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East Student-Athletes at 2014 Drake Relays

4/22/2014

Student-athletes representing East High School have qualified to compete in events this week at the 2014 Drake Relays. East Scarlets girls’ track member Dimetrea Hamilton will be competing in the 100 meter hurdles. On the boys’ side of the competition, East will be sending Brandon Trotter, Evian Akers, Skyler Knutzen and Jaylin James to compete in … Read more »

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East League of Legends Club Wants You

4/21/2014

The East High School League of Legends Club wants you! The club is opening its doors to other students in the Des Moines area for its upcoming LAN party on May 17. Interested? Check out the club’s video on YouTube and then contact teacher Nick Lenk for all the details.

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Scroll – Issue 5

4/18/2014

View Issue 5 of the East Scroll. What’s inside? Progress over the years for the Iowa Assessments – A closer look at Principal Johns – A look at the trending spring fashion at East – Girls vs. Boys: Who spends more on prom? – Q&A with girls soccer coach Oscar Meza – Scroll Promposal winners

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Students at East High Making a Difference

4/14/2014

East High School 4-H Club member Ayan Boikcha is shown with flowers the club is making to raise support for the 5 year old daughter of Amanda Gregory, an East math teacher. Her daughter has Ring 20syndrome, a rare chromosomal anomaly. The East 4-H Club is making a difference by raising $500 to help support … Read more »

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There He Is … Mr. East High!

4/2/2014

Five Scarlets competed to be crowned as the first ever Mr. East High. Congratulations to junior Evian Akers on earning the crown. Contestants performed in a talent show and were interviewed by a panel of judges. Proceeds from the pageant went to Youth Emergency Services & Shelter. Enjoy photos on the DMPS Flickr page. Just click on the picture!

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Iowa Assessment Time

4/1/2014

Iowa Assessment testing will be Wednesday, April 2 for all freshman, sophomores, and juniors.  Seniors do not attend on this day.  Students need to be to school at the regular start time and will be released at the regular early out time (7:40 AM-1:05 PM). No electronics are allowed during the testing time.  Any student … Read more »

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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.