The Student News Site of East Grand Rapids High School

Aspiring lawyers gear up for mock trial season

Katherine Lykins, Staff Writer

In a traditional courtroom you will find the prosecutors, the defense lawyers, and you will find the witnesses ready to present their case. Mock Trial is a simulation of exactly that, where you compete against other teams...  Read More »

Dec 5

Two prominent Gaslight Village establishments close

Ben Sagritalo, Staff Writer

Student’s will no longer have Mediterranean or pie lunch options after the closure of two prominent Gaslight Village stores.  Olga’s Kitchen and Sweetalicious bakery were both recently closed, in October and July res...  Read More »

Dec 5

Five seniors athletes plan to commit to top universities on National Signing Day

Five seniors athletes plan to commit to top universities on National Signing Day

Niki Ezeh, Staff Writer

On Nov. 9, 2016, the first National Signing day of the year will be held in the school’s cafeteria directly after school. Students, families, and friends are welcomed to gather in and celebrate the hard work of East Grand Rap...  Read More »

Nov 8

Orchestra presents annual “Harmony for Humanity” concert to showcase autumnal music and remember David Pearl

Ella Gourley, Staff Writer

People who have given up their lives working to create change in society deserve to be honored and their ideals recognized. The East Grand Rapids orchestra has found a great way of remembering the actions of Wall Street repo...  Read More »

Oct 26

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Opinion

‘USA!’ chant banned at OK Conference football games

‘USA!’ chant banned at OK Conference football games

Keagan Haulenbeek, Editor in Chief

Oct 18

The medical debate: vaccinations

Hannah Stuursma, Staff Writer

Oct 18

Grade inflation skyrockets: C is no longer average

Shannon Ors, Web Editor

Oct 18

Holy Schoology! Just give us one portal

Ella Gourley, Staff Writer

Oct 18

Rethinking modern education

Keaton Smith and Dylan Schwartz

Apr 20

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Entertainment

Drama club announces ‘Grease’

Drama club announces ‘Grease’

Ben Sagritalo, Staff Writer

Get ready for a year packed with “automatic, systematic, and hydromatic” performances from the East Grand Rapids High School Drama Club.  The Drama Club announced the ...  Read More »

Oct 18

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Columns

Lykins or not: November election grows closer

Lykins or not: November election grows closer

James Lykins, Staff Writer

iThis election has become uglier as November nears. The race has gotten tighter and no one can be certain about who is going to win. Many people are still unsure of who they wi...  Read More »

Oct 19

Grace is trying…

Grace is trying…

October 18, 2016

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Beats in, world out: headphone epidemic taken too far

Beats in, world out: headphone epidemic taken too far

Ashley Ward, Staff Writer

While walking down the hallways of EGRHS, you are bound to see several people walking down the halls with their headphones in. Although some people find no issue with this, I see a problem. In a study conducted by Sta...  Read More »

Dec 5

Students and teachers take a second look at the required reading curriculum

Nora Verdier, Contributing Writer

Required reading. Two simple words that can cause stress, boredom, and maybe even the slightest grunt or roll of the eyes. It’s no secret than many high school students consider reading assigned English texts to be a chore, no...  Read More »

Oct 26

Jill Woodhouse goes to Nepal for adventure

Jill Woodhouse goes to Nepal for adventure

Sophie Ackermann, Staff Writer

It’s not uncommon for a high schooler to waste away their summer days hanging out at home, avoiding the sun that they’ll so dearly wish for in a few short months. This was not the case for Jill Woodhouse ‘17. Woodh...  Read More »

Oct 10

EGR students perform cello in Europe

EGR students perform cello in Europe

Alexandros Adamopoulos, Staff Writer

East Grand Rapids yet again expands their talents abroad when Abby Schneider ‘17 and Anna Baerman ‘18 went to Austria and the Czech Republic to play the cello and viola respectively. Anna and Abby helped set up numerous indepen...  Read More »

Oct 10

Falling into fashion

Falling into fashion

October 3, 2016

Q & A with three foreign exchange students

Q & A with three foreign exchange students

September 28, 2016

Humans of EGR

Humans of EGR

April 20, 2016

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