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  • List of Senior Projects

    List of Senior Projects

    Karen Duhamel, Teacher

    May 22, 2017

    Date Teacher Period Names Topic 19-May Burke 7 Brennan Griffin Writing and Publishing a Novel 22-May Burke 7 Sophie Edson and Callie Kotzan Raising Chickens 22-May Burke 7 Emma Hoyt New York City Exploration 22-May Burke 8 Megan McCarthy and Julia Morrison Handwriting Analysis 23-May Duhamel 6 Joe Lester Criminal ...

  • Finals are Upon Us!

    Finals are Upon Us!

    Hope Femia, Editor

    May 18, 2017

    As the weather gets warmer and the days get longer, the school year gets shorter, and finals begin to near. In order for students to prepare for their exams, the Osprey has posted a schedule of the exam times and dates for all students: Friday, June 9th: Periods 8 (7:40-9:40) and 7 (10:00-12:00) Monday,...

  • Beyond Old Lyme

    Beyond Old Lyme

    Natalie Rugg, Editor-in-Chief

    May 17, 2017

    In less than a month, our seniors will be leaving us and starting their own lives. Independent, they will attend college, start a career, serve in the military, and find themselves. What is the class of 2017 doing after their graduation on June 15?   The vast majority of those responding to...

  • Mock Crash Aftermath

    Mock Crash Aftermath

    Natalie Rugg, Editor-in-Chief

    May 10, 2017

    The mock crash is a tradition at LOLHS; coming every four years, each student sees this realistic depiction only once. While the event, a classmate's death, is the same for all viewers, one's reaction can differ depending on a variety of factors. I took a particular interest in the difference between...

  • Old Lyme Welcomes New Restaurant

    Old Lyme Welcomes New Restaurant

    Hannah Wisner, Editor

    May 10, 2017

    Since the closure of Illiano's nearly two years ago, many residents have been wondering: what's next? Well, throughout the past couple months, construction crews have been working to turn the former restaurant into Stella's Restaurant & Pizzeria, an Italian establishment. According to the New London Day, the restaurant will be primarily selling pizzas, and much of the food will be grown locally. Additionally, the...

  • Spirit Week

    Spirit Week

    Natalie Rugg, Editor-in-Chief

    May 8, 2017

    The week of the fifteenth, LOLHS welcomes back the zany tradition of third-quarter spirit week. Here's the run-down of the themes: MONDAY:  PJ Day—your chance to participate with no effort. Enjoy a day of comfort. TUESDAY:  Dynamic Duo—pair up with two, three, four, or more to create a buddy...

  • National Honor Society Induction Ceremony

    National Honor Society Induction Ceremony

    Hope Femia, Editor

    May 7, 2017

    This Thursday, May 11th, LOLHS is hosting an induction ceremony to commemorate the juniors elected into the National Honor Society. In March, all juniors who had a weighted GPA of 3.7 or greater received an application for NHS, which measures students' scholarship, character, leadership, and service...

News

Fell On a Black Day: Grunge Rocker, Chris Cornell, Dead at 52

Fell On a Black Day: Grunge Rocker, Chris Cornell, Dead at 52

Alec Maskell, Contributor

Most students at LOLHS have most likely never heard of rock legend Chris Cornell. The news of his sudden and unexpected death has little to no impact on most students; but many don’t realize that Cornell’s death is a...

May 19, 2017

Changes to Spirit Week?

Changes to Spirit Week?

Hannah Wisner, Editor

Traditionally, during Spirit Week, LOLHS students have enjoyed a week's worth of festive, dress-up days, all culminating in the Pep Rally at the end of the week. This year, however, changes are coming to Spirit Week and the...

May 4, 2017

Promposal Disposal

Promposal Disposal

Caroline Sirna and Hope Femia

As of April 25th, Lyme-Old Lyme students have officially been banned from "Promposing" on school grounds. According to the email which was sent out to teachers, any students who participate in a promposal will "jeopardize their ab...

April 30, 2017

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Recent Sports Scores

  • Friday, May 12

    Boys V. Baseball

    Lyme-Old Lyme High School 7 - Creed/Hillhouse 2

  • Friday, May 12

    V. Girls Softball

    Lyme-Old Lyme High School 10 - Cromwell 12

  • Thursday, May 11

    V. Girls Lacrosse

    Lyme-Old Lyme High School 16 - Haddam-Killingworth 10

  • Thursday, May 11

    V. Boys Lacrosse

    Lyme-Old Lyme High School 2 - Haddam-Killingworth 12

Sports

Girls Crew Faces Off against Five Schools in Second Race of Season

Girls Crew Faces Off against Five Schools in Second Race of Season

Erik Zawodniak, Sports Editor

LOLHS girls crew also had a race at Lake Waramaug on Saturday. The distance for the races was 1,475 meters with a strong cross wind perpendicular across the lanes. 1V: Greenwich Academy: 5:49.86 Newton Country Day School: 5:53.30 Lyme-Old ...

April 30, 2017

Boys Crew Sweeps Gunnery and Canterbury

Boys Crew Sweeps Gunnery and Canterbury

April 30, 2017

LOLHS Boys Crew Team has First Race

LOLHS Boys Crew Team has First Race

April 22, 2017

Annual Underclassmen Pickleball Invitational Tournament

Annual Underclassmen Pickleball Invitational Tournament

April 18, 2017

Fencing Interview: Senior Ben Jackson

Fencing Interview: Senior Ben Jackson

April 1, 2017

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Video

Teacher of the Year: Mrs. Kelley

Mrs. Kelley, a science teacher at Lyme-Old Lyme High School, has recently won the Teacher of the Year award for the academic year of 2014-2015. Madeleine...

October 10, 2015

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Arts

LOLHS Artwork in Future Choices Art Show

LOLHS Artwork in Future Choices Art Show

Hope Femia, Editor

The LOLHS art department is proud to announce the results from this year's Future Choices Art Show, which is sponsored by the Shoreline Art Alliance. In the printmaking category, junior Emily Archer took...

March 4, 2017

Curtains Takes the Stage

Curtains Takes the Stage

Hannah Wisner, Editor

The LOLHS performance of the musical Curtains, a comedy whodunit, is just around the corner. There will be performances on March 2,3, and 4 at 7:30 PM. Additionally, on Sunday March 5, there will be a...

March 1, 2017

Curtains!!! This Year’s Spring Musical!

Curtains!!! This Year’s Spring Musical!

November 30, 2016

The Crucible Cast Field Trip

The Crucible Cast Field Trip

November 14, 2016

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Polls

What's your favorite movie genre?

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Creative Writing

Renewal

Renewal

Jane Scheiber, Contributor

Oh, bless the lord, for the April rains have come.   Thaw the earth; soften its hardened edges. Join the evanescing snow, and fill the streams in...

April 25, 2017No Comments

The Watch List: Preview of a Senior Project

The Watch List: Preview of a Senior Project

April 19, 2017

An Ode to Our Teachers

An Ode to Our Teachers

February 8, 2017

Slowly

Slowly

January 18, 2017

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Polls

Are you interested in seeing Rogue 1?

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