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

2017-2018 Staff

Maddie Taylor

Maddie Taylor

12th grade 1st year in newspaper Broadcast team

Rin Neimeyer

Rin Neimeyer

  11th grade 1st year in newspaper Reporter

Indira Gallegos

Indira Gallegos

11th grade 1st year in newspaper In-Depth Editor

Chris White

Chris White

12th grade 1st year in newspaper Broad cast team Morning Announcements "I want to make East Highlights the best East Highlights its ever been"...

Karen Arias

Karen Arias

12th grader 2nd year in newspaper Editor-In-Chief Meet Me Monday "I decided to be Editor-In-Chief because I believe I have leadership characteristic and I love learning and helping others. Being an Editor-In-Chief all...

Brittany Glidden

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 engage...

Riley Rosser

Riley Rosser

12th grader 1st year in newspaper Business Associate "The grind never ends"...

Adriana Sanchez

Adriana Sanchez

"Newspaper matters to me because it’s a way to express yourself and show your school spirit."  

Liz Napier

Liz Napier

12th grader 1st year in newspaper Digital Editor "I chose this position to challenge myself and East Highlights"...

Alondra Lavariega

Alondra Lavariega

12th grader 1st year in newspaper Graphics manager and Geo filters "I choose to be graphics manager because it made sense since I am the Yearbook Editor-In-Chief and I have access to multiple photos"...

Michalea Davis

Michalea Davis

12th grader 2nd year in newspaper Reporter "I love to write, so I thought why not report"...

Newspaper is important to me because I get to write articles covering difficult topics. As teen in high school, I am educating myself through all the research and learning from different perspectives.

Jasmina Singmouangthong

"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."

Ashlee Dickerson

Ashlee Dickerson

11th grader. 1st year in newspaper. Co-Section-Editor Feature-Editor |"I like writing stories for about people, and Mrs.Glidden said it'd be a good idea."...

Madison Beck

Madison Beck

11th grader 1st year in newspaper Co-section-Editor Feature-Editor "Mrs.Glidden  thought that since I have taken graphic design it'd help for the newspaper"...

Talia Johnson

Talia Johnson

12th grade 1st year in newspaper Section Editor controversy blogger "I feel like what's right"...

Brandon Kuri

Brandon Kuri

12th grade 1st year in newspaper business associate Sales "I'd like to try to be as effective in promoting East and so I found this gig and decided why not help out."...

Kaitlin Swick

Kaitlin Swick

12th grader 3rd year in newspaper Editor-In-Chief "I chose to be an editor-in-chief because I know I can handle it and this class has a lot to offer these new students"  ...

Nikolas Bowers

Nikolas Bowers

Grade 12, 3rd year in Newspaper, Editor-in-Chief, Events Editor, "I take newspaper for many reasons, but my main goal more specifically would be to advance my journalistic abilities while also helping my fellow classmate...

Cole Bathje

Cole Bathje

Grade 12, 1st year in Newspaper, Broadcast team, Morning Announcements, "I want to take my talents to a new level."...

Sam Paraggua

Sam Paraggua

Grade 12, 2nd year in Newspaper, News Editor, Food Videos, "I was actually put in this class when I didn't even sign up for it, but now I am really happy to be here since the stories I write are always interesting."...