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How the Philadelphia Flower Show is promoting sustainability

How the Philadelphia Flower Show is promoting sustainability

Samantha Roehl, Eastside Staff

April 11, 2018

In the middle of a record-breaking cold winter, thousands of flowers were in bloom at the Philadelphia Flower Show. The show, which ran from March 3 to March 11, was a week-long exploration of the theme “Wonders of Water” through floral arrangement and landscape design. The Philadelphia Horticult...

Philadelphia marches for its life

Philadelphia marches for its life

Ilana Arougheti and Aine Pierre

March 24, 2018

East Students participate in various activities surrounding gun violence prevention for civic engagement week.

East Students participate in various activities surrounding gun violence prevention for civic engagement week.

March 15, 2018

From making posters to writing letters to staging a walkout, East students have had the opportunity for their voices to be heard during this civic engagement week. A main discussion for this week was about gun violence prevention, with activities surrounding this important issue.

Eastside Predicts the 2018 Academy Awards!

Oscars 90th Academy Awards

Jacob Kernis, Eastside Sports Editor

March 3, 2018

Every March, Hollywood has their most prestigious awards show, the Academy Awards. The Academy Awards, also referred to as the Oscars, give critics, actors and filmmakers an opportunity to be rewarded for their achievements in the past year’s array of films. Based on the results of previous award s...

The Aftermath of the Parkland Shooting: How can Cherry Hill take action?

The Aftermath of the Parkland Shooting: How can Cherry Hill take action?

Elissa Cohen, Jared Fisch, Sari Cohen, and Hope Rosenblatt

February 25, 2018

In the wake of the recent Parkland shooting, more and more people are starting to draw attention to the issue of gun violence. At Cherry Hill East, this tragedy has caused particular distress amongst many parents, students, and teachers. Read on to learn all about the effects the shooting has had on...

Bleeding Green: East Students Take On the Eagles Victory Parade

Bleeding Green: East Students Take On the Eagles Victory Parade

February 13, 2018

On February 4th, the Philadelphia Eagles made history by winning  Super Bowl 52 - the team’s first Super Bowl win ever. Millions flicked to Philadelphia the Thursday after to celebrate with their beloved team, including much of the east population. To commemorate this occasion, East students shared ...

Check out Eastside’s February Issue!

Check out Eastside's February Issue!

February 9, 2018

This month, Eastside takes on sexual assault and harassment in the school, Black History Month in the community, the Trump Administration, and much more!   Click HERE to read online.  

Ready or not the historic Wing Bowl Competition is making a comeback this year

Ready or not the historic Wing Bowl Competition is making a comeback this year

Adam Dashevsky, Eastside Sports Editor

February 1, 2018

The Friday before the Super Bowl marks the historic Wing Bowl that takes place at the Wells Fargo Center. Friday is also the seventh ever Cherry Hill East Wing Bowl. Twenty competitors will battle it out by eating as many P.J Whelihan mild wings as possible. The first round is six minutes long, and will end in the elimination of half the contes...

Suresh’s Pi Performance Takes the Cake: The Story behind Pi Guy

Suresh’s Pi Performance Takes the Cake: The Story behind Pi Guy

Ilana Arougheti, Eastside News/Features Editor

January 30, 2018

When he first tackled the concept of pi, Anish Suresh (’21) decided to start small and memorize a casual 100 digits. Four years later, after reciting a whopping 500 digits of pi to a delighted crowd at Cherry Hill East’s annual Coffeehouse, Suresh’s confidence in his numerical talent has only gr...

Here the Holidays Come!

Here the Holidays Come!

December 10, 2017

Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi is Coming!

Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi is Coming!

Samuel Grossman, Eastside Staff

November 30, 2017

https://twitter.com/VanityFair/status/917610660430864384 The Hype Train is nearing full speed now that the wait for Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi is almost over. The movie, releasing on December 15, 2017, will pick up right where Episode VII: The Force Awakens(2015) left off. This is unus...

East Athletic Hall of Fame inducts the Class of 2017

The third annual Cherry Hill East Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony was held at the Indian Springs Country Club.

Hope Rosenblatt and Jared Fisch

November 27, 2017

In January of 2015 Dave Martin, Fred Belchikoff, Bill Sheppard and John Valore were on their way to the funeral of Virginia ‘Ginny’ Whitaker, a long-standing former Athletic Director for Cherry Hill East. In the midst of discussion, the men decided it was ridiculous that Cherry Hill East did not...

Seniors win the annual Spirit Week Dance Competition

Seniors win the annual Spirit Week Dance Competition

Nafessa Jaigirdar, Eastside Webmaster

November 22, 2017

Everyone from family members to alumni gathered at the DiBart Gym Tuesday night at 7:00 to witness a beloved East tradition take place: the annual Spirit Week Dance. For many, it marked the culmination of several weeks of choreographing and late nights. And although all the participants did a phenomenal...

Get ready for the East vs. West Homecoming Football Game

Get ready for the East vs. West Homecoming Football Game

Sophie Levine, Jacob Kernis, and Adam Dashevsky

November 22, 2017

The East Cougars will be going head to head with the West Lions on Wednesday, November 22, in the annual Homecoming Football Game. Check out Sports' in-depth coverage on the game to learn more about the history of the rivalry between the two schools and the players. And, of course, don't forget to cast...