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Homework: The Necessary Evil?

Rachel Taveria, Reporter

November 18, 2019

Nobody liked the teacher that assigns homework. So why is that? It's obvious that teens don’t like homework because its extra work, something that has a lot of dedicated kids stay up till eleven or twelve PM to do. Then there are the non-dedicated kids who don’t give a care in the world and all it does is ...

Helping the Earth Breathe Again

Helping the Earth Breathe Again

Alyson Jones, reporter

November 18, 2019

As vibrant colors of red and yellow race through our sky-reaching forests, waves of black snow fall, and Earth’s lungs collapse in a massacre of flames. Once a painted canvas of beautiful blues, is now smudged with our empty chip bags and plastic bottles. Skyscrapers of white ice shrunken down and...

Dress Code: Do We Need a Change?

Dress Code: Do We Need a Change?

Kani Miller, Junior Editor

October 21, 2019

No The East High dress code sates: “Student dress and appearance shall not be disruptive to the educational process. Clothing must be modest and appropriate, no student shall wear clothing which is revealing undergarments, the midsection, shoulders, and back must be covered. Necklines must be app...

Senior Mentoring Opinion

Nicci Kapus, Reporter

October 4, 2019

For the first time for three years of mentoring, seniors are now required to go to mentoring.  There are mixed feelings about mentoring in the East High School halls this year.  Some seniors may not really care about mentoring, and others might be upset about the sudden change in rules.  For Seni...

School Starts Too Early

Alexis Greb, Reporter

October 2, 2019

Do you find yourself struggling to wake up in the morning? Maybe falling asleep in your classes? Well you’re not alone. An average students’ day will include school (7:45- 2:45), Sports or clubs (3:00- 6:00) and homework, causing many late nights which means less sleep. The amount of sleep adoles...

Trump Deletes Iran Nuclear Deal

Trump Deletes Iran Nuclear Deal

McKenna Smith, Perspectives Editor

May 23, 2018

 Iran, the source of the "When America finds out there's oil" meme and a lot of conflict. On the 8th of May Trump announced that he is pulling the United States out of the "disastrous" Iran Nuclear deal despite the warnings from numerous U.S. allies such as former Secretary of State John Kerry, Britain's Foreign Secretary B...

Your Future Ahead…

Caitlyn Steen, Reporter

May 3, 2018

Starting a new school can be hard. The first days of High school can be terrifying. You might be scared because it’s a huge school, and you don’t yet know anyone. Or the fear of walking what seems like miles to math class can be a little intimidating. Each fall East High holds a freshman orientation...

We all Dye and Hair Grows Back

We all Dye and Hair Grows Back

Avalon Skinner, Online Editor

April 27, 2018

Crimson red, bubblegum pink, and sky blue. Hippies in the 60s grew their hair down their back, and the rebels now dye their hair. So what is the issue with coloring your hair all kinds of neon? Crazy colored hair is widely accepted now more than ever before. However, there is a stigma that is often...

Dreams

Dreams

McKenna Smith, Perspectives Editor

February 28, 2018

Growing up, the most common question asked is: "what do you want to be when you grow up?" To answer in short- not yet. Despite the hundreds of times high schoolers are asked, many can't answer with something straight. Yet here at East, there are some students who can, but it isn't a typical answer...

Problematic Paul

Problematic Paul

Avalon Skinner, Online Editor

February 12, 2018

At this point, who hasn’t heard of Logan Paul? Due to videos like catchy song parodies, pranks, and dopey holiday videos, Paul is an internet phenomenon for multiple reasons. However, arguably the most memorable moment in his internet presence was the moment he uploaded his video entitled “We found...

End of Semester

End of Semester

Angely Pena, Reporter

January 31, 2018

Many kids struggle to keep their grades up at the end of semester because they get overwhelmed with GVC’s, missing work, and maybe just because the class is hard for them. Parents are usually the ones to tell their child to keep their grades up. Few parents want their children to fail. The reality...

Is College Necessary for Success?

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Landon Bosch

January 29, 2018

From parents to teachers, all throughout their school years, students are told college is the gateway to a blooming career.  Students hear over and over, the only successful result of a high school diploma is a college degree. A heavy emphasis is put on a student's ability to get into college so that...

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