Former East High and current Iowa State University student, Alma Marquez, has joined the University Innovation Alliance. The alliance will focus on retention and graduation rates for students who are low-income, first-generation college students. Marquez will present to others in the alliance in Washington D.C. Read more here.
Congratulations to East student Melissa Garcia on her 1st place individual win in the Decatur County SWCD Sub-District Soil Judging contest. Melissa will be featured soon in an Iowa Public Radio story about Latino students studying agriculture.
Social studies teacher Lynn Hoff was recently featured on WHO news channel 13. Hoff spent 9/11 teaching students about the terrorist attacks. Each year it’s getting more difficult to teach students about the significance of that day. Since many high school students don’t remember 9-11, Hoff made the historic events the focus of Thursday’s lessons. … Read more »
The Scarlets met North High Friday night for the 112th game in school history. It is the longest rivalry in the state and was highlighted by the Great American Rivalry Series. Jaron Turner was named player of the game, as the Scarlets pounded the Polar Bears 51-18. View all the excitement from the event here.
What does Iowa’s largest high school look like gathered in one place? See for yourself: the East High School student body got together today in Williams Stadium to find out.
East High School’s Performing Arts Department will be holding auditions for the fall musical, ANNIE, tomorrow (Thursday 9/4). Auditions are open to all East High Students – we need singers, dancer, actors, and crew members to work behind the scenes. If you have not already picked up an audition packet, get one from Mr. Allan … Read more »