The Student News Site of Rockford East High School

East Highlights

The Student News Site of Rockford East High School

East Highlights

The Student News Site of Rockford East High School

East Highlights

Giardini rouses the spirit of East seniors with El Vivo chant
Giardini rouses the spirit of East seniors with "El Vivo" chant
Jonathan Dumois May 4, 2022
Its the chant that every E-Rab chants when graduation. But in order to chant the famous El-Vivo chant, it needs to be taught.
A Chromebook open while displaying the connect to network screen, showing a variety of networks available to connect.
Restarting computers annoy students
Jonathan Dumois April 25, 2022
Restarting Chromebooks, copy & paste problems, and extension problems are some of the problems E-Rabs are reporting, but is there any relief? Jonathan Dumois explains.
Key club cleans up arboretum grounds
Key club cleans up arboretum grounds
Brynn Krug April 4, 2022

East High’s Environmental Key Club is improving East and helping the community by cleaning up the arboretum. The Environmental Key club has been at East for over 20 years. It is currently run by teachers Slavi Bonev...

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Joe Biden year 1 overview
Joe Biden year 1 overview
William McGinnis, Entertainment Editor, Opinions Editor • March 29, 2022
A year after Biden won the most consequential election of our times, William McGinnis reviews the Biden administration's work throughout the past year.
Advice with Sandy
Sandy April 28, 2022

Dear Sandy, Who is Sandy? Dear Nosey Nellie,  Hi, I’m Sandy. I work for the East High School Newspaper. Through this Google Form,...

Sports compete for spotlight
Sports compete for spotlight
Ella Gray April 26, 2022

East High is known throughout Rockford for its winning basketball teams, but nobody seems to know about its other record-setting sports. What...

Camden Taylor, record breaking swimming star
Camden Taylor, record breaking swimming star
Ella Gray March 10, 2022
He's broken almost every record in this school's history, and placed at the state championships. Ella Gray takes a look at how Camden Taylor made his mark in school history.
East band on the second floor.
Students march towards State Finals
Jonathan Dumois March 1, 2022

Feb. 16, a day that East dedicated time to honor its winter sports athletes. During part of seventh hour on that day, students and staff lined...

Miss Dreyer Interview
Miss Dreyer Interview
Chrisia Tolliver, Reporter • April 7, 2022

The first issue of the East Highlights issued on September 13th, 1940.
Current staff reveals Highlights of past
Jonathan Dumois March 14, 2022
The East Highlights has been proudly serving all of East High School since September of 1941. We dig into our archives to find out more about this paper, including how we got our name and how much it cost to subscribe.
Does Tilted 10's food get a 10?
Jonathan Dumois May 10, 2022
Jonathan Dumois reviews the food options at Tilted 10.
SPECIAL EDITION:  The East High School tunnels, a closer photographic look.
SPECIAL EDITION: The East High School tunnels, a closer photographic look.
Michael Morrisett April 26, 2022
A special edition photographic release of the East Highlights tunnels.