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Understanding the Cleaners and Sanitizers

Understanding the Cleaners and Sanitizers

Naylah Neal, Web Editor/Social Media Manager
October 12, 2020

Vaping affects East students

Madie Ybay, Co-Editor in Chief
February 28, 2020

Vaping brings negative effects to teens, young adults

McKayla Vermeer, Co-Editor in Chief
February 28, 2020
Many people affected by the flood still hae a lot of work to clean up the destruction. The city is helping to assist with some of the clean up efforts.  “We’re also helping figure out [the flood victim’s] mitigation and getting rid of their property and hauling it away to the dump so we’re providing dumpsters and items like that,” Mayor Rusty Hike said. Photo by Cora Bennett

Bellevue Flood Recovery

Madie Ybay and Emily Nelson
May 17, 2019
Senior Madison Luderman instructs how to perform CPR during the 8th grade Career Expo. CTE classes give students the opportunity to participate in classes that can potentially lead to their future careers. The district envisions a CTE capstone program to be house in a new building in the future. “We will work to determine the programming and space needs of each program.  At this time, we do not have an exact date for the program to begin,” Assistant Superintendent Robert Moore said. Photo by Emily Nelson

Career Technical Education

Madie Ybay, Jacob Kriewald, and McKayla Vermeer
April 18, 2019
(Above) Journalists from East traveled to the state capitol to testify in support of LB 206 on Feb. 1. Juniors Emily Nelson and McKayla Vermeer spoke about their experiences as members of The Tom Tom staff. “This was my second year going to testify and I think that really puts in perspective how important I believe this bill is to not only myself but also the future student journalists of Nebraska,” Vermeer said. Vermeer also testifed in 2018.

Rights of Journalists, media, press

Brooklyn Anderson, Abbie Deng, Hailey Hendry, McKayla Vermeer, and Camrin Smith
March 6, 2019
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