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  • Girls Soccer Wins State Championship for Third Year in a Row

    Girls Soccer Wins State Championship for Third Year in a Row

    Erik Zawodniak, Sports Editor

    November 20, 2017

    Things got off to a shaky start for LOLHS Girls Soccer on Saturday's Class S state final against Holy Cross. With varsity fixtures Kaylee Armenia and Lydia Tinnerello absent, the Lady Wildcats looked weaker than usual coming into the biggest game of the season. Star midfielder Keelin Hurtt still injured,...

    (Photo: Anna Donato)

  • Operation Stuff the Turkey!

    Operation Stuff the Turkey!

    Hope Femia, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

    November 12, 2017

    From November 13th-November 16th, National Honor Society and Community Service Club are hosting a food drive at LOLHS. The mission of this food drive is to collect food and donations that will go to low-income Lyme-Old Lyme families so they can have a nice Thanksgiving dinner. Each NHS and CSC member...

  • If the Truth Bee Told…

    If the Truth Bee Told…

    Katie Reid, Contributor

    November 12, 2017

    It’s no mystery that there have been many sightings of bees and wasps at Lyme-Old Lyme High School. In fact, the first pep rally of the year was canceled abruptly following an incident that occurred. A nurse from the Red Cross, who was allergic to bees, encountered a bee while she was volunteering...

  • Holiday Market at High Hopes

    Holiday Market at High Hopes

    Caroline Sirna, Co Editor-in-Chief

    November 8, 2017

    This Sunday, from 11 am to 4 pm, High Hopes will be hosting their annual Holiday Market. There will be an assortment of handmade craft, jewelry, and painting vendors present. Also at the event will be food vendors and musicians- including local favorite The Brazen Youth (former LOLHS student Charlie...

  • Radium Girls: Behind the Curtain

    Radium Girls: Behind the Curtain

    Katie Reid, Contributor

    November 6, 2017

    The lights in the auditorium begin to dim. The audience’s hushed whispers slowly quiet to silence as the curtain glides open. The lights come up on the stage to reveal a completely different world from Lyme-Old-Lyme High School. Of course, the audience knows that what’s really happening onstage...

  • Duct Tape Fundraiser

    Duct Tape Fundraiser

    Kate Hickie, Contributor

    November 5, 2017

    On Friday, October 27, the Spanish Honor Society held a fundraiser to help Puerto Rico recover after Hurricane Maria. As part of the fundraiser, Sr. Vazquez and Mrs. Manfredi volunteered themselves to be taped up on the wall. During lunch time, students donated a dollar for a piece of tape to tape them...

  • The Reality of Anxiety

    The Reality of Anxiety

    Samantha Caulkins, Contributor

    November 5, 2017

    Have you ever felt so much stress that it has consumed you? Has thinking of the worst possible outcomes ever stopped you from doing something? It's okay to admit that anxiety has affected your life. So many students are affected by anxiety on a daily basis. The reality is that you are not alone. Just...

News

Have Aliens Come to Our Home Town????

Sean Spina, Believer

October 26, 2017

October has always been considered a time of spooks and mysteries. Everywhere you go you can find specters and spiders, but it’s all decorations, simple props to add to the atmosphere to prepare for Halloween. But ...

Lending a Hand at the Marathon

Lending a Hand at the Marathon

Hannah Wisner, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 20, 2017

This past Saturday, the annual Eversource Hartford Marathon took place. Just as every year, volunteers from Community Service Club boarded a bus at LOLHS at 5:30 AM to head to the event. They were stationed at a water station...

Yale Physics Olympics: Taking Home the Silver

Lauren Mitchell, Arts Editor

October 18, 2017

This past weekend was a win for the Lyme-Old Lyme physics department that hasn’t been seen since they won silver in 2012 and since then another silver in 2010. Reid Spitzer, Ryan McTigue, Sarah Kwon, and Hannah Morrison,...

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Recent Sports Scores

  • Tuesday, November 14

    V. Girls Soccer

    Lyme-Old Lyme High School 4 - St. Paul Catholic 2

  • Saturday, November 11

    V. Football

    Lyme-Old Lyme High School 35 - Lewis Mills 3

Sports

Girls Soccer Advances to Semi-Finals in State Tournament: Slideshow

Erik Zawodniak, Sports Editor

November 11, 2017

This Saturday, Girls Soccer beat Coventry 2 - 1 to advance to the semi-finals in the Class S Connecticut State Tournament.  

JV Volleyball Team Finishes Season with a Win

JV Volleyball Team Finishes Season with a Win

October 30, 2017

Girls Soccer Caps Senior Day with Superb Victory

Girls Soccer Caps Senior Day with Superb Victory

October 28, 2017

Pass the Love

Pass the Love

October 15, 2017

Girls Soccer Beats Coginchaug 6 – 0: Slideshow

Girls Soccer Beats Coginchaug 6 – 0: Slideshow

October 15, 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

Conscious

Conscious

Jane Scheiber, Contributor

November 5, 2017

The new baby grasps for the honey suckle breast of his mother, swatting through heavy, blanketing air. All the baby knows is that he may soon reach right; she will be there. Yet, even...

LOLHS Artwork in Future Choices Art Show

LOLHS Artwork in Future Choices Art Show

Hope Femia, Editor

March 4, 2017

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...

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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Creative Writing

Conscious

Conscious

Jane Scheiber, Contributor

November 5, 20171 Comment

The new baby grasps for the honey suckle breast of his mother, swatting through heavy, blanketing air. All the baby knows is that he may soon reach right; she...

Passenger Seat

Passenger Seat

October 29, 2017

Night on the Beach

Night on the Beach

October 13, 2017

benevolent silence of the mind

benevolent silence of the mind

October 6, 2017

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Does the Harambe poster unfairly exploit the memory of Harambe?

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