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

Sam Paraggua

Sam Paraggua , News and Digital Editor

Grade 12,
2nd year in Newspaper,
News Editor,
Food Videos,
"I was actually put in this class when I didn't even sign up for it, but now I am really happy to be here since the stories I write are always interesting."

All content by Sam Paraggua

Is it worth it?: Dog Haus Biergarten

December 22, 2017

I head out to a new restaurant in the area: Dog Haus Biergarten. What do I think of the food? Watch the video to find out.

[Video] Is it worth it?: Golden Chopsticks

October 18, 2017

My friends and I head to Golden Chopsticks in Loves Park to try out their food and give our opinions about it all. Stay tuned for more food-related videos by Sam Paraggua and filmed by Brandon Kuri.

Seniors no more

May 19, 2017

On May 12, seniors had officially left the building, waving goodbye to the underclassmen and staff. It has now been a full week without seeing seniors strolling through the halls or studying in class. Teachers...

Awards for everyone

Awards for everyone

May 19, 2017

This week, select seniors came back to East in order to receive awards for categories like the top 25 in their class, excellence in a subject, or memorial scholarships. Here are some pictures from the...

Girls soccer falls 7-0 at Regionals

Girls’ soccer falls 7-0 at Regionals

May 17, 2017

The East High girls' soccer team recently competed against Hononegah for Regionals. At Swanson Stadium, the girls fought hard, but ultimately it was not enough to get the win. Here are some photos from...

“Logan” movie review

March 16, 2017

After seven movies featuring Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine, Jackman finally says goodbye to the character in Logan. The film’s main premise is about Logan traveling with Professor X (Patrick Stewart)...

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,...

South Africa: Trip Information

November 8, 2016

Date of departure: Around 6/11/2018 but actual dates will be available early 2018. The trip will last 11 days. Prices: Students - $5,195 Adults - $5,530 Due Date for money/type of payment: Balance...

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