Girls varsity soccer player Wendy Murillo jumps over rival opponent as the soccer players are fighting to get control of the ball. “Girls are as competitive as boys,” soccer parent Kristina Garcia said.

Goals for the girls

February 24, 2017

Immigration Injustice

Gwendolyn Major, Reporter

February 24, 2017

5.3 million children are living in America with undocumented parents. Among those 5 million people lives Ally Salazar, an East High sophomore, who is just like you and me. In 2004, Ally’s fifth birthday party commenced. In the...

The weight of one word

The weight of one word

February 24, 2017

Q+A with Scarlet basketball seniors before Sub-State game vs North

Anthony Arroyo

February 24, 2017

"We're the underdogs, nobody expects us to win but the Eastside."

East girls basketball senior, Madi Garcia plays her last game at home tonight

Anthony Arroyo and Laurie Custard

February 10, 2017

Life on the other side of the lens

Robbi Boggess and Laurie Custard

December 16, 2016

You’re scrolling through your feed when you come across an article “East High School Student Displays Confederate Flag on Car, drawing differing reactions.” You roll your eyes in disgust of another article displaying the...

Scarlets worldwide

December 16, 2016

McPhee, Toni 100 languages spoken in the households that make up Des Moines Public Schools. 6,100 ELL students. 156 committed and dedicated staff and teachers, including bilingual outreach staff at 50 different locations in ...

Private fears in public places

Mayson Williams, Writer

December 16, 2016

“My biggest fear is that my dad will get back into drugs. I’m afraid that something will make him unhappy and his life will fall apart all over again.” -Anonymous female, age 15 “Being rejected by the one I love.”...

Doing a puzzle during morning hours of Metro, Fourth grader Mikayla Smith, Kindergartner Harmony Cook, and First grader Riley Gibson.

DMPS Metro Kids

December 16, 2016

New years resolutions


December 16, 2016

Everybody has new years resolutions, no matter who you are, there is always something you want to change or better yourself on. Of course there are the cliché ones.. lose weight, save money, exersice more, Can you come up wit...

5 things you didn’t know about East

Elizabeth Flores

December 16, 2016

You’ve wandered these very historic halls that thousands of students have walked through for 104 years before you. Maybe your parents or even your grandparents have walked them too but do you really know East High School? Here...