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East Highlights

The Student News Site of Rockford East High School

East Highlights

The Student News Site of Rockford East High School

East Highlights

School Life

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1,971,360 minutes

May 21, 2022
We all enter here as freshmen and leave as seniors. (For the most part) Now, as Jonathan Dumois is set to leave East High as a graduating E-Rab, he reflects on the four years he has spent at 2929 Charles Street.
The first issue of the East Highlights issued on September 13th, 1940.

Current staff reveals Highlights of past

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.
Inside the secret world of the East High tunnel.

Inside the secret world of the East High tunnel.

March 8, 2022
It takes a lot to run the oldest high school in the district, much of which we don't see on a day to day basis. Jonathan Dumois goes inside the secretive world of the tunnels.

Dear My High School Teachers,

May 13, 2020

My dear high school teachers,   Well, I’ve already cried just thinking about writing this, so let’s bring on the water works. As my senior year came to an end, I couldn't help but think...

Print Editor-in-chief says final goodbye

Print Editor-in-chief says final goodbye

May 13, 2020

 This is not how I imagined saying goodbye to our beloved East Highlights, but also never in a million years did I imagine my senior year ending like this.     I would be lying if I said I wasn’t...

The End of My Senior Year- The Isolation Diaries: Ep.2 –

April 28, 2020

   Welcome back to the Isolation Diaries, in this second episode, I will be speaking about what I learned my senior year and what I wish I knew before this year started.     For me, my senior year...

E-Rabs volunteer time before Thanksgiving

December 11, 2019

We always take what we have for granted; we forget to cherish the families we have, the clothes on our backs, food in our bellies and a home we can sleep in. So many forget to give thanks on the holidays...

Q&A with All-State MVP Roberto Davila

Q&A with All-State MVP Roberto Davila

December 4, 2019

Q:What grade are you in? A:12   Q:When did you start playing soccer?  A:“I was around six years old”    Q:What’s your position in soccer? A:“I play midfield. I...

A chance for East to give back

December 4, 2019

 The climax of the “thankful season” is nearly here, and many are preparing their gullets and stomachs for the turkey, gravy, stuffing and casseroles. While ovens broil and potatoes boil, many in...

East High Theater Department Makes it “BIG”

November 22, 2019

   East’s first production of the year, BIG The Musical, will start on Nov. 22. There is a lot of excitement surrounding it this year, as there were no shows out of the theater department last year....

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