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Bowling Sensation Anthony Mathis (’20) succeeds early on

Bowling Sensation Anthony Mathis (’20) succeeds early on

Adam Aaronson, Eastside Staff

December 29, 2017


Filed under East Sports, Showcase, Sports

Usually in high school sports, student-athletes hope to rise through the ranks gradually- first, the Freshman team, followed by a year or two of Junior Varsity, and then finally, Varsity. But over the last year, it has become clear that these typical standards do not apply to bowler, Anthony Mathis (‘2...

East uses a dominant first half to cruise to the second victory of the season

East uses a dominant first half to cruise to the second victory of the season

Andrew Abate, Eastside Staff

December 29, 2017


Filed under East Sports, Showcase, Sports

The Cherry Hill East Cougars varsity basketball team defeated the Lindenwold Lions by a final score of 67-53 as part of an invitational tournament on Wednesday afternoon. The Cougars’ win helps improve their record to 2-3, while the Lions dropped to an identical 2-3 record. Carl Gibson (‘19) ...

East boys basketball team falls short against Eastern

East boys basketball team falls short against Eastern

Adam Dashevsky, Eastside Sports Editor

December 21, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

December is a time for holiday festivities, seeing family, and playing in the snow. For many students at Cherry Hill East though, December means the return of basketball. The East Cougars came into Thursday’s game against the Eastern Vikings with a chip on their shoulder after losing a tight game to...

East girls basketball loses a thriller in overtime vs. Eastern

East girls basketball loses a thriller in overtime vs. Eastern

Sophie Levine, Eastside Sports Editor

December 21, 2017


Filed under East Sports, Showcase, Sports

The rivalry between Cherry Hill East and Eastern Regional High School experienced another chapter on December 21, with the East Cougars losing a tough battle against the Eastern Vikings 49-45 in overtime. The Cougars lead the whole game until the last 1:28 to go in the game. Yanelli Villegas (‘20) ...

Boy’s basketball falls to Eastern 56-45

Boy’s basketball falls to Eastern 56-45

Adam Dashevsky, Eastside Sports Editor

December 21, 2017


Filed under East Sports, Showcase, Sports

December is a time for holiday festivities, seeing family, and playing in the snow. For many students at Cherry Hill East though, December means the return of basketball. The East Cougars came into Thursday’s game against the Eastern Vikings with a chip on their shoulder after losing a tight game to...

Drop it like it’s a New Year’s celebration

Drop it like it’s a New Year’s celebration

David Le, Eastside Underground Editor

December 21, 2017


Filed under Culture, Showcase, Underground

Continued from December Issue. In the United States, many of us recognize the iconic tradition of dropping a giant ball in Times Square, New York City, to ring in the New Year. Millions of people from around the world watch this famous event take place. With this much popularity, many towns and citi...

Star Wars: The Last Jedi; A new thriller from a galaxy far, far away

Star Wars: The Last Jedi; A new thriller from a galaxy far, far away

Maddie Armstrong, Eastside Staff

December 18, 2017


Filed under Culture, Entertainment, Showcase

Star Wars, the most prominent movie franchise in pop culture history, has returned with its eighth entry into the Skywalker saga; Star Wars: The Last Jedi. For the past two years since the highly-anticipated release of The Force Awakens, The Last Jedi has been subject to perhaps the same amount of hype but wi...

Students share their Hanukkah traditions around East

Students share their Hanukkah traditions around East

Samantha Roehl, Eastside Staff

December 18, 2017


Filed under Culture, Entertainment, Showcase

“You have your menorah [and] you light your candles. We light the shamash and take the shamash and light each candle from right to left. We say the prayer… And then what we [used to] do… was hide the present in the house. And they would hide it under a blanket, hide it on a shelf, play hot or cold...

Net Neutrality dissolves

Net Neutrality dissolves

Joshua Pipe, Eastside News-Features Editor

December 18, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC)’s 3-2 vote earlier Thursday repealed net neutrality measures implemented under Barack Obama. Back in the day, when big news broke, someone would run into a newsroom and scream, “stop the presses.” With the advancement of communications technology from ...

YouTube Red: a new way to stream

YouTube Red: a new way to stream

Cloe Linden, Eastside Staff

December 13, 2017


Filed under Culture, Entertainment, Showcase

Entertainment is a form of activity that holds the attention of an audience or provides a distraction or escape from reality. It can come in many forms including audio, visual and physical. YouTube, is one of the biggest entertainment websites in the world that provides audio and visual entertainment....

“It’s a Wonderful Life” continues recent theater success at East

“It’s a Wonderful Life” continues recent theater success at East

Karissa Murray, Eastside Staff

December 7, 2017


Filed under News/Features, Showcase

On Friday, December 1, the curtains rose on Cherry Hill East’s production of “It’s a Wonderful Life,” a holiday classic cherished by many, as it radiates the values people hold dearest this time of year: the importance of family, friendship, and the gift of giving. The audience watches as the...

The Interact Club writes handwritten thank-you letters to veterans to celebrate Veteran’s Day

The Interact Club writes handwritten thank-you letters to veterans to celebrate Veteran’s Day

Sophia Sitnick, Eastside Staff

December 4, 2017


Filed under News/Features, Showcase

In observance of Veterans Day,  the Interact Club at Cherry Hill East is busy preparing handwritten letters of gratitude for our nation’s veterans. During the past week, students involved in the club have been creating colorful and thoughtful cards to thank military veterans for their service. The...

Christmas classic, “It’s a Wonderful Life” comes to the East stage

Christmas classic, “It’s a Wonderful Life” comes to the East stage

Rachel Mirsen and Ali Pollack

December 1, 2017


Filed under News/Features, Showcase

“It’s a Wonderful Life” is a Christmas classic that Americans have watched for years. Now, Cherry Hill East theater is adapting the classic film for the stage, anticipating that any viewer from age five to ninety five can find something to enjoy about this show.  The show centers around George Bailey, playe...

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