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Social Media Threats Raise Concern at East

Social Media Threats Raise Concern at East

Mallory Swope, EMS Press Staff

October 24, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Social Media Threats

East Middle School students arrived on Tuesday, October 10 to see multiple police cars in the parking lot and officers around the campus. The previous night, two eighth graders shared an exchange via Snapchat, in which one sent a threatening message. The student, while not threatening a specific indi...

PBIS Program Comes To East

PBIS Program Comes To East

Collin Miller & Gabe Howard, Trojan TV Reporters

October 19, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

PBIS is the new behavior modification program at East Middle School. Trojan TV takes a look at the new program.

Harvey’s Devastating Effects on Pets

Harvey’s Devastating Effects on Pets

Mia Moeggenberg, EMS Press Staff

October 13, 2017


Filed under News

Hurricane Harvey hit Texas on Friday, August 24, as a Category 4 hurricane, according to U.S. News. Over the next few days the hurricane continued to travel across the United States causing flooding and damage. Many were left stranded or without food, though others have been quick to jump to their aid...

The Six Hours that Changed America

The Six Hours that Changed America

Mallory Swope, EMS Press Staff

October 12, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Sunday, October 1, a day that may have changed America. More than 20,000 people are gathered for a country music festival on the main strip of Las Vegas. Following the performances of Eric Church and Sam Hunt, Jason Aldean takes the stage around 10 p.m.. Minutes later, several explosions rung out. Ma...

History Speaks to Us, We Must Choose To Listen

History Speaks to Us, We Must Choose To Listen

Mia Moeggenberg, EMS Press Staff

October 2, 2017


Filed under News

The Middle East has been a disputed and war-torn area for many years, and nothing shows this more than the continued civil war in Syria. Pressures from terrorist groups and even the Syrian government are forcing Syrian citizens out of their devastated home country. What started as a protest in the Syrian city...

September 11th, A Day that Changed the World

September 11th, A Day that Changed the World

Mia Moggenberg, EMS Press Staff

September 20, 2017


Filed under News

September 11, 2001 was a tragic day for all of the United States. It was a day that changed our country completely. However students here at East and across the U.S. do not remember that day. In fact most were not even alive. We have never known the America before this day that changed our c...

Weather Always Changes, and so does the Climate

Weather Always Changes, and so does the Climate

Avery Bills, EMS Press Staff

September 19, 2017


Filed under News

“I’m concerned, ” Jon Moore, seventh grade science teacher said. As we all have heard, the climate temperature has been increasing rapidly. For centuries, carbon dioxide has never been over the level of 300. In 1950, that all changed. The level increased to 320. Since then, It has gained 100...

The Harsh Reality of a Hurricane Disaster

The Harsh Reality of a Hurricane Disaster

Phoebe Walker, EMS Prdd Staff

September 19, 2017


Filed under News

People can try to imagine what it is like to experience a hurricane. But the reality of experiencing a hurricane is much more harsh than what a person can imagine. The real impacts during a hurricane make everyday living difficult and sometimes impossible. Major hurricanes are powerful forces of natu...

Football Comes with Risks

Football Comes with Risks

Sophia Simon, EMS Press Staff

September 18, 2017


Filed under News

Football is one of the most dangerous sports and the awareness of that danger has grown. It’s all about concussions. The risk of concussions for football players raises each season a person plays. The more seasons played, the more risks. Even under all the padding, the brain is still at risk. Con...

Charlottesville Opinion

Charlottesville Opinion

Mallory Swope, EMS Press StaffMallory Swope

September 18, 2017


Filed under News, Opinion

As many are aware, protesters gathered recently in Charlottesville, Virginia, for a “Unite the Right” protest. The protest quickly escalated from a peaceful rally to a violent outcry. The original protest centered around the proposed removal a statue of Confederate commander Robert E. Lee in Ch...

The Hurricanes of the Summer: Harvey and Irma

The Hurricanes of the Summer: Harvey and Irma

Lily Maki, EMS Pess Staff

September 18, 2017


Filed under News

You've probably heard of the hurricanes of the summer. Two hurricanes created major damage across the United States’ southern coast within weeks of each other. Hurricane Harvey made landfall in the U.S. on August 25, bringing major flooding to Texas, leaving millions without power. Hurricane Irma d...

Charlottesville Riots Show Rift In Country

Charlottesville Riots Show Rift In Country

Lily Jenkins, EMS Press Staff

September 15, 2017


Filed under News

Violence broke out on Saturday, August 12 in Charlottesville, Virginia, at a white supremacist rally that left one dead and 35 injured (Strickland). The rally took place at the University of Virginia where members of the Alt-Right (alternate right) marched through the campus carrying tiki torches an...

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