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Welding Program is Right on Target

Welding Program is Right on Target

Thunderbolt Staff, Reporter

April 19, 2019


Filed under Features, News, Slideshow

Across America, a huge need for master tradespeople exists. With the baby boomer generation retiring, a huge opportunity awaits millennials and Generation Z to earn positions in trade careers. Aside from mass job openings, there's always a need for metal fabricators, welders, plumbers, carpenters, and...

Thunderbird Speech and Debate Continues Run to State title

Thunderbird Speech and Debate Continues Run to State title

Thunderbolt Staff, Reporter

March 12, 2019


Filed under News, Slideshow

As they’ve done all year, East High Speech and Debate rolled into another tournament and came away victorious. Only this time, the tournament meant a little more. For the second year in a row, the team has earned the title of State Champion. The annual tournament, this year held in Riverton on March...

Thunderbirds shine at World Language Day competition

Thunderbirds shine at World Language Day competition

Thunderbolt Staff, Reporter

March 12, 2019


Filed under Features, News

As our ability to reach out around the world grows with every technological advance, clear communication is the key to a successful dialogue. On March 9, six students from East High School competed in the annual World Language Day at the University of Wyoming.  This year's theme was history.  Students...

Attitude and Effort Make all the Difference at State Cheer

Attitude and Effort Make all the Difference at State Cheer

Thunderbolt Staff, Reporter

March 7, 2019


Filed under News, Sports

In the heat of a battle on the court or field, through the ups and downs of all sorts of seasons, one group always remains loyal to their school and teammates – the cheer squad. East High’s cheer team is well-known for their school spirit, their efforts in the community, and competing against the...

East Teacher Receives Unsung Heroes Grant for Innovative Teaching

East Teacher Receives Unsung Heroes Grant for Innovative Teaching

Thunderbolt Staff

February 8, 2019


Filed under News

Jill Lucero, a business teacher at East High, recently received notice she was the recipient of a $2,000 national grant for innovative teaching from Voya Financial. She earned the award with her program “Don’t Delay, Invest Today.” Only 100 educators out of 1,200 applicants across the country...

Highschool Mountain Biking Team

Highschool Mountain Biking Team

Thunderbolt Staff

February 8, 2019


Filed under News, Sports

East high school, south high school, and central high school all come together as the Wyo team and competitively race in mountain biking. The competitive team has 4 races which are held in Colorado on Saturdays and Sundays. Members of the competitive team should plan $150-$200 per race for lodging, food,...

Get These Guys on Your Radar

Get These Guys on Your Radar

Cristiona Morales, Reporter

January 17, 2019


Filed under News

Something different four boys, four talents, four instruments. Jordan Fitzgerald, Ethan Harris, Isaiah Singh and Broghan Foster, started off as “Red Desert Runaway,” said Ethan Harris and Jordan Fitzgerald, playing alternative rock, they then went by RDR, but soon became, Radar. Radar, the brain...

Danni earns second state golf championship

Danni earns second state golf championship

Thunderbolt Staff, Reporter

January 4, 2019


Filed under News, Sports

Standing at the top of the podium has become a habit for East High senior Blake Danni. This past September, he managed to bring home a 4A state golf championship for the second year in a row. Playing in front of his hometown fans, Danni posted a 66 and 74 to finish with a 140-stroke total, four strokes...

In the deep end with the rivals

In the deep end with the rivals

Madison Wriborg, Reporter

November 4, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

Did you know the pool here at east is technically illegal, according to the NFHS rules? The National Federation of High Schools have standards that schools are required to meet. Pools need to be 12 feet deep for swimmers to dive. Our pool and diving board were grandfathered in due to how old East...

Zeimans Earns a National Title for East High at National FFA Convention

Zeimans Earns a National Title for East High at National FFA Convention

Thunderbolt Staff

October 30, 2018


Filed under News

In their first days of high school, freshmen often themselves overwhelmed. They search for new friends and new groups to join, hoping they can find a place in this crazy and busy world. Well, one freshman took control of his own future, found a place to shine, and is now a national champion. As a freshman,...

It’s not all cows and plows

It’s not all cows and plows

Challeni Riddle, Editor

September 15, 2018


Filed under News

Agriculture plays a big role in Wyoming, but agriculture is not all just farming and livestock. Every year the Laramie County Cowbells ask the Frontier FFA for help hosting the Ag Expo. The Ag Expo is a two-day event that is held at the Archer Fairgrounds, were the Cowbells invite all the fourth graders...

Prom 2k18

Prom 2k18

Caitlyn Steen, Reporter

May 11, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Slideshow

  There is only a few things a princess marks on her calendar of her last year of high school. Prom may be a senior dance, but it’s important because it’s the final dance of four years of high school. It’s the night of beautiful ball gowns and tuxedos, fancy dinners, and a limousine ...

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