinian-territories/ https://www.hrw.org/world-report/2021/country-chapters/israel/palestine# Instagram Accounts: @impact @letstalkpalestine @key48return Twitter … Continue reading Palestine Resources
The first 100 days of 46th president Joe Biden’s presidency have nearly passed. Biden will officially have been president for 100 days on April 30. The president has promised bold initiatives such as tackling climate change, coronavirus relief, and immigration reform. According to AP News, as of Biden’s 93rd day in office, he has upheld … Continue reading Let’s Check in on Biden and His Accomplishments So Far
Students at Ledyard High School can no longer expect to hear athletic director Mr. Buonocore before every lunch wave, announcing the special of the day. While Mr. Buonocore was praising the orange chicken, buffalo chicken dip, Italian pasta, and colorful salads through the P.A. system, behind the scenes he was the ringleader of a crazy … Continue reading Mr. Buonocore: Buffalo Chicken Aficionado or Secret One Direction Fan?
Throughout history, schools have been considered hot spots for spirits and paranormal activity and now, Ledyard High School is a part of the supernatural world. It seems unlikely, strange, some may say “Impossible! Not in little old Ledyard.” But recently, secrets have surfaced and students and staff have witnessed things that no one can forget. … Continue reading Paranormal Investigations at LHS
You may be asking yourself, what happened to Ledyard Colonels mascot? Well, for those of you who don’t know, Mrs. Fagan, our lovely principal at Ledyard High, has made the decision to change the school mascot. Why a sloth? Well, Mrs. Fagan’s favorite animal is a sloth and since we are getting a sloth in … Continue reading Hello Ledyard Sloths!
Yes, there is no error in communication, the Ag department is getting a one month old two-toed sloth (his name is Hoyabembe). Mrs. Fagan discussed this earlier with our staff and she told us that he will live in the Ag department and his enclosure will start to be worked on soon. Now as crazy … Continue reading AgriScience is Getting a Sloth?
Since NASA’s Perseverance rover landed on Mars on February 18, it has been driving around searching for life. In this time, the rover has traveled to the south pole of Mars and is currently driving across the ice. So far about ten core samples of ice have been studied using the rover’s onboard instruments. The … Continue reading Life on Mars
The annual Super Bowl is arguably one of the biggest nights for football fans, and even a pandemic can’t stop their devotion to the beloved sport. Thousands of fans across the country gathered in large groups to watch the televised event, ignoring COVID-19 protocols. The worst of the parties was in Tampa, Florida, where celebrations … Continue reading Super Bowl or Superspreader?
There are many ways that spacecraft have been reused in the past, present, and near future. Some of these methods include landing like a plane (the Space Shuttle), landing the booster on a boat (Falcon 9, Falcon Heavy, and New Glenn), catching the booster with a helicopter (Electron), or retrieving parts that parachute into the … Continue reading It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s a Space Shuttle!