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Three East Robotics teams advance to the VEX World Championships in Louisville, Kentucky

Three East Robotics teams advance to the VEX World Championships in Louisville, Kentucky

Eli Weitzman, Eastside Staff
March 21
Filed under Event Recaps, News/Features, Showcase

On March 4th, 2017, Cherry Hill East hosted the New Jersey state championship for VEX Robotics. Competing were the best of the best from across the state, including teams from East. The teams competed in the latest challenge called Starstruck where their robots were tasked with retrieving foam star...

Too Much Weight on our Shoulders

Too Much Weight on our Shoulders

Mia Colclasure, Eastside Staff
March 20
Filed under News/Features, Showcase

At Cherry Hill East, very few students use their lockers due to having only three minutes between periods. If someone tried to stop at their locker and switch out their books, they’d be late to class, especially if they must go from the first floor up to the third. Instead, students carry everything they need...

Filipino Culture Society collects donations for victims of 2013 Typhoon Haiyan

Filipino Culture Society collects donations for victims of 2013 Typhoon Haiyan

Sophia Liang, Eastside Staff
March 19
Filed under News/Features, Showcase

Houses crumbled. Trees snapped in half. Mothers watched their children being carried away by the waves. This was the havoc wreaked across the islands of the Philippines by Typhoon Haiyan in November 2013. In the deadliest storm in the Philippines’ history, floods, landslides and winds reaching u...

Eastside takes you behind the scenes of Ragtime

Eastside takes you behind the scenes of Ragtime

Jennifer Pacitti, Jenna Simons, and Louis Zimmermann
March 9
Filed under Eastside Special, Eastside Special, News/Features, Showcase

The cast of this year’s Spring Musical will not only take the stage to entertain its audience, but to get them talking. The Theatre Department will be putting on Ragtime, a show based on the 1975 novel by E.L Doctorow. This year will be the first-time Ragtime has been performed on the East stage. ...

Brian Stokes Mitchell, original lead of Broadway Ragtime, educates East’s Theatre students about the impact of the play

Brian Stokes Mitchell, original lead of Broadway Ragtime, educates East’s Theatre students about the impact of the play

Kaitlyn Boyle, Eastside Editor-in-Chief
March 3
Filed under News/Features, Showcase

Just over a week from the opening night of Ragtime, the cast, crew and pit orchestra were visited by Broadway actor Brian Stokes Mitchell, the original lead of the musical, on Friday, March 3. Mitchell played the character of Coalhouse for approximately two years, and has been very vocal in the figh...

Class of 2019 takes a trip to Athens, Greece for their Cotillion.

Class of 2019 takes a trip to Athens, Greece for their Cotillion.

Louis Zimmermann and Hope Rosenblatt
February 25
Filed under News/Features, Showcase

Last night at the Sophomore Cotillion, the class of 2019 pulled out all the stops in transforming the cafeteria into the city of Athens, Greece. As the students entered the room they were immediately met with rows of pillars wrapped in a seemingly endless amount of lights representing the ruins of the c...

The Women’s March takes over the streets of Washington, D.C.

The Women’s March takes over the streets of Washington, D.C.

Maddie Armstrong, Eastside Staff
February 7
Filed under Eastside Special, Eastside Special, News/Features, Showcase

The day after President Donald J. Trump was elected was a historic day for both America and the rest of the world. No, it’s not because of his withdraw from the Trans Pacific Partnership or that he greenlit the construction of a wall along the border of the U.S. and Mexico. Rather, these events are ...

The White House Experience: Belles and Voce

The White House Experience: Belles and Voce

Sarah Vetesi, Eastside Staff
January 30
Filed under News/Features, Showcase

As a member of one of the select choirs at Cherry Hill High School East, I am no stranger to going around the community during the holiday season to perform at various events. However, I was not expecting to be told that our next performance would be at the White House. Specifically, I am a member of Voce, a small singi...

Txt L8r Drive Now club reminds kids of the dangers of distracted driving

Txt L8r Drive Now club reminds kids of the dangers of distracted driving

Julia Benedetto, Eastside Staff
January 29
Filed under News/Features, Showcase

  https://twitter.com/CHE_TxtL8r/status/822480484332515328 Cherry Hill East’s “Txt L8r Drive Now” club helps to remind kids of the dangers that come with driving while being on your phone. The two club presidents, Chloe Garber (‘19) and Lindsay Weinberg (‘19), both feel that the ...

Coffee and tea become increasingly popular beverage options among students

Coffee and tea become increasingly popular beverage options among students

Aliyah Anderson, Eastside Staff
January 24
Filed under News/Features, Showcase

Controlling most functions of the body and mind, the nervous system is evidently one of the most vital systems in the body. Caffeine is a central nervous system stimulant digested daily by people all over the world. In other words, people turn to caffeine as a quick way to gain energy. Found in both c...

America’s education system is lacking and it is time changes are made to it

America’s education system is lacking and it is time changes are made to it

Lori Pacuku, Eastside Staff
January 24
Filed under National Opinions, News/Features, Showcase

Most citizens in the US never fail to express their patriotism for the ”Land of the Free”. American’s liberty is something to be proud of and something that is wanted by many, which is why so many immigrants have come to the US for centuries to start a new life. But Americans are also faced wi...

The tradition lives on: East freshmen take upperclassmen to the freshman dance

The tradition lives on: East freshmen take upperclassmen to the freshman dance

Julia Benedetto, Eastside Staff
January 24
Filed under News/Features, Showcase

Old habits seem to die hard at Cherry Hill East as yet another freshman dance passes by with many freshmen taking upperclassmen as their dates. This tradition of underclassmen asking upperclassmen either to their freshman dance or sophomore cotillion has been around for years. No one is really sure wh...

Class of 2020 takes a trip under the sea for their freshman dance

Class of 2020 takes a trip under the sea for their freshman dance

Ali Koenig, Eastside Staff
January 19
Filed under News/Features, Showcase

Cherry Hill East students from all grades dove Under the Sea for a fun and lively freshman dance on Friday, January 13. Students walked through Cafeteria One to check coats and bags, and then headed through the teachers’ lounge and into Cafeteria Two, both decorated like the bottom of the ocean. The...

Students Prepare for “Under the Sea” themed Freshmen Dance

Students Prepare for “Under the Sea” themed Freshmen Dance

Sophia Liang, Eastside Staff
January 11
Filed under News/Features, Showcase

The Class of 2020’s Freshman Dance will be held on Friday, January 13 from 7:00 to 10:00 P.M. in Cafeteria 2. The theme for the night is Under the Sea, which won against other suggestions such as Winter Wonderland and decades. “Choosing the theme was a pretty lengthy process,” said a class Student Governm...

East Outdoors Club Hosts Ski Trip

East Outdoors Club Hosts Ski Trip

Jennifer Pacitti, Eastside News and Features
January 9
Filed under News/Features, Showcase

On January 13, the East Outdoors Club will be embarking on this year’s ski trip in Killington, Vermont. The trip will last two nights and two days, as the students will return on the 15th. About forty students of all-different skill levels will leave Friday at three-thirty in the afternoon and take...

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