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

Nikolas Bowers

Nikolas Bowers , Editior-in-Chief

Grade 12,
3rd year in Newspaper,
Editor-in-Chief,
Events Editor,
"I take newspaper for many reasons, but my main goal more specifically would be to advance my journalistic abilities while also helping my fellow classmates succeed."

All content by Nikolas Bowers
The E-Rabs take the field in hopes of making the playoffs for the first time since 2001.

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

October 19, 2017

The varsity football team has done something that hasn’t been accomplished since 2001, thanks to the help of Coach Gary Griffin; they made the playoffs. The E-Rabs started their season by winning...

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,...

NFL ratings decline

December 1, 2016

Over the last few years, TV ratings for NFL games have decreased. According to Washington Post, the ratings have already dropped fifteen percent this season. Now some of this, in fact, is due to the election...

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