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East facilitates new bilingual program

McKayla Vermeer, Co-Editor in Chief

February 28, 2020

The sounds of many voices fill the air as the bright light shines on the many students in the room. There’s definitely an age difference between the two groups of students here, but all show the same excitement. As a part of their c...

Students worry about grades, causes stress

Lara Arnold, Contributor

December 18, 2019

The buzz of the alarm clock scares the teenage girl out of bed. She rushes while getting ready, not bothering to look presentable. The sun is still yet to rise and the world around her is quiet. After she dresses, she puts a ...

Forensics prepares to take on state competition

McKenzie Gandy, Photography Editor

December 18, 2019

Sitting in the room, contestants allow their voices to fill the air as they preparte to compete for the ultimate achievement of getting first place. The forensics teams, novice division and varsity division, are preparing themse...

Junior Christpher Moore plays the drumset. “Chick-Fil-A night is a fun experience that helps the choir out a lot,it is also a huge fundraiser for us,” Moore said. Photo by Cora Bennett

Choir spreads holiday cheer

December 18, 2019

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...

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