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Pandemic pet adoption

Pandemic pet adoption

June 8, 2020

Written by: Aurora Smith|Photos by: Aurora Smith| During the coronavirus (COVID-19), many families have either fostered dogs or adopted them. Lindsay Luong, a volunteer of the shelter Homeward Bound, said that the adoption rate has definitely gone up. Homeward Bound CT is a shelter that works with resc...

Shoreline Pallet Design

Shoreline Pallet Design

May 21, 2020

Written by: Aurora Smith|Photos by: Abby Roccapriore| Abby Roccapriore, the owner of Shoreline Pallet Design is a mom of 3(I happen to be one of her children) in Clinton. She is a Paraprofessional at Joel School working in the Jumpstart program. Abby started Shoreline Pallet Design in the Spring ...

Two Local Women make free Masks

Two Local Women make free Masks

May 8, 2020

Written by Aurora Smith|Photos by Polly Schumann| Polly Schumann started making masks as soon as quarantine started. She has made over 300 masks and has given them out for free. She decided to make masks because as soon as the virus started there were reports of nurses and others not having...

Shoreline Spartans Rugby

Shoreline Spartans Rugby

April 27, 2020

Written by Aurora Smith|Photos by Aurora Smith| Rugby is a full-contact team sport that originated in England in the first half of the 19th century. In Rugby, the focus of the game is to score. The main aim of rugby is to run the ball into the opponent's in-goal and touch any part of it on ...

Clinton Businesses during COVID-19

Clinton Businesses during COVID-19

April 17, 2020

Written by: Aurora Smith|Photos by: Aurora Smith| Due to COVID-19, Clinton businesses have changed hours and safety protocols. Jules and Thom are offering delivery and curbside pickup. I emailed the company and asked a few questions. Jules and Thom are taking precautions to protect themselves and the...

Spring Sports on Hold

Spring Sports on Hold

March 30, 2020

Written by: Aurora Smith|Photos by: Aurora Smith| Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the CIAC canceled the winter sports tournaments and postponed the beginning of the spring sports season. At a meeting with 70 school administrators and government leaders, CIAC decided it was too early to cancel sprin...

Do Morgan Students know what news is trustworthy or not?

Do Morgan Students know what news is trustworthy or not?

March 9, 2020

Written by Aurora Smith|Video by Aurora Smith| The Morgan PawPrint wanted to see if Morgan students can determine if the posts on social media were true or false. We used sites like snopes.com and truthorfiction.com to further investigate posts. Out of all the students we interviewed, most choose t...

Wrestling Senior Night 2020

Wrestling Senior Night 2020

February 14, 2020

Written by Aurora Smith |Photos by Aurora Smith | February 12th, 2020 was a day to support the Morgan Wrestling team's seniors. Not only did they support the seniors, but all donations made were going towards the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. The wrestling team raised more than $750 d...

Louis Bradley’s 100th win

Louis Bradley's 100th win

February 4, 2020

Written by Aurora Smith | Junior Louis Bradley got his 100th win on Saturday, January 25th, in Branford. Louis grew up wrestling, competing for 8 and a 1/2 years. His older brothers Nicolas and Joe wrestled as well. Louis's reaction to his 100th win was "God damn we made it". On Saturday, Ja...

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