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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...

East Sweeps Districts

Camden Schmidt, Online Editor

March 14, 2017


Filed under News

Travel Baseball, travel basketball, how about travel speech and debate? In June select students from across the country, will travel to Birmingham, Alabama to compete at the national speech and debate tournament. But before they even can pack their bags, students must first qualify at a local district...

Don’t Get Faked Out: Tips to Ensure Correct News

Don’t Get Faked Out: Tips to Ensure Correct News

Camden Schmidt, Online Editor

February 21, 2017


Filed under News

James Alefantis and his family fell victim to fake news after Edgar Welsh had bombarded their mom and pop pizzeria in Washington D.C. Welsh had read online that the Ping Pong Comet Pizzeria was harboring children sex slaves as part of a sex ring ran by Hillary Clinton. Without checking the source to ...

Talented T-Birds

Evie Brady, Co-Senior Editor

February 14, 2017


Filed under News, Slideshow

After weeks of rehearsal, the day finally arrives. You stand waiting for your act to be announced as the hosts crack jokes and the stage is set. At the sound of your name, you nervously step on to the stage. It’s finally your chance to face the judges and showcase what makes you unique. Winning mea...

Women’s Rights are Human Rights!

Women’s Rights are Human Rights!

Avalon Skinner, News Editor

February 10, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Imagine over 1,000 voices chanting the same inspiring words. Imagine over 1,000 people from different lives moving in unity for the same reasons. Imagine equality for everyone in the Equality State. On January 21st that dream started to become reality. In Cheyenne, a community-wide march hap...

East Steals the Show

East Steals the Show
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Kenna Smith, Features Reporter

January 10, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

This is it- the final moments of State Drama. “In third place… Campbell County!” The anticipation build, and the students become still. “Second place goes to… Cheyenne Central!” After a moment of congratulatory claps, scattered hushes come from all around the auditorium. Every breath becomes...

Thunderbolt Earns Big Props at State

Thunderbolt Earns Big Props at State

Evie Brady, Senior Editor

December 20, 2016


Filed under News

The East High journalism and yearbook staffs attended this year’s Wyoming State Journalism Conference in Casper, WY, in early October. This annual conference is hosted by the Wyoming High School Student Press Association to recognize and award outstanding high school newspapers and yearbooks in the...

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