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East students stage a walkout in protest

East students stage a walkout in protest

Ilana Arougheti and Claire Joanson

February 27, 2018


Filed under News/Features, Showcase

A student-organized walkout took place at Cherry Hill High School East on the morning of February 27, 2018. At around 7:30 a.m., on the morning announcements, principal Dr. Dennis Perry acknowledged that he had heard plans for a walkout. He expressed concern for the safety of students who plann...

Perry holds impromptu meeting to discuss student concerns

Perry holds impromptu meeting to discuss student concerns

Eric First and Jared Fisch

February 26, 2018


Filed under News/Features, Showcase

Students gathered in C-wing intersection prior to the start of school Monday, February 26 for a “sit-in,” protesting a controversial issue that formed last week. In order to calm situations down and address students’ concerns, Principal Dr. Dennis Perry made an announcement calling for an assembly in the ...

The Aftermath of the Parkland Shooting: How can Cherry Hill take action?

The Aftermath of the Parkland Shooting: How can Cherry Hill take action?

Elissa Cohen, Jared Fisch, Sari Cohen, and Hope Rosenblatt

February 25, 2018


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

In the wake of the recent Parkland shooting, more and more people are starting to draw attention to the issue of gun violence. At Cherry Hill East, this tragedy has caused particular distress amongst many parents, students, and teachers. Read on to learn all about the effects the shooting has had on...

Passariello’s offers a twist on Italian Dining

Passariello’s offers a twist on Italian Dining

Sam Resnick, Eastside Staff

February 21, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase

Personally, I love Italian food, be it pasta, risotto or pizza. I have probably been to over 50 Italian restaurants in my life, and none of them have left me disappointed. Trying Passariello’s for the first time made me nervous about losing my streak, but thankfully, I did not. Upon entering, my...

Bleeding Green: East Students Take On the Eagles Victory Parade

Bleeding Green: East Students Take On the Eagles Victory Parade

February 13, 2018


Filed under Eastside Special, Eastside Special, Showcase, Sports

On February 4th, the Philadelphia Eagles made history by winning  Super Bowl 52 - the team’s first Super Bowl win ever. Millions flicked to Philadelphia the Thursday after to celebrate with their beloved team, including much of the east population. To commemorate this occasion, East students shared ...

East students head to the Olympics at Sophomore Cotillion 2018

East students head to the Olympics at Sophomore Cotillion 2018

Karissa Murray, Eastside Staff

February 10, 2018


Filed under News/Features, Showcase

Last night, the 2018 Winter Olympics opened in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Meanwhile, almost 7,000 miles away, Cherry Hill East students were partying at a Winter Olympics of their own at this year’s Sophomore Cotillion. “We wanted to think outside the box for our dance theme,” said sophomore...

Check out Eastside’s February Issue!

Check out Eastside’s February Issue!

February 9, 2018


Filed under Eastside Special, Showcase

This month, Eastside takes on sexual assault and harassment in the school, Black History Month in the community, the Trump Administration, and much more!   Click HERE to read online.  

Cherry Hill should cancel school in honor of the Eagles Super Bowl parade

Cherry Hill should cancel school in honor of the Eagles Super Bowl parade

Eric First and Adam Dashevsky

February 7, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

The Philadelphia Eagles have done it. The Eagles and their fans have been waiting patiently for 52 years to bring home the Vince Lombardi Trophy and carry it down Broad St. in front of a sea of roaring supporters. The Eagles defeated the New England Cheaters (sorry, Patriots), by a score of 41-33 in one of t...

Roberto Sul (’19) beats out the competition at the Wing Bowl after consuming 41 wings

Roberto Sul (’19) beats out the competition at the Wing Bowl after consuming 41 wings

Michael Poulshock, Eastside Staff

February 2, 2018


Filed under Event Recaps, News/Features, Showcase

  Across the Ben Franklin Bridge this afternoon was the Wing Bowl hosted in the Wells Fargo Center, but on the other side of the bridge, Cherry Hill East hosted it's very own Wing Bowl. The Wing Bowl had 20 contestants representing students and faculty of East in hope for the coveted prize of $100. The rules were as follows: the firs...

Ready or not the historic Wing Bowl Competition is making a comeback this year

Ready or not the historic Wing Bowl Competition is making a comeback this year

Adam Dashevsky, Eastside Sports Editor

February 1, 2018


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

The Friday before the Super Bowl marks the historic Wing Bowl that takes place at the Wells Fargo Center. Friday is also the seventh ever Cherry Hill East Wing Bowl. Twenty competitors will battle it out by eating as many P.J Whelihan mild wings as possible. The first round is six minutes long, and will end in the elimination of half the contes...

Suresh’s Pi Performance Takes the Cake: The Story behind Pi Guy

Suresh’s Pi Performance Takes the Cake: The Story behind Pi Guy

Ilana Arougheti, Eastside News/Features Editor

January 30, 2018


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

When he first tackled the concept of pi, Anish Suresh (’21) decided to start small and memorize a casual 100 digits. Four years later, after reciting a whopping 500 digits of pi to a delighted crowd at Cherry Hill East’s annual Coffeehouse, Suresh’s confidence in his numerical talent has only gr...

Cherry Hill High School East Students Dominate the Regionals DECA Competition

Cherry Hill High School East Students Dominate the Regionals DECA Competition

January 29, 2018


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https://twitter.com/CHE_DECA/status/951104051093098496 https://twitter.com/CHE_DECA/status/955457543387713539 New Jersey DECA, a highly competitive business competition, tests high schoolers in all grades what their skill in marketing lies. Their mission is “to prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs...

The Post: a whirlwind in history

The Post: a whirlwind in history

Isaac Leibowitz, Eastside Staff

January 29, 2018


Filed under Culture, Entertainment, Movie Reviews, Showcase

“The Post” takes after great movies like “All the President’s Men” Katharine Graham is the first female publisher of a major American newspaper -- The Washington Post. With help from editor Ben Bradlee, Graham tries to catch up with The New York Times to expose a massive cover-up of gov...

Drake’s “Scary Hours” goes beyond expectations.

Drake’s “Scary Hours” goes beyond expectations.

Baheen Huzan, Eastside Staff

January 29, 2018


Filed under Culture, Entertainment, Showcase

I always thought that people give Drake too much hype for his music, but after listening to his two track single, Scary Hours, I came to the realization that he truly is the legend his fans say he is and that deserves all the attention he and his album have gotten, and much more. Scary Hours has...

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