5/11/16 Any incoming junior or senior interested in being a Link Leader next school year should pick up an application from Mr. VanderHorst in the Administrative Office or Ms. Wilkerson in Room 215.  Applications are due by May 19.

5/10/16 Congratulations to Rachel Casto who has earned the Randolph College Classics Department Book Award.  Due to Rachel’s hard work and outstanding job in Latin class, Rachel has a guaranteed scholarship to Randolph College.  Well done, Rachel!

5/2/16 Yearbook will be meeting for their final “all-nighter” Thursday afterschool main campus in room 129. Please notify Mrs. Breland if you cannot attend.

4/26/16 The Spanish Club will meet after school Monday, May 2nd in room 237.  We will be eating cupcakes and celebrating the new members of the Hispanic National Honor Society.

4/21/16 Thursday April 21, we will have a yearbook meeting main campus in room 129 afterschool till 4pm. Please plan on attending. We have many pages to complete.

4/6/16 The Spanish, Latin and French clubs will have a combined meeting Wednesday, April 13th in the cafeteria after school.  We will be playing cultural Bingo and eating cultural foods.  Please sign up with your foreign language teacher to bring a food or drink to this meeting.

3/15/16 Yearbook will be meeting Thursday 3/17 after school till 7pm to complete the winter section of the book. Pizza and brownies will be available! Please plan on attending.

Next week, March 14-18, Operation Hawks will be collecting change out of study halls to support March of Dimes, an organization who help premature babies. The study hall who collects the most money by the end of the week will receive donuts!

The Spanish Club will meet Wednesday, March 16th to go to El Rancho Nuevo.  We will meet in the cafeteria after school and walk over together.  In order to participate, all students must have money to buy their food and a signed and filled out permission form.  Please get this form from your Spanish teacher—you will NOT be able to go without it.

Attention AP Students:  Registration for AP Testing will run through this Friday, March 11th.  All registration forms and payments must be turned in to the Guidance Office by 3:00pm this Friday to avoid a late fee.  Additional Registration Forms are available in the Guidance Office.  Please see Ms. Kohler with any questions.

3/3/16 March is “Theater in Our Schools” month.  What better way to celebrate than coming out to support the hard-working Actors, Musicians, and Techies in their performance of The Boy Friend!  This 1920’s spoof on musical theater takes us back to the Jazz Age for a fun romantic comedy.  Won’t you Charleston with us?  Opening night is Friday, March 11, at 7:30 and all tickets are $10 and are available both online and at the door.

Friday, March 11 at 7:30pm
Saturday, March 12 at 7:30pm
Sunday, March 13 at 2:30pm
Thursday, March 17 at 7:30pm
Friday, March 18 at 7:30pm
Saturday, March 19 at 7:30pm


2/22/16 Yearbook will be meeting Thursday afterschool main campus in room 129 till 4 pm. Please plan on attending as we have many pages to complete!
  On March 1st  & 3rd, lakota east track and field will have volunteer conditioning from 3-4:30. Meet in the Auxiliary gym. The official mandatory spring practice begins March 7th at 3:00 on the track.

2/18/16 The Spanish Club will meet after school on Wednesday, February 24th in the cafeteria for a scavenger hunt, and then we will eat tons of chocolate treats.  Each member should bring a chocolate treat, so please sign up with your Spanish teacher.

2/1/16 There will be a brief Link Leader meeting during XH on Wednesday in the café.  Any questions, please see Mrs. Wilkerson

1/29/16 Yearbook will be meeting Monday February 1st, afterschool until 4 pm, Main Campus in room 129.

1/26/16 Don’t miss out! Yearbooks are currently on sale at a discounted price of $65. Prices will increase to $75 as of February 1, don’t delay order yours today. See Lakota East website for complete ordering details.

1/21/16 The Spanish Club will meet Thursday, January 28th in the cafeteria after school.  We will have a taco bar and play games.  Everyone who plans to come needs to sign up to bring an ingredient.

1/14/16 Attention all student athletes that will be competing at the collegiate level – National Signing Day will take place on February 3, 2016. The LEHS Athletic Department will be hosting a Signing Day Ceremony. All student athletes who are guaranteed a spot on a college roster are encouraged to stop by the Athletic Office to pick up a packet of information. The deadline for submission in order to participate is January 27, 2016. Please contact Mr. Bryant with any additional questions.

1/11/16 Yearbook will be meeting Wednesday, January 13th after school main campus in room 129. Please note the room change! Hope to see you all there.

1/8/16 Seniors: All uploaded senior photos are on lists posted on the conference room windows outside Guidance/Clinic area. Please check to see that your name is highlighted. If not highlighted check with Mrs. Breland in the clinic or submit you photo by January 13, 2016. No exceptions!

12/15/15 Attention seniors: Thank you for your senior pictures. If you still have not submitted one for the yearbook please do so as soon as possible. I am working on uploading the 200 pictures sent to me over the past weekend. All will receive an email confirming the picture. After break a list will be outside the clinic highlighted with those received. Thank you again!

12/4/15 The Spanish Club will meet after school in the cafeteria on Thursday, December 10th to play holiday Bingo and decorate festive cookies.  Please sign up with your Spanish teacher to bring an ingredient.

12/1/15 Yearbook will have a mandatory meeting Wednesday 12/2 after school main campus room 252 till 7 pm. We will complete the fall sports and activities section of the book and finalize yearbook orders. Pizza and brownies will be served! If for some reason you cannot attend please email Jennifer Breland. Hope to see you all there!

11/12/15 Yearbook will be having a meeting Wednesday afterschool in room 252 Main Campus. Plan to attend if possible. We have many pages to complete!

11/12/15 There will be an Operation Hawks meeting next Wednesday in room 189 at the Main Campus after school.  See you there.

11/9/15 Yearbook will be meeting Thursday 11/12 after school till 3:15 pm, room 252 main campus. Hope to see everyone there!
  The Spanish Club will meet in room 230 after school on Monday, November 16th and we will be watching a movie.  All members, please bring your own bag of popcorn and a 2-liter to share.
  This week during XH, sophomores will be taking a tour of the ELC.  Wednesday will be last names A-K; Thursday will be last names L-Z.  Look for your Link Leader to come to your XH.

11/5/15 Attention student-athletes, Track and Field will be having a meeting Monday, November 9th, after school in the Main Campus cafeteria.  Any student interested in participating in Track and Field, and who is NOT currently participating in a Winter sport, is encouraged to attend!

10/28/15 Yearbook will be having a meeting Thursday, October 29 afterschool in room 252. See everyone there.
  Those interested in planning this year’s Prom, the Prom committee is having a meeting November 10th right afterschool in the Café Annex. All are welcome to join!

10/26/15 Audition material for East’s next show, The Night I Died at the Palace Theatre is available in room 181 at the Main Campus for all interested parties.  The sign-up sheet is posted on the Main Campus auditorium door, and the auditions will take place on Wednesday, November 4.

10/19/15 Yearbook will be meeting Wednesday October 21 afterschool main campus in room 252. Hope to see you all there!

10/16/15 There will be an Operation Hawks meeting next Wednesday in room 189 at the Main Campus after school.  See you there.

10/15/15 The Spanish Club will meet Wednesday, October 21st after school in the cafeteria.  To celebrate the Day of the Dead, we will be making Dead Bread and marigolds.  All sophomores, please bring a salty snack.  All juniors, please bring a dessert.  All seniors and freshmen, please bring drinks.

10/7/15 Zumba for the Cure is October 17th from 7 to 9 pm in the gym.  This event raises money for breast cancer research. If you are looking for a fun night with great music and dancing, Zumba for the Cure is for you.  It is $5 for students and $10 for adults. No dance experience is necessary.  There will also be awesome raffles donated by Skyline, Raymond’s Pizza, City Barbecue, The Web, and tons of other places.  Can’t wait to see you there!

10/5/15 Yearbook will be meeting October 7 at 2:45pm, room 252 main campus. See you all there!

9/30/15 Join us for the Latin Club service project day this Fall! This Monday, October 5 Miss Elifrits’ room 224, After school. We will be making fall crafts for children in the hospital

9/25/15 The Zumba for the Cure committee will meet Tuesday, September 29th after school in room 230.  Please bring all raffle donations you have collected.

9/23/15 Yearbook will be meeting Thursday, September 24 in room 252 main campus. See you there!

9/22/15 Please come out and support the Girls Soccer Team as they take on their GMC and District Rival Lakota West tonight at home. The games will be played in the Hawks Nest (Stadium) and will be a Black Out – there will be a t-shirt give away - JV starting at 5:30 and the Varsity starting at 7:15. GO HAWKS!


Homecoming Week Dress Up Days
Monday – Roll Out of Bed Day
Tuesday – Disney Day
Wednesday – Wacky Wednesday/Crazy Sock Day
Thursday – America Day
Friday – Spirit Day

  The Spanish Club would like to congratulate its new officers. President: Samantha Lee, Vice President: Kaelyn McDonald, Secretary: Hayden Hoogerhyde, Treasurer: Andrew Everman, and the Student Council: Lexie Adams, Mollie Black, Danielle Eilerman, Jacqueline Michael, Jon Mark Peterson and Sierra Reichelderfer.  Congratulations, and you will soon receive notification of the first Officers’ Meeting.

9/16/15 The EAST CHESS TEAM will have an informational meeting immediately after school on September 30th in Room 233 at the East Main Campus

9/14/15 Attention Class of 2016 - Thursday, September 24th during XH, your Senior Class Panoramic photo will be taken. Order forms are in all the offices for you to pick up. Remember to wear your Thunderhawk Spiritwear!!!

9/10/15 The next student council/Operation Hawks meeting will be next Wednesday the 16th, after school in room 200.  You will need your club card.

9/9/15 Drama Club will be holding a 3-week improvisation and monologue workshop on Sept. 14, 21, and 28, from 3-4pm in the Main Campus auditorium.  Come for some fun and to sharpen your skills!

9/8/15 Yearbook will be meeting this week after school main campus in room 252 both Wednesday 9/9 and Thursday 9/10 the meeting will be over by 3:30. We will continue with training.
  2015 Yearbooks have begun shipping to homes. If you ordered a yearbook and do not receive it by early October please contact Mrs. Breland main campus.
  It’s time to nominate your classmates for Homecoming Court!  Please log into your Naviance account, Today, Tomorrow, or Friday,  and select 3 boys and 3 girls to represent your class during the Homecoming festivities. 
  You are invited to Homecoming 2015, September 26th from 8 to 11pm!  Presale tickets will be available on Main Street during lunch next Thursday and Friday for $15.  After next Friday, ticket prices go up to $20 and will be available for purchase until September 24th.  No tickets will be sold at the door.  If you are bringing a guest who does not attend Lakota East, you must have a completed Guest Form when you purchase your ticket.  Guest Forms are available in the Main and Guidance Offices.  You must have an ID to purchase your ticket.
  INTERalliance First Meeting 09/11/15 - Would you like to work at Procter and Gamble before graduating from high school? What about having lunch with the CEO’s of GE and Kroger? Learn how you can take part in these incredible opportunities at the Lakota East chapter’s first INTERalliance meeting on Friday, September 11th after school in room 200 at the Lakota East Main Campus.
“What’s INTERalliance” you ask? INTERalliance is a non-profit organization dedicated to giving high school students the opportunity to network with professionals in the Greater Cincinnati Area. There are over 1,500 high paying (6 figure) careers in Cincinnati waiting for students after college in the IT field. These jobs range from coding, to business, to art, to science, and everything in between.  Get a jumpstart on your career by applying to intern at Fortune 500 companies headquartered in Cincinnati such as: Procter and Gamble, GE, Kroger, Toyota, Cintas, Great American Insurance, and many more! These paid summer internships (up to 40 hours per week) allow students to stand out among their peers and make incredible life connections.
INTERalliance is highly regarded throughout Cincinnati as a chief organization in education, technology, IT, and business. The organization has even been recognized by the White House for its influence throughout Cincinnati and its surrounding areas. The Lakota East chapter of INTERalliance is one of the strongest in the organization. The chapter has won Tech Olympics (The largest high school IT conference in the country) three years in a row and several Lakota East students were awarded $5000-$10000 in scholarship and award money in the past year alone. Come to the first Lakota INTERalliance meeting to hear what INTERalliance is all about with games, pizza, friends, and fun! This is one of the only clubs/organizations at Lakota East that does not require a club card or membership fee. And remember: It’s not what you know, it’s who you know!
If you would like more information about the organization or the first meeting, please email david.mckain@lakotaonline.com

9/4/15 The 5th Annual Zumba for the Cure is coming up in October.  Each year we raise thousands of dollars for breast cancer research and awareness.  If you would like to help plan this fun event, or if you are in need of service hours, please plan to attend the first meeting of the Zumba for the Cure committee on Thursday, September 10th after school in room 230.

9/2/15 Link Leaders will meet in the café on Thursday (9.3.15) during XH.

9/1/15 Are you interested in IT or Business? If so come join the Lakota East INTERALLIANCE at thekickoff meeting after school on September 11 in Room 200 at the Main Campus.

8/31/15 Yearbook will be meeting Wednesday 9/2 after school main campus room 252 for training. Please notify Mrs. Breland if you will not be able to attend.

8/27/15 Any student interested in joining the LEAF club should meet after school, Tuesday, September 1st in room 119. LEAF stands for Lakota Environmental Advocates Forum and we look at green alternatives for the school and community.
  The first French club meeting will be at Main Campus on Thursday, September 3rd in room 200.  Please come to meet the representatives, play some games, and eat some food!  Hope to see you there!
  Attention all non-fall athletes that are interested in playing boys basketball. There will be a meeting in Coach Adkins room on Tuesday September gth at 4:00
p.m. In order to participate in fall workouts you must have a physical on file and all proper paperwork filled out on final forms. Players will be on the track/weight room on day 1. Please stop by Coach Adkins room this week to pick up necessary paperwork.
  If you are interested in becoming a doctor, or working in the medical field, go to the medical club of America. Every week we'll do case studies and learn about jobs in the medical field. We'll meet on Tuesday every two weeks from 3-3:30 at room 283 in the art wing of the school. If you have any questions ask Mr. Williams. Club cards are required. We hope to see you there.
  Pew Research Center and "The Chicago Tribune" have deemed Millennials the "tolerant" generation. Spark is exploring to what extent this characterization is true. Please join the Spark staff for a conversation about multicultural relations among Millennials on Wednesday in room 118.

8/26/15 Attention Students. Come to this week’s Junior State meeting Friday after school in room 127. Our topic is police brutality. Bring your club card.
  The Spanish club will meet Wednesday, September 2nd after school in the cafeteria.  We will be nominating officers for the year.  If you are interested in joining the Spanish club, please come with your club card and a bag of chips and a jar of salsa.
  The first meeting of the Drama Club will be held after school on September 3, from 2:45-3:45 in the Main Campus auditorium.  We will be discussing plans for the year and holding an audition workshop to prepare for the fall children’s show, Schoolhouse Rock, Live!  Bring your club card!

8/24/15 Preseason Conditioning will begin today (Monday, August 24th) for all interested in Wrestling this season and who are not playing a fall sport.  We meet at the main campus weight room on Monday, Wednesdays, and Fridays and at the Wrestling Room on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3 p.m.
  Science Olympiad will be having its first meeting this Friday, August 28 in room 251 at 2:50.  All students interested are welcome to attend.

8/20/15 Gay straight alliance is having its first meeting to kick off the school year with a bang next Wednesday, August 26th after school in Room 226 at the Main Campus! There will be games, fun people, and SNACKS! Anyone and everyone who is interested is welcome, so don't be shy! Come have a great time with this super inclusive group and see what we're all about!  See you next Wednesday!

8/19/15 Interested in doing some community outreach? Student Government is having our first meeting for anyone interested in hearing what we are about.  It will be Wednesday the 26th, after school in the café.  You will not need a club card for this meeting.
  Hey Seniors, would you like to have a say in this year’s Homecoming Dance?  Come join the Homecoming Committee! Our first meeting will be after school in room 113 Tuesday, August 25th.  If you have any questions, please come see Ms. Dennis or Mrs. Schneider.
  Attention Students. Come to room 127 this Friday after school for the first Junior Statesman of America meeting. JSA is a debate and discussion club.  This week we will be discussing whether the death penalty should be abolished. We will have free pizza and cookies. You don’t have to speak to come have fun!

8/18/15 Latin Club will have its first meeting Monday, August 24th, at 2:45 in the café.  Come learn about all the fun activities planned for the year.  See you there!
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