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East Cougars face the Eastern Vikings at Home

East Cougars face the Eastern Vikings at Home

Adam Dashevsky, Eastside Sports Editor

September 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The East Cougars took on the Eastern Vikings for their first home game of the 2018 season. East lost its first game of the season 18-7 against Triton High School in a close matchup that came down to the final minutes. The Vikings struck first, running the ball in and converting the extra point to ma...

False StopIt app report leads to shelter-in-place incident

False StopIt app report leads to shelter-in-place incident

Aine Pipe, Eastside News Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under Eastside Special, News/Features, Showcase

A student reported via STOPit Friday morning that a threat was made by a fellow student against the school. The report, and the threat, were later proven to be false. “There was never an immediate threat to student safety,” said East Principal Dr. Dennis Perry. The false report was recorded by the...

East students visit colleges during summer vacation

East students visit colleges during summer vacation

Sophia Sitnick, Online Editor

August 25, 2018


Filed under News/Features, Showcase

Summer vacation is a convenient time for high school students to begin the exciting process of visiting colleges. While lazy beach days, summer jobs and swim clubs consume the entire summer break for some, high school students can also use the summer months to start planning for their college car...

Made In America 2018: Artists to look out for

Made In America 2018: Artists to look out for

Zoe Culver, Eastside Culture Editor

August 24, 2018


Filed under Community, Culture, Entertainment, Showcase

The Made in America Festival will return again this Labor Day weekend to the Ben Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Made in America is a two-day music festival in Philadelphia. Each year, the Made in America lineup is curated by the festival’s founder, Jay-Z. As one of the biggest n...

East football team hopes to improve its image for the new season

East football team hopes to improve its image for the new season

Adam Dashevsky, Eastside Sports Editor

August 23, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Cherry Hill East football is once again coming off of a losing season, but every September brings a clean slate. Season after season the team seems to look out of shape or not excited about the game at all, but this season appears different. This year, with a strong group of seniors eager to set a new r...

New Broadway musical Be More Chill delights audiences

New Broadway musical Be More Chill delights audiences

Samantha Roehl, Eastside Features Editor

August 18, 2018


Filed under Culture, Entertainment, Showcase

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. When life gives you a book about a sketchy pill-shaped supercomputer sold by a man in the back of a Payless Shoesource, make a hit musical. Based on the 2004 novel Be More Chill by Ned Vizzini, the musical of the same title has music and lyrics by Joe Iconis and a book by Joe Tracz. After premiering in 2015 in New Jersey, it reo...

Culture Shock: Editor discovers regional differences down South

Culture Shock: Editor discovers regional differences down South

Claire Joanson, Eastside Culture Editor

August 14, 2018


Filed under Culture, Entertainment, Showcase

Last week, I visited Charleston, South Carolina. Located 685 miles from the heart of Cherry Hill - which translates to a 12 hour drive - the city is a prime example of how culture can vary not only from country to country, but even from within one nation. Behavior: Walking down the streets of Charl...

Teenagers don’t know how to date anymore

Julia Benedetto, Eastside Opinions Editor

August 12, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Has dating become a thing of the past? What used to be considered the requirements of a proper date seemed to have slowly become less and less necessary as years pass. Now, instead of dates, couples just “hangout.” Dating culture has seemingly evolved into a vicious cycle of constant text messages...

I experienced the trip of a lifetime

I experienced the trip of a lifetime

Ali Koenig, Eastside Managing Editor

August 2, 2018


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

Five weeks ago, I stepped back in time.   This summer, I had the opportunity to travel to the Czech Republic, Poland and Israel on a trip called the L’dor V’dor program, which means “from generation to generation” in Hebrew. As the name suggests, the trip followed the history of the Jewish people as we traveled to various locations of religious and historical significance. &nbs...

BOE discusses academic and infrastructural plans for the upcoming school year at the July 10 meeting

BOE discusses academic and infrastructural plans for the upcoming school year at the July 10 meeting

Defne Alpdogan, Eastside News Editor

July 24, 2018


Filed under News/Features, Showcase

The Cherry Hill Board of Education discussed serious renovations and academic preparations at the July 10 meeting. The meeting covered the 2017-2018 academic year and the programs that will be adapted in the 2018-2019 year. Due to the condition of the school buildings, Assistant Superintendent of ...

East Perspectives: What daily life is like for a lifeguard

East Perspectives: What daily life is like for a lifeguard

Sam Grossman, Eastside Features Editor

July 24, 2018


Filed under News/Features, Showcase

It’s summer- the time for adults and children alike to beat the heat at the swim club. While the pool is fun, it can also be very dangerous. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, ten people die per day from drowning. Drowning is the fifth leading cause of death in the United St...

Parallel parking should not be assessed on road tests in non-urban testing areas

Parallel parking should not be assessed on road tests in non-urban testing areas

Gregory Rothkoff, Eastside Opinions Editor

July 16, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

As many teens will be taking the DMV road test once the upcoming school year comes around, it is apparent that the most difficult (and dreaded) part of the test is parallel parking. Most recently, Maryland scrapped parallel parking from the road test in 2015, raising the long overdue question: should p...

Local journalism in N.J. is dying, and N.J.’s fix leaves much to be desired

Local journalism in N.J. is dying, and N.J.’s fix leaves much to be desired

Aine Pipe, Eastside News Editor

July 10, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Last Sunday, Phil Murphy, our governor, signed away 5 million dollars to the creation of a public news consortium, a move which has divided the minimal amount of people who actually have heard about it.      So, let’s start with the basics: the 5 million dollars is not going to be directly in the h...

Photo Gallery: Hats off to the Class of 2018!

Photo Gallery: Hats off to the Class of 2018!

Jiseon Lee, Eastside Photo Editor

July 9, 2018


Filed under News/Features, Photo Galleries, Showcase

Check out the gallery below for pictures of this year's graduates!

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