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  • Ms. Gannon Departs from Lyme-Old Lyme

    Ms. Gannon Departs from Lyme-Old Lyme

    Caroline Sirna, Arts Editor

    February 22, 2017

    One of our newest teachers, Ms. Gannon, has recently and suddenly resigned form her position here at LOLHS. Her departure came as a shock to many of her students, who were only told either that she was "very sick"  or had simply departed for unknown reasons. Students were told that Ms. Gannon's classes...

  • Learn to Fence Day

    Learn to Fence Day

    Natalie Rugg, Editor-in-Chief

    February 22, 2017

    The Wildcat-Warriors fencing team offered their second annual Learn to Fence Day to the public on Friday, February 24. Twelve young participants from elementary, middle, and high school learned about this unique and challenging sport. The event went from 6:00 to 7:30pm at the Lyme-Old Lyme Middle School's...

  • LOLHS in CT’s Scholastic Art Competition

    LOLHS in CT’s Scholastic Art Competition

    Natalie Rugg, Editor-in-Chief

    February 20, 2017

    This winter three of LOLHS's students were honored for their work submitted to Connecticut's Scholastic Art Competition. Junior Claudia Mergy received a Gold Key for her painting, “Asparagus and Cupcakes." Skyelar Shaw's drawing "Two Crystals" and Margaret Berger's sculpture "The Polar Bear" both...

  • Freshman Lock-In Review

    Freshman Lock-In Review

    Hope Femia, Editor

    February 16, 2017

    I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Maggie Wisner, a member of the Class of 2020 at LOLHS, to discuss the Freshman Lock-In. This event is an annual tradition at LOLHS. Because there are mixed responses that occur due to this event, I thought it was best to sit down with Maggie to get her...

  • Novices Dominate Fencing Season

    Novices Dominate Fencing Season

    Natalie Rugg, Editor-in-Chief

    February 15, 2017

    This year there have been two novice tournaments (those for only first-year fencers): one at Guilford and one at Waterford. Here are the highlights from both: The Guilford high school held its annual novice tournament on January 28. The Wildcat-Warriors have continued to train novices in foil only...

  • What Happened at Hypnotist Night?

    What Happened at Hypnotist Night?

    Julia Stout, Contributor

    February 9, 2017

    Wednesday, the LOLHS's auditorium once again hosted hypnotist night. The event was open to the public and there was a great turnout, as word cannot help but spread about the unbelievable events from the past years, when several local students were hypnotized into playing invisible instruments, dancing...

  • #ProAtBeingMe

    #ProAtBeingMe

    Julia Stout, Contributor

    February 8, 2017

    REACH: Responsible Educated Adolescents Can Help, here at LOLHS, is a club whose goal is to prevent drug use and to make students feel confident and comfortable in their own skin, while embracing their talents and being kind to others. This past week a project that was five months in the making called...

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Lip Sync 2017

Lip Sync 2017

Caroline Sirna, Arts Editor

This year's Lip Sync will be taking place on March 9th at 7pm in the high school auditorium. All students (and teachers!) are welcome and encouraged to participate; signups will be starting this week. Participants will...

February 8

Community Service Club Springs into Action with Coloring Books

Community Service Club Springs into Action with Coloring Books

Hannah Wisner, Editor

Every year, Community Service Club assembles coloring books for the patients at Yale New Haven Children's Hospital to provide the kids with a source of entertainment while they're confined to hospital rooms. The coloring...

February 1

What to Expect When You’re Expecting (To go to Ball)

What to Expect When You’re Expecting (To go to Ball)

Brennan Griffin

Senior Ball is Saturday, January 28th in the Branford House at Avery Point. Formal dress is suggested and mandatory. Men should wear a suit, which is simple enough. I wouldn't recommend anything over the top because I tried...

January 25

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Recent Sports Scores

  • Thursday, February 23

    Boys V. Basketball

    Lyme-Old Lyme High School 66 - Hale Ray 52

  • Monday, February 13

    Girls V. Basketball

    Lyme-Old Lyme High School 26 - Old Saybrook 39

Sports

High School Bowl Back on Top

High School Bowl Back on Top

Glenn Elliott, Correspondent

Mr. Elliott reporting, "Improving to 4-2, LOLHS leapt ahead of Hale-Ray HS from the start and never looked back. Cole was hot. Starting the scoring, he scored 60 individual points. Brennan Griffin was the only other team...

February 2

Boys Varsity Basketball Narrowly Falls to Creed

Boys Varsity Basketball Narrowly Falls to Creed

January 28

Danny Cole Breaks Two LOLHS Track Records in Under 24 Hours

Danny Cole Breaks Two LOLHS Track Records in Under 24 Hours

January 25

Overtime Victory!

Overtime Victory!

January 6

JV Math Team Wins Small Conference

JV Math Team Wins Small Conference

December 21

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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

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Arts

Curtains!!! This Year’s Spring Musical!

Curtains!!! This Year’s Spring Musical!

Jacqueline Malizia, Contributor

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...

November 30

The Crucible Cast Field Trip

The Crucible Cast Field Trip

Shannon Nosal, Contributor

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...

November 14

An Interview with Eckhart: The Crucible

An Interview with Eckhart: The Crucible

October 27

Concert Chorus Performance of “Requiem”

Concert Chorus Performance of “Requiem”

April 11

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Creative Writing

An Ode to Our Teachers

An Ode to Our Teachers

Natalie Rugg, Editor-in-Chief

Students come and go in high school—that is the way things are. A school population is completely different every four years, as only our teachers know best. They are the...

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Slowly

Slowly

January 18

The Hypocrite

The Hypocrite

December 22

The Little Things

The Little Things

December 21

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