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East Teacher Receives Unsung Heroes Grant for Innovative Teaching

East Teacher Receives Unsung Heroes Grant for Innovative Teaching

Thunderbolt Staff

February 8, 2019


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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

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


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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...

In the deep end with the rivals

In the deep end with the rivals

Madison Wriborg, Reporter

November 4, 2018


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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...

Prom 2k18

Prom 2k18

Caitlyn Steen, Reporter

May 11, 2018


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  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 ...

East Walks Out for Florida

East Walks Out for Florida

Yara Pena, News Editor

May 7, 2018


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In early February, a tragedy struck Parkland, Florida, when a former student of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School killed 14 students, 3  teachers, and injured many more. One month later, on March 14, students nationwide walked out of school and joined together in the cry for improved school safety...

The Thunderbird Talent Show

The Thunderbird Talent Show

Landon Bosch

May 1, 2018


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Imagine this, center stage looking out into a crowd full of your peers.  Heart rate increases as your chest thumps, the primal instinct of fear pumping adrenaline through your veins. For some this fear can be overwhelming but the performers at the East talent show have learned to morph their emotions...

Harvey is Honored as a Hero

Harvey is Honored as a Hero

Caitlyn Steen, Reporter

April 19, 2018


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Some of the greatest heroes of world war 2 were deleted from the American history books. The Tuskegee Airmen were some of the bravest and most successful pilots of the war. But they had one problem - they were black. Tuskegee Airmen James Harvey 3 came to East high to talk to the students about his experience...

EHS Pit Orchestra Perfects Poppins Play

EHS Pit Orchestra Perfects Poppins Play

April 19, 2018


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The colorful costumes, bright sets, and funny accents are more than enough to remind you of the time and energy required by the cast and crew to perform a musical. But to make it a musical, you must have one important element -the music, of course. It’s the music that sets it apart from all else....

YOU’RE FIRED!!!

YOU’RE FIRED!!!

Landon Bosch

March 14, 2018


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A notorious name, well-talked about around the school, and fun it's no wonder East history and government teacher Mr. Berg's The Apprentice leaves a lasting impression on students.  In a classroom centered on your ability to make history and government come to life through group projects, The Appren...

Jazzy at Jazz Fest

Jazzy at Jazz Fest

Landon Bosch

February 28, 2018


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  The steady beat of the drum, the warm sound of the woodwinds, the roaring rattle of the brass section all came together as one melodic voice for Jazz Fest. East competed against other high schools in Casper College's 51st Kinser Jazz Festival. The annual concert was performed with Wyoming All-State...

Turnabout Turn Up

Turnabout Turn Up

Steph Sommer, Senior Editor

February 22, 2018


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