The School Newspaper of Cherry Hill High School East
  • SPIRIT WEEK: Sophomores come in last place this spirit week.

  • SPIRIT WEEK: Freshmen come in third place this spirit week

  • SPIRIT WEEK: Juniors come in second place this spirit week

  • SPIRIT WEEK: Seniors win first place this spirit week

  • EASTSIDE DODGEBALL TOURNAMENT is TUESDAY, DECEMBER 20th. Make sure to pick up a form in F087 to sign up to compete

Ms. Jodi Bloch returns to East to teach Biology 1A, after graduating from East in 2002

Ms. Jodi Bloch returns to East to teach Biology 1A, after graduating from East in 2002

Sophia Lang, Eastside Staff
December 1, 2016
Filed under News/Features

For Ms. Jodi Bloch, teaching has been a lifelong occupation. In college, she tutored peers in Organic Chemistry and Calculus. Later, she worked as a physical therapist aide, where she taught patients how to perform their exercises. “I’ve always taught, and I’ve also been a camp counselor for many years, s... Read more »

East students create Art Sculptures from Newspapers

East students create Art Sculptures from Newspapers

Samantha Schimpf, Eastside Staff
December 1, 2016
Filed under News/Features, Showcase

It’s a typical day at Cherry Hill High School East. Students are shuffling through the crowded halls and the morning announcements are only beginning. As the kids make their way to their first class of the day, they notice the grand sculptures made of school newspaper in the corners of the school. A... Read more »

East Drama Department performs a Shakespearean Lab Theatre Production

East Drama Department performs a Shakespearean Lab Theatre Production

Ali Koenig, Eastside Staff
December 1, 2016
Filed under News/Features, Showcase

Cherry Hill East Drama performed “Get Bill Shakespeare Off the Stage!” as the Lab Theatre Production on October 14 and 15, directed by Mr. Tom Weaver and Mr. Peter Gambino.   “Get Bill Shakespeare Off the Stage” is about a drama class that is taught by a new teacher who wants to put on a Sh... Read more »

East hosts its annual pep rally before the East vs. West game

East hosts its annual pep rally before the East vs. West game

Nafessa Jaigirdar, Eastside Webmaster
November 23, 2016
Filed under News/Features

A sea of red flooded into the DiBart Gym as the annual spirit week pep rally commenced. Upon entering, students were greeted by the marching band, which blasted a rendition of the song Light 'Em Up by Fall Out Boy. The cheerleaders took the stage as they preformed various routines and stunts to accom... Read more »

East collects over 5,800 food donations during spirit week

East collects over 5,800 food donations during spirit week

Jenna Simons, Eastside News/Features Editor
November 23, 2016
Filed under News/Features, Showcase

Spirit week is a time filled with school spirit, competition and high energy. However, philanthropy is another key aspect during spirit week. Each grade decorates booths according to their respective themes. Canned food items are placed in the booths. The cans are collected throughout the week a... Read more »

East hosts sensational spirit week performances

East hosts sensational spirit week performances

Gabriella Friedman, Eastside Webmaster
November 23, 2016
Filed under News/Features

  On Tuesday night, Cherry Hill High School East hosted sensational performances made by the Freshmen Class of 2020, Sophomore Class of 2019, Junior Class of 2018, and Senior Class of 2017 in the Dibart gym. In final ... Read more »

East Athletics Department: Looking back at the Fall Sports Season

East Athletics Department: Looking back at the Fall Sports Season

Brianna DiSanti, Eastside Staff
November 22, 2016
Filed under News/Features, Showcase

That is what fall sports here at East are all about, bonds that can never be broken. Effort that is unbeatable, and Whether you’re an upperclassmen or a freshman, a tight knit family will be formed. After the school bell rings most students leave for the bus, or go to the library to get some ... Read more »

Sophomores win the pie eating contest held during lunch-breaks on Tuesday

Sophomores win the pie eating contest held during lunch-breaks on Tuesday

Brooke Greenberg, Eastside Opinions Editor
November 22, 2016
Filed under News/Features

On Tuesday November 22, 2016 in honor of the fifth day of Spirit Week, the Pie Eating contest took place in Cafeteria 1 during both LB1 and 2. Contestants were instructed to be gowned in plastic and lined up amongst a table with a whipped cream pie. Inside of the pie, there were five Swedish Fish that contestants had ... Read more »

Senior girls and junior boys win the spirit week dodgeball tournament on Monday

Kaitlyn Boyle, Eastside Editor-In-Chief
November 21, 2016
Filed under News/Features

The senior girls and the junior boys each brought home 500 points for their respective grades in the spirit week volleyball tournament held Monday, November 21 at 2:30 p.m. in the DiBart gym. In the boys’ tournament, the juniors defeated the freshmen 15-11 in the first preliminary round, and in a sur... Read more »

Students participate in the tug-of-war competition during spirit week

Students participate in the tug-of-war competition during spirit week

Sari Cohen, Eastside Entertainment Editor
November 21, 2016
Filed under News/Features, Showcase

After weighing in at the nurse’s office, students in all grades got to participate in the annual Tug of War competition for Spirit Week. In the first matchup, junior girls versus freshman girls, the freshmen defeated the juniors.  The senior girls then crushed the sophomore girls. In the loser’s ... Read more »

Seniors take first place for Patriotic Day

Seniors take first place for Patriotic Day

Ilana Arougheti, Eastside Community Editor
November 21, 2016
Filed under News/Features

Cherry Hill East’s spirit week festivities and the daily outfit themes that make the week unique continued Monday with Red, White and Blue day. Participants were encouraged to wear red, white and blue in order to gain points for their class. Throughout the day, students and staff showed off their patriot... Read more »

East Students participate in the various games found at each of the booths

East Students participate in the various games found at each of the booths

Louis Zimmermann, Eastside News/Features Editor
November 19, 2016
Filed under News/Features

Whether you want to fly into outer space or get the opportunity to play in Major League Baseball, Cherry Hill East students have brought it all to the school’s games this year. With Spirit Week in full force, East students have created decorative booths and intricate games to model the theme this y... Read more »

Seniors win the crab soccer competition during Spirit Week

Abigail Richman, Eastside Business Manager
November 18, 2016
Filed under News/Features

On Friday November 18, all four grades came up against battle for the game of ‘Crab Soccer’. During lunch break one, ten boys and ten girls from each grade competed against each other, in which the seniors, juniors, sophomores, and freshmen formed a square border in the gym. Each player recei... Read more »

East alumni, Karen Bannett returns to East to teach the updated drafting course

East alumni, Karen Bannett returns to East to teach the updated drafting course

Claire Joanson, Eastside Staff
November 18, 2016
Filed under News/Features, Showcase

Some students walking the halls of Cherry Hill High School East wonder to themselves how they can escape the walls that will hold them for the four years of high school. Karen Bannett, East alumni and newly-hired industrial arts teacher, spent her time wondering how she could get back. Bannett has... Read more »

Seniors take first place for Superhero Day on Friday

Seniors take first place for Superhero Day on Friday

Hope Rosenblatt, Eastside Entertainment Editor
November 18, 2016
Filed under News/Features

It’s bird, it’s a plane… nope; it’s Cherry Hill East students and staff participating in Superhero Friday. The Spirit Week 2016 dress up day consisted of the East population in capes, masks and t-shirts sporting their favorite hero. Abbrielle lindberg “I’ve seen lots of  superheroes today; I’ve seen ... Read more »

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