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The Student News Site of Rockford East High School

East Highlights

The Student News Site of Rockford East High School

East Highlights

Raquel Salazar

Raquel Salazar, Communications Director

"Being in East Highlights matters to me because it allows me to be the voice for the E-Rab community and learn about matters both locally and nationwide. "

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Administrators clarify open campus policies

Raquel Salazar, Communications Director/Managing Editor February 13, 2020

   After miscommunication between administrators, security and students, it was concluded that students are allowed to leave both during their free hour and their lunch hour. “There is an updated...

Harry Styles’ Fine Line Review

Raquel Salazar, Communications Director January 17, 2020

   Dec. 13, 2019, marked the release of Fine Line, Harry Styles’ second solo album. After making his debut in 2017 with a self-titled album, Styles has yet again released a personal and deeply emotional...

East High School ranks as lowest performing

Raquel Salazar, Communication Director October 22, 2019

    Last October, Rockford East High School was ranked “lowest performing,” due to the low graduation rate and poor test scores in 2018.  According to the Illinois State Board of Education,...

Job Shadowing

Raquel Salazar and Tabitha Yoakum March 12, 2019

  Through Alignment Rockford and Rockford Public Schools, East has participated in a pilot program. The program consists of “job shadowing”, it's mostly directed towards juniors according...

The future of East Highlights

Raquel Salazar, Reporter/ Communications Director December 19, 2018

      Backed by seventy-five years of tradition, East Highlights is an outlet for E-Rab journalists, a way to communicate needs and satisfaction. As East Highlights staff, our mission is to effectively...

Freshman Expo 2018

Raquel Salazar, Reporter/ Communication Directior December 19, 2018

As the class of 2022 crowds at the entrance, they point out the giant dinosaur while admiring the vast amounts of booths available to them; the students were thrilled to explore the job forces. On...

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