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East Highlights

The Student News Site of Rockford East High School

East Highlights

The Student News Site of Rockford East High School

East Highlights

Aly Scott

Aly Scott, Editor-in-Chief

“To me newspaper is a chance to not only be an outlet for my creativity, but it’s a chance for me to maybe help or entertain others with my creativity and love for writing.”

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Student taking Illinois Science Assessment during second hour.

Juniors unprepared for science assessment

Leila Rydell and Aly Scott March 5, 2020

Beginning the week of Mar. 2nd, East High School junior’s were required to take the three hour long Illinois Science Assessment (ISA). This is given to every public school student in grades five, eight...

Rockford East’s competition cheer squad posing before their first competition of the year. Photo taken from @rockfordeastcheer via Instagram.

Cheer starts off new season with confidence

Aly Scott, Indepth Editor January 24, 2020

Saturday Jan. 4th, East High School’s competition cheerleaders had their first competition of the 2019-2020 season. Coming back from a not-so-great season, girls and guys alike are confident that this...

Criminal makes history while holding woman hostage

Aly Scott and Leila Rydell January 15, 2020

Domestic violence is a horrendous crime that leaves people mentally scarred and physically damaged, along with forcing victims to carry an awful weight with them for the rest of their lives. Knowing the...

Girls volleyball team holds 2019 senior night

While the girls cheered her on, Brianna Syphommarath walked out with her mother and father for senior night. “Senior night was sentimental because I played all four years and it was one of my last...

Rating my junior year

Aly Scott, In-Depth Editor November 6, 2019

Junior year is easily the most stressful time of a teenager’s life. I am normally a solid honors student in all of my classes; I’m a good student. However, this year the classes I used to be good at...

Are East’s PSAT scores being affected?

Aly Scott, In-Depth Reporter October 17, 2019

The annual PSAT for the 2019-2020 school year will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 16, and it is more important than ever. In recent years, the test scores at East High School have been less than promising....

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