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

Kaitlin Swick

Kaitlin Swick , Editor-in-Chief

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"

 

All content by Kaitlin Swick

Car Crash assembly hits home

October 19, 2017

A mock car crash assembly was held for juniors and seniors during seventh and eighth hour Sept. 27 to illustrate the possible consequences of distracted driving. Here are some pictures from the event: Student...

Viva la France (Long live France)

Cinco de Mayo reenactment leads to interactive learning

May 5, 2017

Cinco de Mayo, the fifth of May in English, marks the day of the Mexican victory from 1862. More largely celebrated in America, the day was a victory in Mexico in the city of Puebla against France when...

Students participate in Day of Silence

April 26, 2017

On Friday, April 21, Gay Straight Alliance Club (GSA) members and other students participated in “The Day of Silence,” which is a nation-wide movement to show how bullying and discrimination in LGBTQ+...

Strike starts with lunchtime downfall

March 16, 2017

As of yesterday, March 15, the paraprofessionals, food service workers and bus drivers began their strike in protest of the Rockford Public School Board's imposed contract. Striking workers say their goal...

Erin’s Law

February 16, 2017

East’s Erin’s Law presentation was Wednesday, Feb. 15th at the beginning of the day, with a shortened assembly schedule that followed. Every six minutes, a child is sexually assaulted in the United...

The White Cheezy pizza

Marco’s Pizza review

February 8, 2017

This review will be shown by individual opinions from Sam Paraggua, Kaitlin Swick and Nikolas Bowers. Marco’s Pizza has been around for many years, but has now started popping up in the Rockford area....

Lady E-Rabs break 28-year-old record with 20 wins and counting

Lady E-Rabs break 28-year-old record with 20 wins and counting

February 1, 2017

With a win over Belvidere North on Tuesday night, the Lady E-Rabs tied the 1985-1986 and the 1988-1989 teams with 19 wins, the most in school history. The difference is that these E-Rabs only have four...

Journalistic Integrity

January 23, 2017

Recently, BuzzFeed released a controversial report on President Trump that was said to "may or may not be true", which included accusations that tied him to Russia. Throughout this presidential election,...

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