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Tradition of Excellence turns 100

Maura Burns and Ashley Ward

May 26, 2017

Filed under Full News Stories, NEWS

2017 marks the 100th year of East Grand Rapids High School. In 1917, a small, brick schoolhouse was built on the grounds of the current Wealthy Elementary, housing grades 1-12. Over the past 100 years, the district has added ...

Model UN team debuts first conference at East Grand Rapids High School

Caroline Pursley, Staff Writer

May 8, 2017

Filed under NEWS, Showcase

For the very first time, Model United Nations was held at our very own East Grand Rapids High School. On Sat. April 15, many new faces were seen at the conference as it was held to encourage people to come out and see what MUN is...

Weeple kids succeed in DC: 9th place overall

Halsey Smith, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017

Filed under NEWS

“We all couldn't stop celebrating and screaming,” said Marisa Mooney ‘18, reflecting on We the People’s top ten ranking this past weekend. Toward the beginning of Nationals on Saturday, the Weeple competitors felt unsati...

Student body given final decision on contentious student council elections

Auden Elliott, News Editor

April 27, 2017

Filed under NEWS

The week after spring break is most often associated with tired faces and a sense of gloom in the student body who are mourning the end of their last break and dreading the beginning of a two month stretch to summer. However, for...

Robotics Team qualifies for World Championship

Hallie Butterer, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017

Filed under NEWS

The EGR Robotics team erupted into cheer, tears of joy streaming down their faces, as they found out they qualified for World Championship. The team’s previous first place and quality award at the Grand Valley State Universi...

As spring break quickly approaches students share vacation plans

Pierce Ruppert, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017

Filed under NEWS

You can feel it in the air. The birds are chirping and the sun is rising early. Spring is on it’s way. As always, one of the biggest events of Spring in Michigan is Spring break. If you haven’t noticed, the countdown f...

Erin Smith and Sam Longstreth set to emcee Variety Show this weekend

Kate Olsson, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017

Filed under NEWS

Every year, East Grand Rapids High School students showcase their creativity and talents in the always entertaining variety show. Auditions took place on January 16th and 17th and were held by Mr. Kawel who runs the show. ...

The Women’s March on Washington, ‘There sure was a lot of love’

February 13, 2017

Filed under Columns, NEWS

The sea of pink started as a tiny trickle in Grand Rapids. By the time we hit Ohio, the pink migration grew into a steady flow toward the southeast. The closer we got to Washington D.C, the more I began to fully comprehend th...

Aspiring lawyers gear up for mock trial season

Katherine Lykins, Staff Writer

December 5, 2016

Filed under Brief News Updates

In a traditional courtroom you will find the prosecutors, the defense lawyers, and you will find the witnesses ready to present their case. Mock Trial is a simulation of exactly that, where you compete against other teams fro...

Two prominent Gaslight Village establishments close

Ben Sagritalo, Staff Writer

December 5, 2016

Filed under NEWS

Student’s will no longer have Mediterranean or pie lunch options after the closure of two prominent Gaslight Village stores.  Olga’s Kitchen and Sweetalicious bakery were both recently closed, in October and July respectivel...