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

2019-2020 Staff

Aly Scott

Aly Scott

“Newspaper means a lot to me because it’s a way for me to get my stress out, through writing, and being able to inform others through my writing just gives me a sort of satisfaction.” 

Processed with VSCO with c1 preset

Leila Rydell

"I am really excited to be able to represent East High school through my pictures."

Processed with VSCO with c1 preset

Zoie Beard

"Newspaper allows my to build skills that will benefit my future. Plus, I’m able to create a voice for myself and the students of East High.

Karlye DeCastro

Karlye DeCastro

"Newspaper is important in my life because it makes me feel like I have a voice and get to bring light to people's eyes. "  

Processed with VSCO with c1 preset

Elizabeth Martinez

"Newspaper is important to me because I’ve read the newspaper for years, and I wanted to be involved with something my senior year.”

Connor Fowler

Connor Fowler

“Newspaper is important to me because the spreading of information is important. Knowledge is power, and it is up to us to give our readers that power.”

Alyssa Kelley

Alyssa Kelley

"I like being a part of East’s newspaper team because it's another outlet to express myself and topics that I believe are important."

Leonard Curtis

Leonard Curtis

"This is a great new experience for me. I love being involved at East, and newspaper is a great way to do that."

Zach Mosley

Zach Mosley

"Newspaper is so important because it gives an outlet for more news and expression."

Briana Porras

Briana Porras

"Newspaper matters to me because it keeps me involved with all the events that are going on."

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."

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. "

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."

Martin Lozano

Martin Lozano

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

Processed with VSCO with c1 preset

Natali Cuevas

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

Jack Bathje

Jack Bathje

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

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."