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Jeopardy!

Jeopardy!

George Parvel, EMS Press

October 17, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Recently, a new champion has dominated the popular game show “Jeopardy!”. Local of New York City, bartender Austin Rogers has racked up a 12 day total of $411,000 by simply answering trivia questions. This is the magic of Jeopardy- you can earn almost $600,000 in ONE night, IF you know every answer...

The Boy Scouts of America

The Boy Scouts of America

George Parvel, EMS Press Staff

October 17, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Almost all people these days have a clouded view on what the Boy Scouts of America is and what it isn’t.  For over 100 years, it has been a chance for young men to experience the outdoors and learn new things they may not have been able to learn before. Many teenagers who aren’t aware of what it i...

Food Holidays

Food Holidays

Lily Jenkins, EMS Press Staff

October 9, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Everyone knows about Christmas, Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Easter. However, almost every day is some kind of holiday. For example, October 3 is National Soft Taco day, followed by National Moldy-Cheese day on October 9, and National Seafood Bisque day on October 19. Surprisingly, there are people who a...

Are You Too Old To Trick-Or-Treat?

Are You Too Old To Trick-Or-Treat?

Malia Rogers and Sophia Manning

October 5, 2017


Filed under Student Life

You know it’s time for Halloween when days get shorter, colder, and rainy. October 31 marks Halloween every year. It’s a time for kids to dress up in costumes and go around to people’s doors, asking for  candy. Many people argue that once you get to a certain age -- like middle school -- you ar...

A Girl That Took A Big Leap

A Girl That Took A Big Leap

Lauren Stallman, EMS Press Staff

October 4, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Under one of the EMS Trojan football helmets is an unexpected face. Natalie Sanchez plays defensive tackle on the seventh grade team. “I moved here from Texas in 2015 and I’ve been playing football ever since,” Sanchez said. She said the team welcomed her. She works hard and plays harder and do...

Peer-to-Peer

Peer-to-Peer

Mallory Swope, EMS Press Staff

October 3, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Peer-to-Peer is a program allowing students from TCAPS and special needs students from TBAISD to mingle and create a friendship. Special education principal, Erin Ryan, has been directing the program for three years. But the program has been at East for about six years in total. For anyone who has...

Kevin Durant’s Twitter Mishap

Kevin Durant’s Twitter Mishap

Sydney Flaherty, EMS Press Staff

October 3, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Twitter is used to being a battleground for anything from burritos vs. tacos to Clinton vs. Trump, but never before has there ever been a full-out identity crisis. Yet Kevin Durant changed that along with losing other things (a.k.a his apparent cool head) this summer when he responded to a critic’s tw...

Press on Juice

Press on Juice

Eryn Carmody and Abby Rockwood

October 2, 2017


Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

Background In 2014, Kris Rockwood was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis. It is a disease affecting your joints in places like your hands and feet. The doctor recommended medication to keep her joints from hurting, But, the medications were risky. Some have even been linked to cancer. Rockwood, mom...

Les Miserables at TC Central

Les Miserables at TC Central

Lily Jenkins, EMS Press Staff

October 2, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Each year, Traverse City Central puts on a different musical and all EMS music students get to see it for free. This year they are putting on Les Miserables, the musical adaption of the novel written in 1862 by Victor Hugo. The play was adapted by Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil. Les Mis The ...

Backpacking in the US and Michigan

Backpacking in the US and Michigan

George Parvel, EMS Press Staff

September 28, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Fall is the perfect time to get outdoors, and there’s no better way to be immersed in it than backpacking. Backpacking is an entirely different camping experience that was popularized as recreation in the late 60’s and early 70’s by the Hippie Trail. This trail ran through many European countries...

What Are The Worst Fashion Trends?

What Are The Worst Fashion Trends?

Sophia Hagerty and Isabelle Ranger

September 28, 2017


Filed under Student Life

From corsets to leg warmers to hot pants, there have been some bad fashion trends that people are ashamed of today. Leg warmers were big in the 80s and join a number of  “cringe” trends from that era, like shoulder pads and wild combinations of every color/pattern they could think of. “L...

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