The Student News Site of Rockford East High School

East Highlights

The Student News Site of Rockford East High School

East Highlights

The Student News Site of Rockford East High School

East Highlights

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Students reflect on back-to-normal year

Students reflect on “back-to-normal” year

June 6, 2022

In the first as close to “normal” year back, the school year has been different from the start. There have been definite highlights and lowlights from having sports and clubs restarting to uncertain...

Religious club comes to East

Religious club comes to East

May 25, 2022

A new club has arrived at East High School, but this new club may have garnered some controversial opinions.    The club is named “Youth Revival” and is advertised as a Bible study for...

Farwell 2022: A Letter from the Editor-in-chief

Farwell 2022: A Letter from the Editor-in-chief

May 25, 2022

Seven. Seven days. Seven days until the 2022 seniors of Rockford East High enter the real world.    It’s a common practice for the editor-in-chief to write a farewell letter to their fellow...

1,971,360 minutes

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.
Choir member stars in All-State

Choir member stars in All-State

May 9, 2022

A giant stadium, filled with musical students from all around the state, participating in one big performance, celebrating the music. This is what the All-State performance is like. All-State is an...

Giardini rouses the spirit of East seniors with El Vivo chant

Giardini rouses the spirit of East seniors with “El Vivo” chant

May 4, 2022
Its the chant that every E-Rab chants when graduation. But in order to chant the famous El-Vivo chant, it needs to be taught.
SPECIAL EDITION:  The East High School tunnels, a closer photographic look.

SPECIAL EDITION: The East High School tunnels, a closer photographic look.

April 26, 2022
A special edition photographic release of the East Highlights tunnels.
Sports compete for spotlight

Sports compete for spotlight

April 26, 2022

East High is known throughout Rockford for its winning basketball teams, but nobody seems to know about its other record-setting sports. What makes basketball this all-mighty sport that overshadows other...

A Chromebook open while displaying the connect to network screen, showing a variety of networks available to connect.

Restarting computers annoy students

April 25, 2022
Restarting Chromebooks, copy & paste problems, and extension problems are some of the problems E-Rabs are reporting, but is there any relief? Jonathan Dumois explains.
Key club cleans up arboretum grounds

Key club cleans up arboretum grounds

April 4, 2022

East High’s Environmental Key Club is improving East and helping the community by cleaning up the arboretum. The Environmental Key club has been at East for over 20 years. It is currently run by teachers...

Joe Biden year 1 overview

Joe Biden year 1 overview

March 29, 2022
A year after Biden won the most consequential election of our times, William McGinnis reviews the Biden administration's work throughout the past year.
East donates their time to blood drive

East donates their time to blood drive

March 28, 2022
East students and staff can donate blood on the grounds of East during the day on April 14.
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