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East High School ranks as lowest performing

Raquel Salazar, Communication Director

October 22, 2019

    Last October, Rockford East High School was ranked “lowest performing,” due to the low graduation rate and poor test scores in 2018.  According to the Illinois State Board of Education, schools with graduat...

Are East’s PSAT scores being affected?

Aly Scott, In-Depth Reporter

October 17, 2019

The annual PSAT for the 2019-2020 school year will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 16, and it is more important than ever. In recent years, the test scores at East High School have been less than promising. According to Illino...

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...

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