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The CDC updates its guidelines to enforce three-feet distancing between students.

The CDC updates physical distance guidelines in K-12 schools

Asher Boiskin, Eastside Staff April 8, 2021

Just a few weeks ago, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its physical distance guidelines by recommending that school students maintain a distance of three feet, rather than...

ABC News interviews Machayla Randall ('21) on her role in the push to make the African American elective a graduation requirement.

Cherry Hill East requires students to take an African American history course to graduate

Ceren Kose, Eastside Staff March 9, 2021

Our history is what defines us. Bringing that history to life is dependent upon the individual. If we as the individual decide to to speak up for what we believe is right, then we can make an everlasting...

CH East PTA, parents, and faculty/staff volunteers help out to provide seniors with individually packed donuts.

Class of 2021: “Donut lose your Senior Spirit!”

Julia Rosten, Eastside Staff February 27, 2021

With the second semester starting, Cherry Hill East parents and staff have come together to honor and commemorate the seniors. A variety of treats and special activities have been planned to give the senior...

CHPS implements changes in the hybrid schedule.

CHPS has a tentative 4-Day-Per-Week-In-School Hybrid learning plan

Max Gaffin, Eastside Features Editor February 20, 2021

As the year of discontinuity continues, more changes have been implemented into the hybrid learning system — including the addition of a snack time which students have endlessly expressed their desire...

Eastside won countless awards at the GSSPA Awards.

Eastside Awards for the 2019-2020 School Year

Alexa Atlas and Jessica Levin February 19, 2021

Eastside won numerous awards at the GSSPA Awards for the 2019-2020 school year. One major award Eastside won the Distinguished Print Journalism award for the twelfth year in a row. Not only that but, Eastside...

Despite COVID-19, East students have still managed to create new and exciting clubs.

Introducing the New Clubs at East

With the new year comes new additions to the long list of clubs at East. COVID-19 has provided more free time to students, and with this newly found time, many have taken advantage by creating new clubs...

Help out the community and donate to Cherry Hill East's can drive.

Cherry Hill Easts hosts a canned food drive

Ceren Kose, Eastside Staff January 28, 2021

Covid-19 has really changed the normal. Typically, during Spirit Week, which takes place in November, East has a 'Can Food Drive' that benefits both the Cherry Hill Food Pantry and the South Jersey Food...

Wilson has worked hard to be crowned Miss Junior Teen third runner-up at the National American Miss pageant.

Brynn Wilson advances to next level pageant despite COVID-19 restrictions

Angelina Witting, Eastside Editor-In-Chief January 13, 2021

For junior Brynn Wilson (‘22), pageantry seems to come naturally. After competing in pageants for just two years, Wilson was crowned Miss Junior Teen 3rd runner up at the National American Miss (NAM)...

SGA and the Latinos and Amigos club bring holiday cheer to those in need with a toy drive.

SGA and Latino and Amigos host a toy drive

Ziva Davis, Eastside News Editor January 7, 2021

This year, SGA and Latinos and Amigos planned a toy drive during the holidays. The toy drive started on December 7th and it ended on December 18th. The toys are being collected in the Communications vestibule...

Overall, students and teachers have adjusted well to online learning this year.

Students and teachers learn to live with schedule uncertainty

Tharunika Govindasamy, Eastside Staff November 18, 2020

March 13th...a date that will go down in history. We left school that day in bliss, hoping to have a two-week break from school. This felt like the ideal time to catch up on schoolwork, get some extra...

After calls from Trump supporters to stop counting mail-in ballot votes, Philadelphians protested in response to count every vote.

“Count every vote” protests occur in Philadelphia on Election Day

Julia Boehning, Eastside Staff November 17, 2020

All eyes were on Philadelphia after the 2020 presidential election between incumbent President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joseph Biden. The race could not be called because the votes had not...

East students took the PSATs on October 14th but with necessary regulations and guidelines.

East hosts the PSATs with COVID-19 precautions

Jiwoo Lee, Eastside Staff October 21, 2020

The time of the school year is here- PSATs. PSATs are the yearly fall tests taken by sophomores and juniors to prepare for their upcoming exam of the SATs. “PSATs will work the same as in previous...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed on September 18th after a lifetime of fighting for gender equality.

Remembering Ruth Bader Ginsburg

On September 18, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed from pancreatic cancer. Early on in her career, she fought for equality between men and women as a lawyer. As a justice, she continued...

During rough times in quarantine, complete something that makes you happy.

Grayson Leslie (’21) encourages students to reconnect to their artistic side during quarantine

Inesa Linker, Eastside Culture Editor August 27, 2020

What do you do after being stuck at home for the majority of the past five months? What do you occupy yourself with and how has being in lockdown changed you? As a person what’s different? For Grayson...

Volunteers gather in front of the backpacks that were packed during last years event.

Tools for School continues their efforts during the coronavirus pandemic

Max Gaffin, Eastside Feature Editor August 19, 2020

Like every year, the Tools for School packing event takes place around the South Jersey community and welcomes community volunteers to help pack book bags full of school supplies for many students in the...

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