The East Vision

Orchestra welcomes new teacher Bree Mitchell

Mrs. Mitchell in her new classroom.
October 9, 2020

A mix of Corona and the retirement of the beloved Mary Hillyard have brought Breana Mitchell, the new orchestra teacher, to East. She grew up in the area, and being a Michigander it’s probably a good...

Front Porch Profiles – Larry Spagnuolo ’21

Front Porch Profiles - Larry Spagnuolo '21
June 8, 2020

“Quarantine has definitely affected me mentally. I’m a very extroverted person and I get a lot of my energy from seeing people and having conversations with them even if it’s short or a quick passing...

Front Porch Profile – Erin Smith ’21

Front Porch Profile - Erin Smith '21
May 27, 2020

“Surprisingly it is still busy working during quarantine. It’s nice to know that Tropical is doing as much as possible to help our health care workers. We do smoothie drops where we bring smoothies...

Front Porch Profile – Nick Coles ’21

May 27, 2020

“I like that this has given me the opportunity to spend more time on my ideas and really letting my thoughts form into something more. Now I can spend hours on stuff that I really want to. Quarantine...

Front Porch Profile – Miriam Stolle ’22

The Stolle Family on their front porch
May 22, 2020

“Over quarantine my family and I have been watching a lot of movies. But I really miss seeing my friends in person everyday, because FaceTime just isn’t the same. I learned that I actually like going...

Front Porch Profile – Ryley Sikkenga ’21

Front Porch Profile - Ryley Sikkenga '21
May 20, 2020

“We decided to get a dog because it was the right timing and we have been wanting a dog for a while now so it seemed like the perfect time since my mom is working from home now we can all take care of...

Front Porch Profile – Gwen Steele ’20

Front Porch Profile - Gwen Steele '20
May 20, 2020

“I’ve spent my time mostly on creative works, both new and old! Writing and drawing take up a good portion of my day but there’s been plenty of time for long walks which has been enjoyable. I’ve...

Front Porch Profile – Maddie Kelsch ’21

Front Porch Profile - Maddie Kelsch '21
May 20, 2020

"In this period of time, I have finally started decorating my room. I’ve been meaning to do it for a while now and I finally got myself to do it. I have two sides of my room, the “normal” side per...

Front Porch Profile – Carly Krupp ’20

Front Porch Profile - Carly Krupp '20
May 18, 2020

“I post a lot on my spam story and that has definitely increased over quarantine. I feel like the more I post the more people DM me and then the more interactions I have. Creativity, in general, is something...

Front Porch Profile – Logan McCahill ’23

Front Porch Profile - Logan McCahill '23
May 15, 2020

"During Quarantine, I have been doing lots of homework, playing video games, watching movies that I’ve been wanting to watch, and trying to stay in shape. I like to run around Reeds lake every few days,...

Front Porch Profile – Naya Gasper ’21

Front Porch Profile - Naya Gasper '21
May 15, 2020

“Quarantine was challenging at first but now I’m slowly adjusting into a new “normal”. I’ve been spending lots of time outside and with my family. I’ve also binged a lot of Netflix shows. Adjusting...

Front Porch Profile – Evelyn Sprague ’22

Front Porch Profile - Evelyn Sprague '22
May 13, 2020

“It has been hard to stay inside and not see any friends or be able to visit family on holidays. It is all worth it in the end just trying to keep people safe and healthy. My parents have both been working...

Front Porch Profile – Maria Lopez-Linares ‘22

Front Porch Profile - Maria Lopez-Linares ‘22
May 13, 2020

“I’ve been playing tennis, basketball, and I’ve been running a little bit. But even though I have a lot of free time now, I can’t spend it with my friends which is what I love to do and miss the...

Front Porch Profile – Olivia Williams ’22

Front Porch Profile - Olivia Williams '22
May 11, 2020

“This situation has definitely made me rethink my priorities in life. I've realized that I don't need to be traveling every weekend for sports, studying 24/7, and sacrificing family time or hobbies to...

Front Porch Profile – Lauren Sytsma ’20

Front Porch Profile - Lauren Sytsma '20
May 11, 2020

"I’ve attempted to learn my great grandpa's accordion from the basement which was fun, and have been getting prepped for college. I’ve been cooking a decent amount and finally put up a hammock in my...

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