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Cheer squad finishes as one of the best in the state

Cheer squad finishes as one of the best in the state

Cristiona Morales

May 6, 2020

Thunderbird Cheer rolled into Casper for State Cheer in March with high expectations. After nearly a year of prep, the team wanted championships. They knew they had great routines, and they knew they looked good in their performances, but there's something different about competition - you never know...

East High Spirit happens virtually everywhere

The Buell family shows off their T-Bird Fanatic best for Virtual Spirit Week.

Cristiona Morales

May 6, 2020

With most schools and districts shut down for the foreseeable future, many schools struggled to find ways to connect with their students. One idea that popped into a few teachers' minds was the concept of a virtual theme week. Theme weeks are an easy and fun way to build school spirit … and there...

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...

The Safari Diaries

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Avalon Skinner and Steph Sommer

May 21, 2018

The excitement of seeing wild elephants for the first time was too much to handle. After getting stuck in Atlanta, flying for a whole day, and dealing with a drought, the elephants were breathtaking. Follow along with this experience as Stephani Sommer and Avalon Skinner tell their story of nine IB students...

Prom 2k18

Prom 2k18

Caitlyn Steen, Reporter

May 11, 2018

  There is only a few things a princess marks on her calendar of her last year of high school. Prom may be a senior dance, but it’s important because it’s the final dance of four years of high school. It’s the night of beautiful ball gowns and tuxedos, fancy dinners, and a limousine ...

Harvey is Honored as a Hero

Harvey is Honored as a Hero

Caitlyn Steen, Reporter

April 19, 2018

Some of the greatest heroes of world war 2 were deleted from the American history books. The Tuskegee Airmen were some of the bravest and most successful pilots of the war. But they had one problem - they were black. Tuskegee Airmen James Harvey 3 came to East high to talk to the students about his experience...

East Wins First State Wrestling Title Since 1965

Coach Thad Trujillo and his coaches remain calm even when things weren’t going perfectly. While four EHS wrestlers competed for individual titles, no one was able to finish on the positive side. The team did win the state title, their first since 1965.

Jeremiah Johnke, WTE Sports Editor

February 26, 2018

Cheyenne East didn’t have an individual state champion, but won the title that mattered most Saturday night at Casper Events Center. The Thunderbirds finished with 216.5 team points to win their first Class 4A wrestling title since 1965. “Our kids worked hard,” East coach Thad Trujillo said....

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