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...

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...

Hockey team donates to local charities

Emily Bergstrom, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017

Filed under Brief News Updates, NEWS

East Grand Rapids and Catholic Central look to bring the “cure of comfort” to Southside Ice Arena this coming Friday. The upcoming hockey game will be donating stuffed bears to two local charities, Billy Bear Hug Foundation and B...

International Club brings awareness to increasing issue

Katherine Lykins, Opinion Editor

November 8, 2017

Filed under Brief News Updates, NEWS

Numerous misconceptions concerning American Muslims have surfaced our country in the last couple decades. In response to these misapprehensions, International Club will be watching a film regarding the subject on Nov. 14 followin...

First wave of college applications are completed

Ella Gourley, Entertainment Editor

November 8, 2017

Filed under Brief News Updates, NEWS

It is often considered the favorite season for many, but the fall can be a stressful time of year for high school seniors as they start to plan for their future. College applications fill the minds of every senior, as they spend ...

The club where witches and wizards are welcome

Grace Brooks, Focus Editor

November 8, 2017

Filed under Brief News Updates

Attention all witches and wizards alike, grab your wands and robes because it’s time to get ready for Harry Potter Club. This club holds fun-filled, and of course magical, Harry Potter related activities throughout the year....