Giving Tree and Flick on the Field spread holiday cheer

Matty Fox, Advertising Manager

December 9, 2011

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The winter holidays have finally come around once again.  This time of year is all about giving back and that is exactly what East Lake's Student Government plans on doing.  The Giving Tree is one way they do this.  It officially...

Genius Day kicks off Homecoming Week

Matty Fox, Advertising Manager

November 16, 2011

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This was the first dress up day of homecoming and it definitely started the week off right!  The whole school was dressed up as "geniuses" in outfits that included glasses, suspenders, and calculators.  This day has been here...

Character Day

Matty Fox, Advertising Manager

November 16, 2011

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Movie Character Day is new to the list of homecoming dress up days this year.  It replaced Bum Around Day and turned out surprisingly well.  All kinds of characters roamed the hallways, even those that weren’t from a movie....

Decades Day

Matty Fox, Advertising Manager

November 16, 2011

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By far, this day was the most anticipated and had the greatest turnout.  "I've been waiting for 80's day since I was a freshman," says Senior Tim Barbeau.  The freshmen were 60’s, sophomores 70’s, juniors 90’s, and seniors...

Generations and Spirit Days

Matty Fox, Advertising Manager

November 16, 2011

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"Funniest day by far."  That is a line that has been said over and over by students here at East Lake that participated.  Generations Day is also new this year and had a huge turnout.  Freshmen were to dress as babies, Sophmores...

The end of the ’80s?

Jimmy Skaaland, Staff Writer

November 14, 2011

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Every year Decades Day has been the theme of one of homecoming week’s dress up days, and the 1980's has always been a privilege for the seniors.  In the past it has consisted of stretching, boom boxes, whistle blowing, jogging,...

The trouble with out-of-state schools

Garrett Lemery, Entertainment Editor

October 20, 2011

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It’s been my dream ever since I first learned the word “college.” Going to school out-of-state, away from the parents and high school friends, experiencing things that you can only experience when you step outside of the...

Say no to drinking and driving

Marisa Palumbo, Features Editor

October 4, 2011

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On Thursday September 30, East Lake High  school held an assembly about drinking and driving.  This was not any  ordinary assembly that puts you to sleep or where you have kids  goofing around. All students were listening...

The curious case of Isabel Penabad

Garrett Lemery, Entertainment Editor

August 30, 2011

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Rheumatoid arthritis, a disease of the joints most commonly diagnosed to people aged 30-50, was the diagnosis given to senior Isabel Penabad at the tender age of five. It all began during her kindergarten year when a more rebellious...

Their quirks keep us going

Danae Zimmer, Features Editor

May 27, 2011

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Often times when we come to school it seems like the same old mundane things day in and day out. However, there are some teachers here at East Lake that have added their own little quirk to make the days just a little bit brighter...

Working hard or hardly working?

Julia Fox, Staff Writer

May 26, 2011

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Once AP exams are completed, students stress is released and they feel they can relax the rest of the year; after all, they worked so hard all year long. On the other hand, the teachers seem to have a variety of different views. Of...

Application to-do (summer edition)

Garrett Lemery, Staff Writer

May 25, 2011

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Ah, that fresh, warm, summertime breeze. In two short weeks it’ll be yours. For the seniors, this summer will consist of absolute freedom. No summer reading, no worrying about college admissions. The only goal to be accomplished...

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