Are We Too Politically Correct?

opinion of Maddie Foerster

Christmas carols on every station, lights strung through downtown, cookies galore.
The holidays are debatably the best time of the year. From the day after Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day, it seems as though the entire world’s spirits are high.
But something not considered as much is a debate that has been going on since the new millennium. Continue reading “Are We Too Politically Correct?”

Snow Day vs. Delay Day Protocol

Is this year going to be an everlasting winter?

By: Kristie Gong

As the days become shorter and winter turns around the corner, coats and scarves are being pulled out the back of closets. Each snow fall is met with questions of delays or snow days.
Jeffrey Newton, the Superintendent of East Lyme Public Schools, works with the East Lyme Public Works Department, East Lyme Police Department, and a weather service to determine the severity of the weather. Continue reading “Snow Day vs. Delay Day Protocol”

A Society Swept Up in Sexual Harassment

Countless allegations and their impacts

By: Gillian McMahon &
Genavieve Ogren

Producer, Harvey Weinstein. Actor, Kevin Spacey. Fox News Host, Bill O’Reilly. Actor, Ben Affleck. Comedian, Louis C.K. and even the President of the United States, Donald Trump. The list of recently accused sexual harassers goes on forever and is growing daily. With a commander in chief in denial of allegations against him, the president appears to display the notion that sexual harassment is socially acceptable. Other high power celebrities who have committed these heinous acts, also set a negative example. Continue reading “A Society Swept Up in Sexual Harassment”

Eighth Graders Take the High School by Storm

8th Graders Take Honors Geometry Continuing an 18-year  Trend

by Sana Gupta

Most students taking high school classes have similar morning routines. They wake up incredibly early, leave their homes while it is still dark outside, walk into school and go to their first class, and their second period class right  after. Continue reading “Eighth Graders Take the High School by Storm”