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East Athletic Club Girls Basketball Try-Outs

8/24/2016

The Des Moines East Athletic Club is holding girls basketball try-outs on Saturday, September 10 from 9am to 12pm at East High School.  Try-outs are for any girl grades 4th-8th and are open to any girl.  Please click on the try out form to register. Club team tryout Form 2016

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Little Cheer Clinic- September 16, 2016

8/24/2016

The East High School Cheer Clinic will take place on Friday, September 16 starting at 5:00pm in the East High Cafeteria.  The participants will have the opportunity to perform at halftime of the varsity football game versus Des Moines North.  Registration form and $20 are due by Friday, September 2.  Contact Head Coach Nikki Beals … Read more »

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April 19: ACT Day at Des Moines Public Schools

4/7/2016

ACT Day: it’s an annual tradition at Des Moines Public Schools as the day when hundreds of high school juniors take – free of charge – the ACT college entrance exam. This year that day falls on Tuesday, April 19. DMPS was the first school district in Iowa to offer the ACT to all juniors. A reminder that there are no classes on April 19 for students in grades 9, 10 and 12. Click the headline for more.

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Iowa Assessment

3/29/2016

On Wednesday March 30th. All 9th through 11th grade will take the Iowa Assessment. Here all are student room assignments: 2016 Iowa Assessments student list

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East Short Film Wins Critic’s Choice

2/29/2016

Not only did the short film “All You Never Say” receive an All-State nomination from the Iowa High School Speech Association, it also received the Critics Choice award. Congratulations to filmmakers Maria O’Brien (sr.), Courtney Young (soph.), Taylor Seals (soph.),Tim Schonkaes (soph.), Zachary Kuehler (soph.) and Echo Kermoade (sr.)!

Conferences

Conferences

2/24/2016

Conferences will be help Wednesday March 9th. Time will be 3:10 – 8:00 pm

Upcoming Events

Aug 29
Golf: Boys Varsity
Aug 29
Golf: Boys JV
Aug 30
Golf: Boys Varsity
Aug 30
Volleyball: 9th
Aug 30
Cross Country: Boys JV
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Scarlet block is a place to create positive relationships and provide continuity of communication. Students set goals realizing their academic potential, and teachers become advocates for their students. Student Expectations: BE EAST (Engaged, Accountable, Safe and Thoughtful)


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School districts in the State of Iowa are required to provide 11th grade Iowa Assessment data for Annual Progress Report (APR) purposes. See our progress over the last several years. 

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About East High School

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815 East 13th Street, Des Moines, IA 50316

P: 515-242-7788 | E: east@dmschools.org

 

East High School was founded in 1861, with the major structure constructed in 1911. East High’s motto “For the Service of Humanity” embraces the schools focus on developing life long learners who will be productive citizens.

Welcome to East High School, Iowa’s largest 9-12 building. East High strives for continual improvement by focusing on our three core values: Engage, Excel, Empower.