Students prepare for FOP party on Dec 22

Julia Finkel ('10)/Eastside Editorial Assistant

November 19, 2008

FOP (Fraternal Order of Police) met in caf2 after school on Tuesday, November 18 to make decorations and prepare for the Holiday Party on December 22.The FOP Holiday Party was created to bring joy to disabled children during the...

Freshmen practice for their first Spirit Week Dance

George Perilstein ('09)/ Eastside News/ Features Editor

November 16, 2008

Friday afternoon marked the sixth freshman practice for the spirit week dance and all signs indicate that this year’s freshman squad won’t be going down without a fight.   “If we lose, we’re all going to cry in shame,” said...

Badminton club to resume in March

Jason Cominetto (’10)/ Eastside Underground Editor

November 13, 2008

Today was the final meeting of the Badminton Club, which took place in the East Gym from 2:30 - 4:00. Lovers of badminton met to hit birdies back and forth for the final time until early march, when the club will resume its meetings....

Second year break dancing club offers fun, exercise and culture

Amanda Michelson ('10)/ Eastside Community Editor

November 13, 2008

The break dancing club at East was founded last year by Presidents Chanyangju Ju ('09) and Eric Shin ('09). “Break dancing culture is a developing culture in Asia and Europe right now and I wanted to share that wonder and...

Blood Drive collects 246 pints of blood for Red Cross

Paige Hymson ('10)/ Eastside Sports Editor

November 12, 2008

The Cherry Hill East blood drive had another successful year. Starting on November 11 and ending on November 12, the helpers all felt great progress was being made. “I think we have been right on schedule with our goal which was...

AIDS Awareness Club holds first meeting

Devon Braunstein ('10)/ Eastside Community Editor

November 11, 2008

Today, November 11, 2008, the AIDS Awareness Club held their first meeting, headed by Kate Nelson ('10) and Molly Ruttenberg ('10).  The goal of the AIDS Awareness Club is to produce awareness of the spreading epidemic AIDS to...

East votes Obama

Eastside Editorial Board

November 3, 2008

Out of 682 students who voted in today's mock presidential election, 78 percent of students (532 students) voted for Obama while 22 percent (150 students) voted for McCain.

Phrantic Phillies Mania impacts school day at East

Avra Bossov ('11)/ Eastside Global Commentary Editor

November 1, 2008

As Phillies fans celebrated winning the World Series for the first time since 1980 and news that the parade was scheduled for Friday was made public, students and teachers alike had a choice to go to the parade—or school. Students...

FOP plans holiday party

Caroline Babula ('09)/ Eastside Entertainment Editor

October 30, 2008

Cafeteria 1 was crowded with seniors and sophomores after school today as they waited for a meeting about the FOP Holiday Party to begin.  The meeting was specifically for the two grade levels.   Over fifty students filled...

Halloween Masquerade Ball

George Perilstein ('09)/Eastside News and Features Editor

October 30, 2008

As an outsider looking in, one may feel remorse for the East Thespian Society. After all, their annual Masquerade Ball falls on the same night as another popular dance right across the street at the Jewish Community Center. However,...

Fall Preview Concert this Thurs, Oct 30

Brooke Weiss ('10)/Eastside News and Features Editor

October 28, 2008

This Thursday, October 30th, East's music department will hold its Fall Preview Concert at 7:30. The Fall Preview Concert offers every East music group - vocal and instrumental - the chance to perform one piece. "It is one of ...

Eastside wins 18 awards at GSSPA conference

Dara Weinraub ('09)/ Eastside Editor-in-Chief

October 27, 2008

Twenty members of the Eastside editorial board spent the day at Rutgers University for the Garden State Scholastic Press Association (GSSPA) conference on Monday, Oct 27.  The GSSPA conference, which included journalism and yearbook...

LaterCity wins Battle of the Bands

Sari Soffer ('10)/ Eastside News/ Features Editor

October 25, 2008

An admissions ticket and an "x" on the hand are all that is needed to enter one of East’s most entertaining events. This year, East’s second annual Battle of the Bands welcomed Bizarre Silence, SJ Party Supply, LaterCity and...

Senate honors Brad Hennefer

Zack Rosenblatt (’09)/ Eastside Entertainment Editor

October 25, 2008

On Thursday October 23rd, Cherry Hill East's Varsity basketball team was honored by the New Jersey State Senate in recognition for Brad Hennefer.The Joint Legislative Resolution presented to each player and coach reads as follows: JOINT...

Fifty students smitten with badminton

Sharon Shapiro ('09)/Eastside Managing Editor

October 22, 2008

Are you smitten with badminton? Apparently many East students are, as the turn out at the second meeting of the school's first-ever Badminton Club reached a total of 50 students. Subsequent to playing badminton in physical...

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