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East welcomes exchange students

McKenzie Gandy, Photography Editor

November 4, 2019

Learning a new culture in a new environment can be overwhelming and stir up a lot of different emotions. It can be especially stressful for foreign exchange students to adjust to living in America as students. Seniors Melissa Metz...

Band puts on pops concert for first year

Cam Smith, Reporter

May 17, 2019

Medleys of music filled the air and created an atmosphere of unity across all bands on the night of the first band Pops Concert. Band students came together to have a night of music to close out the school year. “It was a really f...

Hope squads brings happiness to East

Jacob Kriewald, Sports Editor

May 17, 2019

“It reminds kids of the support here at school and that there are a lot of people behind them who want them to succeed.” - counselor Casie Onken

Kiwanis presents Bellevue art show

Sharon Guchu, Reporter

May 17, 2019

The Kiwanis Show is an art show that displays works from schools around the metro to compete with one another. This year the show took place at East High School in the South gym April 28. “The Kiwanis Club is a community thi...

Bellaire receives Rigamajigs

Emily Nelson, News Editor

May 17, 2019

Belleaire Elementary, KaBOOM!, and CarMax teamed up in the Month of the Military Child to honor military children through providing the school with Rigamajigs, a toy that combines science, technology, engineering, and math (ST...

Seeing double with twins, triplets at East

Sharon Guchu, Reporter

April 18, 2019

Looking around, it is hard not to see when two or more people look alike. Sometimes the slight differences are noticeible, and sometimes it takes a second glance to notice any difference at all. At East, there are many sets of ...

East musical cast, crew performs ‘Les Miserables’

Camrin Smith, Reporter

April 18, 2019

Walking into the auditorium before the show started created a feeling of excitement that buzzed throughout the crowd. Backstage, a cast and crew upward of 50 students prepared for opening night of East’s spring musical, “L...

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