As harmonic as it gets – in the youth symphony

Julia Ceraolo, Copy Editor

December 3, 2010

Filed under Student Life

The Pinellas Youth Symphony organization began fifty-two years ago with only about a dozen young musicians. Now, students of all ages from around the county compete every September for principal chairs in each of the orchestra’s...

East Lake’s own Giving Tree—a huge success!

Julia Fox, Staff Writer

December 3, 2010

Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

It’s the season of giving and without the help of the community some children’s wishes will go unfulfilled. A Giving Tree helps to prevent this and brighten lower-income kids’ holiday season. This is the very first year...

One man show

Julia Fox, Kaila Schlimm, Taylor Rowland, Staff Writers

November 16, 2010

Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

There are many events during homecoming week that usually require many different people in order for success. However, the sophomore class chose a different route. Thomas Hejl, also known as “Fridge,” seemed to be the only...

In-State vs. Out-of-State Colleges

Cole Krug, Staff Writer

November 15, 2010

Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

Nowadays, it seems as though more and more students are flocking to local universities and passing on the opportunities of interstate adventure. Whether it be the suffering economy, reluctant students who still enjoy the comforts...

Powderpuff: the hit of homecoming

Lauren West, Ads Manager

November 10, 2010

Filed under Sports, Student Life

         The night of Powder Puff consists of many fun games and the competition sometimes gets heated. There’s a total of four flag football games played between the grades; freshmen and the juniors play first and t...

The difficulty of balancing your time in high school

Garrett Lemery, Staff Writer

November 10, 2010

Filed under Student Life

             Homework, family, friends, clubs, and SAT prep. These are just a few items off of the extremely long to-do list of a typical high-school student. High school is four years; four years of constant stress,...

The world of modern day slavery

Danae Zimmer, Features Editor

November 9, 2010

Filed under Features, Student Life

One evening Debbie (not her real name) said she got a call from a casual friend Bianca. She asked to stop by Debbie's house. Wearing just a pair of Sponge Bob pajamas, Debbie went outside to meet Bianca, who drove up in a Cadillac...

Juniors Take the Stage..Skit Night

Marisa Palumbo, Staff Writer

November 5, 2010

Filed under Student Life

One of the most entertaining events during homecoming week is Skit night.  It takes many hours to prepare a skit that the students will find funny.  This is a tradition at East Lake High where Student Government and the Drama...

Why get involved?

Jimmy Skaaland, Staff Writer

November 5, 2010

Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

            This past week having been Homecoming week many school related events occurred such as skit night and powder puff.  Senior Imran Ahmed said, “Truth is I thought this Homecoming king thing was a big joke,...

Suffering the side effects of slurping soda

Cole Krug, Staff Writer

November 1, 2010

Filed under Student Life, Top Stories, Uncategorized

             America’s favorite bubbly brew is used for much more than just fizzy refreshment. Whether it’s cleaning grime and scum off of the asphalt, washing unwanted bug guts and congealed gunk off of the windshield,...

Origin and Importance of Red Ribbon Week

Imran Ahmed, Web Editor

November 1, 2010

Filed under Student Life

Every year around the 2nd to 3rd week in October, schools around the nation come together to take part in Red Ribbon Week. This is a week in which people wear red to say no to drugs and alcohol. The story how Red Ribbon Week i...

E and L Gotta Tell

Erin Cole and Lauren West, Sports Editor and Ads Manager

October 29, 2010

Filed under Student Life

Erin Cole and Lauren West interview the BLUE CRUE presidents, Mike Kelly and Bobby O’Keefe EL: What upcoming game are you most excited for? BOTH: Palm Harbor vs. East Lake Hockey Game EL: Best part of Tarpon vs. East...

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