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“It’s a Wonderful Life” continues recent theater success at East

“It’s a Wonderful Life” continues recent theater success at East

Karissa Murray, Eastside Staff

December 7, 2017


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On Friday, December 1, the curtains rose on Cherry Hill East’s production of “It’s a Wonderful Life,” a holiday classic cherished by many, as it radiates the values people hold dearest this time of year: the importance of family, friendship, and the gift of giving. The audience watches as the mai...

The Interact Club writes handwritten thank-you letters to veterans to celebrate Veteran’s Day

The Interact Club writes handwritten thank-you letters to veterans to celebrate Veteran’s Day

Sophia Sitnick, Eastside Staff

December 4, 2017


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In observance of Veterans Day,  the Interact Club at Cherry Hill East is busy preparing handwritten letters of gratitude for our nation’s veterans. During the past week, students involved in the club have been creating colorful and thoughtful cards to thank military veterans for their service. The...

Christmas classic, “It’s a Wonderful Life” comes to the East stage

Christmas classic, “It’s a Wonderful Life” comes to the East stage

Rachel Mirsen and Ali Pollack

December 1, 2017


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“It’s a Wonderful Life” is a Christmas classic that Americans have watched for years. Now, Cherry Hill East theater is adapting the classic film for the stage, anticipating that any viewer from age five to ninety five can find something to enjoy about this show.  The show centers around George Bailey, playe...

East Athletic Hall of Fame inducts the Class of 2017

East Athletic Hall of Fame inducts the Class of 2017

Hope Rosenblatt and Jared Fisch

November 27, 2017


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In January of 2015 Dave Martin, Fred Belchikoff, Bill Sheppard and John Valore were on their way to the funeral of Virginia ‘Ginny’ Whitaker, a long-standing former Athletic Director for Cherry Hill East. In the midst of discussion, the men decided it was ridiculous that Cherry Hill East did not...

Students share their perspectives on newly elected Governor, Phil Murphy

Students share their perspectives on newly elected Governor, Phil Murphy

Aden Savett, Eastside Staff

November 25, 2017


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Phil Murphy’s November defeat of Kim Guadagno in the race to be New Jersey’s next governor has inspired hope among Democrats throughout the state. Among them was Samuel Brown, a freshman at Cherry Hill East. “I’m definitely glad Phil Murphy was elected,” Brown said enthusiastically. “I hop...

Seniors Sail to Victory, Pie Sails into Doctor Perry’s Face at Annual Pep Rally

Seniors Sail to Victory, Pie Sails into Doctor Perry’s Face at Annual Pep Rally

Joshua Pipe, Eastside News/Features Editor

November 22, 2017


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  The class of 2018 pulled off a win in its last spirit week during East’s annual homecoming pep rally Wednesday morning. Fresh off a dance competition win, their girls defeated the freshman girls and their boys lost to the junior boys en route to an overall victory. “We’re ecstati...

Seniors win the annual Spirit Week Dance Competition

Seniors win the annual Spirit Week Dance Competition

Nafessa Jaigirdar, Eastside Webmaster

November 22, 2017


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Everyone from family members to alumni gathered at the DiBart Gym Tuesday night at 7:00 to witness a beloved East tradition take place: the annual spirit week dance. For many, it marked the culmination of several weeks of choreographing and late nights. And although all the participants did a phenomenal...

The Class of 2021 prepares for its first spirit week

The Class of 2021 prepares for its first spirit week

Dominic Watson, Eastside Staff

November 14, 2017


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The class of 2021’s first spirit week is quickly approaching, with booth decoration taking place on November 14 and the dance competition on the November 21.    Isaac Leibowitz (‘21) said that he heard the dance was going to be a lot of fun, “…especially for freshman year.” However, th...

Terrorist Attacks Hit Five Blocks from Trade Center, 87 miles from East

Terrorist Attacks Hit Five Blocks from Trade Center, 87 miles from East

Joshua Pipe

October 31, 2017


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In Lower Manhattan Tuesday afternoon, eight people died as a man purposely drove down the bicycle lane of West Side Highway, five blocks from the rebuilt World Trade Center, in what New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has called “a cowardly act of terror.” The driver of the vehicle, 29-year-old Say...

Say Hello to East’s Newest Faculty Members

Say Hello to East’s Newest Faculty Members

October 31, 2017


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Get to know some of East's newest faculty additions by reading News/Features' in-depth coverage below.

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Blood Drive Chairpeople work hard to ensure a successful turnout this Wednesday and Thursday

Blood Drive Chairpeople work hard to ensure a successful turnout this Wednesday and Thursday

Sam Resnick, Eastside Staff

October 29, 2017


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On November 1, Cherry Hill High School East will host its annual fall blood drive. Co-run by students Madeline Levin (‘18), Noah Kaminer (‘18), Jordan Tort ('18), Sammy Miller ('18),  Jillian Rivera ('18), Abigail Richman ('18), Dani Lazarus ('19), Ross Cogan ('19), Hannah Schreiber ('19) and Emma...

The Senior Class will battle against the Junior Class in the annual Powderpuff game, set to take place on November 6

The Senior Class will battle against the Junior Class in the annual Powderpuff game, set to take place on November 6

Ilana Arougheti, Eastside News/Feature Editor

October 28, 2017


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East’s annual Powderpuff football game, which has been a hallowed school tradition for decades, will take place this Sunday, November 5. A roster of about 50 seniors, led by head coaches Jack Amon (‘18), Andrew Austin (‘18), and Drew Hoffman (‘18) will face off against approximately 50 junior...

Mr. Hall retires after 23 years of serving at East

Mr. Hall retires after 23 years of serving at East

Joshua Pipe, Eastside News/Features Editor

October 23, 2017


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Mr. Edward Hall has worn many hats during his 23-year tenure at Cherry Hill East: a substitute teacher, the head of the building’s AV Department, a member of East’s security team, and a faculty co-advisor of the Gay Straight Alliance. Next week, however, East will say goodbye. In reflecting ...

Cherry Hill High School East is hosting its first Community Wide Yard Sale and Vendor Sale

Cherry Hill High School East is hosting its first Community Wide Yard Sale and Vendor Sale

Mandi Karpo, Eastside Staff

October 20, 2017


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As summer has come and gone, the time to make room for the Fall and Winter seasons approaches. Cherry Hill East’s inaugural Community-wide Yard Sale and Vendor Sale aims to allow the community to do just that. On Saturday, October 21st, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., East will be lined with independent...

Korean Culture Club provides cultural education for East students

Korean Culture Club provides cultural education for East students

Jacklyn Kim, Eastside Staff

October 19, 2017


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East’s Korean Culture Club (KCC), is a club available to join by all Cherry Hill East students. Within this club, there are four main groups: taekwondo, traditional fan dance, modern dance (kpop), and booth. The leaders of KCC makes sure that all students of all races can join to learn about the var...

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