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The Boys (and Girls) of Fall

The Boys (and Girls) of Fall

Steph Sommer, Senior Editor

October 24, 2017


Filed under Features

A seam opens in the offensive line. The running back lowers his shoulders and heads foor the gap. A linebacker spots the move and closes fast. Two bodies collide and the back stays down. The refs blow their whistles and call for the coaches. Two assistants and the trainer head for the downed athlete....

The Drumming Duo

The Drumming Duo

McKenna Smith, Features Editor

October 24, 2017


Filed under Features, News, Student Life

Summer practice is exhausting. The sun blasts the team as they run through plays. Two practices a day wears them down. No matter the weather, they must practice. There’s new formations and timing. Every piece must have perfect rhythm. So many things to learn But these athletes aren’t dressed on...

Spirit Spectacular

Avalon Skinner, News Editor

May 25, 2017


Filed under Features, Slideshow

My Story for Everyone Else

My Story for Everyone Else

Rhiannon Thomalla and Evie Brady

May 5, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

(The following story is a compilation of the experiences of many members of the class of 2017.) All through high school you hear about the kids who go above and beyond the usual expectations. From star athletes to the academic overachievers, certain students just seem to get all the recognition. Week in ...

DECA at Disneyland

DECA at Disneyland

Camden Schmidt, Online Editor

May 2, 2017


Filed under Features, News, Showcase, Student Life

Anaheim, California is usually known for Disneyland and California Adventure. However, between April 26 and 29, 20,000 visitors flocked there for another reason, the DECA International Career and Development Conference. ICDC is an international scale competition for DECA members who qualified through t...

The Revolutionary Phenomenon

The Revolutionary Phenomenon

Kenna Smith, Features Reporter

April 18, 2017


Filed under Features

Many people, when asked about the man on the $10 bill used, to respond with “I don’t know”. However, within the past two years, many people now know who’s on the $10 bill. It just so happens to be the first Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton, whose name, now thanks to the hit Broadway...

Magic or Memories?

Magic or Memories?

Steph Sommer, Features Editor

April 18, 2017


Filed under Features

Being high school students born from 1998-2003, we are the generation that was born into Disney movies- Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, The Lion King, Finding Nemo- we grew up watching them every day. We knew the songs, loved the characters, and watched the movies any chance we got. Now that we have entered...

Drink Up! The Official Ranking of East’s Water Fountains

Drink Up! The Official Ranking of East’s Water Fountains

Steph Sommer, Features Editor

February 21, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

East High is home to over 15 water fountains, all scattered throughout the halls. Some don’t work, some spray you in the face, and some have water bottle fillers. A common topic among students often involves water fountains, and which is the best. We decided to put this conundrum to rest, with Offi...

You Can Count-cil on Us!

You Can Count-cil on Us!

Avalon Skinner, News Editor

January 12, 2017


Filed under Features

A small group of students here at East add to the spirit and learn a sense of leadership by helping organize and execute several events, but they tend to go unrecognized. Every year, the East High’s student council starts off the school year with a bang by organizing all aspects of homecoming, including...

2016 Hits New Highs

2016 Hits New Highs

Stephani Sommer and Avalon Skinner

January 12, 2017


Filed under Features

2016 brought about all sorts of changes and new problems. The Zika virus affected many, Adele’s return, Leonardo DiCaprio’s Oscar, and much more, all received headlines. Some of East High’s more popular topics were: 2016 Presidential election “The election was a major change, with a lot of un...

Still a Music Man

Still a Music Man

Steph Sommer, Features Editor

December 6, 2016


Filed under Features

Senior Liam Guille may be best known for his performance as Professor Harold Hill from the Music Man, or even leading the homecoming pep rally with East’s school song. Now Liam is on to bigger things and furthering his singing career by heading to Grapevine, Texas to participate in National Honor Ch...

You’ve Got a PAL in Me

You’ve Got a PAL in Me

Steph Sommer, Features Editor

November 1, 2016


Filed under Features, Student Life

Stephen Hawking once said, “Quiet people have the loudest minds.” Senior Cody Ruby couldn’t prove this statement more. Cody is the Teacher’s Assistant in the PALS room during his off hours, and he works with the PALS kids- helping them learn and assisting them with things they may need. The...

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