East kicks off Earth Week

Ethan Tinkelman ('16), Eastside Radio Manager
April 20, 2015
Filed under Event Previews, News/Features

Last year the entire Cherry Hill School District adopted a sustainability plan. Each of the 19 schools was to focus on a specific environmental subject. East was asked to focus on energy reduction, which includes things as small as shutting off a light when not in the room. As Earth Week is this week,... Read more »

Mr. Samazing wins Mr. East title

Mr. Samazing wins Mr. East title

Kaitlyn Boyle, Eastside News/Features Editor
March 29, 2015
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On Friday, March 27, ten East seniors took the stage for the twenty-eighth annual Mr. East competition to prove that they had what it takes to be a superhero, but only one contestant flew, or in this case ran, away to victory. This year, the superhero-themed pageant raised money for The American Diabetes... Read more »

The 28th Annual Mr. East Competition

The 28th Annual Mr. East Competition

Liza Rothkoff, Eastside Entertainment Editor
March 15, 2015
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On Friday, March 27, the 28th annual Mr. East competition will take place. This year, the contestants include Sam Amon (Mr. Samazing), Hari Asuri (Mr. Boxers and Briefcase), Kyle Billigg (Mr. Late Night), Luke... Read more »

East cast members impress audience with Anything Goes

East cast members impress audience with Anything Goes

Gabriella Friedman, Eastside Staff
March 13, 2015
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Anything Goes, Cherry Hill East's musical that played Feb. 27 and 28, and March 6 and 7, had the audience laughing the whole way through. The play, which was impressively produced,... Read more »

East wins South Jersey Group 4 sectional title

East wins South Jersey Group 4 sectional title

Luke Hinrichs, Eastside Sports Editor
March 11, 2015
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A successful season is only remembered if the title is won and after a great season, third seed East clinched its back-to-back SJ Group 4 sectional title on March 9, 2015 after beating four seed Cherokee in thrilling fashion.... Read more »

Hannah Kim makes All National Chorus

Hannah Kim makes All National Chorus

Vignesh Vasu, Eastside Staff
March 4, 2015
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Every year a myriad of high school kids around the country audition for the American Choral Director’s Association (ACDA) National Choir. Of these kids, only 40 students get chosen. This year Cherry Hill East’s Hannah Kim (’15) was one of the 40 students to be selected for this prestigious opportunity. On... Read more »

French exchange students spend two weeks at East

French exchange students spend two weeks at East

Gabriella Friedman, Eastside Staff
March 3, 2015
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Greetings from France! Currently, 36 French students are visiting Cherry Hill High School East as part of a Foreign exchange program. For the past 25 years, Cherry Hill East has been interacting with the school Paul Lapie, a high school in Courbevoie, which is located just outside of Paris, France.  Every... Read more »

Members of the Women in Science Club visit the campus at UPenn to learn more about coding.

Members of the Women in Science Club visit the campus at UPenn to learn more about coding.

Ashley Cooper, Eastside Community Editor
March 1, 2015
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On Tuesday, Feb. 24, Cherry Hill East’s Women in Science Club had the honor of visiting the University of Pennsylvania (UPENN) School of Engineering. Last year the group donated to the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) in a unanimous group decision to support STEM education for the minority female gender.... Read more »

Robotics team 2616F takes first place at state competition

Robotics team 2616F takes first place at state competition

Sari Cohen, Eastside Staff
March 1, 2015
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East’s very own Robotics team, 2616F Frightening Lightning, came in first place at the state championship competition and is moving on to the world championship. The state championship took place in the Cherry Hill East cafeterias on Saturday, Feb. 21 and 28. Five teams from East attended the state... Read more »

Lest We Forget Slavery Museum brings the legacy of slavery to East students

Lest We Forget Slavery Museum brings the legacy of slavery to East students

Allie Grossman, Eastside New/Features Editor
February 19, 2015
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Slavery tends to be a touchy subject for many students at East. Today, Lest We Forget Slavery Museum, a traveling exhibit, brought the legacy of slavery alive. With an interactive presentation, Mr. J. Justin Ragsdale and his... Read more »

Parents can submit a refusal letter to have their children not take the PARCC assessment

Parents can submit a refusal letter to have their children not take the PARCC assessment

Jacob Borowsky, Eastside Underground Editor
February 15, 2015
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According to the most recent information released in a letter from Assistant Superintendent Dr. Joseph Meloche regarding the PARCC Assessment, parents now have the option to refuse to let their children take the test. In order to remove a student from testing, parents must submit a written notice of... Read more »

Txt L8r, Drive Now plans new campaign events this year

Txt L8r, Drive Now plans new campaign events this year

Zach Padersky, Eastside Staff
February 15, 2015
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Last year there were 1.5 million car crashes due to texting while driving. Statistics like this one alarmed Cherry Hill East students, which led them to create a Txt L8r Drive Now campaign. On Wednesday,... Read more »

February East Insider Column

February East Insider Column

Ashley Cooper, Eastside Community Editor
February 10, 2015
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The month succeeding the New Year is a particularly eventful time for the East community. Diverse group of clubs are highlighted throughout this month, with an eclectic assortment of events occurring. Directly preceding the Sophomore Cotillion, East will host its annual open house. Eighth grade students... Read more »

Stay Tuned wins second at ICHSA semi-finals

Stay Tuned wins second at ICHSA semi-finals

Sari Cohen, Eastside Staff
February 9, 2015
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Cherry Hill East’s a capella group, Stay Tuned, placed second and won the award for best choreography on Saturday, Jan. 24 at the International Championship of High School A Capella (ICHSA) Northeastern Semi-finals. At the end of October the group submitted a video to be chosen for a place in the... Read more »

Sophomore class has a great time at Gatsby themed Cotillion

Sophomore class has a great time at Gatsby themed Cotillion

Sari Cohen, Eastside Staff
February 8, 2015
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The Class of 2017 literally walked the red carpet at its Great Gatsby themed Sophomore Cotillion on Friday, Feb. 6. Over 525 tickets were sold for the dance and more than... Read more »