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East Symphonic Winds to perform with Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra - The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, led by Music Director Louis Langrée, will perform a “CSO Community Concert” with the Lakota East High School Symphonic Winds, Sunday, Sep. 21, at 4 p.m. at the Lakota East High School Freshman Campus Auditorium.

CSO Community Concert tickets are available at:
$10 for students and $25 for adults. A portion of ticket sale proceeds supports the Lakota East High School Instrumental Music Program.

The concert program is An American Overture by Andrew Jenkins (featuring the Lakota East High School Symphonic Winds), Flute Concerto in D Major by Mozart, and Symphony No. 7 by Beethoven. For more information about CSO Community Concerts, please visit

Great Things Going On At East!                        


  • Congratulations go out to Lakota East Seniors Oseji Azuka, Sara Liang and Jonah Yonker. Oseji is one of approximately 1,600 students nationwide that has been named a National Achievement Scholarship Semifinalist. The National Achievement Competition provides recognition for outstanding African American high school students. Sarah and Jonah are among the approximately 16,000 students nationwide that have been named National Merit Semifinalists. The National MeritScholarship Program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships as a result of a student's performance on the PSAT. Oseji, Sara and Jonah will all move onto the next phases of their respective academic competitions.


  • Teachers at East Freshman/Main Campuses volunteered for technology training the with new Digital Learning Specialist, John Severns, on Atomic Learning. This valuable tool will help strengthen instruction in the classroom!


  • Students in Teachers Academy worked on team-building activities this week to reinforce their roles as future educators.


PSAT Prep - FREE Session - On Wednesday, September 17, Lakota East Juniors will be offered a special opportunity to get first-hand tips on preparing for the PSAT. The PSAT will be given to all Juniors at East on Wednesday, October 15. In preparation for the test, the nationally recognized Princeton Review will conduct a free training session during XH in the Theater. This presentation will focus on strategies for success on the high-stakes test. All Juniors are invited to attend the presentation.
Veterans Appreciation Night - Please join the entire East Community as we honor those who have served our country at Veterans Appreciation Night, Friday, September 19, at the Lakota East Football Game vs. Mason.
Each veteran and one guest will be provided with free admission and designated on-field seating.
Veterans of all eras will be recognized, welcomed home and will feel the appreciation of their nation and our community during our special pregame activities beginning at 6:00 pm.
VOLUNTEERS at Lakota East - There are many occasions when parents/guardians will be at school to help with a particular event, program, activity or, in some cases, a field trip.
I wanted to remind everyone that if any adult will have unsupervised access to students, that adult must have a background check on file with the school district. This is to ensure the safety and well-being of all students. If you are not sure whether or not you will have unsupervised access, please check with the individuals managing the volunteer event.
Lakota’s Human Resources Department will be happy to handle the fingerprinting and related forms that are part of the background check. There is a $55 fee for this service, as Lakota handles nearly 1,000 background checks annually and cannot afford to absorb the cost of all of them.
We appreciate all the help and support we receive from our students’ families and from our many other volunteers throughout the community. You make many of our programs and activities so much more enjoyable for students. We appreciate your understanding that student safety will always be our highest priority.
If you have any questions regarding this, please feel free to contact me directly.
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
College Fair 2014 - Lakota East is proud to be one of the schools sponsoring the Miami University Hamilton 2014 College Fair. The College Fair will take place Wednesday, September 17 from 6:30 - 8:00 pm in the Gymnasium on the campus of Miami University Hamilton. This free event will feature representatives from more than 100 colleges and university available to meet with students and parents. A Financial Aid Workshop will take place from 6:00 - 6:30 in the Wilks Conference Center. For directions and a list of participating colleges and universities go to:
Assemblies for College-Bound Seniors - The Student Services staff at Lakota East will meet with all college-bound seniors to begin the college application process and to review the use of Naviance in that process. The meeting dates are September 3, 4, 10, and 11 during the Extra Help bells. Each senior will attend on only one of the four dates listed.

Seniors will report to the Theater during their Extra Help bell. View the list of Extra Help bells and teachers here to see the date that each classroom is assigned to attend.  These meetings are mandatory for all college-bound seniors. Please plan accordingly. The session will take the entire Extra Help bell. Seniors should plan to bring their own technology (laptops, tablets, phones) if they have it available. Seniors will be able to log into Naviance during the presentation. Click here for a full schedule.
EMERGENCY MEDICAL FORMS - If you have not yet completed and returned the EMF that was mailed home in August, please do so ASAP.  If you have misplaced your form, please have you student stop by and see their Student Services Secretary. The Secretary will print a new form that is populated with most of the information (rather than having to complete an entirely new form) – students just need to stop by their Unit Office and ask. 
As a reminder, if you have turned in an EMF for another school activity, you still need to turn one in for official filing in the office.
Thanks for your help in getting your students EMF completed and turned in.
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 11 - Washington University, St. Louis
  • September 15 - University of Illinois
  • September 16 - Earlham College
                                 Trine University
                                  Malone University
  • September 17 - Capital University
  • September 18 - Maryville College, Tennessee
                                  University of Chicago
  • September 23 - Walsh University
  • September 25 - University of Toledo
                                   Kent State University
  • October 8 - Shawnee State
                                    University of Southern California
  • October 14 - Manchester University
Cars for Homecoming - Homecoming Festivities are right around the corner. The Homecoming Football Game is scheduled for Friday, October 10th. 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
LEHS Men’s Soccer Golf Outing - Don’t miss the 10th Annual Lakota East Men’s Soccer Golf Outing. This 4-player golf scramble will be held Saturday September 20th at Walden Ponds Golf Course. Come join us! Lunch is at noon, shotgun start at 1:30 followed by a Ribs & Chicken Dinner. Lots of fun, door prizes and raffles! The proceeds go to support the Men’s Soccer program at Lakota East.
For more information or to register a foursome, sponsor a hole or donate a prize contact Pat Schleitweiler, or Mimi Schleitweiler,
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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