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Holidays Full of Heart

Holidays Full of Heart

Steph Sommer, Landon Bosch, Senior Editor, Sports Editor

January 8, 2018


Filed under News

  What is the most important thing about the holiday season? Food? Presents? Family? How about giving back to those in need? East High students and teachers take giving back to heart during the holiday season. From wrapping gifts for underprivileged families to playing concerts for veterans,...

Tsimbinos is back in Thunderbird Nation

Tsimbinos is back in Thunderbird Nation

Landon Bosch, Sports Editor

January 4, 2018


Filed under Features, News

“Good morning! Welcome to East High, the school of excellence!” A familiar voice is now back at the front doors of East High, ready to welcome students and visitors to Thunderbird Nation. Leo Tsimbinos has been medically cleared to return to his honored position as East High ambassador. Tsimbinos...

Student Council Shines Their Light at WASC

Student Council Shines Their Light at WASC

Steph Sommer, Senior Editor

December 1, 2017


Filed under News

If you walked into a room full of people dancing and screaming how would you feel? Probably overwhelmed. But for student council kids, it’s a welcoming sight. In November, the Thunderbird Student Council headed up to Kelly Walsh High School in Casper to participate in the 63rd annual Wyoming Association...

East High Welcomes Newest Hall of Fame Class and Recognizes Academic Letter Winners

East High Welcomes Newest Hall of Fame Class and Recognizes Academic Letter Winners

Steph Sommer, Senior Editor

November 16, 2017


Filed under News

Can you imagine coming back to your old high school, years after college and making a life somewhere else, and taking in the sights and sounds of East High? What would you remember the most - the sounds of students passing down the halls, the thrill of running onto the football field, or that old feeling...

Sears Steals the Show

Sears Steals the Show

Steph Sommer, Senior Editor

October 24, 2017


Filed under News

1 in 230. Often, when we hear a statistic like this, it’s linked to negative ideas. But for one senior at East, it’s his claim to fame. In June, fourteen East students headed to Birmingham, Alabama to compete in the national speech and debate competition against the top performers in the country....

Jeff Mateer: What you need to know about the current nominee

Jeff Mateer: What you need to know about the current nominee

McKenna Smith, Perspectives Editor

October 24, 2017


Filed under News, Perspectives

In the year of 2015, President Donald Trump’s federal judge nominee, Jeff Mateer made a speech titled ‘The Church and Homosexuality.” Claims he made throughout the speech have received a mix of criticism and praise. A few of the claims Mateer made include; transgender children are part of Satan’s...

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...

#DefendDACA

#DefendDACA

Yara Pena, News Editor

October 18, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

If someone was to come to you and tell you had to immediately leave your family and friends, never to return, what would you do? What if you were forcibly sent to a country you don’t remember coming from, what would you say? The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) was a program created by...

Prank’d

Avalon Skinner, News Editor

May 26, 2017


Filed under News, Slideshow

Walking into the school first thing on May 22 was a shock. A horse skeleton in the lobby, balloons in the toilets, and chairs hanging from the ceiling greeted the students of East High. It was all remnants of the class of 2017, and their final salute to high school. “The purpose of the senior p...

Arch Coal Award

Arch Coal Award

Kenna Smith, Features Reporter

May 26, 2017


Filed under News

The Arch Coal Teacher’s Achievement Award is one of the most prestigious awards to be awarded in West Virginia and Wyoming. On May 19, East High’s Mrs. Megan Moench was announced as the recipient of the annual award. From winning the award, Mrs. Moench won a distinctive plaque and a personal cash...

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...

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