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The Student News Site of Rockford East High School

East Highlights

The Student News Site of Rockford East High School

East Highlights

Adriana Sanchez

Adriana Sanchez , Opinions Editor

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Dear My High School Teachers,

May 13, 2020

My dear high school teachers,   Well, I’ve already cried just thinking about writing this, so let’s bring on the water works. As my senior year came to an end, I couldn't help but think...

The Isolation Diaries: Ep.1- Days Like These

April 13, 2020

   Dear whomever may be reading this,    With everything going on, I would like to focus on positive content for the public to help get your mind off of the negative. This will be a combined series...

“I Am Not Okay With This:” from comic book to hit Netflix show

March 5, 2020

While watching I Am Not Okay With This, it gave me a classic Carrie mixed with a Stranger Things vibe, in which I did enjoy. Watching the first few minutes of this supernatural show, it already got me...

Gomez’s comeback in new album ‘Rare’

February 12, 2020

  The highly awaited Rare which was released on January 10, 2020 by pop star icon Selena Gomez was an incredible success. She teased the album with "Lose You to Love Me”, which was released as the...

Sex Education season 2: a review

February 3, 2020

Today we are talking on season two of Sex Education on Netflix which aired on January, 11th. Did this season deliver? Did it meet my expectations?     As a late bloomer, Otis Milburn, played by...

Are two Paul Rudd´s better than one? Living with Yourself Netflix review

January 15, 2020

   Living With Yourself is one of Netflix’s most recent comedies to be put on the platform. Paul Rudd plays the main character Miles, and his name alone is enough to pull in any viewer. His show has...

‘Unbelievable’ show review

December 4, 2019

Unbelievable is the story of Marie, a teenager who is charged with lying about having been raped and two female detectives regarding a twisting path to arrive at the truth so our lead,  Marie played by...

Senior year starts off rough

October 29, 2019

As this school year settles in, East High students prepare to head into their second quarter. As a Senior, this is when we start thinking of life after high school. As you may already know, senioritis...

Memories

May 30, 2019

  This is it. Junior year held all the tears, laughs and loving moments with the ones we love. Memories are forgotten like wisps in the wind, held back by a false sense of defiance. We come to learn,...

Edge of Eighteen: 17 things I learned at 17

April 5, 2019

Today I turned 18 and I’ve learned a lot in the past 17 years. This blog is a summary of what I've come to view as important and central to me as a person. I’ve come to realize some realities and also...

The Edge of Eighteen: Self-confidence

November 6, 2018

  Self-confidence, as you may know, is a very sensitive subject to talk about this.Do you ever think about what makes people the ideal image for society? Why do people judge other people for the way...

The Edge of Eighteen: Feeling regret

November 6, 2018

  When I look back at some of the most painful moments of my life, I remember always being alone, and that’s the moment I realized how much I regret. It’s kind of crazy how I get so offended when...

The Edge of Eighteen: Intro

November 6, 2018

5...4...3...2... 1.. You’ve turned 17 years old. Your parents constantly bother you, saying that you are finally old enough to do things on your own. In this chain of unfortunate events, you will have...

Ariana Grande has ‘Problem’ with ‘R-E-S-P-E-C-T’ at Aretha Franklin’s funeral

September 27, 2018

On August 31, 2018, American singer-songwriter, Aretha Franklin had her funeral at Greater Grace Temple in Detroit, Michigan. Known as “The Queen of Soul” and widely known for her hit song “Respect”,...

Sophomore year advice

May 15, 2018

Here is a little list of advice that you should know for your sophomore year: Take on leadership roles. Research colleges. Learn how to take good notes. Have school spirit. Get your sleep. ...

What to know before sophomore year Part V (relationships)

May 15, 2018

One thing I didn’t do my sophomore year is get into a relationship. In my opinion, I think you should focus on school and get good grades instead of spending all your time on a relationship. I mean don’t...

‘Splitting up together’ opinion story

May 10, 2018

"Splitting up Together" aired May 15, 2018, starring Jenna Fischer and Oliver Hudson, Ellen DeGeneres serves as the executive producer of this comedy. This show according to Variety.com ''tells the story...

What to know before sophomore year Part IV (bucket list)

May 10, 2018

I wish I had done these things when I was a sophomore. I hope this list can help you make amazing memories sophomore year. Before you know it sophomore year is over and you regret not doing these amazing...

‘The Week Of’ opinion story

May 3, 2018

The Week Of  was aired on Netflix, on April 28, directed by Robert Smigel. The movie stars Adam Sandler (Kenny Lustig), and Chris Rock (Kirby Cordice). The main point about this movie is that two fathers...

What to know before entering sophomore year Part III (what I wish I had done)

May 1, 2018

What I wish I had done sophomore year: I wish I could have taken classes more seriously. I wish I studied more so I can get better grades. I feel like that was my first mistake because at the end of...

Things to know before entering sophomore year Part II (what to do)

May 1, 2018

Since you’re not a freshman anymore, you're probably wondering what sophomore year is like. In today's post, I will be writing a list about what you shouldn’t do during your sophomore year. 1. Have...

Things to know before entering sophomore year Part I (time management)

April 26, 2018

If you're a freshman and you're wondering what sophomore year is like, I’m going to tell you a little bit about my experiences and what you should do and shouldn’t do sophomore year. In this entry,...

‘Roseanne’ reboot review

April 12, 2018

One of America’s best T.V sitcoms, ‘Roseanne’, first aired on October. 18th, 1988. ‘Roseanne’ had a whopping ten seasons until it ended in 1997. Then it made its remarkable comeback two weeks...

My Interesting Pinterest Experience

April 9, 2018

In today’s blog, I will be sharing my experience of trying out Pinterest crafts and recipes so far. Going into this, I thought my that it would be easy to try new things from Pinterest. So far, I have...

Pinterest Tryouts: Phone Holder

February 15, 2018

In Today's Pinterest testing blog, I will be testing out a Pinterest craft that may or may not be helpful to your everyday life. The craft that I had tested was a phone holder for when you are charging...

Billie Eilish on the rise

February 6, 2018

For today's review, I will be talking about an artist named Billie Eilish. The 16-year-old's music came out about a year ago, and she already is a hit in the music business. In my opinion, her music...

Pinterest Testing: DIY cat paw print

January 30, 2018

In today's “Pinterest Tryouts,” I will be testing out a DIY cat paw print. This DIY is perfect for a cat or dog. I have two cats, so I was thinking of having just one of them in the picture frame....

Pinterest Testing: Going bananas for banana bread

January 17, 2018

I'm going to try something new in my blog. I recently have done the ‘Teen Struggles’ blog series; it was fun to write, but I want to try something new, so I'm going to start testing out different Pinterest...

“Unexpected” Show Review

December 11, 2017

TLC’s new show, "Unexpected," recently aired on TV a couple of weeks ago and is about three teen pregnancies and the effect they may have on their families. In each story, each of them is entirely unprepared...

Teen Struggles Part 5: Being “Happy”

December 7, 2017

Welcome back to my Teen Struggles Blog. In this blog, I will be talking about being “happy” when you’re not. You may or may not deal with this issue. The problem is acting like you're happy, when...

Teen struggles Part 4: Broken Families

November 29, 2017

Welcome back to my Teen Struggles Blog. In today’s blog, I will be talking about broken families. You may deal with this personal issue or not, or maybe you have seen others deal with this. This...

Teen Struggles Part 3: Depression

November 21, 2017

This is part 3 of my Teen Struggles Blog. In today’s blog, I will be talking about depression. You may deal with this or you may not; it's a hard topic to talk about. Maybe you're scared to tell...

Teen Struggles Part 2 – Friendships

November 8, 2017

Welcome back to my “Teen Struggles” series. This is part II and in this blog I will be talking about friendships. Having a good relationship with a friend can be hard at times. It can include losing...

“The Good Doctor” Review

November 2, 2017

“The Good Doctor” is probably in my opinion the greatest doctor based show I have seen. The acting is phenomenal, the casting is perfect, the directing is great and most of all the story of this show...

Teen Struggles Part 1 – High School Social Life Struggles

October 31, 2017

I'm going to be starting a series on my blog called ‘‘Teen Struggles’’. I hope that in this blog it can help you or your friends with these teen struggles. Being a teen can cause some issues sometimes. Part...

”The Sinner” Review

October 13, 2017

‘‘The Sinner’’ focuses on Cora a young mother (Jessica Biel) on why she killed a man in broad daylight, as Cora doesn't know why she killed this man. The whole series was about Cora and a detective...

Things to do on Halloween

October 13, 2017

Things to do on Halloween You may feel like you're too old to go trick or treating but this list will help you have fun        on Halloween.   Go to a haunted house Have...

How to survive freshman year

September 28, 2017

Welcome to East High. Congrats, you made it to the first year of high school. Are you excited, nervous or worried about this year? Well don’t be, because I'm here to help you survive freshman year....

Fall, pumpkin spice and everything nice

September 20, 2017

Are you excited for Fall? I know I am. The leaves start to fall, the pumpkin patch opens, and the apple cider donuts start selling. This blog will be helping you with the best fall tips and tricks to help...

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