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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...

Are Uke Kidding Me?!

Are Uke Kidding Me?!

Steph Sommer, Features Article

May 25, 2017


Filed under Student Life

What’s the deal with the new Ukulele craze? Walking through the halls, it’s not uncommon to see students sitting and visiting, happily strumming away on a ukulele. A uke even made an appearance at the EHS talent show. Even on the radio, some of the biggest hits use them. One thing is becoming...

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 ...

Rock Springs Speech

Avalon Skinner, News Editor

November 8, 2016


Filed under News, Student Life

November 7th and 8th, the speech and debate teams travelled to Rock Springs to show their talent. Many students came away with great accomplishments and experiences.   Sydney Allen 1st Novice Poetry Isabelle Anaya 3rd Novice Policy Jessie Archambeau 2nd Varsity Humor, 2nd Varsity Drama, ...

A Different Kind of Royalty

A Different Kind of Royalty

Avalon Skinner, News Editor

November 8, 2016


Filed under News, Student Life

With several seniors answering questions like “where do you see yourself in five years?” and “what animal do you relate to the most?” the annual Mr. T-Bird competition that takes the stage every year during homecoming. It is a light-hearted competition that ultimately determines which senior...

You’ve Got a PAL in Me

You’ve Got a PAL in Me

Steph Sommer, Features Editor

November 1, 2016


Filed under Features, Student Life

Stephen Hawking once said, “Quiet people have the loudest minds.” Senior Cody Ruby couldn’t prove this statement more. Cody is the Teacher’s Assistant in the PALS room during his off hours, and he works with the PALS kids- helping them learn and assisting them with things they may need. The...

Kings of All Media

Kings of All Media

Courtney Walston, Senior Editor

May 13, 2016


Filed under News, Student Life

When you watch the evening news, skim the daily newspaper or even crank up the radio, you don’t realize the magic it takes to bring you today’s news. In late April, the Thunderbolt newspaper staff took the opportunity to stop by several local media outlets to check out their operations. Listening...

Warm Heart on Ice

Warm Heart on Ice

Courtney Walston, Senior Editor

May 13, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase, Student Life

It’s been a long day - bouncing between classes, learning new concepts, taking tests. A long day like this can take a lot out of you. Late night practices, early morning quizzes. Sometimes it seems as if there’s just not enough hours in the day. A worn out mind and a sore body. Being so involved...

A Shining Example of T-Bird Excellence and Service

A Shining Example of T-Bird Excellence and Service

Hannah Lewis, Entertainment Editor

May 9, 2016


Filed under News, Student Life

Fifteen East High students were recognized by the United States Congress for their accomplishments in the areas of volunteer community service, personal development, physical fitness, and exploration into new areas and cultures. The Congressional Award is a program that awards scholarships to students...

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