Daily Announcements

Daily Announcements

November 154, 2017

Art Club will be meeting today after school in room 281 at the main campus from 2:45-4.  We will be making our own buttons and choosing the next big activities for art club during this meeting!  Please come to have a voice in what activities will be chosen!

Attention Chess team, practice today is canceled.  Once again, no chess practice today.   We will meet in Mr. Kreider's room tomorrow at 2:45 for pictures and to prepare for the Hamilton match.

Attention AP Biology Students: Come to room 151 at the beginning of X Help for the “mussel introduction” by the ORF Staff.

November 14, 2017

The bullying fact for the day is that 64% of students do not report bullying when they witness it.

Join the Model United Nations today after school as we finish the Invisible Children documentary and discuss what we've watched. Hope to see you there!

Congratulations to each of the jazz band members for their outstanding concert last night. The fall jazz concert was a huge success, and we appreciate all of the students’ efforts that went into making the evening such a great event. The audience loved the variety of music performed, and it was awesome hearing you demonstrate all of your musical progress and success during the concert. Keep up the great work, jazz bands!

Attention All Sophomores: Tomorrow Graduate Services will be here during XH to present information for class rings. You will be called to the theater by your last name when it’s your turn to attend.

November 13, 2017

Congratulations to the Hawk of the Week recipients:
10th grade – Eli Tivin nominated for citizenship by Lisa Schmaltz
11th grade – Nolan Warren nominated for caring by Patti Toman
12th grade -  Jordan Wagster nominated for citizenship by Susanne Linder

POACA, the People Of All Cultures Alliance, will have their next meeting this Wednesday, in Mr. Bright’s room, 266, at Main Campus. They will be having a discussion about various cultural issues surrounding the US Flag, so please come to share your point of view.

20% of students grades 9-12 experience bullying."   In honor of bullying awareness, we will be sharing a fact a day for the rest of the month. 

Student Government is proud to announce the first Lakota East Teacher of the Month: Mrs. Kate Joseph. One of her nominators wrote, “I’ve never seen a teacher connect to her students in such a heartfelt way.”  Congratulations Mrs. Joseph, and thank you for everything you do for the students at Lakota East!  To submit nominations for our next Teacher of the Month, visit Student Government’s Twitter page @LEHSstudentgov

Prom Committee will meet today, Nov. 13, after school in the Digital Learning Lab.

November 10, 2017

Join us today in room 206 as we prepare for fall state. If you are going to fall state it is mandatory that you come to today’s meeting. Club card is required, snacks will be provided! Have a great Veterans Day!

Attention any students signed up to take the ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery)Test:  Due to a scheduling conflict, testing has been rescheduled for NOVEMBER 29th.  Testing will begin at 8:00 am in Room 200. 

Anybody interested in being a wrestling manager/statistician should see Coach Lehman in Room 102 between 5th and 6th period or see him in the wrestling room directly after school.

Auditions for the winter sketch comedy show, Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind will be held on Wednesday, November 15, after school in the Main Campus auditorium.  See Ms. Statt in the morning at the Freshman Campus or after school at the Main Campus for information.  Audition paperwork is also available on the Thunderhawk Theater page of the website.

November 8, 2017

The East Chess team snagged a come from behind victory against the Princeton Vikings yesterday. After falling behind early 2-0, East battled back winning three boards in a row to secure a 3-2 victory. Weston Lindner, Braydon Reichelderfer and Jacob Zimmerman all scored for the Thunderhawks."

UC Blue Ash College will be visiting November 15th during XH in room 200.

  • Learn about their affordable tuition and nearly 50 degree and certificate programs
  • Have all your questions answered.
  • Complete an application on-site and receive a $50 application fee waiver!

Are you interested in the career of animation/ video game design or the field of art and design? Savannah College of Art and Design will be here today during extra help in room 282 to discuss their art program. All are invited!

Bonjour!  The next French Club meeting will be Thursday, November 16th in room 227 at the Main Campus.  All French students are welcome to attend.  Hope to see you there!

November 6, 2017

Would you like to learn how you can increase your confidence and skills when it comes to the BIG tests needed for college? Would you like to learn about how the brain is constantly “growing”…yes, it’s ELASTIC! Would you like to learn the best way to cope with the stresses of your academic classes? Would you like the confidence to try new things without the fear of failure? If so-come to the Growth Mindset presentation Thursday during Extra Help. We will be in room 200 ready to help you let go of all the negative and unhealthy practices that go with a Closed Mindset.  Don’t continue to let the fear of failure hold you back from your dreams!

Art club is in need of members to volunteer for the craft show this weekend to work the art club booth.  Students will earn community service hours for this event.  Anyone interested please see Mrs. Edwards to sign up or check out the sign up fliers in the hall.

INTERalliance and Hack Club will be having a brief meeting today after school regarding Saturday's competition (prize reward of $500 for our chapter)! If you're interested in web development or are good at making presentations, stop by today in room 243!!

November 3, 2017

Join us today in room 206 as we prepare for fall state for JSA, we will be discussing Social Security in the United States. If you are going to fall state it is very important that you come to today’s meetings.  Club card is required, snacks will be provided! 

The East Chess team grabbed a big victory over Fairfield last evening with a final score of 4 and a half to a half. Weston Lindner, Braydon Reichelderfer, Magnus Miller, Kyle Oliver and Dylan Stenski all scored for the Thunderhawks.

POACA, the People Of All Cultures Alliance, welcomes you their next meeting, where we will learn about the culture of Belgium. Please join them after school in Mr. Bright's Room, Room 266, at Main Campus, on Wednesday, the 8th, to play Kahoot and devour Belgian chocolates.

Calling all Comedians!  The next meeting of the Drama Club is Wednesday, Nov. 8 from 3-4 in the Main Campus Auditorium.  Our winter show is a sketch comedy called Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind.  We need a variety of strong voices and good comics to check out this opportunity!

November 2, 2017

Tonight is the College, Career and Military Night at 6:00.  Bring your parents and help plan your future.  We have sessions on the cost of college, deciding a major, choosing a college, ACT/SAT planning and more. 

Prom Committee’ s next meeting is Monday, Nov. 6 at 2:45pm in the Learning Lab.

Student government, or Operation Hawks, will hold their monthly meeting this coming Monday, November 6 at 2:45 in room 214.  We will choose class representatives and choose the Teacher of the Month, so please plan to attend!  If you have any questions, contact Mrs. Bruce or Ms. Sanders.

October 31, 2017

The Relay for Life Committee will meet on Wednesday after school in room 200.

Knitting Club after school this Thursday in room 243.  Don’t forget to bring your materials!

Come join the model United Nations today after school in the room adjacent to the cafeteria as we watch the documentary "Invisible Children" and discuss child soldiers. Hope to see you there!

Mu Alpha Theta math tutoring after school from 2:45-3:15 is cancelled today.

Attention all student athletes that are interested in bowling – The first mandatory practice of year will be on Thursday November 9th @ 3:15 at Mason Bowl!

October 30, 2017

Join the Lakota East Gymnastics Team! Tryouts are at Perfection Gymnastics on Monday, November 6 at 3-5:45. Please email lakotagymnastics@gmail.com for more information. 

Congratulations the Hawk of the Week recipients:
10th grade – Jayde Meyers nominated for responsibility by Nikki Drew
11th grade – Christopher Kilby nominated for caring by Tish Grote
12th grade – Hannah Wilson nominated for optimism by Rich Schmaltz

The Marching Thunderhawks finished their season on Saturday night in Columbus at the OMEA State Marching Band Finals. They earned their 21st consecutive State Finals Superior Rating!  Congratulations on an amazing season!

October 25, 2017

The next prom committee meeting will be held October 30th at 2:45 in the Learning Lab.

Are you a Latin student? Do you like candy? Well If you said yes to both, trick or treat yourself to the Latin Club Halloween party on Tuesday, October 31st, at 2:45 in room 200. Sign up with your local Latin teacher. Have a spooktacular day!

Graduate Services will be here this Thursday and Friday during all lunches to collect the Senior Orders.

Knitting Club tomorrow after school in room 243! We will be finishing the movie and don’t forget to bring your materials!

October 24, 2017

The Lakota East Athletic Department will be recognizing student athletes in the sports of basketball, wrestling, swimming and diving, lacrosse, volleyball, gymnastics, softball, golf, baseball and tennis on November 8th at 7:30 a.m. for National Letter of Intent Signing Day. Please stop by the Athletic Office to pick up the required paperwork before 11/3/17.

Join the Model United Nations today after school in the room next to the cafeteria as we discuss Iraq after ISIS. Hope to see you there!

Knitting Club afterschool this Thursday in room 243.  We will be finishing the movie and don’t forget to bring your materials!

Miami University will be visiting East this Thursday during Extra Help in room 200.  Come learn about their programs and get your questions answered.  We look forward to seeing you!

Lakota East National Honor Society will be collecting donations for ReachOutLakota as a  part of the “Stuff the Bus” donation drive. We will be accepting canned food and personal care items! In addition, we will be collecting donations right before the football game as well! It will be a graduating class competition(seniors vs. juniors vs. sophomores vs. freshman), so let’s show some school spirit and help a great cause! Thanks!

Attention Seniors:  Counselors will be holding college application help sessions during lunch this Friday, 10/27 and Tuesday, 10/31 in the digital learning lab next to the cafeteria.  Bring a friend and your lunch and get any college app process questions answered.  Remember... November 1st is a big Early Action deadline to be considered for scholarships at many colleges so take advantage of this opportunity to get help.

October 23, 2017

Congratulations to the girls soccer team who won Thursday night on Penalty Kicks vs. West Clermont in Sectional action. A huge and I mean huge shout out to Keeper, Madison Hart for two stops in Penalty Kicks to win the game for East. The girls move onto the Sectional Final on Monday night!

The Marching Band competed this past weekend in the Bands of America Super Regional at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.  68 Bands from 9 different states.  The Thunderhawks were in 13th place after prelims and jumped to 10th place in Finals.  No other band in the history of LAKOTA has ever made finals at this Regional let alone finish in the top 10!  CONGRATULATIONS - words cannot describe how proud we are of these students! Friday Night is your last chance to see the "Flight of Spring" so don't miss halftime in the Hawks Nest!  Congratulations again to all for an amazing, record breaking, breath taking weekend!

Congratulations to the Hawk of the Week recipients:
10th grade – Hunter Oswald nominated for citizenship by Linda Augutis
11th grade – Jennifer Ulmer nominated for determination by Bobbi Hume
12th grade – Devon Taylor nominated for determination by Ariana Sanders

Attention Seniors:  Counselors will be holding college application help sessions during lunch this Friday, 10/27 and Tuesday, 10/31 in the digital learning lab next to the cafeteria.  Bring a friend and your lunch and get any college app process questions answered.  Remember... November 1st is a big Early Action deadline to be considered for scholarships at many colleges so take advantage of this opportunity to get help.

October 19, 2017

The LEAF club is hosting a tree planting day this Saturday from 8AM until about noon and it looks like we will have perfect weather!   We will meet at the flag pole at 8AM.  Pizza lunch will be provided.  See a LEAF club member for more details and be sure to sign up and sign in to get volunteer service hours.  Please bring your own work gloves

Knitting club after school today in room 243! We will be watching a movie during the meeting.  Don’t forget to bring your materials!

Prom Committee’s next meeting will be Monday, Oct. 23 at 2:45 pm in the Lakota Learning Lab (next to the café).  We will be finalizing a theme. Bring your friends!

Art club will be holding their annual Pumpkin Carving Event on Wednesday October 25th at 2:45 in room 281 at the main campus.  You must sign up in advance for this event.  Please email Mrs. Edwards to sign up.  Or you can save your spot by scanning the QR code displayed on the fliers in the art hallway.

The Spanish Club will meet Tuesday, October 24th in the (main campus) cafeteria after school and we will be having a scavenger hunt.

Would you like to participate in Lakota East’s Veterans Day Celebration? We are looking for students who would like to make a speech or sing a song to honor veterans at the program.
The themes for this year are:
Sacrifice and Service
Family, Home and Country
Why Veterans Day Is Important to Me
Auditions will be held in the theater on Wednesday, October 25th during XH. Please sign up on  Sign Up Genius and bring two copies of your typed piece to the auditions.

Don’t forget to sign up at lunch today and tomorrow for the Honor Flight trip on the 24th Also if you are interested in making a poster to show our support of the veterans please meet on main street in front of the cafeteria at the beginning of extra help.


October 17, 2017

Would you like to participate in Lakota East’s Veterans Day Celebration? We are looking for students who would like to make a speech or sing a song to honor veterans at the program. The themes for this year are:
Sacrifice and Service

Family, Home, and Country
Why Veterans Day Is Important to Me

Auditions will be held in the theater on Wednesday, October 25 during XH.  Please sign up HERE and bring two copies of your typed piece to the auditons.

Congratulations to the Hawk of the Week recipients:
10th grade – Kayla Kinnett nominated for responsibility by Mindy Robertson
11th grade – Jeysla Rosario Santos nominated for caring by Bobbi Hume|
12th grade – Maggie Smith nominated for citizenship by Patti Toman

The Marching Thunderhawks continued their winning ways on Saturday at Kettering!  They broke their own previous high score record and took every possible award including Best Percussion, Best Color Guard and Grand Champion.  The Marching Thunderhawks travel to Indianapolis this coming weekend to compete against 70 bands from around the country at the Bands of America Super Regional at Lucas Oil Stadium.  Best wishes for an awesome show in Indy!

Students, as a reminder, the parking lot of local businesses is NOT appropriate for drop-off or pick-up in the morning/afternoon. We have been recently notified that local businesses have now placed legally binding signs prohibiting trespassing in their parking lots. The posting of these signs allow the businesses to now have law enforcement issue citations for any drop-off or pick-up on their property. Please refrain for using these lots moving forward. The traffic flow map published at the start of the year MUST be used to maintain safety.

SOAR will be meeting on Thursday, October 19th during XH bell in the digital learning space next to the cafeteria.  We will be painting little pumpkins.  Pumpkin donations can be dropped off at Room 154.

The Spanish Club will meet Tuesday, October 24th in the (main campus) cafeteria after school and we will be having a scavenger hunt.


October 13, 2017

A huge congratulations goes out to the Boys Golf Team who finished as District Runners Up yesterday - This placement qualifies the boys golf team to the OHSAA State Championships at Ohio State next week. Congratulations to the entire team and Coach Jeff Combs.

October 12, 2017

Attention Seniors!!! Graduate Services will be holding a Senior Class meeting on Wednesday October 18th during Extra Help (9:50-10:40 a.m.) at East.  They will distribute the order packets and go over important information regarding ordering your cap & gown, graduation announcements, etc.  Please bring a pen/pencil to the meeting as you will be filling out an information card. It is IMPERATIVE that seniors attend this meeting.  Those that have Senior Flex, CCP, etc. and don't normally attend XH on Wednesdays should plan to adjust their schedule and arrive by 9:45 so you don't miss out!

A very special congratulations goes out to The Girls Golf Program for finishing second in district competition yesterday. This finish has qualified the Girls Golf Team to the OHSAA State Championships - this marks the first time in school history that this girls golf team has qualified to the state tournament. Great job to all of the players and coaches.

Good Morning, Thunderhawks!  Do you feel like your voice needs to be heard here at East?  Do you have a message about who you are that you think should be spread?  Come see Ms. Foldy in room 226 this week to hear about an amazing opportunity to do just that!  Make your voice heard!

Thursday, October 19th is school picture retake day.  Lifetouch will be here during XH to retake pictures of any student who either missed picture day or needs to have their pictures retaken.  If you have purchased a picture packet and are having them retaken please give the picture packet to the photographer when your picture is retaken. Picture forms are available in the Main Office if you need to purchase additional photos.

Bonjour!! The French Club will be having their next meeting on Thursday, October 19th in room 227 at the Main Campus. Hope to see you there!

October 11, 2017

Picture Day Retakes - Thursday, October 19th is school picture retake day.  Lifetouch will be here during XH to retake pictures of any student who either missed picture day or needs to have their pictures retaken.  If you have purchased a picture packet and are having them retaken please give the picture packet to the photographer when your picture is retaken. Picture forms are available in the Main Office if you need to purchase additional photos.

October 10, 2017

Congratulations to the Hawk of the Week Winners:
10th grade - Maliyah Harlan nominated for citizenship by Sharon Coltrane
11th grade – Grace Lunsford nominated for responsibility by Nikki Drew
12th grade – Susan Cole nominated for responsibility by Jessica Kottler

The Marching Thunderhawks continued their historic record setting season by placing 3rd at the Bands of America Regional Competition in Dayton on Saturday.  No LAKOTA Band has ever placed this high at a Bands of America Competition.  Congratulations on yet another thrilling performance of “The Flight of Spring”!

Attention all sophomores, juniors, and seniors:  
The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) will be administered here at East on November 10th.  The ASVAB is a multi-part test given by the U.S. Department of Defense. Your ASVAB score is used to determine whether you are eligible to join the U.S. military and a high score can increase your chances of getting into your desired specialty. But even if you haven't decided on a military career, taking the ASVAB is a good way to measure your potential - how well you might do in certain careers. If you are interested please sign up in the guidance office.

Art Club will be having their next meeting this Wednesday, October 11th at the main campus in room 281 at 2:45.

There will be an informational meeting for any girl interested in playing Softball this spring on Tuesday, October 17 in room 200 of East main campus from 6-7pm. This meeting is for both players and parents.

Good luck to the Boys and Girls Golf Teams this week as they enter into District Competition – Both programs will be vying for state qualification! Best of luck to our golfers!

Come join the Model United Nations today after school in the room adjacent to the cafeteria as we discuss human trafficking. Hope to see you there!

October 9, 2017

Senior pictures are now being accepted. Please submit your photo on a cd or flash drive to the clinic. No emails will be accepted. 
Photo specifics:

  • Must be labeled Last Name, First Name.

  • School Appropriate

  • Indoor or Outdoor

  • Must be vertical orientation

  • No props

  • Must be at least 300 by 300 pixels (more is always better)

  • If the photo was taken by a professional photographer no watermarks or logos on the photo are allowed

  • All photos are due by November 20, 2018 ( student submitted deadline) Professional photographers have until 12/15/2017

October 5, 2017

The Open House for Kinetic Vision Engineering Internship will be held on Monday October 9th from 3:30 to 5:00 pm at Kinetic Vision.

October 5, 2017

The nationally recognized college program at the University of Cincinnati Design, Art, Architecture, and Planning (DAAP) will present here during Extra Help on Thursday, October 5 in room 282. Students interested in the fields of industrial design, architecture, and other art and design fields are invited to attend.

Knitting Club meeting today, after school, in room 243! Please bring your materials and officers will be announced at this meeting! No club card required!

Congratulations to the Singing Thunderhawks after Tuesday night’s outstanding performance at the Fall Concert! Way to Go Singing Hawks!

October 3, 2017

Zumba for the Cure is this Friday, October 6th in the gym from 7 to 9 pm.  It is $5 for students and $10 for adults.  Bring a group of your friends and come dance to fight breast cancer! There will be a prize for the craziest pink outfit as well as tons of awesome raffles!

Seniors... there will be a college application help session during all lunch bells today in the digital learning lab next to the cafeteria.  You can bring your lunch and grab a laptop and get your college app questions answered!  Hope to see you there!

SOAR will be meeting this Wednesday in the Auxiliary Gym during XH bell.  Come join for some fun and make some new friends!

The next Fellowship of Christian Athletes meeting will be this Thursday at 7am in room 204. Bring your friends and donuts will be provided!

October 2, 2017

Calling all junior and seniors who are interested in helping to plan YOUR 2018 prom. Our first meeting for Prom Committee is Monday, Oct. 9 at 2:45 in the digital learning lab (next to the café). Bring your friends!!!

Congratulations to the Hawk of the Week Winners for October 2nd!
10th grade – Jaycee Vincent nominated for responsibility by Annie Cantrell
11th grade – Julia Finley nominated for citizenship by Tish Grote
12th grade – Adrian Lynch-Wilfong nominated for citizenship by Donna Edler

The Marching Thunderhawks did it again!  We walked away with Best Percussion, 1st Place in Class Double A & Grand Champions on Saturday at Loveland High School.  We broke our all-time high score by 2 points and were 25 points ahead of the 2nd place band.  Congratulations on an AWESOME Performance!

For those students interested in website or software development, Hack Club will be having an important meeting after school today in room 243.

The first Relay for Life committee meeting will be this Wednesday, October 4. The meeting will take place in the Community Room (200) from 2:45 – 3:30 p.m.

Zumba for the Cure is this Friday, October 6th in the gym from 7 to 9 pm.  It is $5 for students and $10 for adults.  Bring a group of your friends and come dance to fight breast cancer! There will be a prize for the craziest pink outfit as well as tons of awesome raffles!

Good morning everyone, my name is Zach, and my name is Brayden and we’re officers from Mu Alpha Theta. This Thursday, October 5th after school from 2:45-3:15, we’re opening exam help to the public! So if you’re struggling or could use some guidance in math, come to Ms. Clark’s room in room 216!

September 29, 2017

A reminder for anyone who has received a referral from your teacher, Big Brothers Big Sisters Information session is Monday, October 2nd 2:50 - 3:50 in the Community Room on the 2nd floor. Come to learn more about volunteering with Big Brothers Big Sisters.

Attention all students who are interested in bowling this season for Lakota East. There will be a mandatory meeting on 10/3/17 in the main campus cafeteria at 2:45.

Join JSA today in room 206 as we discuss and debate on free speech on college campuses. We will also have a guest speaker who is running for West Chester trustee, David Corfman. Club card is required.

The next meeting of the Drama Club is on Wednesday, October 4, from 2:45-3:30 in the Main Campus Auditorium.  Bring your Club Card!

September 27, 2017

Lakota East and Huntington Learning Center have teamed up to offer an ACT Practice Test (with essay) at the Lakota East Main Campus, to be held on Saturday, October 21, 2017The cost for this test and valuable test result session is $40.  Registration information can be picked up in the Guidance Office.  Register today!

Knitting club meeting tomorrow after school in  room 243! Please bring your materials and anyone who has not attended the first two meetings is still welcome to join! No club card required.

September 26, 2017

The Leaf club will meet Thursday  to talk about the tree planting day in October.  Community service hours will be awarded to students who participate.

The Spanish Club is excited to congratulate our new officers.  This year’s president is Josh Knull, vice president is Hanane Amlal, treasurer is Victoria Nguyen, secretary is Alyssa McDonald, and members of the student council are Hannah Nguyen, Joe Mislansky, Jacob Apking, Drew Apking, Kyle Quallen, Camila Zelaya, Lauryn Dixon, and Karen Carpenter. Congratulations and you will be receiving information about the upcoming officers’ meeting very soon!

Student government will hold a meeting this coming Monday, October 2 at 2:45 in room 214. See Mrs. Bruce or Ms. Sanders with questions.

Join the Model United Nations after school today in the room adjacent to the cafeteria as we discuss the ethnic cleansing crisis in Burma. Hope to see you there!

All cars parked in the blue marching band lines need to be moved by 3:00 daily. Thank you!



September 25, 2017

The Spanish Club is excited to congratulate our new officers.  This year’s president is Josh Knull, vice president is Hanane Amlal, treasurer is Victoria Nguyen, secretary is Alyssa McDonald, and members of the student council are Hannah Nguyen, Joe Mislansky, Jacob Apking, Drew Apking, Kyle Quallen, Camila Zelaya, Lauryn Dixon, and Catherine Carpenter. Congratulations and you will be receiving information about the upcoming officers’ meeting very soon.


Just a reminder that we will have an INTERalliance meeting in room 200 today after school. Meeting will begin at 2:40 and snacks will be provided!

Interested in discussing women's issues? If so join Spark in room 287 on Wednesday during XH for a focus group. All are welcome!

If you weren’t aware, we are currently in National Hispanic Heritage Month. From September 15 to October 15, Americans are encouraged to recognize the contributions of Hispanic and Latin Americans to America’s heritage and culture. Join us in Mr. Bright’s room, 266, this Wednesday, to examine Hispanic culture, eat Hispanic inspired desserts and play a Hispanic game. We hope to see you there, and have a wonderful day today!

Congratulations to the Boys Golf Team on their Fourth Consecutive GMC Title! The team defeated second place Mason by 11 strokes and 3rd place Fairfield by 55 strokes. Huge congratulations to Kyle Schmidt for shooting the low score of the tournament with a 69-74 over two rounds for a 143 total – Kyle earned Medalist Honors and Player of the Year Honors in the GMC. In addition, a huge shout out to Alex Dunaway for shooting 72 in the final round to secure the title for East. Great job to the entire team and coaching staff!

Attention students signed up to take the PSAT: Please stop by the Counseling Office to pick up a copy of the PSAT Student Guide.



September 23, 2017

Yearbook will be having their next meeting Monday  9/25th after school main campus room 286 till 3:45. Hope to see you there!


September 21, 2017

Latin Club is having an ice cream sundae bar – YUM! – on Wednesday, September 27th, at 2:45 in the outside seating area of the café. Sign up with your friendly local Latin teacher. See you there!

The LEAF club meets in room 119 today after school  to plan out the tree planting event and Harvest party.

We will have swimming and diving information and signup meeting on September 28th @ 3:00 PM in the Community Room. All students interested in swimming and diving and all returning athletes should attend these meetings. Meetings will last approximately 30 minutes. For Questions contact Coach Beck.

Don’t forget Seniors!  This Friday we will have the Senior Class of 2018 panoramic picture taken.  Picture time is 12:15 pm and remember to wear your Thunderhawk Colors!!

The Art Academy will be here on Thursday, September 21 during Extra Help in room 200. Any student who is interested in art or design can come and listen to what careers the college has to offer.

Knitting Club meeting today after school in room 243! Even if you don’t have your materials or did not attend the first meeting, you can still come! Hope to see you there!

Come visit the e-Sports club tomorrow and every Friday after school until 4 pm in room 289, the room above the library! Bring your own consoles & controllers! No club card required! Stop by, play some video games, socialize, and have some fun!

Announcing the Homecoming 2017 Homecoming Court:

                                               SOPHOMORES
                              Preston Dorsey               Lilia “Fiona” Barreiro
                              Tanner Gagliardo          Erin Bauer
                              Hayden King                   Jenna Beiner
                              Keidward Pichardo       Rhiannon Lidman

 

                                                JUNIORS
                              Jakob Fisher                    Riley Adleta
                              Stephen McKay              Jada Bouyer
                              Kyrell Metts                     Kathryn Larbas
                              Sebastian Wieland        Katie O’Brien
                              Evan Yablonsky              Ashley Whitehead

 

                                                SENIORS
                              Sam Ballman                  Bailee Boland
                              Bennett Barnes              Lillian Kusel
                              Cameron Hall                 Makenna Martin
                              Malcom King                  Hope Rieck
                              Maddox Linneman        Kayla Schmidtgoessling
                              Joel Matthew                 Taylor Tuazon

September 20, 2017

Seniors- Get those phones out again… It’s time to select your Homecoming King and Queen.  Log onto your Naviance account and under the “About Me” Tab choose your selection from the drop down list of candidates.

Don’t forget Seniors!  This Friday we will have the Senior Class of 2018 panoramic picture taken.  Picture time is 12:15 pm and remember to wear your Thunderhawk Colors!!

September 19, 2017

The Zumba for the Cure Committee will meet Tuesday, September 26th after school in room 230.  Please bring all raffle donations that you have collected to this meeting.

A very special congratulations to the Girls Golf Program for winning the 2017 GMC Championship – This Championship marks the very first Girls Golf Title in the history of Lakota East. Tremendous job to each member of the team and the coaching staff. GO HAWKS!

Attention all students – Lakota East HS is very excited to offer E+R=O Training or R Factor Training to students during extra help. This training will equip students with skills to improve decision making, improve leadership skills and situation management. Please plan to attend the first session on Thursday, September 21st in the Theater during extra help.

SOAR will be meeting Wednesday during XH bell in the community room, Room 200. We will be writing letters to hurricane victims.  Come and make new friends!

There will be a Fellowship of Christian Athletes Meeting Thursday morning at 7:00 AM in room 204. Donuts will be provided!

The VFW Voice of Democracy Program awards Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors with scholarship money for college based on a speech submission. There will be an informational meeting after school in room 104 on Thursday September 21st. If you would like more information please see Ms. Miller in room 104 or email Samantha.Miller@lakotaonline.com

Congratulations to the Marching Band on an AWESOME Performance of “The Flight of Spring” this weekend at Logan Elm.  They shattered their own early season score record and took home every award possible:
First place class AA
Best Percussion Class AA
Best Guard Class AA
Best Overall Music
Best Overall General Effect
Best Overall Marching
Grand Champion
They also received a Superior Rating qualifying them for State Contest at the end of October!Congrats again to on an outstanding weekend!

Students, have you downloaded the 5 Star Student App? This app can be used to earn Eastside spirit points by checking in at events, track your points, earn rewards, and vote on surveys. Spirit points can begin be earned tonight by attending the Girls Volleyball or Boys Soccer games! Go to the app store, search Five Star Students and download the app today.

There will not be a Model UN Club meeting today sept 19.  We will meet again on Sept 26th at Main Campus in the room next to the Cafeteria.  The topic on the 26th will be the Rohingya ethnic cleansing crisis.  Hope to see you next week. 

Interested in Academic Quiz Team, or just want to take a fun break from school, work and studying? Wednesday, September 20th, academic Quiz Team will be having a match against the teachers in Extra Help. We hope to see a lot of you there to watch as we take on staff members including Mrs. Davis, Mr. Honhart, Mrs. Miller and Mr. Gleason!

Congratulations to the Spark staff as the East publication was named an NSPA National Pacemaker Award finalist for the 18th time! The Spark joins 48 national finalists from 21 states that were recognized for excellence in reporting, design, writing, and for “taking a risk with strong coverage and presenting a voice for the community”. Pacemaker winners will be announced at the NSPA National Convention in Dallas in November.


September 14, 2017

The LEAF club meeting scheduled for today has been cancelled.

Join us this Friday September 15th in room 206 as we discuss the Transgender Soldier ban. We will be sharing our opinions and debating whether Transgender people should be allowed to serve in the Armed Forces, snacks will be provided. Club card required.

If you are a senior and interested in attending the University of Cincinnati next year, we have an opportunity for you. Sigma Phi Epsilon and female campus leaders will be hosting their annual Leadership Academy Fall Conference.  Campus leaders will share their skills and experiences with you to build leadership and prepare you for collegiate success.  The focus will be on scholarship, professionalism and campus engagement.  The deadline to sign up is September 18th.  Please see Mrs. Roberson in the counseling office if you are interested.

Spirit week begins Monday!  Show that Hawk Pride by participating on…
America Monday
Tourist Tuesday
Preppy Wednesday
Throwback Thursday
East Pride Friday

Seniors:  If you would like to be considered for the Rotary Student of the Month recognition and scholarships, pick up an application in the Counseling office.  The deadline has been extended to Friday, September 22nd.



September 1
3, 2017

I am Idris Malik and I'm here to remind you that it is “Hump Day”! That means that today, the People of All Cultures Alliance club, POACA for short, is having its introductory meeting today. Do You like Pizza? Have you ever pondered about the culture of Pizza? Have you ever wondered how the Italians thought of such a cheesy substance. Well, feel free to join us in room 266 for POACA after school until 3:30 to learn about the Culture of pizza. Pizza will be provided. No Club Card is required. Thank you and have a great day!

There will be a SALT meeting this Friday am in room #218 at 7:30 am.  PLEASE be there! COACH COMBS

Alright Hawks, it’s time to nominate a few of your classmates to represent your class on the Homecoming Court. Log into your Naviance account, in the “About Me” section type in the first and last name of 3 boys and 3 girls in your grade level who you’d like to nominate.

Spirit week themes have been decided! America Monday, Tourist Tuesday, Preppy Wednesday, Throwback Thursday, and East Pride Friday.  Start planning now so you can make this a Spirit Week to remember!

Interested in joining the Chess Club?   If so, please attend an informational meeting on Wednesday, September 20 after school in Room 233.

September 12, 2017

The clinic is currently missing over 400 emergency medical forms.  The state requires our clinic to have an up-to-date EMF on file each year. Please return the EMF you should have received in the mail in August as soon as possible.  If you need another copy, stop by the Counselors’ Office and we will print one for you.  Thank you!

Join the Model United Nations in the room adjacent to the cafeteria as we discuss what to do about climate change, considering recent events. Hope to see you there!

This Thursday, September 14th is our Moe’s Southwest Grill fundraiser!  We get HALF OF ALL THE PROCEEDS from 4:00 – 9:00 p.m.  Plan on having burritos that night!  Spread the word like wildfire.  Last year we wrapped the line around the building.  This year let’s wrap it around the building twice!

First knitting club meeting is this Thursday, September 14th, in room 243.  The meeting starts at 2:50.  You do not have to know how to knit to attend and you don’t have to bring anything to the first meeting.  No club card required.

Lakota East and Huntington Learning Center have teamed up to offer an ACT Practice Test (with essay) at the Lakota East Main Campus, to be held on Saturday, October 21, 2017.  It is encouraged that every Junior who is taking a live ACT this school year sit for this test.  The cost for this test and valuable test result session is $40.  Registration information can be picked up in the Guidance Office.  Registration is limited to the first 90 participants.

Bonjour!  Please join us for our first French Club meeting on Wednesday, September 20.  We will be meeting in Room 200 at the Main Campus from 2:45-3:45.  We will have snacks, games, and plenty of fun!  Hope to see you there!



September 11, 2017

UC Leadership Academy – any student interested in attending, please see Mrs. Roberson in the counselor office. The deadline to signup is Sept. 18. Come spend the day at UC.


The Class of 2018 would like to invite you to the Lakota East’s 2017 Homecoming Dance on September 23rd from 8-11pm in the High School Gym.
Tickets will go on sale at for $20 during lunch, beginning this Thursday and will run until Thursday, September the 21st.  No tickets will be sold at the door or after this date. If you are bringing a guest who does not attend East, a guest form must be filled out before purchasing a ticket. Guest forms are available in all offices. Join us for a memorable evening at East’s 20th Anniversary Homecoming!

PSAT Registration is now OPEN.  The PSAT will be held at Lakota West Freshman Campus on Saturday, October 14th.  Registration forms, along with the $15 registration fee, are due to the Guidance Office no later than 3:00 on Friday, September 15th.  Extra PSAT Registration Forms can be picked up in the Guidance Office. Please see your counselor with any questions.

Attention Seniors! The East Counseling Staff will be holding a Senior meeting to review Important Senior Year information including Naviance, College Applications, Careers, Scholarships and Much More! SENIORS please plan to attend Thursday, September 14th during XH bell in the Theater!

SOAR will have their first meeting in room 154 this Thursday, September 14th during XH bell.  We are excited to discuss and plan upcoming activities.  Please join in building some new friendships!



September 8, 2017

Yearbook will be holding a meeting Monday 9/11 after school main campus in room 286. Hope to see you all there!

Next art club meeting will be held Wednesday, September 13th at 2:45-4 in room 281 at the main campus.  We will be making funky jewelry from dominos during this meeting!

Yearbook will be holding a meeting Monday 9/11 after school main campus in room 286. Hope to see you all there!

Spark subscriptions are now on sale! Stop by in room 118 to pick up or drop off your forms by next Friday, September 15th.


September 7, 2017

The first meeting of the Zumba for the Cure committee is Wednesday, September 13th after school in room 230.  If you would like to help plan this fun event, please plan to attend this meeting. You can earn service hours for being on this committee.  See Mrs. Cantrell in room 230 with any questions.

The Call-back list for the fall play A Ghost Tale for Mr. Dickens  is posted in the Freshman campus office and on the Main Campus auditorium doors.  If your name is on the call-back list, please report to the Main Campus Auditorium at 3pm today.  Final Cast list will be posted tomorrow morning.  Thanks to all who auditioned.

All students interested in joining Student Government are invited to our first meeting on Monday, September 11 at 2:45 in room 214. We are excited to hear your ideas about Spirit Week and shaping the future of Student Government! If you have any questions, see Ms. Sanders or Mrs. Bruce.


September 6, 2017

If you are a senior and interested in attending the University of Cincinnati next year, we have an opportunity for you.  Sigma Phi Epsilon and female campus leaders will be hosting their annual Leadership Academy Fall Conference.  Campus leaders will share their skills and experiences with you to build leadership and prepare you for collegiate success.  The focus will be on scholarship, professionalism and campus engagement.  The deadline to sign up is September 18th.  Please see Mrs. Roberson in the counseling office if you are interested.

Do you have an interest in creating software, apps, websites, games or solving pressing issues with the use of technology? Come to the kickoff meeting for the new Lakota East Hack Club on Monday, September 11th, after school in room 243 to learn more. No experience required.

Join us this Friday September 8th in room 200 to discuss and debate this week’s topic about the removal of the Deferred Action for childhood arrivals policy aka DACA. We will be sharing our opinions about this topic and debating what should be done in regards to it, snacks will be provided.

Just a reminder, we are still collecting donations for Hurricane Harvey. Please continue to donate in your 4th bell classes.

Pre-Sale football tickets will be sold on Thursday and Friday during lunch. Tickets are $5 Pre-sale and $7 at the gate.

Mu Alpha Theta is a math honor society club that aims to help students in the school and community as a whole. If you might be interested in joining the club, ask your math teacher for an application that is due this Friday, September 8th. Returning members do not need to resubmit applications or dues. And best of all, there is NO club card needed to join! Our first meeting will be Wednesday, September 20th in Mrs. Clark’s room 216. Hope to see you there!

Join the Model United Nations in the room next to the cafeteria after school at 3:00 as we discuss who has the right to nuclear weapons and how to decide that.

Are you interested in being a member of one of Lakota East’s premier academic competition teams? Come join us on Wednesday, September 6th in room 251 at the Main Campus for more information about Lakota East Science Olympiad. See you soon!

Senior students interested in applying for the Rotary Club Student of the Month recognition & scholarship program – pick up an application in the Counseling Office. The deadline is September 15th. This is a great opportunity to showcase your leadership skills and community involvement.

August 29, 2017

Come join the Model United Nations Group today after school in room 290 on top of the library from 3-3:45, as we discuss what to do about North Korea. Hope to see you there!"

The Spanish Club will hold its first meeting on Wednesday, September 6th in the cafeteria after school.  If you are interested in joining the Spanish Club, please plan to attend. We will be nominating officers at this meeting.  Please bring either a bag of chips, a jar of salsa or a 2-liter to share.

We will be doing ALICE Trainings during XH this week and next. Tomorrow Rooms 102 - 148 will attend ALICE Training and Thursday Rooms 151 - 233 will attend. All students are expected to attend the training during their scheduled time. Please plan accordingly.

Are you a Latin student?  Do you like food?  Would you like to hang out with some fun people?  If you answered YES to these questions, you should join Latin Club!  Our first meeting is on Tuesday August 29th in room 200 from 2:45 to 3:30. 

As many of you may know, a category 4 hurricane has been pummeling Texas. Hurricane Harvey is said to  be the worst storm in decades, with 130 mile per hour winds and 40 inches of rain so far. 30,0000 people’s homes have been destroyed, and water rescues continue as people are being pulled from hospitals, attics and stranded vehicles. Highways are completely under water, countless pets have been abandoned, and 5 people have died. Texas needs our help. JSA has partnered with Red Cross to send money to those in need. If you are willing or able to donate, please do. We will be collecting in 4th bell study halls for the next two weeks. Thank you!

The first meeting of the Drama Club will be on Wednesday, August 30, from 2:45-4:00 in the Main Campus Auditorium.  We will be talking about opportunities to be involved this year and also audition details for the fall show, Magic Treehouse’s A Ghost Tale for Mr. Dickens.  Bring your Club Card!

Are you interested in joining the Lakota Robotics team?  If so please plan to attend only one of the orientation meetings with your parents on Wednesday, Aug 30 at Lakota East High School…Or!!! on Thursday Aug 31 at Lakota West High School. The meeting each night will begin at 6:30 PM and will be held in room 200.  For more information, go to lakotarobotics.com.

August 24, 2017

Yearbook will hold an informational meeting Monday 8/28 after school main campus till 3:30pm. If you are interested in creating the yearbook for this school year please plan on attending. We will hold our meeting in room 286 (above the media center).


August 23, 2017

The first meeting of the Drama Club will be on Wednesday, August 30, from 2:45-4:00 in the Main Campus Auditorium.  We will be talking about opportunities to be involved this year and also audition details for the fall show, Magic Treehouse’s A Ghost Tale for Mr. Dickens.  Bring your Club Card!

All student parking passes have been processed. Please see Mrs. Jones in the Main office to pay for and pick up your permit today.

Join the Junior State of America, a political and current events discussion and debate club at the main campus in room 200  this Friday after school for discussion on the heroin epidemic in Ohio. Snacks and drinks will be provided, and no club card is needed.

August 22, 2017

The first meeting of the Drama Club will be on Wednesday, August 30, from 2:45-4:00 in the Main Campus Auditorium.  We will be talking about opportunities to be involved this year and also audition details for the fall show, Magic Treehouse’s A Ghost Tale for Mr. Dickens.  Bring your Club Card!

There will be another Camo pant sale for the seniors from now through Thursday, August 31st.  Those interested can pick up, fill out and drop off their order forms (along with the check payable to East PTSO for $40) in the East Spirit Shop.  This will be the final opportunity to order these pants.  We do still have Camo bucket hats available as well and the cost for those is $10.

Lakota East’s Environmental Club, known as the LEAF Club, will have its first meeting on Thursday, August 24th after school in room 119. No club card needed.

Students, please remember to turn in your EMF to Guidance or Main Office as soon as possible.


August 21, 2017

Students please remember to turn in your EMF to Guidance or Main Office as soon as possible.

August 17, 2017

Seniors, you are invited to join the Homecoming Committee! It’s a great way to boost your resume for college applications, to gain some volunteer hours, and most importantly, to help plan East’s 20th Anniversary Homecoming Dance! Join us immediately after school on Tuesday August 22 in room 113.  See Ms. Dennis or Mrs. Schneider if you have any questions.