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Asia Trip

Asia Trip

Kani Miller, Junior Editor

October 4, 2019

From the small quiet town of Cheyenne to the very crowded streets of Asia, last June, twelve students traveled to Cambodia, Thailand, and Vietnam for 11 days. Mrs. Zumo, the biology teacher, set up the whole trip because in Asia the students studied biology.   The trip to Asia was a new and interesting e...

Marching with the Rocket Man

Marching with the Rocket Man

Lana Novotny, Reporter

August 30, 2019

In preparation for the upcoming state marching band competition, the East High Marching Band went to Estes Park for band camp. The ideas behind the time at camp are to build relationships, focus on timings and presentation, and practice songs for State. The EHS marching band is known as one of the strongest programs in the state. ...

Thunderbird Nation Takes Over County Fair

Thunderbird Nation Takes Over County Fair

Challeni Riddle, Senior Editor

August 13, 2019

East High proudly boasts one of the strongest Ag programs in the state. From raising livestock to community service to creating ag awareness, the East High programs are leaders in the state.   When summer rolls around and it’s Fair time, Thunderbird Nation is right there. The EHS 4H and...

T-Birds Named 5280 Yearbook Camp Champ

T-Birds Named 5280 Yearbook Camp Champ

Liz Carey, Senior Reporter

June 30, 2019

Summer is supposed to be three months of relaxing and taking a break from school. It marks the end of another long school year. But for one small group of Thunderbirds, summer is the time buckle down and get ready for the coming fall.   In late June, several members of the 2019-2020 journ...

Taking Care of Business in Texas

Taking Care of Business in Texas

Bailey Miller, Reporter

June 29, 2019

In late June, the East High chapter of Future Business Leaders of America headed to the national FBLA convention in San Antonio, Texas. FBLA is recognized as the largest business student organization in the world, and student chapter representatives made appearances from across the globe. FBLA ha...

Welding Program is Right on Target

Welding Program is Right on Target

Thunderbolt Staff, Reporter

April 19, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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