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

2018-2019 Staff

Jackson Wyatt

Jackson Wyatt

"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

Sullivan Reilly

"I love being a part of the East Highlights team because I have an outlet to express my creativity that not everyone has, and I get to be in a classroom with some of my favorite E-Rabs."

Tabitha Yoakum

Tabitha Yoakum

"Getting to know the opinions students have on national and local matters is why Newspaper is important to me."

Ermilo Sanchez

Ermilo Sanchez

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

Raquel Salazar

Raquel Salazar

"Being in East Highlights matters to me because it allows me to be the voice for the E-Rab community and learn about matters both locally and nationwide. "

Makaila Mathews

Makaila Mathews

"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

Hailey Hunter

"I use Newspaper to express my E-Rab spirit. Documenting the stories of East High and giving myself and others a chance to express who we are as a school is why Newspaper matters to me."

Braulio Saucedo

Braulio Saucedo

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

Chastity Myers

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."

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Natali Cuevas

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

Eliza Contreras

Eliza Contreras

"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."

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

Estrella Carmona

"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

Jailah Campbell

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

Jack Bathje

Jack Bathje

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

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.

Madie Miller

"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."  

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...

Adriana Sanchez

Adriana Sanchez

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

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."