East Highlights

  • March 6March 24 - April 2 - Spring Break
  • February 14Boys to Men - Every Tuesday - 3:50-5:00 p.m. - Room 105
  • October 5GSA - Every Friday - 7:30-8:15 a.m. - Room 225

Summer Plans

Tabitha Yoakum, Reporter

May 30, 2019

These two last days are the final ones of the class of 2020’s junior lives. Next year we will move on to our next step towards adulthood either choosing to work or pursue an education. Instead of focusing on that though, we...


Adriana Sanchez, Digital Managing Editor

May 30, 2019

  This is it. Junior year held all the tears, laughs and loving moments with the ones we love. Memories are forgotten like wisps in the wind, held back by a false sense of defiance. We come to learn, that is the seemingly in...

Dear Dr. Verona: A Farewell Letter to East’s Principal

Natali Cuevas, News Editor

May 30, 2019

  Dear Dr.Verona,     The news of you leaving us this school year hasn’t been easy. I see that many students seem to be unbothered by the news, but I however, am not. I am one of the more quiet and res...

Tested Out

Jack Bathje, Sports Editor

May 29, 2019

Now that the year is finally wrapping up and standardized testing has finished, summer is within sight, but finals still loom over. This entire year seemed like preparation for tests like the SAT and the various AP exams. Yet...

Netflix v. Hulu

Jack Bathje, Sports Editor

May 23, 2019

  Nowadays it seems like we need the instant gratification of streaming the shows or movies that we want in the moment, but with that comes many services that charge vastly in prices and packages for the content you want . The ...

Sully’s Cinematics: The new wave of live-action movies

Sully Reilly, Reporter

May 20, 2019

  So, a lot of movies are being made into live action movies with CGI that is more realistic and I could not be any more uncomfortable. They just do not look right to me. The one movie that I find really weird is the new So...

Sully’s Cinematics: The new Star Wars reveal

Sully Reilly, Reporter

May 14, 2019

  The trailer for the last movie of the current Star Wars trilogy aired on April 13 and, I am happy with what it has to offer so far. The title Rise of Skywalker could be interpreted in many different ways. The one thing I...

Into the Endgame

Jack Bathje, Sports Editor

May 14, 2019

   Avengers: Endgame and the success that followed: Just 11 days after its release it raked in over $2.19 Billion, according to a report from CNBC. the past 21 Marvel movies have gathered this intense anticipation and response to the m...

Sully’s Cinematics: The new Joker

Sully Reilly, Reporter

May 13, 2019

  The new Joker movie’s trailer has been released and it looks terrific. It looks nothing like any other DC movie out. So far, emulating concepts of crime films rather than the usual comic book films -- which is not neces...

Someday is now

Hailey Hunter, Social Media Director

April 24, 2019

On April 2, women all over the world advocated for Equal Pay Day. This was started in 1996 by the National Committee on Pay Equity. Women in all different areas of work and athletics are still fighting to close the pay gap between...

Shazam Review

Sully Reilly, Reporter

April 16, 2019

  Shazam is a pretty good movie, especially for a DC movie in 2019. It is very goofy, playful, and lighthearted -- something new for the DC scene. It is also done extremely well in regards to that. This is the franchise’s...

Edge of Eighteen: 17 things I learned at 17

Adriana Sanchez

April 5, 2019

Today I turned 18 and I’ve learned a lot in the past 17 years. This blog is a summary of what I've come to view as important and central to me as a person. I’ve come to realize some realities and also some unexpected joys....

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