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

Leila Rydell

Leila Rydell, Managing Editor

"Newspaper‌ ‌means‌ ‌a‌ ‌lot‌ ‌to‌ ‌me.‌ ‌Here,‌ ‌we‌ ‌are‌ ‌not‌ ‌only‌ ‌allowed‌ ‌to‌ ‌express‌ ‌our‌ ‌creativity‌ ‌but‌ ‌also‌ ‌our‌ ‌opinions.‌ ‌What‌ ‌us‌ ‌E-Rabs‌ ‌have‌ ‌to‌ ‌say‌ ‌matters,‌ ‌we‌ ‌deserve‌ ‌to‌ ‌be‌ ‌heard,‌ ‌and‌ ‌I‌ ‌am‌ ‌so‌ ‌proud‌ ‌to‌ ‌be‌ ‌a‌ ‌part‌ ‌of‌ ‌a‌ ‌team‌ ‌that‌ ‌is‌ ‌making‌ ‌that‌ ‌happen.‌"

All content by Leila Rydell
Student taking Illinois Science Assessment during second hour.

Juniors unprepared for science assessment

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...

Matthew Bowers, class of 2021, swims 100-yard breaststroke event at Boylan. Bowers swam in middle school and has finally returned after two years. “I enjoy it a lot [be]cause it’s something new. It’s competitive and I made new friends.”

Swim team stays strong despite challenges

January 24, 2020

 The East High School boy’s swimming season started back in the first week of December. They since have been faced with many challenges. However, the team still has high hopes going into the rest of...

Criminal makes history while holding woman hostage

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

November 7, 2019

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...

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