Congratulations to those students representing East who have qualified for the 2015 Iowa High School Track & Field Championship. East will be represented in 9 different events. The State Track & Field Championship is held Thursday, May 21 through Saturday, May 23 at Drake Stadium. Click here for a list of State meet qualifiers from East.
Click here to read the 2015 Scroll senior edition. Included inside are senior regrets, tips to help you succeed in college, final words of advice from teachers, scroll senior farewells and much more.
When it comes to his work behind the camera, East High School’s Brian Chang is not only good … this year he is officially the best. The high school senior has been named the 2015 Hawkeye Photographer of the Year by the Iowa High School Press Association. Photos such as “Nights Like These” (pictured at left) were part of his award-winning portfolio. Click the photo to read and see more about the award and Brian’s photography.
East High School staff has been working hard to provide and expand rigorous Advanced Placement courses to our students. Watch here as Des Moines Public Schools teachers speak of their experiences with the Advanced Placement Program.
For the third year in a row, all five DMPS high schools are listed among the state’s top 50 high schools on the Iowa Advanced Placement Index. And according to the list prepared by the University of Iowa, East, now ranked 21st, made the biggest gain of any school in Iowa! Click the headline to read the full story.
National Public Radio featured East High teacher Jamaal Allen as part of their Race Card Project, a series of conversations in which thousands of people have submitted their thoughts on race and cultural identity in six just words. Mr. Allen talks about why he was named Jamaal, and some of the assumptions people have made over … Read more »