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

East Highlights in my pride and joy. This is my second year being involved, and I work together with my co-editor-in-chief and staff to inform the student body with credible news on the print addition and online.

Madie Miller, Print Editor-in-Chief

"East Highlights in my pride and joy. This is my second year being involved, and I work together with my co-editor-in-chief and staff to inform the student body with credible news on the print addition and online."

 

All content by Madie Miller
State-level athlete reflects on her bowling career

State-level athlete reflects on her bowling career

February 19, 2019

Tegan Peterson, class of 2019, reflects on her high school bowling career at East High School. Peterson has qualified for State two years in a row, placing 81 at State last year, and 53 at State this...

Derek Moore, class of 2019, cheers on the Buddies Club team as they attempt to score a basket. Moore coached the Buddies Club team in preparation for the tournament.

East Buddies Club participates for the first time in Special Olympics basketball tournament

December 21, 2018

   As Edith Veitch, class of 2021, prepared to play for the first time in the Special Olympics basketball tournament, she worked alongside some of her best friends within Buddies Club to...

Edith Veitch, class of 2021, prepares to take a shot at the basketball hoop. Veitch competed with Buddies Club in the Special Olympics tournament on Dec 15.

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Edith Veitch, class of 2021, prepares to take a shot at the basketball hoop. Veitch competed with Buddies Club in the Special Olympics tournament on Dec 15.

Greg Fiorucci, head soccer coach, talks to the varsity soccer team at half time of their game against Jefferson. The E-Rabs were up 2-0 at half time, and defeated the J-Hawks 5-0.

East’s head soccer coach named NIC-10 Coach of the Year

November 16, 2018

Greg Fiorucci, head boys soccer coach, led his team to a record-breaking season after finishing 7-2 in the conference and placing second, right underneath Boylan. “The team played together as...

TayVeon Lake, class of 2020, shoots down the field past the Indians in an attempt to score a touchdown. The E-Rabs lost against the Indians 49-20. 
The coaches pushed me to reach for more and they motivated me to keep on going, said Lake.

[Photo] East football player sets a new record

November 13, 2018

TayVeon Lake, class of 2020, shoots down the field past the Indians in an attempt to score a touchdown. The E-Rabs lost against the Indians 49-20. "The coaches pushed me to reach for more and they motivated...

A letter to sophomores: Why you need to take your junior year seriously

May 18, 2018

You may have heard from others that junior year is the hardest year you will face in high school. I used to believe they were wrong, and that junior year would be a breeze-- It definitely was not a breeze,...

Alondra Lavariega, class of 2018, is emotional as she presents her speech to her fellow students and community members during the walk-out.

Students stand tall in protest

March 14, 2018

Rockford East High students walked out at 10 a.m. today, March 14, for 17 minutes to represent the 17 victims of the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. Community members joined East students...

The E-Rabs take the field in hopes of making the playoffs for the first time since 2001.

[Photo] Football makes playoffs for first time since 2001, looks to keep rolling

October 19, 2017

The E-Rabs take the field in hopes of making the playoffs for the first time since 2001.

After performing their halftime routine, the girls watched the East High School marching band perform. Once the second half of the game began, the dance team walked off the field and heard the song HandClap. All of the girls began to dance, and danced to the same routine they had just performed only minutes before.

[Photo] Dance Team performs

October 12, 2017

After performing their halftime routine, the girls watched the East High School marching band perform. Once the second half of the game began, the dance team walked off the field and heard the song HandClap....

The dance began at 8pm and the doors opened to students to begin a night full of fun and dancing. East staff opened up a coat check to allow students to place their belongings into a safe place while they began a carefree night of partying.

A Night in Hollywood

October 4, 2017

The Lady E-Rabs varsity volleyball team holds hands to unite during the national anthem. The E-Rabs face off against the Guilford Vikings.

Lady E-Rabs varsity volleyball loses to the Lady Vikings

September 28, 2017

E-Rabs lose the first game 16-25. E-Rabs lose the second game 18-25.

Senior #24, Davontae Sims, holds his hand high as he prepares to kick-off the game. The E-Rabs start the game strong, as they soon take the lead by scoring a touchdown.

E-Rab varsity football wins

September 21, 2017

Final Score 42-7

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