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The Safari Diaries

The Safari Diaries

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...

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...

EHS Pit Orchestra Perfects Poppins Play

EHS Pit Orchestra Perfects Poppins Play

April 19, 2018

The colorful costumes, bright sets, and funny accents are more than enough to remind you of the time and energy required by the cast and crew to perform a musical. But to make it a musical, you must have one important element -the music, of course. It’s the music that sets it apart from all else....

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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