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Disney characters fill the auditorium at fifth annual Kaleidoscope concert

Disney characters fill the auditorium at fifth annual Kaleidoscope concert

Steve Mirsen, Eastside News/Features Editor

January 31, 2015

The annual Kaleidoscope concert, this year Disney themed, is a fundraiser for East’s Music Boosters Scholarship Fund. Before and after the show, bidding for a silent auction was held in Cafeteria One. Money from auction and ticket sales go toward scholarships for East’s senior musicians. “One...

Senior and junior classes come out on top for the “Go Fish” contest

Senior and junior classes come out on top for the “Go Fish” contest

Rachel Cohen, Eastside Editor-in-Chief

November 26, 2014

On Tuesday, November 25, Student Activities Director and teacher Mr. CJ Davis hosted another Spirit Week contest in Cafeteria 1 during both lunch/break periods. The object of the contest was to “fish” for Swedish Fish in a pie of whipped cream and find all five hidden fish the fastest. “Thi...

Juniors win Spirit Week dance competition

Juniors win Spirit Week dance competition

Jacob Borowsky, Eastside Underground Editor

November 26, 2014

For the first time since 2009, the junior class has defeated the senior class and won the 2014 Spirit Week dance competition. The sophomores placed third, while the freshman class finished fourth. This year’s Spirit Week theme of “movie genres” was implemented into each class’s dance in some...

Sophomore class takes win for crab soccer

Sophomore class takes win for crab soccer

Marlee Zeitz, Eastside Sports Editor

November 19, 2014

Today, November 19, at approximately 10:50 a.m. the first event of Spirit Week 2014 took place in the DiBart Gym. All four grades battled it out on the court playing crab soccer! The four grades sat in a square along the perimeter of half the court. The game started with each player getting a n...

SGA sets goals for the new school year

Steve Mirsen, Eastside News/Features Editor

September 26, 2014

It is still the beginning of the school year for most people here at East, but for the Student Government Association, the future is much closer and a lot needs to be done. SGA has already set many goals for the 2014-2015 school year, from class trips to dances to spirit week to Powderpuff. Junior...

Students can save on back to school supplies

Students can save on back to school supplies

Sonia Kim, Eastside Webmaster

September 2, 2014

It is the most wonderful time of the year—the time to go back to school shopping. With the start of the new school year, many families are spending a lot of money on school supplies, clothes and electronics. According to the National Retail Federation, the average family will spend over $630 this...

Ed Sheeran tops worldwide charts with second album titled “X”

Ed Sheeran tops worldwide charts with second album titled “X”

Meghna Kothari, Eastside Editor-in-Chief

September 1, 2014

Ed Sheeran fans everywhere, or Sheerios as they call themselves, have been bubbling with exultance as the British singer-songwriter  released a second studio album titled X (multiply)on June 23. After a three year hiatus, the famous ginger musician released an album with twelve new songs with an addit...

Voorhees Animal Orphanage truly cares for its animals and prospective adopters

Steve Mirsen, Eastside News/Features Editor

August 31, 2014

The Voorhees Animal Orphanage commits itself to compassion for cats, dogs, and humans alike. The no-kill shelter takes in over 1,500 animals each year, and cares for over 200 animals a day, according to its Facebook page. Animals are taken in as long as there is more room, and stay for as long as they...

People should advocate more for causes they care about

Rachel Cohen, Eastside Editor-in-Chief

August 31, 2014

Starting a few weeks ago, Facebook newsfeeds exploded with ALS Ice Bucket Challenge posts, marking one of the few times that an advocacy campaign went viral. Many students from Cherry Hill East participated in this challenge either by making the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge video, posting information about...

Jason Mraz’s new album offers songs about friendship and love

Jason Mraz’s new album offers songs about friendship and love

Dani Roth, Eastside Community Editor

August 18, 2014

Fans are saying "yes!" to Jason Mraz's new album, Yes!, which was released on July 11. Jason Mraz has been able to capture the hearts of pop, alternative, and soft rock fans while still jamming out to his ukulele.   His fifth studio album follows in the footsteps of his 2012 album, Love Is a Four L...

Soundgarden and Nine Inch Nails perform at the Susquehanna Bank Center

Liza Rothkoff, Eastside Entertainment Editor

August 17, 2014

Both Soundgarden and Nine Inch Nails were pioneers of the nineties music scene. When the two acts hit the stage at Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden on July 30, both bands had their fans on their feet. The night started with opening act, Daniel Lopatin, who goes by the recording name, Oneohtrix Point...

Barclay Farms hosts communal concert

Jenna Myers, Eastside Opinions Editor

July 14, 2014

On the first day of Music Under the Stars, a communal concert held every summer, a local band "Don't Call Me Francis" took the stage at 7:15 p.m. Before they took the stage, a band made up of Cherry Hill Public School students played at 6:30 following up to Mayor Chuck Cahn giving a kick-off speech to...

Students take up jobs as lifeguards

Kaitlyn Boyle, Eastside News/Features Editor

July 7, 2014

At the conclusion of finals, students burst out of their classrooms and enter a summer of total relaxation. Some Cherry Hill East swimmers, however, have opted to spend their break a different way. Instead of lounging at their neighborhood pools, members of the boys’ and girls’ swim teams will be...

ASMR videos gain attention amongst Youtube viewers

Brielle Clearfield ('15)/ Eastside Underground Editor

June 25, 2014

Within the past decade, Internet users from all over the globe log into the same user-friendly interface to watch videos posted on the web. Founded in 2005, Youtube has been a leading search engine for streaming videos of essentially anything. On this site, people come to watch everything from tutorials...

Writer shares her opinion on post high school education options

Rachel Vetesi ('14)/ Eastside Staff

June 17, 2014

Post high school education is a topic that frequently comes up in conversation between teenagers and their families. With today’s technology, there are so many different ways to receive a higher education after high school. A large number of East’s graduates this year are indeed going to college. A...

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