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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...

Future Farmers at State

Future Farmers at State

Camden Schmidt, Online Editor

April 25, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

Cheyenne East FFA participants showed off their Agricultural Leadership skills in a multi-event, statewide competition in order to earn the privilege of attending the National Convention and Expo held in Indianapolis this October. The students competed at LCCC the week of April 6.   In an ...

“I Just Need a Break!”

“I Just Need a Break!”

Rhiannon Thomalla, Co-Senior Editor

April 13, 2017


Filed under News

Spring break is easily one of the most anticipated weeks. Not only does it mean that school is almost over, but it’s finally warm enough for kids to get out and enjoy themselves. Each year we hear stories of all of the cool things that kids did over spring break. Some of your fellow peers traveled...

A Memory Lives On

A Memory Lives On

Evie Brady, Co-Senior Editor

April 11, 2017


Filed under News

The EHS band department has just been the recipient of a gracious donation. With the help of the primary donors, the Greenwalt family, and the owners of Chadwick Trailers, former EHS band parents, the East High band department is now the proud owner of a brand new trailer for their equipment. The...

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