January East Insider Column

January East Insider Column

Ashley Cooper, Eastside Community Editor
January 21, 2015
Filed under Event Previews, News/Features

Despite the holiday festivities and fun found during the December season, East students return to school with a tenacious stamina, as well as a blatant drive for persistence. Within a school full of events, some of the proceedings may be easily glanced over by the student population. Get the inside scoop... Read more »

Science Olympiad takes first at regionals

Science Olympiad takes first at regionals

Steve Mirsen, News/Features Editor
January 19, 2015
Filed under Event Recaps, News/Features, Showcase

On Thursday, Jan. 15 Cherry Hill East’s Science Olympiad Team One placed first in the Camden County Regional Science Olympiad tournament at Camden County College in Blackwood, NJ. East Team One and Team Two took first and twelfth place respectively in Division C, which represented a total of 25 teams. Although... Read more »

Class of 2018 goes under the big top for Freshman Dance

Class of 2018 goes under the big top for Freshman Dance

Jenna Simons, Eastside Staff
January 12, 2015
Filed under Event Recaps, News/Features, Showcase

Students from all walks of life came together on Friday, Jan. 10 to attend the carnival- themed Freshman Dance. “We tried to make it so that it was a different experience, not your... Read more »

Madrigals ensemble changes its name to Voce

Madrigals ensemble changes its name to Voce

Nikhita Pejavara, For Eastside
January 1, 2015
Filed under News/Features, Showcase

Most students are familiar with the popular singing group in the East Vocal Department, Madrigals, but this year the small ensemble adopted a whole new look and name. The group was originally known as “Madrigals,” but the vocal director, Mrs. Lori Laussi, made the decision to change the name... Read more »

East students help children get into the holiday spirit through FOP party

East students help children get into the holiday spirit through FOP party

Eric Landis, For Eastside
December 24, 2014
Filed under Event Recaps, News/Features, Showcase

The annual Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) party took place on Monday Dec. 22, at the Crowne Plaza in Cherry Hill for special needs children in the area. A little over 200 students from Cherry Hill East and Cherry Hill West ran the event. Preparation began in October with students met three times... Read more »

Amnesty International club raises awareness through photo event

Amnesty International club raises awareness through photo event

Vignesh Vasu, Eastside Staff
December 21, 2014
Filed under Event Recaps, News/Features, Showcase

The Amnesty International Club took pictures of Cherry Hill East students holding a sign that says “I support the International... Read more »

East vocal department members showcase their talent at the winter concert

East vocal department members showcase their talent at the winter concert

Rachel Brill, Eastside Staff
December 20, 2014
Filed under Event Recaps, News/Features

The East vocal department held a great concert on Thursday, Dec. 18. The talent of all the choral students and the variety of music genres, from gospel to pop, made for a very enjoyable night. “As a senior, it’s great being an example for [the students in] Vocal Workshop,” said Kate Braunstein... Read more »

“Our Town” leaves the audience with a touching message

“Our Town” leaves the audience with a touching message

Jesse Stiller, Eastside Staff
December 15, 2014
Filed under News/Features, Showcase

East’s annual fall play, “Our Town” provides the audience with lessons about the values in life that they are sure take with them after the curtains close. “Our Town” was written in 1938... Read more »

East students audition for All South Jersey Band and Orchestra

East students audition for All South Jersey Band and Orchestra

Ashley Cooper, Eastside Community Editor
December 14, 2014
Filed under Event Recaps, News/Features

On Saturday Dec. 13, several Cherry Hill High School East students traveled to Eastern Regional High School in order to audition for the 2015 All South Jersey Band and Orchestra. Fourteen Cherry Hill East students placed in the 2015 All South Jersey (ASJ) Band, which is an exceptional amount. The... Read more »

Workflow reaches number one on app store

Workflow reaches number one on app store

Kaitlyn Boyle, Eastside News/Features Editor
December 13, 2014
Filed under News/Features, Showcase

Conrad Kramer (’14) and Ari Weinstein were sitting in their office in San Francisco, CA when they got some of the best news of their lives. Their app, entitled Workflow, had reached number one on the app store. In January of 2014, Kramer and Weinstein, along with team members Veeral Patel and Nick... Read more »

Model UN holds different fundraisers

Model UN holds different fundraisers

Lamya Jaigirdar, For Eastside
December 12, 2014
Filed under Event Recaps, News/Features

The Model United Nations Club (Model UN) at East is a club in which students assume the role of a delegate for a certain country. They are then assigned to committees to discuss real world topics and to create resolutions for issues presented at the conferences. Jina Ok (‘15) and Rong Xiang (‘15)... Read more »

FOP members prepare for the holiday party

FOP members prepare for the holiday party

Gabriella Friedman, For Eastside
December 12, 2014
Filed under Event Previews, News/Features, Showcase

Fraternal Order of Police, also known as FOP, is an organizations that helps disabled children. Every year Cherry Hill East High School and Cherry Hill West High School come together to throw a holiday party for children with special needs in the community. This year the holiday party is going to... Read more »

New Culinary Arts Center opens up at East

New Culinary Arts Center opens up at East

Ashley Cooper, Eastside Community Editor
December 12, 2014
Filed under Event Recaps, News/Features

Greatly revamped in comparison to last year’s center, the reconstructed culinary kitchen opened on Oct. 7 of this year, to the great delight of cooking teacher Ms. Pat Dilba. “The new culinary kitchen center was established because the previous... Read more »

Marching band season comes to an end

Marching band season comes to an end

Anthony Cornatzer, Eastside Staff
December 8, 2014
Filed under Event Recaps, News/Features, Showcase

The last notes of music have died away. The dance and flurry of flags have ceased. The march has ended. The Cherry Hill East Marching Band has wrapped up its flags and stored its uniforms with the conclusion of its 2014 season. The band ended its season at the annual Collingswood Holiday Parade... Read more »

Robotics club competes at its first event of the season

Robotics club competes at its first event of the season

Brandon Weinberg, For Eastside
December 6, 2014
Filed under Event Recaps, News/Features, Showcase

The Cherry Hill East Robotics Club got off to a great start on Sunday Nov. 23 at Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ, the site of its first competitive event of the season. The Robotics Club is made up of students from all grades. The club has won the New Jersey state championship many years in a row... Read more »