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Eastside October Issue- News Story Companion

Eastside October Issue- News Story Companion

Eastside News Editors

October 18, 2018


Filed under News/Features

As a follow-up to the News story printed in the October Issue, this graph illustrates how likely it is for an East student to be accepted into the following schools, based on the last 10 years of available data. Schools with less than 50 applicants in the last 10 years were excluded. ...

East students celebrate fall at Festival E

East students celebrate fall at Festival E

Emily Mahaffy, Eastside Staff

October 7, 2018


Filed under News/Features, Showcase

Festival E took place on October 5th this year, after being postponed from September 28th due to unforeseen weather conditions.   However, this worked out in SGA’s favor, as the cool weather made the autumn atmosphere seem even more realistic. Take everything you love about fall – apple cider do...

East PTA holds its first meeting of the year

East PTA holds its first meeting of the year

Aine Pipe, Eastside News Editor

September 29, 2018


Filed under News/Features, Showcase

The Cherry Hill East Parent Teacher Association (PTA) held its first meeting of the school year last Thursday in the East library from 7 p.m. to approximately 8:30 p.m. The meeting covered a span of topics, from a PTA fundraiser to new administrators and StopIt. East principal Dr. Dennis Perry, as...

False StopIt app report leads to shelter-in-place incident

False StopIt app report leads to shelter-in-place incident

Aine Pipe, Eastside News Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under Eastside Special, News/Features, Showcase

A student reported via STOPit Friday morning that a threat was made by a fellow student against the school. The report, and the threat, were later proven to be false. “There was never an immediate threat to student safety,” said East Principal Dr. Dennis Perry. The false report was recorded by the...

East students visit colleges during summer vacation

East students visit colleges during summer vacation

Sophia Sitnick, Online Editor

August 25, 2018


Filed under News/Features, Showcase

Summer vacation is a convenient time for high school students to begin the exciting process of visiting colleges. While lazy beach days, summer jobs and swim clubs consume the entire summer break for some, high school students can also use the summer months to start planning for their college car...

SGA and Interact host summer freshman tours

SGA and Interact host summer freshman tours

Giana Maccarella, Eastside News Editor

August 25, 2018


Filed under News/Features

With summer 2018 coming to an end and the 2018-2019 school year just around the corner, students, teachers, and all other staff members everywhere are beginning to feel the Sunday blues of summer: the August blues. Although all students of all grades are feeling the blues, freshman especially may be...

I experienced the trip of a lifetime

I experienced the trip of a lifetime

Ali Koenig, Eastside Managing Editor

August 2, 2018


Filed under Eastside Special, Eastside Special, News/Features, Showcase

Five weeks ago, I stepped back in time.   This summer, I had the opportunity to travel to the Czech Republic, Poland and Israel on a trip called the L’dor V’dor program, which means “from generation to generation” in Hebrew. As the name suggests, the trip followed the history of the Jewish people as we traveled to various locations of religious and historical significance. &nbs...

Cherry Hill resident cooks up a storm on MasterChef

Cherry Hill resident cooks up a storm on MasterChef

Karissa Murray, Eastside Features Editor

August 2, 2018


Filed under News/Features

If you ever happened to be watching TV on a Wednesday evening, then you have probably stumbled across an episode of the popular cooking competition show MasterChef. The show narrows down thousands of home cooks from across America until they reach the top 24 competitors, who are personally chosen by th...

BOE discusses academic and infrastructural plans for the upcoming school year at the July 10 meeting

BOE discusses academic and infrastructural plans for the upcoming school year at the July 10 meeting

Defne Alpdogan, Eastside News Editor

July 24, 2018


Filed under News/Features, Showcase

The Cherry Hill Board of Education discussed serious renovations and academic preparations at the July 10 meeting. The meeting covered the 2017-2018 academic year and the programs that will be adapted in the 2018-2019 year. Due to the condition of the school buildings, Assistant Superintendent of ...

East Perspectives: What daily life is like for a lifeguard

East Perspectives: What daily life is like for a lifeguard

Sam Grossman, Eastside Features Editor

July 24, 2018


Filed under News/Features, Showcase

It’s summer- the time for adults and children alike to beat the heat at the swim club. While the pool is fun, it can also be very dangerous. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, ten people die per day from drowning. Drowning is the fifth leading cause of death in the United St...

Photo Gallery: Hats off to the Class of 2018!

Photo Gallery: Hats off to the Class of 2018!

Jiseon Lee, Eastside Photo Editor

July 9, 2018


Filed under News/Features, Photo Galleries, Showcase

Check out the gallery below for pictures of this year's graduates!

Class of 2018 graduates at the Liacouras Center

Class of 2018 graduates at the Liacouras Center

Maddy Cicha, Eastside Community Editor

June 28, 2018


Filed under Event Recaps, News/Features, Showcase

The commencement of the Cherry Hill East Class of 2018 was held at the Liacouras Center at Temple University in Philadelphia at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, June 19. While doors did not open until 3 p.m., by 2:30 the lobby was already packed with families, friends, teachers and supporters of the graduating clas...

East’s Small Engines teacher and Band instructor, Mr. Cecil Leonard, walks the red carpet at The 60th Annual Grammy Awards

East’s Small Engines teacher and Band instructor, Mr. Cecil Leonard, walks the red carpet at The 60th Annual Grammy Awards

Jacob Silvert, Eastside Staff

May 2, 2018


Filed under News/Features, Showcase

The 60th annual Grammy Awards were held in New York this year, the first time not in Los Angeles since 2003. James Corden, host of The Late Late Show, hosted the event in Madison Square Garden with a special guest appearance from Cherry Hill East’s own… Mr. Cecil Leonard. Invited along with his former drumming prodi...

East welcomes Google to visit for the Expeditions Pioneer Program

East welcomes Google to visit for the Expeditions Pioneer Program

Eli Weitzman, Eastside Webmaster

May 1, 2018


Filed under News/Features

On April 30, 2018, Cherry Hill East High School welcomed Google to test its new augmented reality (AR, for short) feature of the Google Expeditions app. Augmented reality features virtual objects that can be interacted with and viewed in a real-life setting. Throughout the day, a few lucky classes we...

The Senior Experience: What is Senior Trip like?

The Senior Experience: What is Senior Trip like?

Andrew Abate, Eastside Staff

April 23, 2018


Filed under Culture, Entertainment, News/Features, Showcase

A couple weeks ago, I, among many other Seniors at Cherry Hill East, spent five days and four nights at Disney World and Universal Studios in Florida. The trip was a very unique experience. There were some aspects of the trip that I had not experienced the last time I was at Disney a couple of years...

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