Social Networking and Schoolwork: Match made in heaven or bad combination

Garrett Lemery, Staff Writer

October 1, 2010

Filed under Opinions, Student Life

                In today’s world, you hear Facebook associated with practically everything. On commercials for businesses you see in bold print to “become a fan of us on Facebook!” Or the ever popular “follow...

Electives: preparing us for the next step

Lindsey Yearwood, Staff Writer

September 27, 2010

Filed under Student Life

     In school one of the most frequently asked questions about a subject is “Whenwill we use this in life?” However, many of our electives right here at East Lake are just forthat. Some of the top electives that are picked...

Let the games begin

Lauren West, Ads Manager

September 24, 2010

Filed under Student Life

-          Of all the numerous homecoming activities coming up, powder puff always seems to be the most loved Powder Puff games and activities will be on Wednesday, November 3, the day after “Skit Night.” Whether...

How “Blue” are you?

Alex Zacharias, Staff Writer

September 24, 2010

Filed under Sports, Student Life

            This year at East Lake, Blue Crue has miraculously stepped up their game. All the sports teams have been doing exceptionally well, both JV and Varsity. Volleyball games are more intense than ever before....

New attendance policy

Kaila Schlimm, Staff Writer

September 24, 2010

Filed under Opinions, Student Life

                 The school attendance policy has been in debate for many weeks now. But the school board has finally made a decision. The new attendance policy is if you miss more than four days in any of your...

Dressing up for spirit

Julia Fox, Staff Writer

September 20, 2010

Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

        During Homecoming Week there is a contest commonly called, “Dress Up Days.” On each day a theme is planned and students are to dress up’, the class (freshman, sophomore, junior or senior) with the most dressed...

OliviaLives.com’s ELHS DVD/book drive

September 17, 2010

Filed under Features, Student Life

              OliviaLives is a web site initiative begun in honor of local sixteen-year-old cancer patient Olivia Ceraolo, who died in October of 2004. The OliviaLives foundation is currently attempting to gather...

Sophomore Lindsey Norton is traveling to Poland to perform her modern dance solo called, “deep”

Lauren West, Ads Manager

September 10, 2010

Filed under Student Life

              East Lake High School’s very own, Lindsey Norton, was invited all the way across the world to perform her modern solo that was ranked first place at the National Competition this year. Lindsey is a...

Class Rings, are they worth the expense?

Taylor Rowland, Staff Writer

September 10, 2010

Filed under Features, Student Life, Top Stories

Class rings can range in cost anywhere from 70 to 100 dollars. You can customize your ring and make it fit your personality and your style. Senior Courtney Kline bought a ring, she said "I wear it a lot, it is something that I...

Parent Portal

Matthew Fox, Staff Writer

September 7, 2010

Filed under Features, Student Life

   One of the new additions to our school and the student body is the newly created website Parent Portal.  Parent Portal is replacing the the previous website Parent Connect.  Parent Connect was a popular, liked website that...

Better Get Used To It

Peter Drulias, Staff Writer

September 3, 2010

Filed under Features, Student Life

Not too many things change year from year in school, but one of the things that has been changing in the recent years in Pinellas County is the attendance policy within high schools. The year 2008-2009 policy was if you had 9...

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