Jocks vs. Nerds: The Role of Red and White Night’s Non-Athletic Events

Jocks vs. Nerds: The Role of Red and White Night’s Non-Athletic Events

Ilana Arougheti, Eastside Staff
April 17, 2016
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As Cherry Hill East’s Red and White spirit competition carried out its second annual festivities, it had come to represent not only a hard fought battle between the Red Team Jocks and the White Team Nerds, but also an even harder fought battle to keep students involved in the games and invested in t... Read more »

The annual Mime Ice Cream Social proves to be a stunning performance

The annual Mime Ice Cream Social proves to be a stunning performance

Ezra Nugiel, Eastside Staff
April 17, 2016
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Wednesday, April 13, concluded the East Mime Company’s performance season, with the annual Mime Ice Cream Social. Sponsored by the Theatre Boosters, this event combined an all-you-can-eat ice cream buffet with a showcase of the Mime Company’s yearly repertoire. This year there were over 30 skits,... Read more »

Mr. Jock Tremper reigns as King of the Jungle

Mr. Jock Tremper reigns as King of the Jungle

Jenna Simons, Eastside Staff
April 16, 2016
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Things got wild at East on April 15 as ten Mr. East contestants battled it out to see who would be crowned king of the jungle. The ten contestants in this year’s Mr. East Competition include Jacob deBlecourt, Dipto Chakavarty, Sam Greenberg, David Kahn, Shyam Handa, Joey Tighue, Jack Tremper, Kenn... Read more »

The second annual Red & White Competition features the Library book contest

The second annual Red & White Competition features the Library book contest

Ezra Nugiel, Eastside Staff
April 14, 2016
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This year marks the second annual Red & White Competition at East. This three week long tournament is comprised of a diversity of events, ranging from video games to ping pong to cake baking. Over 700 students – many more than once – have participated, earning points based upon spirit, organization... Read more »

Disney Park Steals and Deals

Disney Park Steals and Deals

Nicole Grant, Eastside Staff
April 13, 2016
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Going to Disney for senior trip was awesome. You get to spend five days with all your friends in the sunshine state. You have the freedom to roam around Disney and go to all the attractions you want. It truly is a magical experience. But in order to make the most magical place on earth so magical, it w... Read more »

Cherry Hill East hosts its second blood drive for the year 2016

Cherry Hill East hosts its second blood drive for the year 2016

Leah Downie, Eastside Staff
April 12, 2016
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Tuesday, April 5, 2016 marked the start of the second blood drive Cherry Hill High School East held this year. Every year, East holds a biannual blood drive; one is in the fall and one is in the spring. All the blood drives are run through the American Red Cross who bring in helpers as well as the corre... Read more »

East’s tenth annual Coffee House warms audience’s hearts

East’s tenth annual Coffee House warms audience’s hearts

Bethelly Jean-Louis, Eastside Staff
April 3, 2016
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On Saturday,  April 2, Cherry Hill East held its tenth annual Coffee House hosted by East Singers and the Thespian Society. This year the Thespian Society and East Singers performed a show that was a major success. Coffee House is a fundraiser event created to raise money for various causes whil... Read more »

Multicultural Day: A Celebration of Diversity

Multicultural Day: A Celebration of Diversity

Jackie Orlando, Eastside Staff
March 31, 2016
Filed under Eastside Special, News/Features, Showcase

On March 18, East hosted yet another wildly successful Multicultural Day. Despite popular belief, Multicultural Day, also known as MCD, is not merely a day to miss class and eat free food. Multicultural Day provides East students with the rare opportunity to immerse themselves in multiple, various cultures... Read more »

Sustainable Design will replace Drafting Class for the 2016-2017 school year

Sustainable Design will replace Drafting Class for the 2016-2017 school year

Jesse Stiller, Eastside Staff
March 8, 2016
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Drafting has played a major role in shaping my interests, as well as potential careers, but it seems that the next wave of students will not enjoy that same luxury. Within the next two years, the Drafting class at east will no longer exist, but will be replaced by a new classed titled "Sustainabl... Read more »

Spring Production of Beauty and the Beast delights many

Spring Production of Beauty and the Beast delights many

Luke Shin, Eastside Staff
March 5, 2016
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On Friday, February 26, 2016, various actors, actresses, musicians and crew came together for the spring production of Beauty and the Beast. Opening night was performed by the Red Cast. Avi Natan (‘16), who played the Beast, said “I’m very excited for opening night. I’ve been yelled at many times to stay o... Read more »

East hosts the Vex Robotics New Jersey State Championship

East hosts the Vex Robotics New Jersey State Championship

Luke Hinrichs, Eastside Sports Editor
March 1, 2016
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On February 21, East’s DiBart Gym became a hectic haven for burgeoning STEM students and artistic scholars alike. Hundreds of New Jersey students, including the East Robotics Club, gathered at East for the Vex Robotics New Jersey State Championship. Through the six years of its existence, the Rob... Read more »

Chapman serves his final year as principal of East

Chapman serves his final year as principal of East

Brett Dashevsky, Eastside Multimedia Director
February 26, 2016
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After serving as Principal of Cherry Hill East for the past three years, Dr. Lawyer Chapman announced this morning at a faculty meeting that this will be his final year as principal. A letter from the Board of Education states that Chapman has been relocated to Cherry Hill’s alternative high school,... Read more »

2016 School-Wide SGA Officer Candidates

2016 School-Wide SGA Officer Candidates

Courtney Finnegan, Sari Cohen, and Jennifer Pacitti
February 26, 2016
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Gabrielle Gracias (‘17) for President Q: Why should East students vote for you? I really actually care about this school and everyone in it and I genuinely love SGA and I love creating things that I know people are going to enjoy.  And I am involved in a lot of clubs, I don’t define myself... Read more »

Studio 2 Class of 2015-16 performs “Oh No!” in the Little Theatre

Studio 2 Class of 2015-16 performs “Oh No!” in the Little Theatre

Ashley Cooper, Eastside Underground Editor
February 9, 2016
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On January 29th, 2016, the Studio 2 Class of 2015-16 performed “Oh No!” in the Little Theatre. Taught by Mr. Thomas Weaver, the Studio II performers prepared throughout this first semester class in preparation for the “big” end-of-semester performance. Beginning at 7 PM, the show comprised of 29 ... Read more »

Sophomore Cotillion sparkles in a Winter Wonderland

Sophomore Cotillion sparkles in a Winter Wonderland

Luke Shin, Eastside Staff
February 6, 2016
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On Friday February 8, 2016, the students of Cherry Hill East danced at the Winter Wonderland themed dance. Over 530 students entered the dance on a tea light and snowflake path. Upon entering, they were introduced to the dance with a banner yielding “Winter Wonderland” and a giant, blow up snowglobe that acted as a photo booth. The teacher’s lounge that leads into the cafeteria was decorated with snowflakes and twinkling lights hanging from the ceilings and white balloons along the walls. The cafeteria was decorated in colored strobe lights, snowflake projections, blue and white balloons and paper snowflakes all across the walls. “The dance was too wild to be true,” said Saikat Das (‘18). There was a large variety of food at the dance including mozzarella sticks, nachos and an ice cream bar. In addition to this, students were also served churros, snow cones and cotton candy to go with the Winter Wonderland theme. At the end of the dance, all of the students received dark blue shirts with the words “Sophomore Cotillion” in white on the front with snowflakes as well as “2018” written on the bottom of the back.  Students also received  rock candy and hot chocolate on their way out as a correlation to the theme of the cotillion. Jon Szeto (‘18) said, “The snow made it cool, but it was still totally lit”. Sophomore Cotillion proved to be a huge hit and all the students had a lot of fun dancing in the Winter Wonderland.... Read more »