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Conference Night - Our first Conference Night of the year is Thursday, October 9th from 4:00-7:30  p.m. You can sign up for Parent-Teacher Conferences at Schedules will fill up fast so please register today!
HAWKS FOR THE CURE - Again this year, the Lakota East Athletic East Athletic Department will be sponsoring their Hawks for the Cure campaign. Hawks for the Cure is a 6 week long initiative to garner support and spread awareness about Breast Cancer and all available treatments. Over the last four years the LEHS Athletic Department, in conjunction with the Komen Greater-Cincinnati Affiliate, has donated nearly $50,000 to the Cure! See below for a complete schedule of the 2014 fall events:

Tuesday, October 7th

    JV 5:30/V 7:15


Thursday, October 9th

    F 4:30/JV 5:30/V 6:30
    Raffle Baskets/Games


Friday, October 17th

    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Friday, October 24th

    Kick-Off 7:30


Hawks for the Cure Shirts are NOW AVAILABLE in the Athletic Ofice through the month of October! For more information please contact the Lakota East Athletic Department @ (513) 759-8622. 
Lakota East Student Named National Achievement Semifinalists - East's Azuka Receives Honor...ARTICLE
#EASTSIDEPRIDE - Great Things Going On At East!





  • The Lakota East Upbeat Club sponsored a community performance by the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. Students from the Lakota East Symphonic Winds had the experience of rehearsing and performing with professional musicians last Sunday during the performance at East Freshman Campus.



  • Over 40 students attended an information session this week to check out the amazing internship opportunities available through local company Kinetic Vision!


  • Congratulations to the following seniors who have been recognized as Commended Students in the 2015 National Merit Program recognizing their outstanding academic performance on the PSAT:
    • Genevieve Bois
    • Anna Casto
    • Lauren Drummond
    • Lydia Eichler
    • Ivana Giang
    • Nicole Robinson
    • Emily St. Amour
    • Nicholas Szuch
    • Dylan Tenerowicz
    • Cooper Towns
    • Abbie VanFossen
Sophomores and Juniors take PSAT on October 15th - All Lakota East Sophomores and Juniors will take the Practice SAT (PSAT) on Wednesday, October 15th. The PSAT provides terrific information on academic readiness for college and also enters all juniors into the National Merit Scholarship Competition which can earn the student significant scholarships for college.  Students must be on time, as testing will begin promptly at 8:05 am, the start of our school day. Students arriving late will not be able to enter the testing rooms. We strongly encourage all who are taking the test to get a good night’s rest, and eat a good breakfast.
All Seniors will have late arrival on October 15th but must be in school by 10:00 a.m. in order to receive information and order forms for graduation materials as well as a College/Career Presentation.

PRACTICE ACT - 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 18, 2014.  The test begins at 8:15am.  Students should arrive at 7:45 am in order to complete the sign-in process prior to the start of the test.    The cost will be $40.00.  The test will take approximately four (4) hours from start to finish.  Your son/daughter will be taking a retired ACT (with writing) exam under test-like conditions.  Go to the following web link: to register for the test.  Once there, select “Attend a Practice Test Event”.  Enter “45069” in the Zip Code box, Select “Lakota East High School”, and proceed with the registration.
After the test, Huntington will produce a detailed analysis of the results which will pinpoint the skills your student needs to work on in order to achieve their highest possible test scores. Huntington Learning Center representatives will be at East on Tuesday, Octoer 28th at 6:30 pm to go over the results of the test and discuss the scores. This session will provide a detailed look at your student's score and how to read the score report. Sign-up sheets for the follow-up meeting will be available on the day of the test. 
If you have questions, please contact the Guidance Office, or, Dan Mathis at HLC (513-860-4416)
Main Campus Bell Schedules October 15th, 16th and 17th - Due to the administration of the PSAT on Wednesday, October 15, there will be no block days that day for the Main Campus. Thursday will be a normal block day with bells 2, XH, 4 and 6. Friday will be a block day with bells 1, XH, 3 and 5. Please plan accordingly.
Homecoming 2014
  • Pep Assembly - Friday, October 10
    For the first time in Lakota East history, we will be holding a joint pep assembly for all students in Grades 9 - 12. Freshman Campus students will be escorted to the Main Campus for the assembly on the afternoon of October 10. All Freshman Campus students will need to return the permission slip for this event. There are many surprises in store to make this year's pep assembly unlike any we've ever seen!
  • Football Game - Friday, October 10
    The Homecoming Football Game is scheduled for Friday, October 10 vs. Princeton in the Hawks Nest. We look forward to welcoming back all our Lakota East Alumni for this special event. The Homecoming Court will be presented and the 2014 Homecoming King and Queen will be crowned during pre-game festivities.

We are in need of convertibles for the Senior Homecoming Court Presentation at the football game. If you have a convertible, and wouldn’t mind helping out, please contact Senior Class Advisor Erin Schneider at

  • Homecoming Dance - Saturday, October 11
    The Homecoming Dance, for students in grades 9 - 12, will take place on Saturday, October 11 in the Lakota East Main Campus Gymnasium from 8:00 - 11:00 pm.

Tickets for the Homecoming Dance will be on sale Wednesday, October 1 - Wednesday, October 8 on both campuses during all lunches. Tickets are $20 each. Payment can be made by cash or check (make payable to Lakota East High School for exact amount). No tickets will be available after the final lunch block on Wednesday, October 8 AND no tickets will be sold at the door. Please plan accordingly.
Students interested in bringing a guest that does not attend Lakota East High School must submit a completed guest form at the time of the purchase of their tickets—please read the form carefully. Guest forms can be picked up in the main office or printed (see attachment).
All Homecoming Tickets will be loaded to the student's ID. Please make sure your student has their ID to purchase tickets as well as for entry to the dance. Student ID's for this year should be in soon. Students can always use an ID from a previous school year to purchase tickets.

Lakota East Announces Two National Merit Semifinalists - Honor Goes to Less than One Percent Nationally...ARTICLE
SENIOR PICTURES - Senior pictures are due December 15, 2014. Please submit to in a jpeg file labeled as: Last name, First name; or on a flash drive/cd delivered to the clinic.

Photo requirements: Vertical, at least 300 DPI, no props, background and clothing must be school appropriate. If there are any questions please e-mail Mrs. Breland at or leave a message on the yearbook line 755-7211 ext. 15301
Colleges/Universities to Visit East - Many colleges and universities will be visiting East this fall to allow our Seniors to meet with representatives from these schools to assist them in their post-secondary planning. Students can register for these sessions via their Naviance Accounts.
  • September 24 - 9:50-10:40 - Ohio State University
  • September 25 - 9:50-10:40 - University of Cincinnati Blue Ash
  • October 8 - 9:50-10:40 - Ohio University
  • October 9 - 9:50-10:40 - Miami University Oxford
  • October 16 - 9:50-10:40 - Northern Kentucky University

In addition to the formal sessions noted above, several colleges and universities will have information tables during lunch times for interested students to stop by and find out more!

  • September 23 - Walsh University
  • September 25 - University of Toledo
                                   Kent State University
  • October 8 - Shawnee State
                           University of Southern California
  • October 14 - Manchester University
Need a place for your Thunderhawk to go after school? Click the link to view information about the EDGE Teen Center...LINK


Mission Statement

We, the staff of Lakota East High School, will work cooperatively with all segments of our community to prepare students to be responsible and accountable citizens within the school, the community, and the world.

In support of this mission, we are committed to:
  • Providing academically challenging programs and activities in which all students can achieve their potential;
  • Providing students an educational foundation that fosters intellectual, academic, and vocational growth;
  • Creating a safe and respectful learning environment in which student diversity is recognized and appreciated;
  • Maintaining responsible communication with parents, students, staff and community; and
  • Being a positive role model for our students.


Main Campus - Suzanna Davis, Principal
6840 Lakota Lane | Liberty Township, OH 45044-9578
(513) 755-7211 | Fax: (513) 759-8633 | Attendance: (513) 759-8615

Freshman Campus - Dr. Stacy Orso, Associate Principal

7630 Bethany Road | Liberty Township, OH 45044-9583
(513) 588-7700 | Fax: (513) 759-2024 | Attendance: (513) 588-7701

Resource Officer/Safe Schools Hotline

Deputy Doug Hale - Main Campus 
(513) 759-8615 ext. 15007 or
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