Eastside

Are the books fading away?

Ajay Nadig ('13)/Eastside Staff

May 16, 2011

Filed under Opinions, Showcase

The library is a place full of books, multimedia resources and serves as a quiet place to study and get things done. But do students actually take advantages of these opportunities?             Arun Reddy, (‘13),...

Junior prom proves to be “extra twelvestrial”

Avra Bossov ('11)/ Eastside Editor-in-Chief and Moriah Schervone ('11)/ Eastside Global Commentary Editor

May 15, 2011

Filed under Event Recaps, News/Features, Showcase

On Saturday, May 14, the Class of 2012 looked dapper and dashing at the Collingswood Ballroom. When 402 students, exactly, crowded the dance floor, the energy was transcendental—and on another level. The theme of the night...

Turitin.com should be discontinued

Gilana Levavi ('14)/Eastside Staff

May 10, 2011

Filed under Opinions, Showcase

A vast world, the Internet is full of virtues and vices alike. One website, turnitin.com, is deemed by the Cherry Hill School District as virtuous; so virtuous, that a teacher can give a student a “zero” on an assignment based...

Talented freshmen deserve to play Varsity

Max Cohen ('12)/ Eastside Sports Editor

May 9, 2011

Filed under East Sports, Showcase, Sports

For any sports team, the goal is always to put the most talented product on the field to win as many games as possible.  The idea that some coaches conservatively hold freshmen back from playing varsity sports serves as detriment...

Rittenhouse Spring Festival welcomes warm weather

Sarah Minion ('12)/ Eastside Underground Editor

May 6, 2011

Filed under Community, Showcase

Rittenhouse Square is always a relaxing place for Philadelphia locals to hang out. On any given day, one can enjoy the landscape, dine in renowned restaurants and catch a breath of fresh air in one of the nicest parts of the city. ...

Sophia Santo bakes her way to El Salvador

Gabrielle Kains ('12)/Eastside news/features editor

May 6, 2011

Filed under News/Features, Showcase

Generally, when hearing the last name "Santo," East students may first think of Chris (’11), the basketball player, or Tom (’11), the Justin Bieber look-a-like. But, among the student body is another Santo with a great talent...

SGA should not have meetings during school

Bryan Sheehan (’13)/ Eastside Editorial Assistant

May 6, 2011

Filed under Opinions, School Opinions, Showcase

(Comic by Leena Lari ('12)/ Eastside Staff) In society, government is one of the most important parts of a community. Throughout most of the world, all communities, from small towns to large cities, government takes precedence in all of the decisions an...

Release the hounds

Jake Trommer ('11)/ Eastside Humor Editor

May 6, 2011

Filed under Showcase

Students in Ms. Jen Kinnsey’s AP English class learned that the consequences for doing poorly on assignments are more severe than they had initially thought when Kinnsey let loose a pack of man-eating dogs on those students...

Meier’s lecture opens eyes of sophomore students

Danielle Fox ('13)/ Eastside Entertainment Editor

May 5, 2011

Filed under News/Features, Showcase

Tina Meier, mother to Megan Meier, the fourteen-year-old who committed suicide as a result of cyber bullying, came to East to speak to the sophomores about both the consequence of verbally abusing others, as well as the reward...

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