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How Covid and Vaccines are Changing

Isabella Levin, Eastside News Editor August 27, 2021

After a long year and a half of quarantining, masks, and COVID tests, the future is finally looking a little brighter. On August 23, 2021, the FDA approved the first COVID-19 vaccine. The Pfizer-BioNTech...

Cherry Hill East student organize summer blood drives

Lily Lazarus, Culture Editor July 31, 2021

Throughout my high school experience, I have been involved in blood drives, constantly looking for ways to help others in my community. Whether it be through becoming a donor chairperson position or...

Yoon expresses his vice-presidential vision for the upcoming school year.

Yoon Expresses Vice-Presidential Vision

Aiden Rood, Eastside Features Editor July 24, 2021

For a brief period at the end of the 2020-2021 school year, Grant Yoon (‘23) was working double duty. As a sophomore, Yoon was serving as one of his class’ vice presidents. As a rising junior, Yoon...

Justina Lam poses in her UPenn college gear alongside the equipment that led her to become a Junior Olympic Silver Medalist in the sport of fencing.

Justina Lam (’21) makes the Fencers Club her second home

Gia Gupta, Eastside Features Editor July 13, 2021

On her routine, ten-minute walk from Penn Station, surrounded by the bustle of 33rd street, she drags her four-foot-long, bright red, bag of gear. When she arrives, she goes into the elevator. The elevator...

Want more sleep? Students for Later Start Times is in action

Want more sleep? Students for Later Start Times is in action

Alena Zhang, Eastside Features Editor July 5, 2021

Imagine this: you, a student, crawl into bed, exhausted after hours of strenuous class and a mind-numbing combination of extracurriculars and homework. In what feels like the blink of an eye, you hear...

East students have a variety of different plans for the summer.

Summer Goes Back to Normal

Ziva Davis, Eastside Culture Editor June 22, 2021

Contrary to last year, this summer feels normal as venues are now open and the mask mandate has been lifted in certain stores and restaurants in New Jersey. Since many people have been vaccinated, there...

East celebrates the Inauguration

East celebrates the Inauguration

Jamie Bookbinder, Emily Boyle, and Max Gaffin June 5, 2021

Every four years, on January 20th at 12 p.m. noon, America witnesses the inauguration of the President of the United States. As the next President and Vice President place their hand upon an item of...

PODCAST: Five Minute News With Jacy — Pop Culture Edition

Jacy Dickstein, Eastside Community Editor May 27, 2021

This episode talks about Olivia Rodrigo‘s new album Sour and everything you need to know about it!

PODCAST: Five Minute News With Jacy — Business Edition

Jacy Dickstein, Eastside Community Editor May 27, 2021

Hello! This podcast series will cover current news in under five minutes for highschoolers. This episode talks about the crypto stock crash.

East students prepare for spirit week with the theme of

SGA makes plans for spirit week

Isabella Sobel, Eastside Staff May 12, 2021

Spirit week is just around the corner, taking place on May 17-21st, and the dance will be happening on May 20th. Typically, students look forward to Spirit Week in November prior to Thanksgiving Break....

Mr. East Recap

Max Gaffin, Eastside Features Editor April 28, 2021

The 34th Annual Competition of Mr. East, the show that all East students and community members love to watch that decides the “Man of the Class of 2021,” premiered Friday, April 23. Due to the Pandemic,...

Teachers at East are receiving and scheduling appointments for their vaccines.

East teachers receive their COVID-19 vaccines

Julia Rosten, Eastside Staff April 28, 2021

Pfizer or Moderna? If you had asked anyone this question last year they would have thought you were speaking in gibberish. These two words signify one important advancement in the fight against COVID-19—...

Mr. East takes place on April 23 at 7:00 in the evening.

Mr. East Preview

Ziva Davis, Eastside News Editor April 22, 2021

This year, Mr. East - one of the most popular events at East that takes place during the academic year - is happening on April 23rd at 7:00 pm. The show is going to be pre-recorded and live streamed on...

EMC hosts a concert to raise funds for children to continue their musical careers through a non-cost instrument rental program.

EMC hosts an in-person concert on 4/16

Jiwoo Lee, Eastside Staff April 22, 2021

East Musicians on Call held their first benefit concert as part of their overarching initiative, Project Crescendo: Helping Kids Make Music, on Friday, April 16 at the Y.A.L.E. School Ellisburg Campus....

Aiden Rood ('23) interviews SGA President-elect Devyn Levin ('22).

Exclusive first interview with SGA President-elect Devyn Levin

Aiden Rood , Eastside Global Commentary Editor April 19, 2021

“It’s been a personal goal of mine since… eighth grade, to represent the whole school.” That goal was achieved today by Devyn Levin (‘22), who won the election to be student body President at...

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