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Conference Night - September 28th - Our first Conference Night of the year will be held Wednesday, September 28th from 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm. You can sign up for Parent-Teacher Conferences at: Schedules will fill up fast so please register today. In order to allow as many parents as possible to schedule, group conferences are not available and only one spot per teacher should be scheduled. We encourage you to take this time to talk directly with your child's teachers to determine ways to help best support their continued academic success.
Homecoming 2016 - Homecoming Festivities are right around the corner.
  • Pep Assembly - Friday, September 30
    Again this year, 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 September 30. 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, September 30
    The Homecoming Football Game is scheduled for Friday, September 30 vs. Hamilton 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 2016 Homecoming King and Queen will be crowned during pre-game festivities. Kick-off is scheduled for 7:00 pm.
  • Homecoming Dance - Saturday, October 1
    The Homecoming Dance, for students in grades 9 - 12, will take place on Saturday, October 1 in the Lakota East Main Campus Gymnasium from 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm.

Tickets for the Homecoming Dance will be on sale Wednesday, September 21 -  Friday, September 23 on both campuses during all lunches for $15 each ticket. After Friday, September 23 ticket prices go up to $20 per ticket and will be available during all lunches until Thursday, September 29. 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 Thursday, September 29 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, guidance office or printed at home via this link. 
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. Students can use an ID from this year or a previous school year to purchase tickets.

The annual "Zumba for the Cure" will take place at Lakota East High School Gymnasium on Friday, October 7th from 7-9pm, with doors opening at 6:30pm. The cost is $10 dollars for adults and $5 dollars for students with all proceeds going towards the Hawks for the Cure initiative.  Come in workout attire ready to hear upbeat, lively music and dance to Latin rhythms! No prior experience is necessary, just a desire to have fun! Zumba for the Cure 2016 Flyer
#EASTSIDEPRIDE - Great Things Going On At East!
  • National Merit Commended Students!
    CONGRATULATIONS to the 18 students recently recognized as National Merit Commended Students! Although we can "officially" name them yet publicly (coming soon) this is a huge accomplishment for these students and our school.
  • Marching Band Begins Season on High Note
    This past weekend the Lakota East Marching Thunderhawks kicked off their 2016 Competition Season participating in an OMEA Competition in Hillard, Ohio. The Thunderhawks tooks home Grand Champion as well as a host of other awards all while score their first Superior Rating of the year qualifying them for Ohio State Marching Band Finals for the 20th Consecutive Year!.
  • Jazz Band Welcomes Local Arranger
    The jazz band recently welcomed Mr. Jerry Robinson back to Lakota East Main Campus. Mr. Robinson arranged a song for the 5th period Jazz Ensemble and spent an entire block period presenting the arrangement to the students. Director Alan Nordyke said "The Eastside students very much appreciate the opportunity to perform another one of Mr. Robinson's arrangements and are grateful he wanted to spend the class period with us!
  • Former Lakota East Coach Inducted Into Miami's Cradle of Coaches
    CONGRATULATIONS to retired Lakota/Lakota East Track and Cross Country Coach Jason Lindsey. Mr. Lindsey was recently honored with induction into the Miami University Cradle of Coaches.
Student Fees Now Posted - Student fees have been posted to Student and Parent HAC Accounts. Billing statements will also be going home with students this friday, September 23. Fees can be paid via cash/check (made out to Lakota East HIgh SChool)/money order via the Cashier at East Freshman/Main Campuses. Fees can also be paid via EZPay Accounts. As a reminder, through the month of October, there is no additional fee to pay via EZPay.
Naviance 101 - Naviance is a comprehensive K-12 college and career readiness solution that helps districts and schools align student strengths and interests to postsecondary goals, improving student outcomes and connecting learning to life. At East, students in Grades 9 - 12 utilize Naviance for a variety of activities in and out of the classroom.There is also a Family Connection portion of Naviance. We invite parents to attend Naviance 101 Open Sessions on Wednesday, September 28th from 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm in the Main Campus Media Center. Counselors will be available to help folks get logged on and to answer any questions. At the top of every hour, a brief introductory overview will be provided as well. We look forward to welcoming you to these sessions.
Nine Lakota East Students Named National Merit Semifinalists! - Today, officials of National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced the names of approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 62nd annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth about $33 million that will be offered next spring.  Lakota East is pleased to announce the names of nine National Merit Semifinalists:
  • Chelsea Bass
  • Logan Beatty-Enderle
  • Paige Bentley
  • Blake Dodson
  • Ryan McAlister
  • Emma Stiefel
  • Alexander Suer
  • Zachary Thomas
  • Marika Thompson
These students have demonstrated the highest level of academic commitment and achievement. On behalf of the faculty/staff at Lakota East we congratulate these outstanding students on their designation as National Merit Semi-Finalists and wish them the best of luck as they move on in the scholarship competition!
New Way for Students to Show Their #EASTSIDESPIRIT - New this year, students will have the chance to show just how much spirit they have! Throughout the year, events will be designated as #EASTSIDESPIRIT events. Students that attend can have their ID scanned to earn points for individual prizes. In addition, the class that earns the most points will be crowned Most Spirited for 2016-17! Please encourage your students to GET INVOLVED through this exciting activity.
Service Academy Information - For incoming seniors who are interested in attending an academy entering the summer of 2017, the deadline to submit a completed application packet to both offices is September 23, 2016. Interested students can request an application by visiting Senator Portman’s website, Service Academy Application Request Form and by visiting Senator Brown’s website,.
Interested freshman, sophomores, and juniors are encouraged to reach out to the office in the spring to attend one of the informational seminars co-hosted by Senator Sherrod Brown and Senator Rob Portman. There will be ten seminars across the state throughout the month of April. Liaison officers from the Naval, Military, Air Force, and Merchant Marine academies will be present to speak and to answer questions at the seminars this spring.  In addition, our Academy Coordinators will discuss the congressional nomination process that we will use to select qualified men and women. Please see the attached information flyer for additional details.
SENIOR PARENTS - IMPORTANT FAFSA UPDATE - The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is a form that should be prepared annually by the families of prospective college students in the United States to determine their eligibility for student financial aid. Some colleges are requiring famillies to submit the FAFSA by an earlier deadline this year.  To assist families in learning more about the FAFSA we will be hosting a FAFSA Information Session, presented by Summit College Funding, on Wednesday, October 26 from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm in Room 200 at East Main Campus.
COMMENCEMENT 2017 - We are pleased to announce the Lakota East Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2017 will take place on Thursday, May 18 at 7:00 pm at the Cintas Center on the campus of Xavier University. Additional information will be available in the coming months for seniors and their parents!

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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.

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