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East High Student Daily Announcements

East Student Announcements for

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

EARLY RELEASE FRIDAY: On Friday, February 21, 2020 students will be released  at 1:00 p.m. as East High will be hosting the SPARTAN Speech Tournament. Due to the large number of buses arriving for the tournament, please make arrangements to pick your student up in the Seacrest parking lot.

MATH OR COMPUTER SCIENCE STUDENTS: Worlds of Fun Trip!! The deadline to sign up for the Worlds of Fun trip is FAST APPROACHING! Make sure you sign up by February 28th.  See your math or computer science teacher for more information or visit bit.ly/GoDoYes

HANDBALL TOURNAMENT: Let’s Go!!! Handball is back baby!!!  East's handball tournament will take place on February 28 in the North Gym starting at 4:00.  Sign-ups are available in the Main Office or outside room 009. Five to Seven people per team, with a team entry fee of $7.  All proceeds will go to Make-A-Wish.

CIRCLE OF FRIENDS: Circle of Friends will be attending the East High basketball games on Tuesday, February 18th. We will meet by the South Gym at 5:15. Cost is $4 for the game. Let's cheer on the East High basketball teams!

KEY CLUB: Key Club members will meet Wednesday, Feb 19th after school in room 017. Don't miss it! We will be discussing DCON and upcoming volunteer opportunities.

BOYS GOLF: There will be a meeting for players interested in Boys Golf tryouts on Thursday, Feb 20th from 3:15-4:00 in room 169B. Thanks, Coach Schlegelmilch and Coach Spangler

MAGAZINE DRIVE: Generations Connect will be having a magazine drive for our upcoming activities. Meet us by the Main Entrance before school this Monday-Wednesday and bring your gently used magazines to donate! Thank you!

STUCO: Hello! Are you interested in becoming a member of East High's Student Council? Come to our mandatory information meeting this Wednesday in room 009 at 3:15 for all students wanting to apply. We will cover the timeline of the application process, give you some tips and tricks, and answer any questions that you may have! 

SUMMER HEALTH CAMP AND INTERNSHIP: Applications for the St. Elizabeth Summer Health Camp and Internship Program are now available in the Counseling Center. The Camp will be held June 1-3 for current sophomores and juniors. The Internship will be May 26-June 12 for current juniors. Applications MUST be postmarked or delivered to LPSDO by March 20.

APOLLONAIRES TRYOUTS: Interested in trying out for the Lincoln East Dance Team, the Apollonaires? Tryouts will take place Monday, March 16th - Thursday, March 19th. To access the tryout materials email Coach Hartman or message the team's instagram page for the Google Classroom code! The Pre-Tryout Dance Clinic with Coach Hartman will take place on Saturday, February 29th from 9-11am in the North Gym. Forms are available in the office

DECA: February is CTE Month! CTE stands for Career and Technical Education. Did you know that 80 percent of students who have taken a CTE class say it helped them decide on a career? In celebration of CTE month, the Lincoln East DECA chapter will be having a business dress day on Thursday, February 20th. Anyone who wants to wear professional attire is welcome to join us!

HOPE SQUAD: Hope Squad will meet Wednesday, February 19th at 3:15pm in room 148. Hope Squad members, please check Google classroom for updates. See Mrs. Crosmer or Mrs. White for questions.

SOCK DRIVE: During the month of February we will be collecting new and gently used socks for the People’s City Mission. Please place sock donations in the blue barrel near room 101. 

AP EXAM REGISTRATION FOR 2ND SEMESTER ONLY CLASSES: 

AP Exam Registration deadline is Friday, February 21st!  

Google Doc form completion AND payment is MUST both be completed by Friday, February 21st.  There will be NO extensions or exceptions to this deadline.

  • This step must be completed by the student:  Starting February 3, 2020 complete the AP Exam Ordering Google Doc LINK IS HERE. Once you have completed the Google Doc registration form, payment can be made in the Main Office.

  • Deadline for registration completion (Google Doc completed and payment made to East) is February 21st at 3:00 p.m. Registration will only be online this year for AP exams, and must be completed by the student.

This step can be completed by student or parent: Payment must be made for AP exams registered for on the Google Doc(see above link). Payment may be cash, check, or charge and can be made in the Main Office. No late payments will be accepted. (Note: Exam cost: $105/regular exam fee, $53/reduced exam fee (student must qualify for F/R lunch). For questions about payments, please contact Julie Harder

SIGNS AND POSTERS:  Just a reminder all signs and posters must be approved and stamped in the Main Office before they can be displayed at East. When hanging items, please only use blue painter tape and only hang them on brick surfaces (No glass, drywall, or wood). Thank you for your help!

PRIDE CLUB: provides a safe space for anyone who is interested. We meet on Wednesdays at 3:10 in Room 019. If you have any questions, please see Ms. Moore. 

SPRING SPORT ATHLETES - Participation packets need to be completed before March 2nd. Packets can be found at https://home.lps.org/athletics/packet/ If you think you have completed the packet, please check the weight room windows to make sure your name is listed. See Donna in the athletic office if you have questions. 

ATTENTION SENIOR ATHLETES 2020: Three scholarships for athletes can be found on the East Athletic/Activities Website, in the athletic office or in the counseling center E-bulletin. They are:

  • Heartland Athletic Conference Scholarship due April 1st – return to the athletic office.

  • Nebraska Coach Association Scholarship  due April 15th – Mail to NCA.

  • Wendy Henrich scholarship due May 1st – return to the athletic office.    

GOOGLE CLASSROOMS: Be sure to stay up to date on important information pertaining to your graduating class. Join your Google Classroom with these jump codes!

Class of 2020 – uxtupg

Class of 2021 – no627p

Class of 2022 – 2zrddu

Class of 2023 – pj2cmd