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Mike Pence and Conversion Therapy

Mike Pence and Conversion Therapy

Lily Jenkins, EMS Press Staff

February 22, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Mike Pence -- Vice President of the United States. Fiftieth governor of Indiana. Father of three children. Notoriously known for calling his wife “mother.” And, in the words of Donald Trump, the man who would like to “hang” all homosexual people. Trump said it as a joke, but it’s a pretty ...

Some not so Common Winter Olympic Sports

Some not so Common Winter Olympic Sports

Lily Maki, EMS Press Staff

February 13, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

As the 2018 Winter Olympics draw closer, anticipation is rising for both athletes and viewers. Americans of all talents will head to South Korea to hopefully bring home the gold. But, while everyone is familiar with hockey and skiing, there are some sports at the Winter Olympics that many people have ...

Predator & Prey: Opioids’ savage effect on our community

Predator & Prey: Opioids’ savage effect on our community

Digital Media Staff

February 12, 2018


Filed under Opioid Crisis, Showcase

Trojan TV, Digital Media students, and former Digital media student, Shane Bagwell take an up close and personal look at opioid's devastating effects in our community, in this 18 minute documentary.     ...

The behind the scenes look at an overdose call — an EMT’s perspective

The behind the scenes look at an overdose call — an EMT’s perspective

Mallory Swope, EMS Press Staff

February 5, 2018


Filed under Opioid Crisis, Showcase

In the past 18 years, the number of deaths by overdose of opioid pain relievers and heroin have increased by more than 200 percent, according to the CDC. The effects of the drug and opioid epidemic can be felt nationwide -- even here in Traverse City. People deal with it in their families, with thei...

The True Brothers from Another Mother

The True Brothers from Another Mother

Mallory Swope, EMS Press Staff

February 1, 2018


Filed under Opioid Crisis, Showcase

“Drugs ruined my life.” Tyler Thirlby, 22, was addicted to heroin and opioids for more than five years. After he joined the varsity hockey team when he was 15, Thirlby got wrapped up in the drug epidemic. He and several others -- including his best friend Alex Grizzel -- belied the stigma that on...

New Lunch Schedule at East

New Lunch Schedule at East

January 11, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Here we'll dive into the new EMS lunch schedule.

Conflict in Catalonia

Conflict in Catalonia

Mia Moeggenberg, EMS Press Staff

January 11, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

As eighth graders here at East are learning about the Revolutionary War, it is easy to think of revolutions as a thing of the past. No one is currently outraged about taxes on tea and paper or angry and frightened because of ¨Redcoats¨ inhabiting their towns and homes. However, this certainly does no...

Trump’s first year in office

Trump’s first year in office

Mallory Swope, EMS Press Staff

January 10, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

As President Donald Trump’s first year in office draws to a close, it’s time to review what has happened in the first year under his leadership. But first, let’s look at some statistics from former president Barack Obama’s first year to use as a comparison. Within Obama’s first 100 days, he si...

February Blues

February Blues

Mia Moeggenberg, EMS Press Staff

December 6, 2017


Filed under Showcase

The holiday season is over… is it just me or did that sentence sound brutal? Everyone loves the holidays. After all at the center of their existence is joy, peace, love, etc, etc. Family comes together; new friends are made. Events flood the calendar, as we hurriedly juggle social events with prese...

Bullet Journaling

Bullet Journaling

Lily Jenkins, EMS Press Staff

December 4, 2017


Filed under Showcase

Bullet Journaling - “the analog system for the digital age” -  is an adaptable planner system created by Ryder Carroll that has taken the world by storm. It seems as if you can’t scroll through Pinterest, Instagram, or even Youtube anymore without seeing a ‘Plan with Me’ or a how-to video. A bullet journal can be ...

A Middle Schooler´s Winter Wonderland

A Middle Schooler´s Winter Wonderland

Mia Moeggenberg, EMS Press Staff

December 4, 2017


Filed under Showcase

The snow is swiftly falling past your window, covering the ground in a beautiful blanket of white. Perhaps even more wonderful: the sound of your school district being called in the endless list of schools closed. You rush to check your phone: it is to good to be true? No? Wow this almost never happen...

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...

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