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LAKOTA EAST HIGH SCHOOL PRESENTS RODGERS AND HAMMERSTEIN’S CINDERELLA - The magic of Cinderella is coming to Lakota East High School!  Put on your princess dresses and tiaras, grab your Prince Charming, and hop in your carriage for a night where “Impossible” things happen.  Join us for the beloved rags-to-riches fairy tale that is sweeping the nation for the 50th anniversary celebration of the beloved retelling by musical theatre giants Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II.  Famous songs include, “In My Own Little Corner,” “Do I Love You Because You’re Beautiful?” and the hilarious “Stepsisters’ Lament.”

Join us at Lakota East High School’s Liberty Theatre to share in the family friendly fun of Cinderella,April 9 and 10 at 7:30, 11 at 2:30 & 7:30 and 12 at 2:30.  All tickets are $10.  Tickets can be purchased at the door, or online at This show is appropriate for the whole family.
Registration for 2015 – 16 - Registration for 2015-16 is underway! Students can register via HAC from now through Thursday, March 5. If students need log-in information for HAC, they need to contact their student services secretary. Registration information including: Registration Showcase Presentation Powerpoints, Program of Studies Book, and online registration directions can be found at by clicking on the Registration Tab at the top of the page.
HAWK OF THE WEEK - Students at Lakota East High School achieve and accomplish great things every day in a variety of ways.  As an entire staff, we are excited to recognize those students who have shown academic determination and improvement while also modeling superior character and citizenship.  Each week we will be recognizing one student from each grade level who has been nominated by a staff member and selected by the staff Hawk of the Week Committee.
Congratulations to HAWK of the WEEK Students:
  • 9th grade – Josie Cappel nominated for optimism by Mr. Dishon
  • 10th grade – Sam Phillips nominated for responsibility by Ms. Miller
  • 11th grade – Alyssa Thomas nominated for responsibility by Mrs. Chapman
  • 12th grade – Nick DeWitt nominated for caring by Mrs. McLinden
#EASTSIDEPRIDE - Great Things Going On At East!
  • Thank you to everyone that attended this year's Registration Showcase this past week at East Main Campus! The sessions provided important updates for parents and students. A copy of all presentations can be found online by going to and clicking on the Registration Tab at the top of the page.


  • CONGRATULATIONS to STATE CHAMPION Josh McDonald. This past weekend in Canton, Ohio, Josh won a STATE TITLE in the 500 Freestyle during the OHSAA State Swimming Championships!


  • Five Lakota East art students will be exhibiting their photography talents at the 2015 Montgomery Photo Contest this weekend.  This contest is the oldest photo contest in the Greater Cincinnati area! Initiated in 1988 to recognize photographic excellence within the Greater Cincinnati area, the competition is open to all photographers from beginners to serious enthusiasts.  The public will be able to see the photographs taken by our fine Lakota artists at the Universalist Church in Montgomery (located at the corner of Montgomery and Remington Roads). The Photography Show will be open Saturday, March 7th from 2-4 pm and Sunday, March 8th from 1-3pm. The exhibiting Lakota East Art Students are: Jordyn Bruce, Rachel Carter, Nick DeWitt, Marissa Miller and Binta Toure.



By: Jordyn Bruce

By: Nick DeWitt

  • Are you taking part in the Shamrock Shuffle this year? The annual event sponsored by the Community Foundation of West/Chester Liberty will be held March 14th at Union Centre. When you register, please consider selecting as your team the Lakota East J. Kyle Braid Teen Leadership Foundation. Team selection is one of the steps available in the registration process.  The Community Foundation donates money directly to registered charities whenever Shamrock Shuffle participants choose a team when they register.  The team designation does not require running together or meeting on the day of the race.  It is simply a way to use a fun, community activity to give back to groups within the school. The Lakota East J. Kyle Braid Teen Leadership Foundation is an AWESOME group that helps to create strong student leaders with a passion for community service at Lakota East!
Booster Bash 2015 - The Lakota East High School Athletic Boosters are holding their annual Booster Bash fundraising event at Wetherington Country Club on April 25, 2015 from 7:30 - 11:30 pm. The LEHS Athletic Boosters is an organization responsible for raising money which is invested back into the LE Athletic Program by keeping our school equipment and facilities up-to-date. Simply put, 'Keeping the Hawks in the Game.'
The Lakota East Athletics Booster Bash includes a silent and live auction, games and prizes, soft drinks, spirits, appetizers, DJ, dancing, friends and fun! For Tickets contact Eric Dieball at 513-310-3626 or Michelle McDonough at 513-235-0373
National Merit /Achievement Semifinalists Advance to Finalist Standing...ARTICLE
Civil Rights Commission Honors East Artist - Piece Takes a Stand Against Bullying...ARTICLE
Free Prom Dresses & Salon Services - Are you worried about the cost of a dress and salon services for your daughter attending Prom? Worry no more – The Esther Project can help you! The Esther Project provides FREE Prom dresses, shoes and jewelry to girls who are having trouble affording the mall prices. You can shop for your free dress at Liberty Heights Church* on Saturday, March 14 from 10:00 – 2:00; Wednesday, March 18 from 5:00 – 7:30; Saturday, March 28 from 11:00 – 2:00; or Monday, March 30 from 10:00 – 1:00. There are many gowns in all sizes from which to choose.
If you already have a dress but need help with salon services on the day of the Prom, email to schedule an appointment.  Based on the high volume of girls that attended the salon day last year, we strongly suggest that you book an appointment time for your salon services. The FREE salon services provided on Prom day include hair, makeup and nails.
We look forward to helping you enjoy this special day with your daughter!
*Liberty Heights Church is located at 7904 Princeton Road – just a few minutes from Lakota East High School. Both the dress shop and the salon day will be located at LHC.
Lakota East Alum Heads Up Spacecraft Mission - Vincent Invites Lakota Teachers to Sunday's Launch...ARTICLE
East Freshman an International Humanitarian - 'The Shoe Project' a Community Effort...ARTICLE
Cincinnati Children's Internship Available - Applications due April 3, 2015...CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION
Weather Related School Delays/Closures  - In the event of inclement weather, the Lakota Local School District will make weather related decisions as quickly as possible. Those decisions will be communicated via twitter, district all call and the Remind text message service utilized by Lakota East. Instructions can be found below for these communication tools.

As a reminder, in the event of a school delay, all school related activities will be delayed including the opening of the buildings. Please plan accordingly. The delay bell schedules: Freshman Campus 2014-2015 Delay Bell Schedules & Main Campus 2014-2015 Delay Bell Schedules

Twitter - Follow Lakota East: @EAST_HAWKS

Text Message Alerts/Reminders
- Through a great program titled Remind, we can provide text message alerts/reminders in a safe, confidential manner. Remind never shows a person's cell number, which means we never see your number and you never see ours. Standard text messaging rates do apply.
How to subscribe:
Send an Individual Text Message for each text message list you’d like to join
To: (417) 233-0902
  • Class of 2015 – send message: @lehs2015
  • Class of 2016 – send message: @lehs2016
  • Class of 2017 – send message: @lehs2017
  • Class of 2018 – send message: @lehs2018

Follow instructions you receive via text message to complete your registration and begin receiving text message alerts/reminders

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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