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Cherry Hill High School East Students Dominate the Regionals DECA Competition

Cherry Hill High School East Students Dominate the Regionals DECA Competition

January 29, 2018


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https://twitter.com/CHE_DECA/status/951104051093098496 https://twitter.com/CHE_DECA/status/955457543387713539 New Jersey DECA, a highly competitive business competition, tests high schoolers in all grades what their skill in marketing lies. Their mission is “to prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs...

South Jersey gives back on MLK day with the Alicia Rose Victorious Foundation

South Jersey gives back on MLK day with the Alicia Rose Victorious Foundation

Defne Alpdogan, Eastside Staff

January 28, 2018


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The lasting legacy of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. left ripples through American history, shaping the concept of need and help. On the third Monday of January, communities all across the nation consolidate to honor his legacy with a day of service. To this end, this January 15, with over thre...

The aftermath of the Kentucky School Shooting: What does this mean for students at Cherry Hill East?

The aftermath of the Kentucky School Shooting: What does this mean for students at Cherry Hill East?

Jacob Graff, Eastside Staff

January 28, 2018


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A calm morning in the common area at Marshall County High School in western Kentucky turned into a scene of carnage and death Tuesday morning when a 15 year-old male entered his school and fired a gun at fellow students and wounded sixteen people, according to authorities. Two were killed. The student...

Cherry Hill East’s Thespian Society prepares for the 2018 Coffeehouse

Cherry Hill East’s Thespian Society prepares for the 2018 Coffeehouse

Rachel Mirsen, Eastside Staff

January 19, 2018


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Cherry Hill East’s Thespian Society reaches out to the community every year with Coffeehouse, a night filled with baked goods, drinks, and a lineup of impressive performances by various East students with unique talents. Contributions from each year’s show go toward a charitable cause voted on by...

Students travel through space at the “Out of this World” Freshman Dance

Students travel through space at the “Out of this World” Freshman Dance

Ali Koenig and Jacob Kernis

January 10, 2018


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Over 500 Cherry Hill East students from all grades traveled “Out of This World” for a fun and lively freshman dance on Friday, January 5. Students walked through Cafeteria One to check coats and bags, and then headed through the teachers’ lounge and into Caf Two, both decorated to look like o...

First all-girls East robotics team shoots for the stars

First all-girls East robotics team shoots for the stars

Sophie Levine, Eastside Sports Editor

January 1, 2018


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Over the last decade, Cherry Hill East robotics has become a dominant force in many competitions. East has had teams compete against some of the best teams in the world. One thing those teams had in common, though, was that they all contained at least one male member. Robotics, gaining populari...

“It’s a Wonderful Life” continues recent theater success at East

“It’s a Wonderful Life” continues recent theater success at East

Karissa Murray, Eastside Staff

December 7, 2017


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On Friday, December 1, the curtains rose on Cherry Hill East’s production of “It’s a Wonderful Life,” a holiday classic cherished by many, as it radiates the values people hold dearest this time of year: the importance of family, friendship, and the gift of giving. The audience watches as the mai...

The Interact Club writes handwritten thank-you letters to veterans to celebrate Veteran’s Day

The Interact Club writes handwritten thank-you letters to veterans to celebrate Veteran’s Day

Sophia Sitnick, Eastside Staff

December 4, 2017


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In observance of Veterans Day,  the Interact Club at Cherry Hill East is busy preparing handwritten letters of gratitude for our nation’s veterans. During the past week, students involved in the club have been creating colorful and thoughtful cards to thank military veterans for their service. The...

Christmas classic, “It’s a Wonderful Life” comes to the East stage

Christmas classic, “It’s a Wonderful Life” comes to the East stage

Rachel Mirsen and Ali Pollack

December 1, 2017


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“It’s a Wonderful Life” is a Christmas classic that Americans have watched for years. Now, Cherry Hill East theater is adapting the classic film for the stage, anticipating that any viewer from age five to ninety five can find something to enjoy about this show.  The show centers around George Bailey, playe...

East Athletic Hall of Fame inducts the Class of 2017

East Athletic Hall of Fame inducts the Class of 2017

Hope Rosenblatt and Jared Fisch

November 27, 2017


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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...

Students share their perspectives on newly elected Governor, Phil Murphy

Students share their perspectives on newly elected Governor, Phil Murphy

Aden Savett, Eastside Staff

November 25, 2017


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Phil Murphy’s November defeat of Kim Guadagno in the race to be New Jersey’s next governor has inspired hope among Democrats throughout the state. Among them was Samuel Brown, a freshman at Cherry Hill East. “I’m definitely glad Phil Murphy was elected,” Brown said enthusiastically. “I hop...

Seniors Sail to Victory, Pie Sails into Doctor Perry’s Face at Annual Pep Rally

Seniors Sail to Victory, Pie Sails into Doctor Perry’s Face at Annual Pep Rally

Joshua Pipe, Eastside News/Features Editor

November 22, 2017


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  The class of 2018 pulled off a win in its last spirit week during East’s annual homecoming pep rally Wednesday morning. Fresh off a dance competition win, their girls defeated the freshman girls and their boys lost to the junior boys en route to an overall victory. “We’re ecstati...

Seniors win the annual Spirit Week Dance Competition

Seniors win the annual Spirit Week Dance Competition

Nafessa Jaigirdar, Eastside Webmaster

November 22, 2017


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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...

The Class of 2021 prepares for its first spirit week

The Class of 2021 prepares for its first spirit week

Dominic Watson, Eastside Staff

November 14, 2017


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The class of 2021’s first spirit week is quickly approaching, with booth decoration taking place on November 14 and the dance competition on the November 21.    Isaac Leibowitz (‘21) said that he heard the dance was going to be a lot of fun, “…especially for freshman year.” However, th...

Terrorist Attacks Hit Five Blocks from Trade Center, 87 miles from East

Terrorist Attacks Hit Five Blocks from Trade Center, 87 miles from East

Joshua Pipe

October 31, 2017


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In Lower Manhattan Tuesday afternoon, eight people died as a man purposely drove down the bicycle lane of West Side Highway, five blocks from the rebuilt World Trade Center, in what New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has called “a cowardly act of terror.” The driver of the vehicle, 29-year-old Say...

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