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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

Sports

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...

Camden Taylor, record breaking swimming star

Camden Taylor, record breaking swimming star

March 10, 2022
He's broken almost every record in this school's history, and placed at the state championships. Ella Gray takes a look at how Camden Taylor made his mark in school history.
East band on the second floor.

Students march towards State Finals

March 1, 2022

Feb. 16, a day that East dedicated time to honor its winter sports athletes. During part of seventh hour on that day, students and staff lined up up and down the halls to cheer on their fellow E-Rabs...

E-Rab athletes strive for success

February 19, 2020

There is a lot of pride that goes into being a student athlete at East High School. With a heavy E-Rab fan base, high interest and participation in athletics and talented teams of athletes who are striving...

E-Rab athletics continue with many successes

February 14, 2020

In the past few weeks East High’s athletics have seen great accomplishments and a lot of successes in many of the featured winter sports ranging from wrestling, boys swim and both boys and girls basketball. According...

Wrestling readies for post-season

February 6, 2020

With the season more than halfway finished and wrapping up at the end of  February, there are high hopes going into regionals. With many seniors leaving last year, the team had some idea of what their...

Rockford East’s competition cheer squad posing before their first competition of the year. Photo taken from @rockfordeastcheer via Instagram.

Cheer starts off new season with confidence

January 24, 2020

Saturday Jan. 4th, East High School’s competition cheerleaders had their first competition of the 2019-2020 season. Coming back from a not-so-great season, girls and guys alike are confident that this...

Matthew Bowers, class of 2021, swims 100-yard breaststroke event at Boylan. Bowers swam in middle school and has finally returned after two years. “I enjoy it a lot [be]cause it’s something new. It’s competitive and I made new friends.”

Swim team stays strong despite challenges

January 24, 2020

 The East High School boy’s swimming season started back in the first week of December. They since have been faced with many challenges. However, the team still has high hopes going into the rest of...

Freshman swimmer shatters records

Freshman swimmer shatters records

January 15, 2020

   This season, freshman Camden Taylor came onto the scene for high school swimming and already broke three records halfway through the season.    Taylor began swimming in 2011 and is still going...

Girls volleyball team holds 2019 senior night

November 7, 2019

While the girls cheered her on, Brianna Syphommarath walked out with her mother and father for senior night. “Senior night was sentimental because I played all four years and it was one of my last...

East volleyball team spreads awareness

East volleyball team spreads awareness

November 7, 2019

   The start of October marks the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness month. As charities start gaining more traction, our own E-rab volleyball team has started spreading awareness. Many families are...

A Promising Future For East Football

October 31, 2019

  This season started out with promise for the East varsity football team, but that light slowly faded by the end, when chances for making the playoffs disappeared.     To many players the biggest...

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