The Osprey

If the Truth Bee Told...

If the Truth Bee Told…

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...

Stereotyping in LOLHS

Kendall Antoniac, Contributor

November 1, 2017

I would like to discuss something that isn't usually discussed in our high school: stereotypes. I see them everywhere, and when I say everywhere, I mean it. Sometimes I walk into the lunchroom and the only thing that I can think about is that "Mean Girls" scene were Janice and Damien show Cady all of the cliques. At Lyme-Old Lyme, we have almost all...

IT - A Horror Movie?

IT – A Horror Movie?

October 1, 2017

*This review contains spoilers! Read at your own risk! "It" is the 2017 movie adaptation of Stephen King's 1986 novel. The movie begins with the disappearance of Georgie Denbrough, younger brother of Bill Denbrough, who is abducted by Pennywise t...

Promposal Disposal

Promposal Disposal

April 30, 2017

As of April 25th, Lyme-Old Lyme students have officially been banned from "promposing" on school grounds. According to the email...

Pro at Being Me…?

Caroline Sirna, Arts Editor

April 5, 2017

Let me start off by saying that I think the "Pro at Being Me" campaign has a good message, and that I really do appreciate all of the effort that goes into the program. The students and faculty of the REACH club have put an admirable amount of thought and work into the campaign—that being said, I do have some qualms with the program. On one hand,...

Why it's Literally Fine to be Basic

Why it’s Literally Fine to be Basic

January 31, 2017

If you were to stand on the catwalk and look down at the commons during lunch, before school, or really any time, you're likely...

The Crucible, From a First Time Actor’s Perspective

November 20, 2016

November 18th, 2016- Day of the first performance I would be lying if I said I am not scared to go on stage. The prospect of...

Do the Harambe Posters Unfairly Exploit the Memory of Harambe?

Jacqueline Malizia, Contributor

September 15, 2016

Recently, posters have been posted in the halls of our school of Harambe's image surrounded by our cell phones, which he crushed. Don't make me mad or sad. Please turn off your cell phone... and enjoy the company of all the amazing people in this building, the poster reads. The question is, does this poster unfairly exploit Harambe by showing him...

On Student Newspapers, Past and Present

On Student Newspapers, Past and Present

May 26, 2016

I began advising student publications here at Lyme-Old Lyme High School more than a decade ago, and while it was never easy to...

LOLHS Student Wins Governor's Scholarship Award, No Other Actually Important News Apparently

LOLHS Student Wins Governor’s Scholarship Award, No Other Actually Important News Apparently

April 7, 2016

LOLHS student Natalie Rugg has recieved the Governor's Scholarship Award. Governors are really important. Like maybe even MORE...

Divided We Fall, Osprey v Wildcat

Divided We Fall, Osprey v Wildcat

April 7, 2016

In the dawn of what could very well be a literal civil war in the school, we must ask ourselves: Who is right in the debate over...

In Defense of Wildcats

In Defense of Wildcats

April 6, 2016

The school at its most basic identity is Wildcat, and changing that would involve uprooting every image associated with us.

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