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East High brings back an old tradition: Family Dinner and Dance

Alondra Lavariega, Graphics Manager

November 9, 2017

Filed under News, Showcase

Update: Because of a scheduling conflict, the dance is postponed until Dec. 1. East High School will be hosting a Family Dinner and Dance on Saturday, Nov. 18 at 6 p.m. It will cost $5 per couple, and the pasta dinner will...

East Students donate to Hurricane Harvey

Jasmina Singmouangthong, Sports Editor

October 20, 2017

Filed under News

Hurricane Harvey formed between Aug. 17 and 25, 2017. It started as a tropical wave off the coast of Africa on Aug. 13, then later developed as a slow-moving tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico on Aug. 17. One of the most ...

Car Crash assembly hits home

Kaitlin Swick, Editor-In-Chief

October 19, 2017

Filed under News

A mock car crash assembly was held for juniors and seniors during seventh and eighth hour Sept. 27 to illustrate the possible consequences of distracted driving. Here are some pictures from the event: Student actors we...

Join the Creative Writing club

Catalya Johnson, Opinions Editor

October 18, 2017

Filed under News

Creative Writing is abnormal, abstract, writing that goes against professional, academic or structured writing. Creative writing, Mystery, Poetry and classes of the like have been cut from the elective courses in BAMIT. Those...

Girls flag football forms during Homecoming

Indira Gallegos, In-Depth Editor

October 18, 2017

Filed under News

Girls' flag football has been a tradition for juniors and seniors in most of the RPS205 district high schools except East. Girls’ flag football was played during the week of Homecoming as another Powderpuff event. Powderpuff is ...

Teske represents East High School

Karen Arias, Editor-in-chief

October 18, 2017

Filed under News

East special education teacher, Morgan Teske, is one of the top 10 finalists for the Teacher of the Year Award after winning the “Those Who Excel” award in April, according to The Illinois State Board of Education. “‘T...

A Night in Hollywood

A Night in Hollywood

October 4, 2017

Boys tennis ends abruptly

Liam Osborne, Digital Editor

May 21, 2017

Filed under News, Sports

The boys' tennis season ended this Friday at the class 2A sectionals. All six of East's players were eliminated during play. Singles player Liam Osborne was eliminated by Harlem 0-6, 4-6. Saed Hashem, the other singles player,...

Awards for everyone

Awards for everyone

May 19, 2017

End of the year breakfast

Scott Gowan, Sports Editor

May 18, 2017

Filed under News

End of the year breakfast tickets are on sale now for $2 from the new class officers. It will be held Friday, May 19 in the new cafeteria. Every student is allowed to buy a ticket and show up, as long as you show your ticket before you enter the...

Tennis team attempts to “slice” the conference tournament Friday

Liam Osborne, Digital Editor

May 11, 2017

Filed under News, Sports

This Friday, the boys' tennis team will be competing at the NIC-10 Conference tournament. Nine athletes from East will compete at three different location. One Singles, one doubles, and three doubles will all be at Jefferson High...

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