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East Starts Final Exemption Program

Natali Cuevas, News Editor

May 30, 2019

  With the school year coming to an end, final exams are also near.   Final exams can cause students a great amount of stress. Sometimes students wish they didn't have to take certain exams.    At the beginni...

End Of The Year Information For Seniors

Makaila Mathews & Jailah Campbell, Broadcast Editor

May 1, 2019

Seniors have many questions as end of the year festivities are around the corner; prom tickets sales start May 29th, tickets are $40 each and can be purchased in the financial office. When purchasing a ticket you must provide your ...

Job Shadowing

Raquel Salazar and Tabitha Yoakum

March 12, 2019

  Through Alignment Rockford and Rockford Public Schools, East has participated in a pilot program. The program consists of “job shadowing”, it's mostly directed towards juniors according to Mitchell Rose, the director...

RPS 205 makes calendar changes to 2019 school year

Natali Cuevas, News Editor

December 21, 2018

In the beginnings of December, rumors had been going around about a calendar change for 2019-2020 school year. On Dec. 11, the school board met to discuss the changes. By the end of the night, they approved next years calend...

Thirteen E-Rabs awarded with the “Illinois State Scholar” title

Braulio Saucedo, People Editor

December 19, 2018

According to isac.org, the Illinois Student Assistance Commission is a state agency dedicated to helping Illinois students and their families make post-secondary education affordable and accessible. This organization awards this...

RPS205 holds SAT prep at Guilford

Martin Lozano, Indepth Editor

December 19, 2018

Many juniors seeking to have a better chance of getting into their dream college and universities should take their SAT score into consideration. Having a high score on the SAT helps colleges and universities recognize your aca...

The future of East Highlights

Raquel Salazar, Reporter/ Communications Director

December 19, 2018

      Backed by seventy-five years of tradition, East Highlights is an outlet for E-Rab journalists, a way to communicate needs and satisfaction. As East Highlights staff, our mission is to effectively produce credible content, conti...

Freshman Expo 2018

Raquel Salazar, Reporter/ Communication Directior

December 19, 2018

As the class of 2022 crowds at the entrance, they point out the giant dinosaur while admiring the vast amounts of booths available to them; the students were thrilled to explore the job forces. On Oct. 24, 2018, the Mercy...

East Esports on the rise

Sully Reilly, Reporter

December 11, 2018

   East High School’s Esports club has started up and they play the video game League of Legends. Allen Noland hosts this club every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in room 201 to play and meet up.   Noland took over the ...

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