High school is meant to prepare its students for the real world — whether that be the workplace or a college classroom. Is East doing all that it can? Some former students & East’s very own have the answers.
Some students don’t know what it’s like to be a student during the day, a working employee by night. Other students don’t know what it means to pay for car insurance or for mobile phone plan. But there are others who know full well what it’s like doing both.
After rummaging through the hallways of Oswego East, it’s becoming more & more clear that the school — perhaps the district, the administrative staff, the custodians, perhaps even the students themselves — could be doing a better job in regards to recycling.
Senior Ellie Uhrhammer and sophomore Grace Uhrhammer, giving back to the community required some “simple” footwork. By the time they were finished, the pair had collected over 1,000 pairs of shoes for those in need.
From the place settings to the menu itself, East’s Restaurant Management program is a tasty introduction to the world of running a restaurant, and the class’ young chefs have got some intriguing dishes in store.
In a world evermore invaded by Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, and other social media apps, the role that these technologies have on teenagers comes furthermore into question.
As the community prepares to recognize the rivalry of Oswego & Oswego East High School, the community comes together in partnership to help those in need with its annual food drive.
Some were bound for college. Some were bound for the workforce. Some will take the brave next step in their lives as an opportunity to serve the nation in the military.
As the school year ends, many seniors look to leave an academic home they’ve known their entire lives. For transfer students new to the school last fall, they’ve only just begun to call Oswego East their “home away from home.”
Senior Cristian Paz builds a bridge of fashion that links Oswego, IL, to Chicago, IL. Next up? The world.
Growing up between cultures is a challenge, but these Oswego East students have turned this challenge into a blessing.
Some see it as a day to spend with family. Others see it as a day to spend with your faith. Others see it as a day of finance. However you spend it this year, it still goes by one name: Christmas.
Senior Kendra Standish is the first home-schooled student to become a part of Oswego East athletics. From being Student Athlete of the Week to earning an all-conference title for Girls’ Cross Country, Kendra demonstrates how her transition from homeschooling to high school has been nothing but successful.