East students travel to different places during the summer

East students travel to different places during the summer

Sari Cohen, Eastside News/Features Editor
July 3, 2015
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As the 2014-2015 school year has come to a close, East students and their families venture out of Cherry Hill to various locations. A full-year Cherry Hill resident may notice the lack of people in the large suburban town, as... Read more »

Students taking Spanish will have the opportunity to go on an exchange trip

Hannah Gruber, Eastside Staff
June 18, 2015
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For the first time since the summer of 2009, Cherry Hill East students who take Spanish classes will have the opportunity to travel to Spain and learn about the Hispanic culture and language. East Spanish students who choose to participate in the exchange program will travel to Majadahonda, Spain... Read more »

Summer jobs help students learn important values

Jocelynne Dorotan and DeVon Herr
June 17, 2015
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The summer is an open slate for-two months, practically undecided for the individual. During this season, the world is anyone’s oyster; the ubiquitous popsicle, and even basketball were both invented with this envelope of free time. For some, the time is an opportunity to obtain job experience, boost... Read more »

NJASC hosts award ceremony at Six Flags

Joshua Sodicoff, Eastside Staff
June 17, 2015
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At this year’s New Jersey Association of Student Councils (NJASC), student governments from across the state gathered at Six Flags amusement park in Jackson, New Jersey. The student governments received honorable mentions for their hard work in planning events and their... Read more »

SGA has its annual banquet at Maggiano’s Little Italy

Drew Hoffman, Eastside Staff
June 15, 2015
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As another school year at East reaches its termination, the Student Government Association was able to hold one final celebration of all the accomplishments it achieved this year.  It was celebrated in the most grand of styles:... Read more »

Seniors end their year with a bang at Senior Solo Night

Asher Maitin, Eastside Staff
June 15, 2015
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A chilly and rainy night could not prevent an intimate crowd from arriving at East’s 2015 Senior Solo Night on June 4, 2015, hosted by MCs Yael Kortsarz (’16) and Katie Aylesworth (’16), where East seniors had one last opportunity for an individual vocal or musical performance. A small crowd mainly... Read more »

Students receive yearbooks

Zach Padersky, Eastside Staff
June 15, 2015
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Over the years, it has become a tradition to save all of the best memories of high school and photos of the students into one book to allow students to look back on their youth whenever they would like. The newest edition of the annual East Yearbook has been distributed over the past few weeks and... Read more »

Bowne wins second place in C-SPAN’s StudentCam competition

Vignesh Vasu, Eastside Staff
June 15, 2015
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A C-SPAN StudentCam Assembly was held  in the library annex on June 10, 2015 to honor Cherry Hill East student Madeline Bowne (’16) for winning second place in C-SPAN’s national StudentCam competition. C-SPAN’s national StudentCam competition is a competition in which kids from all around the... Read more »

Tenenbaum creates art from electronics for the art show

Madeline Levin, Eastside Staff
June 14, 2015
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To many, art is a creative outlet to express one’s emotions.  Featured in last month's art show, Jake Tenenbaum's ('15) "13%" is now being displayed in the school’s glass showcase near the theater. After four years of taking the 3D art elective course, Tenenbaum has elevated his love for art... Read more »

Cherry Hill School District continues to receive a minimum amount of money from the state

Jesse Stiller, Eastside Staff
June 12, 2015
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There’s something brewing within the Cherry Hill School District that is angering folks, and it is much worse than the contract negotiations. On June 10, a committee for Fair State funding of the Cherry Hill School District formed by Megan Zeigler, Laurie Deitch, Karen Missler and Larry Wang, partook... Read more »

Senior Perspectives: Bonnie Zheng

Senior Perspectives: Bonnie Zheng

Bonnie Zheng, For Eastside
June 12, 2015
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“High school is the 4 best years of your life”. I remember hearing this multiple times as I entered the large intimidating school in September. As shocking as it was to me, I could not agree more with that quote said to me as... Read more »

Senior Perspectives: Emily Lewis

Senior Perspectives: Emily Lewis

Emily Lewis, For Eastside
June 10, 2015
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“The best four years of your life”, everyone’s generic answer when asked what they thought of high school. That’s what my parents told me right before I entered Cherry Hill East as a freshman. Now four years later I am preparing to go away to college... Read more »

E-Waste Collection Day proves successful at East

E-Waste Collection Day proves successful at East

Ben Silvert, Eastside Staff
June 9, 2015
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According to the The Environment Protection Agency, more than 112,000 computers are thrown out every single day. Yes, every single day. And that is just in the US. Every year we throw out over 100 million cell phones and 20 million TVs -because let’s face it, last year’s phone just does not cut it.... Read more »

Senior Perspectives: Pooja Rambhia

Senior Perspectives: Pooja Rambhia

Pooja Rambhia
June 4, 2015
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Many people say that high school is only about getting an education and preparing yourself for college and the real world. However, I believe that along with academics, high school is about making memories, getting involved, and finding out who you are as a person. For me, high school is where I found... Read more »

Senior Perspectives Class of 2015

June 4, 2015
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Eastside asked several seniors to reflect upon their time at East through written or recorded perspectives. Below are the video perspectives and some of the written perspectives that Eastside received. Check out Eastside’s June issue for more written perspectives.