The East Vision

  • December 2Next Film Club Film Night is Mildred Pierce on December 18 in the Little Auditorium.

  • November 17Girls Swim and Dive wins East's 134th state championship!

Seniors will graduate in navy this spring

Seniors will graduate in navy this spring

Anna VanderLaan, News Editor

December 12, 2018


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When students at East Grand Rapids High School think of graduation, they likely picture ceremonies from the past: classmates lining up on Memorial field in May as the boys walk across the stage in navy, and the girls in gold. This year, however, the student council decided to change this tradition as a s...

The remarkable life story of Mrs. Cone

The remarkable life story of Mrs. Cone

Lily Montague, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018


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You can find Mrs. Cone in her small room in the narrow hallway by the teachers lounge. Her personal library, stacked with books from floor to ceiling, shows her growing love for learning. Whenever Cone is in her room, she is not only willing to help, she is excited and eager. While some students may ...

Ghost hunting with Lily Kate Rogers

Ghost hunting with Lily Kate Rogers

Anna Petr, Staff Writer

November 17, 2018


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If there’s something strange in your neighborhood, who you gonna call? Lily Kate Rogers! While LK Rogers ‘19 admits that ghost busters is not an accurate portrayal of spirits of the dead, she is an avid ghost hunter.    Rogers said she first started her ghost hunting hobby because “I’ve alway...

Evan Bishop, runner extraordinare

Evan Bishop, runner extraordinare

Ben Alter, Photographer

November 14, 2018


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Evan Bishop ‘20, runner extraordinaire, has had an outstanding cross country season so far. With three major meets left in the XC season, he’s outperforming himself. Last season, he finished with a personal record (or P.R.) of 16:03, which had earned him the first slot on the school record board...

Current political climate impacts young voters

Current political climate impacts young voters

Maura Burns, News Editor

November 6, 2018


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Voting is more important than ever today. With the United States being in one of the most decisive times in recent history, each vote matters. Because of this, High school students are becoming more and more informed on the state of politics in America. The process of registering to vote is extrem...

Student safety in jeopardy due to bomb threat

Student safety in jeopardy due to bomb threat

Maura Burns, News Editor

October 30, 2018


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Less than one month after the school-wide lockdown in September, East Grand Rapids High School received a second safety threat on Oct. 29. Monday morning, Administrative Assistant Nancy Scott reported receiving a voicemail threatening of a bomb in the school. Immediately after receiving the message, admi...

Kiss and tell?

Kiss and tell?

October 30, 2018


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The Vision asked staff writers Blaise Gourley and Jack Hollis '20 to comment on the teenage dating / "hook-up" culture at East Grand Rapids High School. Read their columns below to see the girl's and guy's perspective on various topics such as consent, making out, hooking up, flirting, SnapChatting,...

FAFSA Q&A with Joe Harmon

FAFSA Q&A with Joe Harmon

October 23, 2018


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Spanish teacher Erin Harmon’s husband works as a financial aid advisor at his company Harmon Wealth Management. The Vision got his insight on the FAFSA.

This year, there is a club for everyone

This year, there is a club for everyone

Lindsey Van Hekken and Lily Montague

October 2, 2018


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Key Club WHAT: Whether you’ve been a member since freshman year or you are just joining now, there are always new opportunities to give back to the community through the Key Club. WHO:  This year, the President is Maddy Mayer ‘19, the Treasurer is Kylie Plichta ‘20, and the Secretary is Claudia Dw...

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