East Highlights

  • March 6March 24 - April 2 - Spring Break

  • February 14Boys to Men - Every Tuesday - 3:50-5:00 p.m. - Room 105

  • October 5GSA - Every Friday - 7:30-8:15 a.m. - Room 225

2018-2019 Staff

Madie Miller

Print Editor-in-Chief

"East Highlights in my pride and joy. This is my second year being involved, and I work together with my co-editor-in-chief and staff to inform the student body with credible news on the print addition and online."  

Jackson Wyatt

Digital Editor-in-Chief

"Writing has always been my biggest passion, and while I'm most comfortable writing fiction, East Highlights helps me fine-tune a lot of my skills."

Sullivan Reilly


"Newspaper gives me an opportunity that many don't get. I'm proud that I'm able to inform the student body."

Tabitha Yoakum

Communications Director

"Newspaper helps me spread awareness on a lot of topics related to East that others may not know about. My goal this year is to spread important topics that need attention."

Ermilo Sanchez


"The newspaper gives me a chance to express my opinion and spread information to a vast group of people."

Raquel Salazar

Communications Director

"As an E-Rab, newspaper lets me be a voice and outlet for the student body. My goals for this year are to be more expressive about my opinions and learn more about my peers."

Makaila Mathews

Broadcast Editor

"Newspaper allows me to get my voice out to East High School. My goal this year is to make good-quality, entertaining content."

Hailey Hunter

Social Media Director

"Newspaper gives me a chance to express an opinion, write about things I enjoy and keep up with what is going on in school."

Braulio Saucedo

People Editor

"Newspaper is a way for me to not only meet new people, but to hear their story and make it be heard."

Martin Lozano

InDepth Editor

"The newspaper helps me strengthen my writing and communication skills. It's important for me and may help me in future projects."

Chastity Myers


"My goal for this year is to become a better writer and amplify my voice so that it can be heard by others."

Natali Cuevas

News Editor

"Newspaper helps me keep the student body informed with current events here at East."

Eliza Contreras

Opinions Editor

"Newspaper gives me a chance to keep up with current events here at East. My goal for this year is to become a better writer."

Estrella Carmona

Entertainment Editor

"Newspaper lets me practice my hard and soft news formats. My goal this year is to focus on what needs to be done. I want to accomplish whatever I can."

Jailah Campbell

Broadcast Editor

"Newspaper is an outlet for me to share my thoughts with the school and community."

Jack Bathje

Sports Editor

"Newspaper helps me put out my opinions and give the school a solid news source."

Brittany Glidden


"In a time when so many people think journalism is dying, it's critical to have student news outlets and education to practice concepts in responsible media production."

Adriana Sanchez

Digital Managing Editor

"Newspaper is great because I love to put my opinion on situations that should be talked about more and hear other opinions to make sure they are heard."

Jasmina Singmouangthong

Print Managing Editor

"Newspaper lets me write articles covering difficult topics. As teen in high school, I am educating myself through all the research and learning from different perspectives."

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