• Into the life of RJ

    Into the life of RJ

    Toni McPhee, co-editor in chief

    October 20, 2017

    Walking onto the baseball field for your game, you hear seeds crunch as players chew on them, cleats scrape on the concrete dugout floor, the ball clash with the bat. During the game you turn around and you hear another player yelling to throw the ball home to get the runner out but what would you do if you could not hear your teammate yelling at you to do so? It is silent and for one player the ...

  • Hate can’t drive out hate, only East can

    Hate can’t drive out hate, only East can

    Abby Folkerts, Editor in Chief

    October 20, 2017

    With the start of a new school year, comes a new and eager group of seniors with one goal in mind: positively leading East High School and creating change for the betterment of students and staff. Seven presidential candidates ran for office in this year’s annual senior class election. Ambitious for the support of students, each campaign drew in followers by passing out buttons, cupcakes, cookies,...

    Posing for photo is President Alejandro Zarate and Vice-President Carolynn Luong.

    Elaina Rothmayer

  • How to dye your hair

    How to dye your hair

    Caitlin Hexamer

    October 20, 2017

    Imagine you go to the store to buy blonde hair dye for $9.99. You apply the dye to your hair and you wait the recommended amount of time and then rinse it. You step out of the shower and while getting dressed you turn your head to look in the mirror..."NOO!" Your hair is alien green. Here are some steps to avoid this. Before You Start: When dying your hair remember to always read the instructions...

  • Scary Movie Review

    Scary Movie Review

    Elaina Rothmayer

    October 20, 2017

    An empty theater, rows of unoccupied seats, dim lights, and the scent of buttered popcorn fills the air. All to see the newest horror movie:Friend Request, IT, Happy Death Day, all hitting theaters in quick succession (transition into the first review)   Friend Request: Laura Woods, a popular college student, receives a friend request on Facebook from a girl in her Psychology class, Mari...

Meredith Corporation Renovation Day

Abby Folkerts

October 20, 2017No Comments

East and Roosevelt volleyball fund raise for hurricane victims

East and Roosevelt volleyball fund raise for hurricane victims

Na'Shay Palmer

October 20, 2017No Comments

The East and Roosevelt Volleyball teams held a fundraiser selling t-shirts for $15 to benefit Hurricane Harvey victims. Harvey caused chaos and destruction in Houston, TX from Aug. 17 – Sep. 3. Hurricane Irma devastated...

Hate can’t drive out hate, only East can

Hate can’t drive out hate, only East can

October 20, 2017

With the start of a new school year, comes a new and eager group of seniors with one goal in mind: positively leading East High School and creating change for the betterment of students and staff. Seven pr...

5 things Donald Trump wants to change in the first 100 days

5 things Donald Trump wants to change in the first 100 days

February 24, 2017

Education Trump has many plans for education starting with Betsy Devos as secretary of education One plan is to change Common Core. Common Core is  where every state is on the same playing field. A...

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Meredith Corporation Renovation Day

Abby Folkerts

October 20, 2017No Comments

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Scary Movie Review

Scary Movie Review

Elaina Rothmayer

October 20, 2017No Comments

An empty theater, rows of unoccupied seats, dim lights, and the scent of buttered popcorn fills the air. All to see the newest horror movie:Friend Request, IT, Happy Death Day, all hitting theaters in qu...

Hurdles n’ Hiccups

Hurdles n’ Hiccups

February 24, 2017

The ones left behind

The ones left behind

February 24, 2017

Class Size Matters

February 24, 2017

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