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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...

Lady T-Bird Basketball Falls just Short of Fifth Title

Lady T-Bird Basketball Falls just Short of Fifth Title

Thunderbolt Staff

March 23, 2018

The Lady Thunderbird basketball team expects to win every year. Not everyone else always believes in them, but there is an expectation in the Thunderdome. While many probably didn’t give the 2017-2018 EHS edition much chance, the team chased their dreams all year and made it to the title game in...

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....

YOU’RE FIRED!!!

YOU’RE FIRED!!!

Landon Bosch

March 14, 2018

A notorious name, well-talked about around the school, and fun it's no wonder East history and government teacher Mr. Berg's The Apprentice leaves a lasting impression on students.  In a classroom centered on your ability to make history and government come to life through group projects, The Appren...

Debate your Success

Debate your Success

Avalon Skinner, Online Editor

March 12, 2018

Wandering the halls in their Sunday-go-to-church clothes murmuring speeches to themselves is what East Speech and Debate does almost every weekend. As the national competition crawls closer and closer, the wandering students feel the pressure. But before nationals comes the state competition. Here,...

Mugg’s Shot

Avalon Skinner, Online Editor

March 12, 2018

Flying through the water for four years straight is the best decision Jackson Mugg ever made. Practicing twice a day for three months can be tiring, but anyone going after a state title makes it a lifestyle. That lifestyle choice rocketed Mugg to two state titles, in both the 200 and 500 freestyle...

Cheer is so Much More than Spirit!

Cheer is so Much More than Spirit!

Caitlynn Steen, Reporter

March 2, 2018

Cheerleading is more than spirit and pom-poms. It’s more than rallying the crowd late in the game. It’s commitment, passion, and teamwork. For the EHS cheer team, that commitment paid off with impressive finishes at the Wyoming State Spirit Competition. This year’s squad returned to Cheyenne...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

It’s a New Year. Is it a New You?

It’s a New Year. Is it a New You?

Steph Sommer, Senior Editor

January 12, 2018

Every January 1, people across the world set out to achieve something great in the upcoming year. Many promise to stay healthy or do better in school. While most of Thunderbird Nation is pretty close to perfect, the Thunderbolt staff wants to know what goals East High students have for 2018. Adrynah...

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