The East Vision

Letter from Dr. Shubel 3/5/18

March 8, 2018

Filed under Brief News Updates, NEWS

March 5, 2018 Dear EGRPS Families, This letter is a follow-up to the information you received on Friday, February 9, 2018, and Wednesday, February 14, regarding our district investigation involving high school teacher and...

Students gather nationwide to fight against gun violence

Emmeline Roney, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018

Filed under Brief News Updates, NEWS

The February 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland Florida, leaving 17 dead, has left students across the country shaken. Student activism is on the rise; after last week’s school shooting, students...

New lunchtime lockdown for better security

Anna VanderLaan, Staff Writer

March 1, 2018

Filed under Brief News Updates, NEWS

In light of the recent tragedy in Florida, East Grand Rapids High School has implemented a new policy to make our school safer. During lunch, all doors except the main entrance will be locked, so anyone entering the school during...

Teacher and coach Hopkins accused of sexual misconduct

Ashley Ward, News Editor

February 25, 2018

Filed under Brief News Updates, NEWS

The Facts As of February 9, 2018, high school teacher and cross country and track coach Nick Hopkins has been put on paid administrative leave of absence pending investigation. Hopkins is currently being investigated by both the...

District answers FAQs regarding sexual misconduct allegations

February 13, 2018

Filed under Brief News Updates

Following the allegations against EGR Cross Country and Track coach, Nick Hopkins, the district sent a letter from Dr. Sara Magaña Shubel on Feb. 9 addressing the investigation at hand. Questions from parents, students, and other members of the community prompted the dis...

International club brings students together from around the world

Sydney Higgins, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018

Filed under Brief News Updates, Focus, NEWS

As a school that is not known for being extremely diverse it can be hard for students of different ethnicities to feel like they fit in. International club is working to change this by welcoming students with open arms and ope...

IB DP “Mythbusters”

Lauren Vanden Bosch, Web Editor

January 19, 2018

Filed under Full News Stories, NEWS

Note: Myths & mythbusters 1-10 can be found in the print edition of the newspaper. Myths & mythbusters 11-15 are only on the web.  Myth #1: You have to be academically gifted in order to enroll in the IB DP. ...

Orchestra Concert

Simon Lafleur '20, Staff Writer

December 22, 2017

Filed under Brief News Updates

The holidays are coming up fast, and that means that the annual orchestra concert is just around the corner. Ugly sweaters and Christmas music is what everyone is looking forward to at the end of school in 2017. Dan DeLano ‘20...