The Student Advisory Council (SAC) sponsored a Thanksgiving Day Luncheon for the entire High School faculty and staff on Monday, November 25. The students planned, organized and prepared the delicious meal to simply say "THANK YOU" to all of the people who help and support them on a daily basis. For decorations, students wrote 'thank you' notes on strips of orange paper and spread them out for them to send their message home. It was a wonderful and yummy way to kick off the season...and prep for Thanksgiving!
Congratulations to Jada Fuentes who signed her letter of intent to her perspective college athletic programs on Wednesday November 19. Jada will be rowing on the Crew Team for Franklin and Pierce.
WELL DONE JADA!
Thursday, November 21st, JV Math Team participated in their third competition this year, taking 1st place OVERALL, beating all large and small division schools!
Nikolai Stephen-Zumbaum had the perfect score of 18 points, followed closely by
Karissa Huang, Jerry Zhang, Drew St. Louis and Marielle Mather.
Our last JV meet will be December 19, in Xavier High School - it is not too late to join us!
As we continue our transition in the main office, here is some important information to help keep communication flowing efficiently:
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Winter Wildcat Gear... ON SALE NOW!
The LOLHS Booster Club has a Winter Spirit Wear online store open until November 30 at Sportees in Waterford. Here is the link: https://olhsbc19.itemorder.com/sale
And... Fall Sports Dinner tickets
last day to buy December 1!
Due to everyone's generosity, the annual National Honor Society's Food Drive was a success. Thank you so much contributing to the food drive this year! A truck load of food was donated because of everyone's support.. The food donated helps people in need more than imaginable, so thank you all!
By: Avery Lacourciere
The 2019 Latin Film Festival was a successful event run by the LOLHS Spanish Honors Society. The members collaborated to put together a number of short films for Region 18 students to enjoy. Volunteers took shifts during lunch waves at both the middle school and high school to collect donations for hurricane relief and to facilitate the event. At the end of the two days over $200 was raised to donate to a great cause. We hope that next year we will be able to raise even more! Thank you to all the staff and students who attended and supported our club!
CONGRATULATIONS to Hilde Heck and the LOLHS' Athletic Department
for being selected as a 2018-2019 CIAC Michaels Cup "Class Act" Sportsmanship recipient. The award was presented to the students on Thursday, November 21, 2019 at the CIAC Sportsmanship Summit held at the Aqua Turf.
NICE WORK WILDCATS!
On Friday night, the senior class planned a free skate at the Rose Garden Ice Arena in Norwich. It was a great class bonding, fun night.
The LOHS Trivia Bowl Team came out strong in the first match of the year, beating North Branford 270 to 10! Competing members were Billy Barry, Jack Conley, Rachael Larson, Will Larson, Ryan McTigue, and Avery Wyman. The team lost to HK in the second match but overall had a strong performance.
Great Job Wildcats!
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FOLLOWING STUDENTS FOR THEIR MEMBERSHIP OF THE HONOR BAND AND THEIR PERFORMANCE ON MONDAY AT THE ASBDA FESTIVAL
EXCELLENT WORK WILDCATS!
On Tuesday afternoon, Kevin Hogan with Channel 3 News came to LOLHS to inquire about the impact that therapy dogs have on our students.
In case you missed the Channel 3 broadcast on Tuesday evening news, click on the image below:
On Tuesday, LOLHS students listened to Captain Todd Burgess, a commercial airline pilot with United. Pilots earn a significant salary and there is a great outlook for future employment !!
Physics students in Mr. Fisler's class demonstrate how an increase in collision time will decrease the force on an object (like air bags in a car or when you bend your knees when you jump down off a chair) using EGGS! Students engineered devices with an egg. These devices were were dropped from the catwalk, and then from the roof if they survived. Those that survived the roof drop were ranked according to certain design parameters. Devices received more points if they were small, lightweight, and if they fell quickly. The best performing device was awarded to Mariame Biuma, whose device received 211 quality points. Second place was awarded to Sean Sagristano and Tim O’Brien with 204 quality points.
Well Done Wildcats!
At Monday's faculty meeting, student representatives from Spectrum facilitated a workshop for the entire faculty. Students led small group discussions sharing situations, challenges and possible responses in order to help teachers better advocate and support all students. It was an incredibly valuable and inspiring workshop.
December 14, 2019
@ Bill Miller' Castle Branford
Tickets are $75 and on sale during lunches
November 18 - 22
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Many have asked when arriving in the main office, where Pat is or how she is? Well... please join me in congratulating Ms. Pat Bugbee on her retirement! Pat has worked tirelessly and with such great commitment to the students and staff for over 20 years at Lyme-Old Lyme High School. She will be missed and we wish her all the best as she embarks on this next chapter of her life.
As we continue to transition however, we ask for your continued patience and understanding. Jackie Piccolo will be taking over the position over the next few weeks and in the meantime, Nancy Hallahan has graciously stepped in and will continue to be helping with the Main Office tasks until we are fully settled. If you have questions please feel free to contact me via email or phone (860-434-1651 x 1002)
Congratulations to Sammy Owen, Lydia Tinnerello, Bella Arias and Ryan Tetreault who signed their letter of intents to their perspective college athletic programs on Wednesday November 13. All four students will be playing Lacrosse for their respective colleges- Sammy Owen at Niagara University, Lydia Tinnerello at Merrimack College, Bella Arias at Western New England University, and Ryan Tetreault - at Curry College.
WELL DONE WILDCATS!
Congratulations to Ryan McTigue for being selected by the Math Department as the Rotary Student of the Month for his excellence in Mathematics. He was recognized this past week along with students from Westbrook and Old Saybrook. Mrs. Leen recognized and celebrated Ryan's accomplishments in and out of the classroom. Ryan goes above and beyond. He helps any student in the class or as a tutor in the MAC Center and his passion for Math has led him to furthering his learning by challenging himself by taking advanced mathematics classes independently.
Monday, November 11, proved to be, yet again, a wonderful demonstration of LOLHS' gratitude and honor for our local Veterans. Our Wildcat Band and Chorus performed with heart and soul that stole the show. Mr. Paul Ahnell, was invited by his granddaughter, Samantha Geshel, as this year's guest speaker. He shared eight life-long lessons that he learned during his years of service. Kate Cheney received the Voice of Democracy Award and was recognized by the local VFW. She gave her thoughtful, award-winning speech to the audience addressing What Makes America Great. And, Jacqueline Malizia started the assembly with her opening remarks about the importance of remembering our Veterans collectively. It was a beautiful ceremony for our Vererans - the heroes who have unselfishly dedicated their lives fighting to provide us with the freedoms we hold near and dear as American Citizens.
The Band and Chorus performance of the Armed Forces Salute:
Health Office Message Concerning Student Illness:
Cold and flu season has arrived here at LOLHS. These illnesses spread through respiratory droplets caused by coughing or sneezing. It usually spreads from person to person, though occasionally a person may become infected by touching something with the virus on it and then touching their nose or mouth. It is important for us all to practice illness prevention strategies which are listed below.
Fever of 100 degrees or greater. Students should be fever-free without use of a fever-reducing medication for a minimum of 24-48 hours before returning to school.
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