The sky above was as though
the fiery, breathing end of a cigarette
had been unraveled
and wrapped around the atmosphere
as though it were wallpaper.
Similarly, our breaths poured together
as if a waterfall
had turned to ethereal fog;
falling and wrapping us
in a... READ MORE »»
Here ye, all ye Hemingways, ye Plaths, ye Blooms, ye Millers, and ye Twains:
The annual Shoreline Heads of the English Department (SHED) Writing Contest is nearing its submission date, February 1st, 2017.
The premise is simple: Have something that you have written that you like? Send it on over to the... READ MORE »»
Down to the wire, the high school bowl team clinched a win from HK. Tied at 220 points when the end of the fourth quarter rang, the match went into overtime. After two math questions unanswered by either team, the third was destined to make a winner. "What is the term for the relationship between two... READ MORE »»
Student Leaders will be hosting their annual midterm Study with a Buddy program for students in need of aid. Come whenever you need the help—stop by the library right after school for an hour or stay until lights-out. Tutors are volunteers and food and drink is provided free of charge. Each t... READ MORE »»
On Friday the 16th the Lyme-Old Lyme Mock Trial team competed in and won their third consecutive regional competition. The team began preparations at the beginning of the school year, holding tryouts, receiving the case book and rules, and above all, practicing. The team lost three seniors this season,... READ MORE »»
The cliché mask of hope.
Don't you know
You're clinging to the wick
For dear life?
The tides sweep up around you
And the monsoon winds blow.
And the daytime breath is fatal,
Don't you know.
The minor mind of millions.
Don't you see
The... READ MORE »»
The junior varsity Math Team has successfully ended their season after their four fall matches. Securing a conference win over all other small schools like Portland High, the JV team will be awarded and recognized at the May banquet.
... READ MORE »»
With the first session on October 26, and the latest on December 14th, the class of 2018 has been getting used to the new SAT prep classes. Newly implemented this school year, the Junior class has and will be receiving these... Read More »
This month marks the second annual Envision Kindness Student Film Contest. This contest is run by envisionkindness.org and this year's contest is sponsored by the Frank Loomis Palmer Foundation and the Petit Family Foundation,... Read More »
The month of November brought some unfortunate surprises to Lyme-Old Lyme's campus, including a tripped fire alarm and offensive graffiti. I sat down to talk to LOLHS's principal, Mr. Wygonik, about the facts of these incidents,... Read More »
Fencing is totally a team sport. Technically our "team" contains within itself four separate sports: men's and women's teams for both foil and epée swords. We are co-ed and contain three different schools: Lyme-Old Lyme,... Read More »
This year we have a crime scene coming to our stage! In spring of 2017, Old Lyme Players will be presenting their version of Curtains, which was created by the makers of Cabaret and Chicago. It takes place in Boston... Read More »
Last Tuesday, the Lyme-Old Lyme cast of The Crucible, a play written by Arthur Miller about the Salem Witch Trials, traveled to Salem, Massachusetts to learn more about and to embrace the significance of the S... Read More »