East Highlights

2020-2021 Staff

Alyssa Delong

News Editor

"To me, newspaper is a way that we can all stay connected during such isolated times. We are all given a voice and with it, the choice on how we’d like to use it."

Sam Gonzales


"To me newspaper allows me to be most detailed in the best way possible and be able to be so creative in what I write. It also allows me to express my opinion about a certain topic."

Amara Adams


"Newspaper is how I share myself most comfortably, I want to tell people important things in a way that they will understand and care about."

Melanie Smolenski


"To me, newspaper is a creative outlet because I have a lot of opinions and I enjoy sharing them."

Brittany Glidden


"Newspaper is such an important part of our democracy, and in today’s political climate, it’s imperative our youth can decipher responsible journalism from noise. My favorite part of teaching this class is seeing how engaged...

Aly Scott


“To me newspaper is a chance to not only be an outlet for my creativity, but it’s a chance for me to maybe help or entertain others with my creativity and love for writing.”

Holidae Spotts

Entertainment Editor

"Newspaper really helps me express my opinions and interests through the East Highlights website and freedom of writing."

Leila Rydell

Managing Editor

"Newspaper‌ ‌means‌ ‌a‌ ‌lot‌ ‌to‌ ‌me.‌ ‌Here,‌ ‌we‌ ‌are‌ ‌not‌ ‌only‌ ‌allowed‌ ‌to‌ ‌express‌ ‌our‌ ‌creativity‌ ‌but‌ ‌also‌ ‌our‌ ‌opinions.‌...

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