It was a great event on Thursday evening at Langley's Restaurant in Waterford.It was a celebration of the class of 2022 as they prepare to step on the stage for their diplomas. Students shared an evening filled with memories which began with a wonderful slideshow produced by Olivia Turtoro, the class historian. The presentation included not only their 4 year history at LOLHS but also many of their childhood moments that they shared together. The seniors were also treated to a letter that they wrote themselves in middle school with Mrs. Glorioso. The finale was the distribution of yearbooks! It was a wonderful evening!
This past week, LOLHS' Student Leaders sponsored our Spring Spirit Week full of Wildcat Pride culminating with Field Day on Thursday. We followed the half day schedule and at 11:15, the entire school enjoyed a wonderful BBQ lunch prepared by our amazing kitchen staff. No matter where you were, students and faculty were having fun whether it was listening to our senior live band perform, eating unlimitted ice cream, playing kickball, wiffle ball, ping pong, or basketball, challenging themselves to trivia or singing to Karaoke, relaxing on the field, playing yard games, frisbee, or participating in one of the 5 different wellness booths sponsored by LYSB. The choices were seemingly endless. LYSB and VNA also sponsored our Alumn Emma Boardmand, serving up Del's Lemonade all afternoon! The weather was perfect and with all the activities, it made for a wonderful, fun packed afternoon! It was a really great way to welcome in summer, enjoy each other's company outside of the classroom, and relax just a bit before we begin to wrap up the end of the year and prepare for exams.
Special thanks goes to LOLHS Student Leaders and the Advisors: Mrs. Todd, Ms Macione and Mr. Kaczor for planning this event with such detail. Well Done Wildcats!
Congratulations to the newly inducted National Honor Society members. Last years inductees presented this years group by reading a brief biography of each student. It was an impressive and elegant ceremony followed by a festive reception in the Library Media Center .
Congratulations to all newly inducted
Andrea DeBernardo will be attending the Special Olympics USA Games in Orlando, Florida from June 4 to June 12, 2022. Andrea has been participating in the Special Olympics since she was in middle school. She is competing in gymnastics at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. Andrea will compete on the floor, bars, beam, vault, and all around. Andrea took part in the Lyme Old Lyme High School gymnastic team this last winter season. Her head coach, Christine, and Andrea's sister Elise worked on choreographing her routine during the winter season. Andrea has been working hard these last few months practicing three days a week to prepare for this event. The USA Games will air the Opening Ceremony, on Sunday June 5th at noon EST on ABC and on WatchESPN and ESPN the app. Let’s wish Andrea good luck and hope she wins the gold!
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In addition, Michael DeGaetano, Lauren Enright, Joseph Kuhn, and Ryan Zbierski earned the title of Microsoft Office Specialist - Associate. This title is given to those who have passed all three Microsoft Certification tests - Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Well done Wildcats!!
FAREWELL to our SENIORS
for all of their dedication to
our Wildcat Community over the years!!
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Congratulations to all on their
Student Leaders Club is excited to host a Field Day for the entire school where students can participate in a free BBQ lunch for all and then have a fun afternoon of games & activities. There are no sign-ups for games and you can jump in to play throughout the day. Join in as an individual or with a group of friends to play the games. There will be an inflatable obstacle course, yard games, ultimate frisbee, kickball, live music, LYSB sponsored activities and so much more! Don’t forget to look out for our Wygo’s Wildcat Ice Cream Truck & Del’s for a free frozen treat!
Monday: BBQ dad and Soccer mom
Tuesday: Anything but the backpack (see below)
Wednesday: Wildcat Wednesday
Thursday: Class Colors
(9th -yellow-orange/10th -red/ 11th -green/ 12th -blue)
Friday: Middle School Self Day
Tickets are $50 each. All proceeds will support music education in the Lyme-Old Lyme K-12 public schools, and fund scholarships for college-bound high school seniors. Tickets may be purchased at the Old Lyme Inn, or online: https://forms.gle/ SUan1EqSszTn74oi8 or scan the QR code on the attached invitation. There may be a few tickets available at the door on the night of the event, but seats are limited.
If you cannot attend, please consider making a donation. Friends of Music is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization. Donations are tax deductible.
In French, Mme Lefevre nominated:
Isabelle O’ Connor
In Spanish, Sra. Brown nominated:
Ysabel (Mariflor) Rodriguez
In Spanish, Sr. Vazquez nominated:
In Chinese, Mr. Wang nominated:
In Latin, Mr. Motes nominated:
Speeches and Elections will be held on May 31st.
This week in Chemistry class students blew up water! The goal was to reach the triple point of dry ice (solid carbon dioxide). The triple point is reached when all three phases of matter (solid, liquid, gas) exist at the same time. The phase of matter is determined by a combination of temperature and pressure. The kids increased the pressure by sealing a plastic pipet that contained dry ice. They could tell when the triple point was reached because they could see the solid melting at the same time that the liquid was boiling. Cool. If they don't release the pressure it will increase to the point of exploding the pipet. Fun. (The activity is done in a cup of water to contain any shards of plastic that may occur but it also helps to see inside the action inside the pipet as well.)
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Well Done Aidan!
2: Qtr 2 Progress Rpts
6: Safe Grad Mtg & Hideaway Eat Out
6: LOLPC Zoom @7
15: Winter Band Concert @ 7pm
20: Safe Grad Eat out at Sapore
20: Winter Choral Concert @ 7
21: Safe Grad Mtg
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