Daily Announcements

Daily Announcements

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.