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The Thunderbird Talent Show

The Thunderbird Talent Show

Landon Bosch

May 1, 2018

Imagine this, center stage looking out into a crowd full of your peers.  Heart rate increases as your chest thumps, the primal instinct of fear pumping adrenaline through your veins. For some this fear can be overwhelming but the performers at the East talent show have learned to morph their emotions...

Boys Basketball Stumbles at State

Boys Basketball Stumbles at State

Stephani Sommer, Senior Editor

March 23, 2018

Long practices. Tough games. Critical evaluations. Constant discussion on what they can do better. The East High boys basketball team has been following this regime since November. Why? The team set their sights on the 4A State Title. “The preparation is a long process,” said Coach Jeff Bailey....

Jazzy at Jazz Fest

Jazzy at Jazz Fest

Landon Bosch

February 28, 2018

  The steady beat of the drum, the warm sound of the woodwinds, the roaring rattle of the brass section all came together as one melodic voice for Jazz Fest. East competed against other high schools in Casper College's 51st Kinser Jazz Festival. The annual concert was performed with Wyoming All-State...

The Sound of Hundreds of Voices and Instruments

The Sound of Hundreds of Voices and Instruments

Landon Bosch

February 22, 2018

The sound of hundreds of voices and instruments could be heard echoing in Evanston high school with January hosting Wyoming’s All-State band, orchestra, and choir. Representing East was 28 students that all passed an audition to be accepted into All-State music. "My favorite part was the concert,...

Tsimbinos is back in Thunderbird Nation

Tsimbinos is back in Thunderbird Nation

Landon Bosch, Sports Editor

January 4, 2018

“Good morning! Welcome to East High, the school of excellence!” A familiar voice is now back at the front doors of East High, ready to welcome students and visitors to Thunderbird Nation. Leo Tsimbinos has been medically cleared to return to his honored position as East High ambassador. Tsimbinos...

Orchestrating an Outstanding Orchestra

Orchestrating an Outstanding Orchestra

Landon Bosch

December 1, 2017

With over four decades of experience conducting high school orchestra, Bob Mathews is one dedicated teacher. Over the course of his career, Mathews has highlighted all types of music from movies to classical pieces. Teaching at both Carey Junior High and East High music, Mr. Mathews has played a significant...

Something New to Listen To

Something New to Listen To

Anton Hastings, Asst. Photo Editor

November 20, 2017

If you turn on the radio today all you hear is top 40 over and over again. If you want new music go to Soundcloud. Soundcloud is an app that allows people to share music. It is free and easy to upload and find out about new artists, which is why everybody starts off their music careers there. Soundcloud...

Prank’d

Avalon Skinner, News Editor

May 26, 2017

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...

A Prejudice Plague

A Prejudice Plague

Brittany West, Perspectives Editor

April 11, 2017

Activist are now fighting for recognition in the annual federal census that is taken every ten years, bringing sexual orientation into politics. The data collected by the decennial census is used to distribute billions in funds to accommodate citizens, their local communities, and their needs. The...

Where’s Our Spirit???

Where’s Our Spirit???

Avalon Skinner, News Editor

March 10, 2017

When you walk into a basketball game, what do you expect to see? Do you want to see the crowd filled with excitement and noise wall to wall with a sea of black and blue, all yelling in unison? Or is it an image of less than one hundred people sitting down barely paying attention to what is in fron...

You Can Count-cil on Us!

You Can Count-cil on Us!

Avalon Skinner, News Editor

January 12, 2017

A small group of students here at East add to the spirit and learn a sense of leadership by helping organize and execute several events, but they tend to go unrecognized. Every year, the East High’s student council starts off the school year with a bang by organizing all aspects of homecoming, including...

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