School News

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Purchase Your East High Yearbook Online

3/27/2015

Purchase your 2014-2015 yearbook online for $65. Deadline for orders will be April 10, 2015. There is a $3.50 processing fee for all orders. Order a yearbook online by clicking here!

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Iowa Assessments Get Underway Next Week

3/24/2015

Wednesday, April 1st, East students in grades 9 through 11 will take the Iowa Assessments. Measuring academic achievement with the Iowa Assessments is one way to help students succeed by providing information on their accomplishments in areas such as reading, mathematics, and science. Click here for more information.

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Online Athletic Passport Available

3/23/2015

The district has recently revamped the athletic passport that all students are required to complete prior to participating in a sport or activity.  The revamp includes the ability for a parent to complete the athletic passport online.  We are strongly encouraging all students to have their passports completed online.

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Pennies for Patients Results

3/11/2015

Congratulations to Ms. Bird’s block 6 class, who tallied over $100 worth of coins for donation to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Ms. Carroll’s class came in second, while Ms. Keith’s group was third. Over $800 was raised in total at East. Shout out to all students and staff in another successful Scarlet Ambassador project! Below … Read more »

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East High Dance Marathon

3/11/2015

Saturday, May 30th is the East High Dance Marathon! Come enjoy 8 hours of fun, food, and dance moves.  All proceeds will benefit the Ronald McDonald House. For more information, watch the promo brought to you by the Scarlet Ambassadors.

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AP Exam Registration Deadline April 1st

3/10/2015

To register for AP exams please pick up a form in the office to fill out and return to the school bookkeeper, Jo Ann De Haan. The AP Exam fee for 2015 is $91 per exam. There is a $15.00 deposit due at the time of registration. The balance for each exam is requested on or before … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Mar 28
Budget Forum
Mar 31
Track: Girls Varsity
Apr 2
Track: Girls Varsity
Apr 2
Soccer: Boys JV
Apr 2
Soccer: Boys 9th
815 East 13th Street, Des Moines, IA 50316
P: 515-242-7788 | F: 515-242-7958

Scarlet Country

Scarlet Block
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)


2014-2015 Academic Goals
East High School, in partnership with families and the community, will capitalize on their rich diversity to develop life-long learners, capable of adapting to the ever-changing world. View East High goals and vision & mission statement.


2014-2015 Yearbooks
Purchase your 2014-2015 yearbook online for $65. Deadline for orders will be April 10, 2015. There is a $3.50 processing fee for all orders. Order a yearbook online by clicking here!


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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.