• May 22Finals coming May 23-25 -- study hard!
  • May 22G-7 leaders meet in Hiroshima May 19-21, call for stop to spread of nuclear weapons
  • May 22Congratulations, Class of 2023! Graduation on May 26
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The Eastside Panther

The Student News Site of Eastside College Preparatory School

The Eastside Panther

The Student News Site of Eastside College Preparatory School

The Eastside Panther

The seniors after their college announcement assembly, yelling their school mascot. Photo Courtesy of Chantaell Cruz
Congrats Class of 2023!
May 12, 2023

Every year, The Eastside Panther makes a special effort to recognize the graduating senior class. We highlight their accomplishments, growth, reflections and future plans. View...

Why Is the Restroom Locked?
By Jay Guevara May 12, 2023

The all-gender restroom in the Science Wing has been locked since early 2023, forcing students to use other restrooms or ask for a key to get in, and eliminating the one restroom...

Students dancing the night away at Prom.
Prom Sets Sail!
By Rashel Naranjo May 12, 2023

Prom became a common topic on campus weeks before the date and after. People talked about their outfits, transportation, and prom itself. It finally happened, on May 6 on a...

Editor-in-Chiefs Farewell: We Did It, But Where Did All The Time Go?
Editor-in-Chief's Farewell: We Did It, But Where Did All The Time Go?
By Jocelyn Urbina May 12, 2023

In February 2020, The Eastside Panther wrote a short news story about a disease that had surfaced in Wuhan, China. Never did we imagine that three years later, the class of...

Panther Editorial: Should We Make Friends with ChatGPT?
May 12, 2023

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: This is a real editorial written by an Eastside Panther editor, and not by ChatGPT. Technology is inevitable. We might say that everyone is surrounded...

Lets Not Forgot About Self-Love
Let's Not Forgot About Self-Love
By Jennifer Garcia Cabrera February 15, 2023

Valentine's Day prompts us to focus on our significant others and best friends. But we forget that we need to love ourselves, too. I hear from therapists, “Treat yourself...

Freshman ANyrah Green-Frazier, Jeremiah Ahofono and sophomore Angelica Paago take the stage at the concert
Dance, Arts, Drama Bring Spirit to Campus
By Jocelyn Urbina May 12, 2023

By 6:58 p.m. on April 4, the theater was almost full, with only a few open seats left. The lights dimmed, cheers and whistles rose from the crowd, and a rush of excitement and...

Juniors Sleep Under the Stars
Juniors Sleep Under the Stars
By Mary Kinyua May 12, 2023

The annual camping trip for juniors was back in person this year when a couple of dozen juniors spent the April 21 sleeping under the stars in Pinnacles National Park. The juniors...

Interact Club President Uriel Velazquez-Leon and Vice President Stephany Urbina-Diaz count money for the Leukemia Drive during Interact Club
Making a Difference: Leukemia Fundraiser, Clothes Drive
By Luis Casique-Leon May 12, 2023

Sophomore Rayhaan (Ray) Mohammed knows the pain caused by leukemia and other blood cancers. When his father’s close friend was diagnosed, it “threw [him] off, and affected...

Brandon Perez and Azeneth Rocha Coronel shows off their winter fashion.
Students Layer & Style From Winter To Spring
By Diego Garcia and Mary Kinyua February 15, 2023

With the cold wind and pelting rain of winter, warm and cozy become the most important words in fashion. Students find various ways to stay warm and still look cool. People...

Students Eager For Upcoming Movies
By Diego Garcia February 15, 2023

As new films are being produced and released, many students already have their minds set on what movies they can’t wait to see. Here are some of the top movies students have...

Seniors Alexis Martinez, Keven Florido and Uriel Velazquez-Leon taking a picture with their volleyball coach Leo Anaya as a farewell to the seniors.
Boys Volleyball Team Does More Than Play
By Victor Caruzo May 12, 2023

The boys volleyball team, coached by Residential Faculty Leo Anaya, has had a rough season, but they still tried their best to win their games...

Sophomore Brain Okemwa running the 110 hurdles on May 5, winning and placing 1st to qualify for CCS.
Track & Field Speeds to a Strong Finish
May 12, 2023

The Track & Field team finished a strong regular season on a high note, with four members qualifying at the final meet on May 5 for the upcoming...


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