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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


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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


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For the East community, April 13th 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...

At “Coffee with the Superintendent,” many parents address concerns over recent events in the district

At “Coffee with the Superintendent,” many parents address concerns over recent events in the district

Joshua Pipe, Eastside News/Features Editor

February 27, 2018


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Many East students and parents were in attendance at Superintendent Dr. Joseph Meloche’s “Coffee with the Superintendent” event Monday night at Cherry Hill West. The subject matter, however, strayed far from Meloche’s Cherry Hill Public Schools 2020 Plan: A Clear Vision for the Future, which wa...

Perry holds impromptu meeting to discuss student concerns

Perry holds impromptu meeting to discuss student concerns

Eric First and Jared Fisch

February 26, 2018


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Students gathered in C-wing intersection prior to the start of school Monday, February 26 for a “sit-in,” protesting a controversial issue that formed last week. In order to calm situations down and address students’ concerns, Principal Dr. Dennis Perry made an announcement calling for an assembly in the ...

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


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

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...

The Parkland Shooting: A Tragic Call to Action

February 25, 2018


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The Parkland Shooting: A Tragic Call to ActionElissa Cohen, Sari Cohen, Hope Rosenblatt, Jared FischFebruary 25th, 2018Where does East go from here?By: Elissa Cohen, Editor in Chief & Hope Rosenblatt, Editor in Chief Something unimaginable occurred in Parkland, Florida last week. Now, students in Cherry Hill l...

East students head to the Olympics at Sophomore Cotillion 2018

East students head to the Olympics at Sophomore Cotillion 2018

Karissa Murray, Eastside Staff

February 10, 2018


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Last night, the 2018 Winter Olympics opened in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Meanwhile, almost 7,000 miles away, Cherry Hill East students were partying at a Winter Olympics of their own at this year’s Sophomore Cotillion. “We wanted to think outside the box for our dance theme,” said sophomore...

Roberto Sul (’19) beats out the competition at the Wing Bowl after consuming 41 wings

Roberto Sul (’19) beats out the competition at the Wing Bowl after consuming 41 wings

Michael Poulshock, Eastside Staff

February 2, 2018


Filed under Event Recaps, News/Features, Showcase

  Across the Ben Franklin Bridge this afternoon was the Wing Bowl hosted in the Wells Fargo Center, but on the other side of the bridge, Cherry Hill East hosted it's very own Wing Bowl. The Wing Bowl had 20 contestants representing students and faculty of East in hope for the coveted prize of $100. The rules were as follows: the firs...

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