The East Vision

MENtal Health Matters

Paul Janes, Editor-in-Chief

October 29, 2019

Despite the fact that there is a greater concern for mental health now more than ever before, it seems like a group of people are excluded from that conversation.  Maybe it’s because of the  “societal norms” that scare th...

Senior Columns

Senior Columns

May 23, 2019

How to support yourself

How to support yourself

January 20, 2019

Do get your hopes up

Grace Brooks, Focus Editor

May 27, 2018

I've always been hard on myself. And by always, I mean always. My teacher even pointed this out to my mom...when I was in kindergarten. I was hard on myself during times of recess and naps, so you can only imagine that this only...

Let go of the past and embrace the future

Ashley Ward, News Editor

May 27, 2018

For the past 13 years, swimming has been one of the biggest parts of my life. All throughout elementary and middle school, I absolutely loved to swim. My days were comprised of two hour swim practices, my weekends with ten...

No friend group, no problem

Hannah Stuursma, Focus Editor

May 27, 2018

I strongly believe that I have met some of the greatest people that I will ever meet just in my 4 years at the high school.  I owe it to blended classes regarding grade levels, sports teams, and an extroverted personality. The...

Don’t be afraid to branch out

Michael Barnes, Staff Writer

May 27, 2018

As my time at East comes to an end, I've had a chance to reflect and reminisce on my four years a Pioneer. I am fortunate enough to say that these past four have been the best years of my life, and while yes, the football gam...

Laugh at yourself

Marisa Mooney, Editor in Chief

May 27, 2018

As I stood in the bathroom stall with my pants around my ankles, I heard the voices of three prepubescent middle school boys enter. At first I was confused as I thought I was in the safety of my gender assigned bathroom, then ...

Four sports-filled years

Ella Gourley, Entertainment Editor

May 27, 2018

I remember the first warm-up lap of cross country practice my freshman year. The team was huge. I was overwhelmed and nervous. But as I looked around all I saw were friendly faces. These faces would come to be great friends and he...

Time flies at EGR high

Caroline Pursley, Sports Editor

May 27, 2018

Almost everyone can admit that they have heard someone say to them, “Enjoy high school as much as you can, it will be over before you know it.” I for one never fully believed that, until this year. Now here I am just weeks ...

Don’t be afraid to sit on the end

Asha Lewis, Managing Editor

May 27, 2018

I’ve heard the words, “I don’t want to sit on the end” more times in the PAC than anything else. For a while, I felt the same way. Why would I want to sit on the end? It feels vulnerable, one side of me is complet...

There’s nothing to compare

Ally Jackoboice, Staff Writer

May 27, 2018

For those of us who have an older sibling, it’s hard to avoid constant comparison from teachers, peers, and even ourselves. For me, my older sister was a daunting figure I felt like I could never live up to. She always seemed s...

The Student News Site of East Grand Rapids High School