Tips for Building Your Schedule
As students begin to navigate planning out schedules for the 2023-2024 school year, here are some tips to make difficult decisions hopefully a little easier.
The Wonderful Whirlwind of Winterfest
What is a full-blown Winterfest like? Ask a senior. They’re in the only class that already knows. For the first time since 2019, the music wing will be performing in front of a full audience for about two hours and sections are playing all together instead of six feet apart.
The WITS Romance
Having constant access to grades is an universal experience here at the Williamsville Central School District. However, is this system truly beneficial for learning, or is it a detriment? In this article, I interviewed several students to get a better understanding of how students feel about this system within the wall-less halls of East. As it turns out, opinions vary wildly among students.
Girls Varsity Tennis Goes to States
The Williamsville East high school girls varsity tennis team had a wonderful season this year. With a draw of tough opponents and hard games, they managed to place second in their division, barely losing to Clarence by one match. While the entire team didn’t get to go to states, ECICS arrived and some of their star players managed to beat everyone else in the tournament.
East’s Fall Favorites
To get a taste for how the East community likes the season of turning leaves, the East Side News surveyed students and faculty to learn their opinions of all things fall!
Drama Club Presents Murder on the Orient Express
With the Fall Play, “Murder on the Orient Express,” already having rehearsals, now is the perfect time to ask Mrs. LoVullo – the director – questions about this amazing performance only one month away.
Fantastic B-EAST-S and Where to Find Them – Homecoming Preview
Perhaps the only saving grace of school starting is that the first big event of the year, Homecoming, is coming up very soon! In gearing up for this year’s (partial) week of school spirit and events, let’s discuss what Homecoming ‘22 will entail for East.
Where Have We Been, Where Are We Going?
Are we finally entering a “normal” school year? What even is that anymore? We are finally coming back to a year like the beginning of time, okay not really, more like back to freshman year for me.
The Case for Shorter School Days
In America, a typical school day is around 6.5 hours long. At East, school starts at 7:45 and ends at 2:45. Students have to wake up even earlier in the “bleary bruise” of the morning to catch the bus. However, this article will not focus on early start times
[VIDEO] Time for Exams: Are You Ready?
After two years, timed exams will be returning to Williamsville East in June 2022. The last timed exam was in January 2020, shortly before the school was shut down due to the pandemic.