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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


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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


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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


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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


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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 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...

Autism Awareness Month

Autism Awareness Month

Joshua Pipe, Nafessa Jaigirdar, Claire Joanson, Jon Calabrese, and Luke Shin

April 16, 2018


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

Since its designation as Autism Awareness Month in 1970 by the Autism Society, the month of April has been a time of increased acceptance of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and the unique challenges that those who live with it face everyday. In observance of this month-long celebration and awareness campa...

Mr. Anything You Can Do (Harrison Smith) is crowned the 2018 Mr. East

Mr. Anything You Can Do  (Harrison Smith) is crowned the 2018 Mr. East

Ilana Arougheti, Eastside News/Features Editor

April 14, 2018


Filed under News/Features, Showcase

For the East community, April 13 was a wild night filled with tearaway pants, flamboyant choreography, middle-school flashbacks, and even a giant sock puppet. Described by this year’s chairladies as “the greatest show on Earth,” this year’s Mr. East competition was a dazzling, shameless festi...

The 31st Annual Mr. East Competition

The 31st Annual Mr. East Competition

April 12, 2018


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The 31st annual Mr. East pageant will take place this Friday, April 13, at 7:00 pm in the auditorium. Chairladies Sabrina DeAbreu (‘18), Maggie Hallinan (‘18), Jillian Rivera (‘18), and Hope Rosenblatt (‘18) are excited to present an exciting and entertaining night. This year’s contestan...

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


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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.

Operation Smile helps underprivileged children with cleft lips and cleft palates

Operation Smile helps underprivileged children with cleft lips and cleft palates

Jaclyn Hernberg, Eastside Staff

March 9, 2018


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Last year, East students Daniella Schreiber (‘19) and Danny Kahn (‘19) began a club called Operation Smile in order to make a difference in the world. The purpose of this club is to raise money for the worldwide charity, Operation Smile, which helps underprivileged children in third world c...

East students stage a walkout in protest

East students stage a walkout in protest

Ilana Arougheti and Claire Joanson

February 27, 2018


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A student-organized walkout took place at Cherry Hill High School East on the morning of February 27, 2018. At around 7:30 a.m., on the morning announcements, principal Dr. Dennis Perry acknowledged that he had heard plans for a walkout. He expressed concern for the safety of students who plann...

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