Articles Archive for May 2011
By Shelbi Bretz
Photos by Anna Schoettger
This year’s senior class decided to be extra sneaky and pull two senior pranks, instead of just one. After sticking post-it notes all over the school on Friday, a large group of seniors set up “senior village” in front of the school last night. They set up around 10 tents and about 75 seniors stayed in them overnight.
This morning, they made a tunnel near the front doors and greeted students as they arrived to school. Thank you, seniors, for making the morning more exciting!
By Andrew Barry
With one week of school left for East high seniors, only one thing was left to do (besides senior breakfast and graduation). It’s senior prank time! This year people who will remain unnamed, pulled the classic post it note prank, covering East administrator Karen Eihusen’s office with the tiny sticky sheets of paper. She now has plenty of passes for the rest of the year, and if she uses them wisely, perhaps next year too.
Sometimes, we get more story than page. Here’s what didn’t get to print in our most recent Oracle issue.
I’ve changed a lot in the past few years. Middle school was rough for me — I was really involved in the party scene, I really wanted to be popular. I went through a lot of things earlier than most people do. I always worried about having the right boyfriend, the right stuff. But everything changed my freshman year when I went on a mission trip …
Photo by Andrew Barry
Story by Shae Brening
Boys Varsity Soccer team has their second State game tonight at 8:00 PM! They’re competing against The Grand Island Islanders who have already beat us twice this season! Make sure you show up and support our team so we can cheer on their win and show up again Monday night for the Championship Game! Way to go Boys Varsity Soccer! Let’s go East!
By Shelbi Bretz
Monday’s pep rally was not only the most popular of the year, the switch rally, but it also featured some of East’s best students. Students who have been recognized throughout the year for the Spartan Challenge were honored at the rally. These students are recognized for their exceptional leadership both in the classroom and in extracurricular activities. All were nominated by teachers who appreciated these students in particular. Typically, the Spartan Challenge recognizes one student from each grade level, but …
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by Liz Fichthorn
Spring has finally rolled and soon after summer will sneak up and that means movies. Movies, movies, and more movies. Usually the biggest box office breakers don’t come out until it’s well into the summer season, however, there are some goodies that have come out, and others coming soon. Let’s take a peek into the spring season’s movie schedule:
“Fast Five” starring Vin Diesel, and Paul Walker. The basic story is Vin Diesel and Paul Walker’s characters partner up on the opposite side of the law. Dwayne Johnson …
Graphic and Story by Anna Schoettger
Have you heard of Expressions? It’s one of the longest running traditions of East High School! Expressions is hosted by the vocal music class, Singers. Singers consists of 54 juniors and seniors who all love to sing and dance. Every year, Singers switch from their classical choral music to modern, popular rock and pop songs. They divide up into two “sets” and each choose 6 songs to learn. They choreograph their own dances to the songs and learn their own parts. The entire show is …
Story by: Alexis Carpenter
How do you think East Varsity Soccer Boys will do next week at State?
“I think we have a pretty good chance of winning because we’re at our highest potential.” Senior Kyle Nowka
“I think they’re going to win.” Sophomore David Nies
“I think they’re going to do pretty well.” Sophomore Sadina Mohsini
“They’re going to win it all.” Senior Tony Askar
“I think they’re going to have to work really hard to get there.” Senior Sophia Iaquinta
Blurb By: Amsley Senkbeil
What are your plans for the summer?
If you don’t know yet and just plan to be a couch potato, here are some ideas to keep your summer moving.
“Hanging out with friends every day,” freshman Nicole Johnson.
“I am going to do lots of gardening, remodeling my house, and vacationing in the mountains,” Mrs. Mendoza.
“We’re going to India for a month and a half,” senior Advaith Rau.
“I’m going to Arizona for a few weeks to stay with my aunt and her new baby,” senior Kylie Garza.
“Well I’m going to …