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East hosts its annual pep rally before the East vs. West game

East hosts its annual pep rally before the East vs. West game

Nafessa Jaigirdar, Eastside Webmaster

November 23, 2016


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A sea of red flooded into the DiBart Gym as the annual spirit week pep rally commenced. Upon entering, students were greeted by the marching band, which blasted a rendition of the song Light 'Em Up by Fall Out Boy. The cheerleaders took the stage as they performed various routines and stunts to accom...

East collects over 5,800 food donations during spirit week

East collects over 5,800 food donations during spirit week

Jenna Simons, Eastside News/Features Editor

November 23, 2016


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Spirit week is a time filled with school spirit, competition and high energy. However, philanthropy is another key aspect during spirit week. Each grade decorates booths according to their respective themes. Canned food items are placed in the booths. The cans are collected throughout the week a...

East hosts sensational spirit week performances

East hosts sensational spirit week performances

Gabriella Friedman, Eastside Webmaster

November 23, 2016


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  On Tuesday night, Cherry Hill High School East hosted sensational performances made by the Freshmen Class of 2020, Sophomore Class of 2019, Junior Class of 2018, and Senior Class of 2017 in the Dibart gym. In final ...

Sophomores win the pie eating contest held during lunch-breaks on Tuesday

Sophomores win the pie eating contest held during lunch-breaks on Tuesday

Brooke Greenberg, Eastside Opinions Editor

November 22, 2016


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On Tuesday November 22, 2016 in honor of the fifth day of Spirit Week, the Pie Eating contest took place in Cafeteria 1 during both LB1 and 2. Contestants were instructed to be gowned in plastic and lined up amongst a table with a whipped cream pie. Inside of the pie, there were five Swedish Fish that contestants had ...

Senior girls and junior boys win the spirit week dodgeball tournament on Monday

Kaitlyn Boyle, Eastside Editor-In-Chief

November 21, 2016


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The senior girls and the junior boys each brought home 500 points for their respective grades in the spirit week volleyball tournament held Monday, November 21 at 2:30 p.m. in the DiBart gym. In the boys’ tournament, the juniors defeated the freshmen 15-11 in the first preliminary round, and in a sur...

Students participate in the tug-of-war competition during spirit week

Students participate in the tug-of-war competition during spirit week

Sari Cohen, Eastside Entertainment Editor

November 21, 2016


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After weighing in at the nurse’s office, students in all grades got to participate in the annual Tug of War competition for Spirit Week. In the first matchup, junior girls versus freshman girls, the freshmen defeated the juniors.  The senior girls then crushed the sophomore girls. In the loser’s ...

Seniors take first place for Patriotic Day

Seniors take first place for Patriotic Day

Ilana Arougheti, Eastside Community Editor

November 21, 2016


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Cherry Hill East’s spirit week festivities and the daily outfit themes that make the week unique continued Monday with Red, White and Blue day. Participants were encouraged to wear red, white and blue in order to gain points for their class. Throughout the day, students and staff showed off their patriot...

East Students participate in the various games found at each of the booths

East Students participate in the various games found at each of the booths

Louis Zimmermann, Eastside News/Features Editor

November 19, 2016


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Whether you want to fly into outer space or get the opportunity to play in Major League Baseball, Cherry Hill East students have brought it all to the school’s games this year. With Spirit Week in full force, East students have created decorative booths and intricate games to model the theme this y...

Seniors win the crab soccer competition during Spirit Week

Abigail Richman, Eastside Business Manager

November 18, 2016


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On Friday November 18, all four grades came up against battle for the game of ‘Crab Soccer’. During lunch break one, ten boys and ten girls from each grade competed against each other, in which the seniors, juniors, sophomores, and freshmen formed a square border in the gym. Each player recei...

East alumni, Karen Bannett returns to East to teach the updated drafting course

East alumni, Karen Bannett returns to East to teach the updated drafting course

Claire Joanson, Eastside Staff

November 18, 2016


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Some students walking the halls of Cherry Hill High School East wonder to themselves how they can escape the walls that will hold them for the four years of high school. Karen Bannett, East alumni and newly-hired industrial arts teacher, spent her time wondering how she could get back. Bannett has...

Seniors take first place for Superhero Day on Friday

Seniors take first place for Superhero Day on Friday

Hope Rosenblatt, Eastside Entertainment Editor

November 18, 2016


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It’s bird, it’s a plane… nope; it’s Cherry Hill East students and staff participating in Superhero Friday. The Spirit Week 2016 dress up day consisted of the East population in capes, masks and t-shirts sporting their favorite hero. Abbrielle lindberg “I’ve seen lots of  superheroes today; I’ve seen ...

The Science Behind Doubling Up

The Science Behind Doubling Up

Julia Benedetto, Eastside Staff

November 17, 2016


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Taking two science classes in one year, or doubling up, has become a very popular option for many students at Cherry Hill East High School. East offers a wide variety of science classes such as Chemistry, Biology, Human Anatomy and Physics. Many students tend to be packing their schedules full of multipl...

Freshman 2.0

Freshman 2.0

Claire McFadden, Eastside Staff

November 17, 2016


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Sophomore year is a year that most freshman looks forward to. After nine humbling months of being at the bottom of the student body, sophomores can look forward to longer being the bottom of the food chain. With a full school year under their belts, sophomores are ready to use their experience and con...

Cafeteria games continue during the lunch breaks on Thursday

Cafeteria games continue during the lunch breaks on Thursday

Joshua Sodicoff and Gregory RothKoff, Eastside Multimedia Director and Eastside Community Editor

November 17, 2016


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During lunch break one, students competed in the “Mad Dog” game. Christian Torres (‘20) won the event with a time of 7.8 seconds. Jerry Cherian (‘18) came in a close second with a time of 8.2 seconds. Senior Mike Escareal took 12.6 seconds, and sophomore Hailey Lopez utilized 28 seconds to ge...

New Club at East Promotes Political Discussion

New Club at East Promotes Political Discussion

Sophia Liang, Eastside Staff

November 17, 2016


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Amidst political scandals, Twitter wars, and debate debacles, at least one positive thing has come out of the 2016 presidential election— Craig Robinson (’19)’s passion for politics. This election cycle piqued Robinson’s interest so much that it inspired him to create the Political Discussi...

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