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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, instead of relaxing, I have to pull out my homework. Each assignment might just take 30 to 60 min...

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 School, there has been a total of 270 school shootings. Eighth grader Ashlen Hill thinks teachers co...

Teen Vaping Epidemic

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

February 13, 2019

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

Special Feature: Security & Schools

EMS is learning new ways to keep their students safe.

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. To put it bluntly, vaping is a serious health risk by itself and can actually be a gateway into smok...

Predator & Prey: Opioids’ savage effect on our community

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. He fell victim to drugs early on, remaining at their mercy for decades. “You have to...

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, in which one sent a threatening message. The student, while not threatening a specific indi...

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