The East Vision

News
Controversial attendance and late policy puts students on edge
Addysan Buck, Staff Writer • January 31, 2023

On the first day back from the two-week winter break, the entire student body was called into a meeting, class by class. Starting off the meeting was a warm welcome from principal Craig Weigel but a new and somewhat controversial attendance policy was...

We The People places second at States in first in-person year
Luci Perez-Simons and Sarah Lincolnhol January 31, 2023

On Jan. 6th, the We The People team (Weeple) attended states at Michigan State Law School. This was their second competition,...

Michigan homes at higher risk for Radon: heres what to know
Liam VanderLaan, Lead Editor • January 31, 2023

January is Radon Action Month here in Michigan, however many don’t know how prevalent Radon is, or the possible implications...

It's Weeple's time to shine at states
Luci Perez-Simons and Sarah Lincolnhol January 6, 2023

East Grand Rapids We The People (Weeple) will be heading to states this Friday, Jan. 6th at the Michigan State Law School....

Henry Pestka Art and Poetry Competition aims to “Never Forget”
Eli Huey, Staff Writer • December 9, 2022

Living in a community like East Grand Rapids can make us feel disconnected from many of the issues that affect the world,...

Opinion
Generation Z: the worst generation
Owen Schuster, Graphic Designer • February 1, 2023

Throughout history, each generation has had significant events that affect them individually through their formative years. These events cause each generation...

All this work for a perfect college application
Clare Backus, Editor In Chief • February 1, 2023

It's always a competition. Who is in the most clubs? Who plays the most sports? Whose grades are the best?  Not only...

Failure is the key to success
Kellan Hudson, Staff Writer • February 1, 2023

Michael Jordan didn't make Varsity Basketball his sophomore year. Steve Jobs was once fired from Apple. The Beatles were...

Social Media Effects
Linnea Dever, Staff Writer • December 9, 2022

One of the main things that define the current and future generations are cell phones. As Gen Z has grown up using phones,...

The importance of print newspapers
Clare Backus, Editor In Chief • December 9, 2022

I was never an avid newspaper reader. Newspapers, in my opinion, were mostly read by older people. They were out-of-date...

Entertainment
The East Vision’s take on ‘High School Musical’
Sam Williams and Delaney Myers January 31, 2023

Everyone knows and loves High School Musical, one of the most popular movies of our childhood. Coming to East Grand Rapids for the first time...

A Harlequin takes the stage
Emma Chiarini, Staff Writer • December 9, 2022

After an incredible fall play, the drama club is ready to leave everyone speechless again with the winter student-directed Play: Harlequin Holds...

The return of spicy romance
Rory Edleman, Staff Writer • December 9, 2022

Between the spicy content and the use of social media, Colleen Hoover has brought back reading. Colleen Hoover is famous for her romance, and...

Listeners are obsessed with Taylor Swifts new release ‘Midnights’
Owen Schuster, Graphic Designer • November 2, 2022

We have a “Question...?” Have you listened to Taylor Swift’s 12th studio album “Midnights?” Released Oct. 21, “Midnights” has already...

Ski team adjusts to mild temperatures
Sports
Ski team adjusts to mild temperatures
Sam Williams and VV Lamange February 1, 2023

Constantly battling with the mild, fluctuating Michigan weather, the EGR Ski Team has had a rough start to this winter season.  “When...

Athletics sport new uniforms after inking partnership with Nike
Ben Ruppert, Staff Writer • February 1, 2023

East Grand Rapids has always been one of the premier athletic programs in the state of Michigan....

Conference comeback: basketball looks to improve in conference play
Sam Williams and Delaney Myers February 1, 2023

As the buzzer rang at the Grand Rapids Christian Quest center, the East Grand Rapids student...

Boys Swim and Dive start their season undefeated as they begin to look forward to states
Kellan Hudson, Staff Writer • February 1, 2023

East boys swim is on the road for a 3-peat! By no surprise, East has been off to a hot start...

Bowling team gets rolling
Eli Assaf, Staff Writer • February 1, 2023

After a successful season last year, EGR Bowling looks to continue their success in a new season....

Girls Basketball dribbles their way to a 11-3 record
Presleigh Buck, Staff Writer • January 31, 2023

The girls basketball team is bouncing back from last season after a loss at the district semifinals....

Focus
More fentanyl increases the number of drug overdoses
Sarah Lincolnhol, Focus Editor • January 31, 2023

Administration, parents, law enforcement, and even elementary D.A.R.E programs preach for youth to live a drug-free life....

Hudson's How To: Be more sustainable
Kellan Hudson, Staff Writer • January 31, 2023

Tackling a problem as large as climate change is an exceptionally intimidating task but not...

AI in the classroom
Kellan Hudson, Staff Writer • January 31, 2023

For decades, students have been procrastinating their work and manifesting good grades. Now,...

Funding for counseling introduces new position
Linnea Dever, Staff Writer • January 31, 2023

There has been an ongoing initiative to put more money into resources for students’ mental...