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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...

We all Dye and Hair Grows Back

We all Dye and Hair Grows Back

Avalon Skinner, Online Editor

April 27, 2018

Crimson red, bubblegum pink, and sky blue. Hippies in the 60s grew their hair down their back, and the rebels now dye their hair. So what is the issue with coloring your hair all kinds of neon? Crazy colored hair is widely accepted now more than ever before. However, there is a stigma that is often...

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...

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...

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,...

Thunderbird DECA Dominates at State Level

Thunderbird DECA Dominates at State Level

Steph Sommer, Senior Editor

February 14, 2018

In early February, 38 East students boarded a bus to the Cheyenne’s Radisson Hotel. Each one was in his or her impeccable best - navy blue blazer, black skirt or dress pants, and hair in a professional style. The students carried project boards and notes, prepared to compete. State DECA had arrived...

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...

Student Council Shines Their Light at WASC

Student Council Shines Their Light at WASC

Steph Sommer, Senior Editor

December 1, 2017

If you walked into a room full of people dancing and screaming how would you feel? Probably overwhelmed. But for student council kids, it’s a welcoming sight. In November, the Thunderbird Student Council headed up to Kelly Walsh High School in Casper to participate in the 63rd annual Wyoming Association...

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...

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