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  • January 17Mon. — Midterms 5 & 6

  • January 17Fri. — Midterms 3 & 4

  • January 17Thurs. — Midterms 1 & 2

  • Slowly

    Slowly

    Jane Scheiber, Creative Contributor

    January 18, 2017

    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 »»

  • SHED Writing Contest

    SHED Writing Contest

    Natalie Rugg, Editor-in-Chief

    January 11, 2017

    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 »»

  • Overtime Victory!

    Overtime Victory!

    Natalie Rugg, Editor-in-Chief

    January 6, 2017

    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 »»

  • Study with a Buddy

    Study with a Buddy

    Natalie Rugg, Editor-in-Chief

    January 5, 2017

    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 »»

  • Mock Trial Wins Regionals 3rd Year in a Row

    Mock Trial Wins Regionals 3rd Year in a Row

    Caroline Sirna, Arts Editor

    December 21, 2016

    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 Little Things

    The Little Things

    December 21, 2016

    Little flame. 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.   Little leaf. The minor mind of millions. Don't you see The... READ MORE »»

  • JV Math Team Wins Small Conference

    JV Math Team Wins Small Conference

    Natalie Rugg, Editor-in-Chief

    December 21, 2016

    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 »»

News

New SAT Prep for Juniors

New SAT Prep for Juniors

Caroline Sirna, Arts Editor

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 »

Dec 15

Envision Kindness Student Film Contest 2016

Envision Kindness Student Film Contest 2016

Julia Stout, Contributor

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 »

Dec 15

On the Record: Alarms and Vandalism

On the Record: Alarms and Vandalism

Natalie Rugg, Editor-in-Chief

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 »

Dec 7

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Recent Sports Scores

  • Friday, January 20

    Boys V. Basketball

    Lyme-Old Lyme High School 40 - Coginchaug 52

  • Thursday, January 19

    Girls V. Basketball

    Lyme-Old Lyme High School 27 - Coginchaug 26

Sports

Why Fencing Is and Isn’t a Team Sport

Why Fencing Is and Isn’t a Team Sport

Natalie Rugg, Editor-in-Chief

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 »

Dec 17

LOLHS Girls Soccer Triumph Over Old Saybrook to Become Class S State Champions

LOLHS Girls Soccer Triumph Over Old Saybrook to Become Class S State Champions

November 19, 2016

Superbowl at LOLHS Takes Place 11/16

Superbowl at LOLHS Takes Place 11/16

November 18, 2016

LOLHS Students Row at the Head of the Charles Regatta

LOLHS Students Row at the Head of the Charles Regatta

November 9, 2016

LOLHS Girls Soccer Make it a Fourpeat in Friday’s Shoreline Final

LOLHS Girls Soccer Make it a Fourpeat in Friday’s Shoreline Final

November 7, 2016

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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...  Read More »

October 10, 2015

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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...  Read More »

Nov 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...  Read More »

Nov 14

An Interview with Eckhart: The Crucible

An Interview with Eckhart: The Crucible

October 27, 2016

Concert Chorus Performance of “Requiem”

Concert Chorus Performance of “Requiem”

April 11, 2016

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Polls

Does the Harambe poster unfairly exploit the memory of Harambe?

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Creative Writing

The Hypocrite

The Hypocrite

Jess Kegley, Creative Contributor

Stupid poetry Phony, measured sentiments Crinkle, crumple, swish.

Dec 22 • No Comments

What to do about you

What to do about you

December 17, 2016

The Elusive Elite

The Elusive Elite

December 14, 2016

Arizona Memorial Experience

Arizona Memorial Experience

December 14, 2016

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Polls

What is Your Favorite Film Genre?

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