Senior Project Advisory

Story by Leo Hahn, Staff Writer

January 5, 2016

The senior home bases last week had yet another senior project-oriented advisory block, which was an extended homebase. Those present were required to stay and discuss their projects and progress. Although senior project is the...

Senior Project: Unanswered Questions

Story by Kate Peglow, Managing Editor/Staff Writer

December 21, 2015

As Christmas vacation fast approaches, so does the deadline for the completion of 15 hours for the senior project. On January 6th all seniors must have a minimum of 15 hours of fieldwork completed and the senior project journals...

Majority of Students at a Loss for What “The Hunger Games” are

Story by Hahn, Staff Writer

December 15, 2015

A few weeks ago, in a typical fashion, the PA announced the events of the date which included the ambiguous notification that signups for "The Hunger Games" would take place during activity block. Thus began the confusion. Due...

Senior Project Does Have a Purpose

Story by Jamie Farrell, Managing Editor/Staff Writer

December 15, 2015

The senior project has a long timeline that has a lot of components. On the timeline in the handbook there are five things that a senior has to do before the actual fieldwork hours are due. Back in the spring when this was first intro...

Dirty dancing banned at SHS

Story by Jamie Farrell, Managing Editor/Staff Writer

October 7, 2015

Stonington High School has always been known for its overly sexual dancing, and in the past years, many teachers, parents, and a few students have complained. The inevitable has finally happened, and any type of sexual dancing ...

Sleep deprivation amongst students

Story by Ashlynn Mitchell, Staff Writer

April 2, 2015

Studies show that teenagers require between 9 and 9 ½ hours of sleep. However, it has been discovered through collected data that teenagers are only getting between 7 and 7 ¼ hours. The approximate 2 hours that are being lost...

Review of “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”

Story by Alexandra Pratt, Student Writer

February 13, 2015

Chief Bromden, the half-Indian narrator of the book, has been a patient in an Oregon psychiatric hospital for ten years. The patients in the mental institution live a very boring life being strictly controlled by Nurse Ratche...

How the Elderly Changed my Life

Story by Nicole DeFranco, Staff Writer/Junior Editor

January 15, 2015

Oftentimes, people our age may feel uncomfortable around the elderly. Reasons why some may feel uncomfortable around the elderly is because of their age difference, they grew up in a different time period than us, there is no...

My first time at Chipotle

Story by Grace Williams, Staff Writer

January 15, 2015

Google describes Chipotle as “a chain of restaurants in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Germany, and France, specializing in burritos and tacos.” I would say Chipotle is basically Subway but with Mexican food. I rec...

The Annoyance of Retailers Starting the Christmas Season Early

Story by Kaitlyn Williams, Staff Writer

November 17, 2014

This year, although it’s more than a month away, the Christmas season has just started for many retailers, their holiday themed ads and discount already starting. The Christmas season seems to be arriving earlier each year...