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Spark Newsmagazine


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The cast of Easts Mamma Mia sing a variety of different songs from the musical.

In The Spotlight

Ashley Skinner, Staff Writer April 14, 2024

STORY ASHLEY SKINNER | PHOTOGRAPHY MADDIE BEHRMANN The sounds of a symphony from the East jazz band traveled down East’s Main Street and offered a warm welcome to all attendees of the event. Finger...

Eastside Voices Take D.C.

Eastside Voices Take D.C.

Leah Arnett, Staff writer November 23, 2023

Eastside Voices, East’s most competitive choir, headed to Washington, D.C. for their biggest performance yet: the Parade of Heroes. The singing Thunderhawks were one of only three choirs and three bands...

Youth In Philanthropy students hold their first Culture Potluck

Youth In Philanthropy students hold their first Culture Potluck

Ria Malhi, News Editor and Business Manager November 22, 2023

Students, parents, and community members of all cultures and backgrounds gathered together on Tuesday, Nov. 14 for Youth In Philanthropy’s (YIP) first-ever Culture Potluck. The event was put together...

East Commemorates Veterans at its Annual Student Parade and Assembly

East Commemorates Veterans at its Annual Student Parade and Assembly

Will Huelskamp, News Editor November 9, 2023

The deep base of drums echo through the gymnasium, setting a focused tone in order for students, staff, and veterans to realize the emotional ceremony that would be presented by Lakota East Veterans’...

Childrens Hospital Residential Unit Update

Childrens Hospital Residential Unit Update

Rista Dahal, staff writer/ photographer August 31, 2023

Astrology Club President Kyra Mackey (left) and Vice President Samantha Schaller (right) welcome members to the clubs April 8 meeting.

Stars Align

Kien Vu April 16, 2021

story by Kien Vu | photography by Audrey Allen Astrology isn’t about looking at stars, rather it’s about understanding one’s self in the universe. The Astrology club meets every Tuesday in room...

East seniors (left to right) Audrey Earnest, Allison Pratt, Courtney Lyden, and Christopher Mages receive their National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist certificates.

Road to 1600

Frankie Stull September 10, 2020

story by Frankie Stull | photography by Ava Huelskamp East recently recognized four students for achieving the highly regarded title of National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist. Mages, who is 18 years...

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Holiday Choir Concert

Marleigh Winterbottom December 20, 2019

story and photography by Marleigh Winterbottom East’s Singing Thunderhawks presented their 10th annual holiday concert at the Princeton Pike Church of God on Dec. 3 from 7 to 9 p.m. The concert featured...

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Holiday Cheer at Chesterwood Village

December 14, 2019

story and photography by Emily Hormann Local nursing home Chesterwood Village was open to the public to spread some holiday cheer to the residents through a family-friendly Christmas celebration. Chesterwood...

Carpool Karaoke for Carbon Emissions

Carpool Karaoke for Carbon Emissions

September 20, 2019

story by Ava Huelskamp | photography fair use East National Honor Society gets students involved in their environmental service project, Earth2East.  East’s National Honor Society (NHS) has started...

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Hurdle and the Horse

March 22, 2019

story and photography by Lauren Maier During East sophomore Gillian Dombrowski's six a.m. routine practice, Dombrowski slowly warms up her horse Odessa before she makes the final jump over the hurdle....

East Craft Show

The Crafts Are Back

November 15, 2018

story and photography by cassandra mueller As community members walk into East, they are greeted by an overabundance of people and booths crammed into every possible space in the main hallway. To the...

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