The East Vision

No more worrying

No more worrying

Norah Mclaughlin, Entertainment Editor June 4, 2021

When I look back at myself freshman year, not knowing anything and worried about not being able to fit in, I really can’t believe how far I have come. Middle school was a completely different experience...

Overcoming obstacles

Overcoming obstacles

Emma Israels, Sports Editor May 21, 2021

The hardest part was not being able to touch the water at all. On March 13, 2020, my club season was taken away from me. The reason why this date is so fragile to me is because it leaves me to question...

A redemption story

A redemption story

Tina Duoibes, Editor-In-Chief May 21, 2021

A chronic trail of disappointment and self-doubt characterized the first two years of my high school experience as I battled flimsy friendships and withering hope for better days. My junior year opened...

I want you to go for it

I want you to go for it

Libby Chambers, Staff Writer May 20, 2021

After years throughout the elementary, middle, and high school hearing my parents come back from parent-teacher conferences with the same feedback from my teachers, something along the lines of, “so...

All for Unit 1 and Unit 1 for all

All for Unit 1 and Unit 1 for all

Isa Grunwaldt, Staff Writer May 20, 2021

Opportunites express themselves in odd ways. Last year, my Weeple team was unable to make 1st place at states and go on to Nationals. Nationals competition is an honor that our East Weeple team usually...

Learning to loosen the vines

Learning to loosen the vines

Bailey Vydareny, Managing Editor May 20, 2021

I have always been an independent person and have never liked asking for help. As a kid, I always wanted to solve the math problem on my own. And my parents were never allowed anywhere near the kitchen...

A look back through writing

A look back through writing

Alyssa Green, Staff Writer May 20, 2021

I honestly laugh at my past self. As a quiet freshman, I never knew the type of person I would become today. I was shy and insecure then. The first day of high school, I got home from a long day of...

Another cliché

Another cliché

Becca Meyer-Rasmussen, News Editors May 18, 2021

“Alright everyone, get up and do 45 seconds of jumping jacks,” my 7th-hour world history teacher, Mr. Strickland, began to yell on our first day of school. Being in this class with only one other freshman...

Quarantine takeaways

Quarantine takeaways

Sophia Bouwkamp, Focus Editor May 18, 2021

Never did I think asthma would prevent me from completing everyday tasks and separate me from what I thought were the best parts of my life.  Due to being high risk for COVID-19, I have not walked...

Don’t stress it too much

Belle Gorsline, Staff Writer April 29, 2020

The second I walked in the front doors of the high school, I felt like I had something to prove. Was I a complete try-hard? Absolutely. It was more than that, though. I love the culture of East for so...

Finding my voice

Lily Montague, Entertainment Editor April 29, 2020

I remember sitting in my first ever class of high school, the third row of Mr. Strickland’s World History class, not knowing what the next four years would bring or who I would become. The class filled...

Endurance Athlete

Anna Petr, Sports Editor April 28, 2020

My mother was diagnosed with breast cancer when I was a freshman, and she died a year and a half later. I was angry and heartbroken, but more than that, I had lost my role model and an eminent force...

Be who you really are

Lindsey VanHekken, Managing Editor April 27, 2020

Never, not once, did the idea of a pandemic ending my senior year ever cross my mind. If I had to take a guess, I would assume that out of 250 something seniors, not one of them would’ve been able...

My coming of age movie

Blaise Gourley, Focus Editor April 27, 2020

I have watched way too many “coming of age” high school movies, you know the ones where the girl is choosing between Harvard or Stanford but all she really wants to do is sing. I was always disappointed...

Look at the bigger picture

Ben Levitt, Opinion Editor April 27, 2020

When I was in first grade, my family was going to visit my grandparents in Florida for the holidays. What I did not know was that my parents secretly had plans to surprise me by driving to Disneyworld...

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