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Staff Editorial-- Why Homework Should Be Banned

Staff Editorial– Why Homework Should Be Banned

All Staff , Writers & Reporters March 10, 2021

In Michigan, students are required to attend school for 1,098 hours a year. Along with this, students are required to balance school with a social life, hobbies, and homework. For many teens, this is extremely...

Is Homework Actually Useful?

Is Homework Actually Useful?

Isabel Seymour and Abby McDonough March 14, 2020

Many students have school to do at home everyday. Isabel and Abby went around East trying to answer the question, is homework actually useful?

Is Homework Reasonable?

Is Homework Reasonable?

Isabel Espinoza , Abby McDonough , and Isabel Seymour October 24, 2019

Like all of us, I am at school from 7 a.m. to 2:31 p.m. Then I have volleyball practice until 5:30 p.m. Twice a week I have games that take as long as two hours. I’m tired.  But when I get home,...

School Shootings' Effect on East

School Shootings’ Effect on East

Claire Stachnik and Riley Van Horn February 13, 2019

Students today are facing a threat our parents never thought of. School shootings. School shootings have become so common they don’t even shock us any more. Since the 1989 shooting at Columbine High...

Vaping is a epidemic taking over the U.S. and here is a insight on how it's affecting EMS

Teen Vaping Epidemic

February 13, 2019

Teens everywhere are vaping, get better understanding about how this is affecting Traverse City in this story

EMS is learning new ways to keep their students safe.

Special Feature: Security & Schools

Betsy Julian , Trojan TV Reporter February 2, 2019

EMS is stepping up their security to keep students and staff safe.

Vaping Impacts Lives at East

Vaping Impacts Lives at East

Camryn Crosby and Addy Booher October 11, 2018

Alpha Office Principal Rose Gallagher compared the current vaping trend to previous years’ trends like kendamas and fidget spinners. But the costs of this recent activity are far greater for students....

Predator & Prey: Opioids’ savage effect on our community

Digital Media Staff February 12, 2018

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.    

A Fighter's Battle Against Addiction

A Fighter’s Battle Against Addiction

Mallory Swope, EMS Press Staff February 8, 2018

David Cantrell is a warrior. His burly appearance and fire in his eyes say it all. They tell the story of someone who has seen the worst and survived. From childhood, Cantrell suffered the perils of addiction....

Social Media Threats Raise Concern at East

Social Media Threats Raise Concern at East

Mallory Swope, EMS Press Staff October 24, 2017

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,...

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