Student posts about drinking or drugs on social media affects peer pressure and college
By Julia Walker
Many students have seen it before: casual posts at a party of someone drinking or doing drugs. Whether it is a student or celebrity, these posts seem to be everywhere, and can be found within seconds of scrolling through Instagram or Snapchat.
Potential change of implementing new static scheduling protocol to combat snow days at ELHS
By Sana Gupta
When school is canceled, most students wake up relieved and turn back over to get another few hours of shut eye. What students don’t realize, however, is the struggle for teachers and administrators to reschedule planned events and meetings. The administration is trying to fix this issue by proposing a “static” schedule to match that of other schools in the area, according to ELHS Principal Michael Susi, but not everyone is on board.
Q & A with Shoreline Leo’s Club adult advisor James Harris
By Chris Cicchiello
Mr. James Harris has been the adult advisor for the Shoreline Leo’s Club of East Lyme High School since 2002, and with his help, the club was revitalized and has been on an upward trend ever since. Being a member of the Leo’s Club myself for almost seven years, I wanted to interview him. Here are some of the highlights of the interview I had with him:
East Lyme pulled ahead of Xavier for a 61-51 out of conference win.
By Gillian McMahon
Since 1977 and the release of A New Hope, the Star Wars franchise has become a global phenomenon.Within one of the most successful movie franchises of all time is a handful of life lessons that can be transported from the galaxy far, far away to our very own. Continue reading “STAR WARS: A Learning Opportunity”
Behind-the-Scenes of a musical at ELHS
By Emma Caulfield
The audience only sees the show when the curtains go up, but what they don’t experience is the months of preparation and hard work that go into putting on a musical. Costumes, sets, lighting, and sound are all fundamental aspects that are often overlooked by audience members but take effort and preparations. The show has been chosen, but what happens from then to showtime? Continue reading “The Musical: Taking a Peek Behind the Curtain”