News & Announcements
Sterling Scholars have been announced and they are: Benjamin Holle, Science; Ellie Lowell, Visual Arts; Keegan Dohm, Computer Technology; Grae Richardson, Family and Consumer Science; Skyler Devries, Vocal Performance; Jesse Reed, World Languages; Dallas Bates, Speech and Theater Arts; Amanda Marsden, Social Science; Jazmin May, Mathematics; Parker Andrezzi, Instrumental Music; Hillary Nikyema, Dance; Aiden Keenan, English; Michelle Ngo, Skilled and Technical Science; Crosby Lloyd, Business.
December is the final month for yearbook pre-orders. The current price for a 2015 yearbook is $60. Download the attached coupon to get $10 off through December 19th. Starting January 1st we will not be able to guarantee yearbook availability. So don’t miss out on your high school memories, order a yearbook today. You can verify that you have pre-ordered your yearbook by checking the list outside the Treasurer's Office. Click here to download your $10 off coupon.
Don't miss all the important information right here in the December-January Communique
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The East cross-country team was in California this past weekend at the Foot Locker Regionals. Sarah Sargent was the fourth fastest senior from Utah and third on the East girls' all-time fastest time list. Garek Bielaczyc had an amazing race and will go on to Nationals next weekend in San Diego. He is one of the top 40 runners who will compete there. Garek, a junior, is now ranked as one of the top cross-country runners in the U.S.
The We Are One Project wins the Schwartz Award
The We Are One Project won a national award this past weekend in Philadelphia, the Schwartz Prize, which recognizes outstanding humanities projects that make a difference in communities! Attached is the press release UHC just sent out regarding it. East High is on the map and these courageous kids, who worked to bring their school together, with Jorge Rojas, the Project Director, and Trisha Empey, the photographer, received some well-deserved recognition.
Christian Folau was selected for the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl. The United States Marine Corps only selects the best and the brightest to join this game. The Marine Corps partners with a third-party recruiting professional to select elite high-school athletes for the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl. In addition to being among the top-rated football players in the nation, the selection process is also dedicated to choosing players based on their character, academic performance and leadership.
Be sure to watch Christian Folau compete in his final prep football game on Jan. 4th, 2015 at 7 pm, live on Fox Sports 1.
Senior Ads in YearbookSeniors and parents of seniors, order your yearbook ads with the form you can obtain here. Parents, embarass your students by letting them know how proud you are. Students, show your parents gratitude that will last beyond your lifetimes.
Today in History (from the New York Times)
On December 19, 1776 Thomas Paine published his first "American Crisis" essay, writing: "These are the times that try men's souls." On December 20, 1803 The Louisiana Purchase was completed as the territory was formally transferred from France to the United States during ceremonies in New Orleans.
Photo: Hannah Stevens
Men's Basketball: Jan 6 at Highland, 7:00
Women's Basketball: Jan 6 at Highland, 5:15
Swimming: Jan 9 at Woods Cross
Wrestling: Jan 8 v Highland, 6:00
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