All students who are taking AP physics next year must attend a MANDATORY meeting on Thursday, 5/29th at 12:50 pm in Coats-Haan's room.

Attention any student in need of Community Service Hours: Relay for Life will be hosting a brief meeting on Wednesday, May 14th, after school in Room 200, for any student who would like to volunteer for Service Hours.  Relay for Life will take place on Friday, May 16th and Saturday May 17th  @ the Main Campus Football Stadium.  There are 3 different shifts available!

Every wonder how traffic patterns are engineered?  Are you concerned about the safety of intersections or roundabouts?  Come to this month’s meeting of the engineering forum to learn more where Lakota East alumni Sara Kors Senger will present information about careers in this field.  The forum meets Friday, May 2nd from 3-4 pm in Room 200.

The final meeting of the Drama Club will be this Wednesday, April 30, from 2:45-3:30 in the Main Campus auditorium.  Come to play games, find out about our end-of-year party, summer camp, and next year’s season.  Hope to see you there!

Lakota East H.S. Girls Tennis Tryout Meeting - There will be a mandatory informational meeting for all girls interested in trying out  in August for the 2014 Lakota East High School Girl’s Varsity and JV Tennis Teams. The meeting will be Monday, May 5th at 7:00pm in Room 200 at Lakota East High School. Contact Coach Karen Barnes with questions.
Congratulations to  Chris Butterfield, Tyler Harsch, Nik Henderson, Derek Jones, Adam Loeb, Anne McAlister, Jay Rugg, and Brett Whitfield.  These students form the TSA engineering competition team that won best in the state of Ohio this year.  This team solved 8 problems concerning urban sustainability and are currently ranked 5th in the nation. Congratulations to them for their outstanding effort!

Lakota East Dance Team Returns for 2014-15 school year! There will be an information meeting on 5/7/14 at Lakota East High School in Room 200. If you plan on trying out for the 14/15 Lakota East Dance Team this meeting is mandatory.

Lakota East Dance Team Tryout Schedule

Dates: May 19th, 20th and 21st
Time: 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location: Lakota East Freshman School Gymnasium

Amy Goldberg will be returning to coach the LEHS Dance Team and she is very excited about the opportunity to return to LEHS. Amy is the owner and Artistic Director of Star Performance Centre.   Along with her mom Karen,  Amy has run Star Performance Centre the past 14 years.   Amy have been teaching dance for the past 25 years.  In those years, she have coached such college dance teams as Penn State Altoona, Sacred Heart University, and the University of Cincinnati.  Amy has also coached and choreographed for numerous high schools as well as for the Cincinnati Bengals Cheerleaders. She has taught all levels of recreational dance, as well as, choreographed and coached numerous competitive dance teams.  Over the past 12 years her all-star competitive teams have won numerous National and World titles in various styles of dance.  Last year, Amy was honored as “Coach of the Year” by the United States All-Star Federation.

Seniors - A list of potential Honors Diploma recipients is posted in each Student Services office.  If you believe that you may be a candidate, stop by to check the list.  See your counselor with any questions.

The next French Club meeting will take place on Wednesday, April 30th, from 2:45  to 4:00 in the senior café. Please bring a board game and a snack to share.
The Lakota East Athletic Boosters are excited to announce their annual Spring Spirit Shop Sale! All clothing items in the spirit shop will be on sale for 50% off starting on April 28th!

All Seniors must complete a Lakota Graduation Survey on Naviance by Friday, May 2. Instructions can be found on the Welcome Page of your student Naviance account and attached to the email you received.  Please follow the instructions carefully to ensure that your senior year ends smoothly.
The next Spanish club meeting will be Monday, April 28th after school for an Easter egg hunt.  Every member of the Spanish club who will be participating in the egg hunt needs to bring a dozen plastic eggs and a bag of individually wrapped candy to Señora Cantrell or Señora Chapman by Thursday, April 24th.

Interested in becoming a Lakota East Cheerleader?  If so, go to the East Athletic Webpage and download the tryout packet.  This packet has all of the important dates and forms needed.  Plan to attend the Mandatory Informational meeting on Tuesday April 29th at 6:30 and turning in forms at this time.  Tryouts will be held on May 5th , 6th and 7th. If you have any questions prior to the meeting, please contact Cheryl Davis at Lakota East High School.
The next Spanish club meeting will be Monday, April 28th after school for an Easter egg hunt.  Every member of the Spanish club who will be participating in the egg hunt needs to bring a dozen plastic eggs and a bag of individually wrapped candy to Señora Cantrell or Señora Chapman by Thursday, April 24th.

Interested in becoming a Lakota East Cheerleader?  If so, go to the East Athletic Webpage and download the tryout packet.  This packet has all of the important dates and forms needed.  Plan to attend the Mandatory Informational meeting on Tuesday April 29th at 6:30 and turning in forms at this time.  Tryouts will be held on May 5th , 6th and 7th. If you have any questions prior to the meeting, please contact Cheryl Davis at Lakota East High School.
Students who are seriously considering attending a highly competitive U.S. Military Service Academy:The office of John Boehner will be hosting an information night to discuss and learn the requirements, and procedures, for seeking a nomination on Wednesday April 30, 2014 at Lakota West High School, 6:00-7:30 p.m.Representatives from the Naval Academy, Military Academy, Coast Guard, Merchant Marine Academy, and Air Force Academy will be in attendance to answer questions

The spring musical, Guys and Dolls, is this week!  It’s New York City in 1950—gangsters and show girls rule the streets in this upbeat, classic American musical.  Showtime Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 7:30pm.  Sunday matinee at 2pm.  Tickets are $10 each and will be available at the door a half-hour before each show.  Come on out and support Thunderhawk Theater!
Interested in engineering?  Want to see a working 3D printer?  Attend this month’s Engineering Forum session on Friday, April 11th in Room 200 at 3 pm.
Any girl interested in trying out for High School volleyball next year, please plan to attend an informational meeting with Coach Garland on April 15th in the Thunderhawk Cafe. The brief meeting will begin at 3:30 and will include spring and summer schedules

Attention Seniors:  If you are interested in speaking or performing at Graduation or Baccalaureate, Auditions will be held immediately after school in the Auditorium on April 16th.  The categories of speeches and songs are: Friends, Family, Future, and Graduation At Large.  Sign up for Auditions in the Hawk Unit office and bring 5 copies of your speech on April 16th.  If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Schneider in room 114 or Ms. Dennis in room 113.

Congratulations to the AP Physics March Madness Champions:  James Lower and Adam Loeb!

Once again Lakota East excelled at the career portfolio competition. The competition was revamped a little and they only interviewed the top 10. Three Lakota East students placed in the top ten, Parklynn Petty, Abigail Russell and Alexis Jerome. Parklynn and Abigail tied for first place. Alexis placed fourth. I was extremely proud of them. They dressed professionally and represented Lakota East very well.
We would like to congratulate the JV Winter Guard for their great performance Saturday at the Tri State Championships!  They brought home the SILVER MEDAL, finishing 2nd place!  Congratulations again, well done JV Winter Guard!!
Wondering what all the hype is about Winter Guard?  Come check it out at West Freshman this Friday, 7pm. It's FREE.  You will see East and West JV and Varsity guards perform their shows. It's more than just tossing a flag!  Any questions see Kellsie Cappel

Congratulations to Chris Garret for winning a Silver Key in the National Scholastics Art competition! He will be honored in June at Carnegie Hall in New York city! This is the second year in a row Chris has won a national medal for his metal artwork!

Congratulations to our LEHS Choir Students for participating in this weekends OMEA High School Large Froup Adjuciated event. All choirs received EXCELLENT and SUPERIOR ratings. The Women's Freshmen Ensemble, Women's Ensemble Black and Eastside Voices and Company will be advancing to the OMEA State Event held at Eaton High School in May. Congratulatiosn to our Singing Hawks!
A few weeks ago, Nick Henderson, Matt Jeffers, Anne McCallister, Andrew Haug and Kevin Everson competed at the OCTM statewide mathematics competition.   The team finished fourth at the site and Nick Henderson finished 6th overall which qualifies him for the OHMIO math competition which only invites the top 50 in the state.   Congratulations to Nick and the entire OCTM team!

The next French Club meeting will take place on Tuesday, March 18th, in room 227. Please bring a drink or snack to share.
The next Chinese language club meeting will be on Tuesday, March 18. We will be learning about the history of Chinese food. Don't forget to come! If you have any questions please contact Alice Li. 

The Spanish club will be going to El Rancho Grande after school on Wednesday, March 19th.  We will meet right outside the cafeteria immediately after school and walk over together.  If you have not yet turned in your permission slip, please give it to Señora Cantrell or Señora Chapman as soon as possible.  Also, remember that your ride should pick you up from El Rancho Grande afterward.

This year's annual East Idol will be held this Thursday, March 13th, at 6:30 in the Main Campus auditorium. Tickets are $5.00 at the door, so make sure to come out and vote for East's next idol.

Congratulations go to Lakota East junior, Sarah King, for winning the Rotary Club Speech contest last Friday.  Sarah now advances to District competition.  Great job Sarah!
There is a meeting for Senior Citizens Prom on Wednesday after school in room 212, if you can’t make it see Mr. Lindeman for info.

Congratulations to East students Sarah King and Johnathan Rozer for advancing to the Final Four of the local Rotary Club Speech Contest.  They will compete in the finals tomorrow morning.  Good luck Johnathan and Sarah.

2014 AP TEST Registration Online from March 3rd to March 17th. $89 per test. Go to your NAVIANCE homepage for details
Congratulations to the Art Department for having 10 artworks selected for the Regional Ohio Governor’s Youth Art Exhibition. The works will be judged this weekend for the State competition. Way to go art students!

Junior and Senior Girls - Would you like some assistance with the cost of getting ready for prom – dresses, accessories, shoes and salon services?  See your guidance counselor to find out how you can access this help at no cost to you.  The sooner you see your counselor, the more options you have.

Boys volleyball tryouts are next week:  Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 5:30-7:30 at main campus. No prior experience is necessary.  Come try out.
Congratulations to all the TSA Team members, especially the A team that came in 1st place at the Ohio Northern competition yesterday.

Love math and science? Do you like to know how things work? Are you considering engineering as a career? Attend the first meeting of East's newly formed engineering forum on Friday, March 7th in room 200 at 3 o'clock to learn more.  In Friday's meeting, an electrical engineer will demonstrate how he uses ultrasound equipment to support manufacturing operations.
This coming week, March 3rd through March 7th, the Relay for Life committee will be having their "Flush Away Cancer" fundraiser. In this fundraiser, a purple toilet will be traveling classroom to classroom, where whoever has the purple toilet must either raise $5.00 to get rid of the toilet (but it can come back to you), or $10.00 for 100% toilet immunity! Once your class has raised the money, please distribute the toilet to another classroom ONLY during class change.  The Athletic Department will collect your money. All proceeds will go towards this years Relay for Life event for the American Cancer Society. If you have any questions or concerns you can contact Rachel Chestnut.  Let’s start flushing!!!

The next meeting of the Drama Club will be Wednesday, March 5, from 2:45-3:30 in the Main Campus auditorium.  We’ll play some games, and get updates on opportunities for International Thespian Society, working with elementary school drama clubs, and our upcoming show, Guys and Dolls!
The ASVAB interpretation will be given Friday February 28, 2014, 8:10 a.m. All students who took the ASVAB, please expect a pass today, Thursday February 27, 2014.
The Art Club will be meeting on Monday, March 3rd from 2:45-4:00 in room 282 to work on our dressers for the IKEA competition. 
The Spanish Club will we going to El Rancho Grande on March 19th after school.  If you plan on attending, please see your Spanish teacher to get a permission form.
Come join the Chinese language club at their next meeting this Friday, February 28. We will be going over old vocabulary and new terms. Don't forget to come!
Anyone interested in trying out for the 2014 boy’s tennis team will need to attend a mandatory player/parent preseason informational meeting on Wednesday March 5 at 7:00 pm in room 200 at East.  Actual try-outs will begin on the following Monday March 10.  Contact Coach Mahlerwein in room 260 if you have any questions.

Art club is meeting Monday, February 24th to work on the Ikea dressers in room 282  (main campus) from 2:45-3:45.
The Christ College of Nursing and Health Sciences will be coming to Lakota East on Thursday, March 6th at 9:50.  If you are interested in becoming a nurse and you would like to see their presentation you can sign up in the Thunder/Hawks Unit.

Science Olympiad members who are working in a construction event, i.e., MagLev, Comound Machines, Mission Possible, Boomilever, Scrambler, Elastic Launched Glider, and Bungee Drop, are reminded that constructible show and tell day is after school Friday, 2/21/2014 in Coats-Haan’s room.
The J. Kyle Braid Leadership Group would like to congratulate the winners of the 2014 JKB award:  Dalton Strunk, Emilee Hawton, Vincent Galioto, Rose Middleton, Jarrid Fisher and Nina Brillhart.  These students will travel to Colorado this summer for a week of training at the Braid ranch.
The next French Club meeting will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 19th, in the senior cafe from 2: 45-4:00. Freshmen, it’s your turn to bring drinks and/or cups, sophomores desserts, juniors and seniors baguette, cheese or dessert. We will celebrate Mardi Gras by exploring the Kings cake tradition and making masks.

All Track athletes we have a meeting on Thursday Feb 27 in the Cafe.  You need to turn in all your paper work for the upcoming Spring season.
The Spanish Club will meet on Wednesday, February 19th in the cafeteria after school.  We will be doing a scavenger hunt.  Please sign up with your Spanish teacher to bring a food or drink item.

Reminder that Science Olympiad team members who are competing in the Disease Detective, Chem Lab, Forensics, Experimental Design, and Tech Problem Solving events must attend the mandatory TI-Inspire training Thursday after school in Coats-Haan’s room.

The Art Club will be meeting Monday, February 10th from 2:45-3:45 in room 282.  We will be working on our dressers for the IKEA contest.  We hope to see you there!
The ASVAB HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR Wednesday morning February 12, 2014 from 8:00-11:00 a.m.  Any junior or senior interested in taking the ASVAB, please sign-up in the East Unit Student Services. The ASVAB is a career aptitude and interest inventory that enables students to evaluate skills, estimate performance in academics, and identify potential satisfying careers.  There is no obligation, and no cost.
Students - Would you like to participate in a local speech contest where you can win up to $300 while building and enriching your resume?  Next month, the Rotary Club of West Chester is holding such a contest.  See Mr. Honhart in room 128 for additional details.

Come out and see your friends in the Thunderhawk Theater’s winter production of John Lennon and Me.  Showtimes are this Thursday, Friday , and Saturday night at 7:30 pm.  Special East student rate Thursday night only of $5, with a student ID.  All other seats are $10 each, and tickets are available starting a half hour before the show.
On Wednesday, February 12th, auditions for the annual “Lakota East Idol” will be held in Room 200 after school.  All singers in grades 9 through 12 are welcome.  All auditions will be acapella, please make sure to have practiced and be ready to go on the 12th.  Any questions, please see Mr. Ulland.

All Science Olympiad team members need to attend the meeting on Thursday, February 6th in Room 266.  Those members who are in a testing event need to plan to stay for approximately an hour for a practice test.
Congratulations to all of the students who were selected for the Scholastics Art Awards! Lakota East won 60 awards this year! All of the work will be on display during the month of February in Covington Ky. 20 pieces will advance to the National judging. Also a special congratulations goes out to Kyle Perrigo who is an Overture Art Awards Scholarship winner. This is the first time a student earned this award at Lakota East in over 8 years.

In the spirit of Spirit Week, there will be a friendly competition between staff and all high school students.  Operation Hawks will be selling “Stars” every day next week during lunches.  The class to purchase the most Stars wins.  From the winning class, a name will be drawn that will be the winner of a $25 gift card!  So gather your loose change, purchase a Star for $0.50, win bragging rights over the upper classmen and staff, win a gift card, and support research in Cerebral Palsy.

Last Chance Senior Picture Day. Life Touch is offering free of charge senior photo for the yearbook. All pictured will receive a proof and may order for a fee. Pictures will be taken February 4th during 4th bell. Any questions please see Mrs. Breland in the clinic.
Attention Seniors, Please check the list located on main street outside the clinic door. Any one on the list is missing a senior picture. Life Touch is having a Last Chance Senior Picture day, free of charge here at EAST. All on the list will need to report February 4th  during 4th bell for their picture to be taken. If you do not have your picture taken your ID picture will be used.
#Spirit Week
Monday- #Merica Day-Red, White, and Blue
Tuesday- #Bring your Bling
Wednesday- #Wacky Wednesday- Crazy Hair, Wacky Hats, Weird outfits
Thursday- #TBT Throw Back Thursday/Retro Day
Friday- Spirit Day

The next French Club meeting will take place on Wednesday, January 29th, from 2:45-4:00 in the Senior Café. Freshmen and Sophomores, please bring drinks or a dessert, Juniors and seniors: baguette, cheese or dessert. If you have scrapbook supplies at home suitable for creating Valentine’s cards, please bring them. À mercredi!

The Spanish Club will meet Monday, January 27th after school in the cafeteria.  We will be playing games and discussing t-shirt orders.  If you know you would like to buy a t-shirt, please bring $11 with you to the meeting.  Also, if you are in Spanish 1, please bring a 2-liter and if you are in Spanish 2, 3, 4, or AP please bring a snack or dessert.  See you there!

If you have materials checked out from the media center that have a due date prior to Tuesday, January 21st those materials must be either returned or renewed.  If the materials are not returned or renewed, you will be invoiced for those materials at the end of the semester. Please check your lockers, backpacks and your home to locate the materials to be returned.

Differentiate yourself by attending the TechOiympics! Network with professionals from top local companies who may be able to connect you with your dream job. Meeting is Wednesday after school in room 243.

Any girl interested in playing softball for East this spring should attend the weight training which occurs on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4-5:30 pm in the weightroom of East High.
Any Sophomore or Junior that did not attend college & career night last week, please stop by your Student Services Office to pick up your PLAN or PSAT results from the tests taken during school in October.
Open gym for Boys Volleyball will begin this Tuesday night from 5-7pm at the Freshman school. Mark your calendars for Jan. 16, 23, and 30. Listen for announcement in February there will be an additional weekly open gym.
Congratulations to Parklynn Petty and Kyle Perrigo! Both students Art Portfolios were selected as Regional Winners for the Cincinnati Arts Association Overture Awards 2014.

Teacher's Academy would like to congratulate the following students who qualified to the National Future Educators Competition in Minneapolis, Minnesota this April:
Tasia Daniels
Blaike Freeman
Bailee Jesse
Paighton Lewis
Brad Owens
Olivia Pannek
Sydney Petersen
Courtney Regg
Nicole Robertson
Casey Warren
Hayes Withrow
Way to go Future Educators!
Guess who is heading to Germany? Congratulations go out to Bailee Jesse, Sydney Petersen, and Grace Sprocket who have been chosen to represent Teacher's Academy at the Future Educators International Conference in January! Way to go Future Teachers! Pack your mittens and get ready to see the Alps!

Audition  materials are now available for our winter theater production, John Lennon and Me Materials are available before school in room 221 at the Freshman Campus and after school in room 181 at the Main Campus.  Auditions will be held after school on Monday, November 25, from 3-5pm.  Signups are on the auditorium door at the Main Campus.  Hope to see you there!
The Lakota East Bowling Team needs boys and girls for this years teams. The East Bowling Coach will be at the school during lunch tomorrow (Wednesday) with information.
Thank you to everyone who came out to Chik-Fil-A last night!!  It was a packed house. On Wednesday after school on Main Street Operation Hawks will have a Bake Sale for the Elam Family.  There will be cookies, Cupcakes, Muffins Brownies and Puppy chow from 25 cents to 75 cents.  See you tomorrow after school!
To all Juniors and Seniors - Are you clueless about your future career?  The ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) will be given Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 8:15-11:15 a.m. in room 200.  There is NO cost, nor are you obligated to enlist in the armed services.  Please sign up with Mrs. Hickman in the East Unit Student Services Office.

Want to help make blankets for critically ill children this holiday season and get service hours? Bring NEW and WASHABLE fleece or cloth to room 212 at the main campus or 107 at Freshman campus. Then help make the blankets after school on December 4th or 11th in room 212. Contact Christine Shi with any questions.

Interested in learning another language that can help you learn about a fast growing culture? On November 22, join the Chinese language club in room 230 at the Main Campus for its first ever meeting. Students will learn to read, write, and speak Mandarin free of charge. For additional information contact Alice li at the Main Campus.

If you would like to be on the Track and Field team and do not do a Winter sport, Please come to the meeting on Wednesday November 20 after school in the room 212, main campus.  We will discuss Winter conditioning and Winter Track.  See Coach Lindeman if you can’t make it to this meeting!
The Spanish club will meet in the cafeteria after school on Wednesday, November 20th.  We would like every member to bring a possible t-shirt design.  Also, we will be having a taco bar, so see your Spanish teacher to sign up to bring a food item.
  The next French Club meeting will take place on Wednesday, November 20th, from 2:45-3:45 in the Café Annex of the Main Campus. Don’t forget to bring a snack to share. Also: we are starting our annual winter clothing drive for Reach Out Lakota. If you have any gently used coats, hats, gloves or scarves, please bring them to the meeting or drop them off any time in room 227 MC.

Attention Seniors: Senior portraits are due December 13,2013, If you have not submitted your Senior portraits please do so they can be e-mailed or dropped off to Mrs. Breland in the Clinic on a flash drive or CD. Complete details are on the web site. Thank You.
Yearbook editors meeting 11/11 after school till 3:30pm, main campus room 101.

Just a reminder that Be The Difference Permission slips need to be turned in to Mrs. Nelson is the HAWKS Unit office by this Friday morning.  If participating in the event next Monday, Nov 11th, please report to 1st bell for attendance, and you will be called down to the Gym via announcements.   Be the Difference will last the entire day, and you will not be returning to classes.  Pizza will be provided for lunch.  You are responsible for all work missed that day.  Please see Ms. Kohler with any questions.

To celebrate National French Week, the French club is reaching out to our French-speaking neighbor, the island of Haiti. For the next two weeks, we will hold a bake sale after school and sell Hawks for Haiti wristbands during all lunch periods. The money raised will pay for tuition and school supplies for some of the poorest children in Paulette, Haiti. Help us make a difference by supporting these fundraising activities. Merci beaucoup.

Attention Lakota East! The Interesting Board Games Club will be holding their next meeting after school on Monday, November 4 of next week in room 140. They will be playing an assortment of games and fun activities as well as discussing future social events. Make sure to bring your friends!

All Science Olympiad event leaders are reminded that their presentations are due at the October 31st meeting.  All members need to be present to earn attendance points for event team selection.  If you can’t attend, you must see Coats-Haan prior to the meeting.

The Art Club Pumpkin Carving Contest is next Monday, October 28th after school.  Bring your $6 in to Ms. Augutis or Mr. Dornan by this Friday to reserve your pumpkin for the contest.

Child Nutrition has teamed up with Fusian Restaurants to bring Lakota East High School… Sushi!   Sushi will be offered every Monday in the cafeteria.  The cost is $7.00 for a 10 piece roll which includes chop sticks and your choice of sauce. The price is a la carte only which means it is not considered a meal.   Variety is on a first come first served basis. 

You can choose from the following:
shrimp tempura roll
shrimp tempura + crab roll
chicken roll 
or veggie roll

Look for the Fusian Sushi starting October 28th!

The Lakota East Women's soccer team beat King's High School in the first round of postseason play after two overtimes and a penalty kick shootout. Rianna Reese had an assist to Maggie Boughner for a goal in the second half of regulation time, but King's tied it up with a penalty kick later in the half. After two rounds of double over time, the Hawks went to penalty kicks. Rianna Reese, Chloe Morgan, and Tiffany Huber all scored their pk's and goalkeeper Brooke Mauro made 3 pk saves to win the game. The Hawks take on Mercy High School away at Mercy this Thursday at 7:00 pm.
The next meeting of the Drama Club will be Wednesday, October 23, from 2:45-3:30 in the Main Campus Auditorium.  We will discuss Trick-or-Treat So-Kids-Can-Eat plans as well as backstage opportunities and assignments  for Willy Wonka.  Bring your club card!

There is a Student Government(SACA) meeting Thursday in room 212 right after school at the main campus.  We will be discussing the Blood drive and voting on changing SACA’s name.
Science Olympiad will meet at 2:45 in Room 266 this Thursday.  Important updates about events this year will be shared.

The Spanish Club will meet after school on Wednesday, October 16th.  Come ready to eat some festive food and celebrate the Mexican holiday, the Day of the Dead!

A special Congratulations goes out to the Women’s Volleyball team who captured a share of the GMC championship last night with a defeat over Hamilton, 3 games to zero.  This is the 4th GMC championship in Lakota East history for Women’s volleyball.  Congrats to Coach Garland, the seniors, and the rest of the team on a job well done.  Their last regular season game is tomorrow night at 6:00pm at Mount Notre Dame.
Senior Night for the Men's Soccer Team went off without a hitch. The Thunderhawks went up with and own goal early in the game but Hamilton was quick to tie it up. In the second half, two quick goals by Austin Grupps put the Hawks up 3-1. The scoring was wrapped up when Senior Nick Snook put in the final goal of the night. The boys take their 10-2-2 record to West on Thursday @ West.

Reminder to SACA members  who signed up to work St. Rita’s Haunted House, it is THIS Friday and Saturday evening.  Be there at 5:45 on the night that you signed up. Make sure you wear dark colors and no Sandals or Flip-Flops.
Attention Swimming and Diving - If you are interested in participating in the Swimming and Diving Team this year, there will be an informational meeting and sign up, on Wednesday, October 16th, after school in Room 200.
  Any boy interested in playing Baseball this spring and is not involved in a fall sport. There will be an informational meeting at 7:45 a.m. this Thursday. Meeting will be help in the Auxillary Gym. Any Questions see Coach Hamilton.

Seniors-  If you would like to purchase a copy of the Panoramic Picture that was taken on Friday before the pep assembly, order forms are available in the offices.  Please turn in completed envelopes to Ms. Dennis or Mrs. Schneider by Friday.
School picture retakes for the Main Campus are next Monday October 14th.  Lifetouch will be here from 8:05 a.m. until 9:30 a.m..  If you would like to have your picture retaken you will need the picture packet to give to the photographer.  If you have not had it taken this school year please do so to receive your new school ID.  Picture order forms are available in the main office.
School picture retakes for the Freshmen Campus are next Monday October 14th.  Lifetouch will be here from 10:30 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.  If you would like to have your picture retaken you will need the picture packet to give to the photographer.  If you have not had it taken this school year please do so to receive your new school ID.  Picture order forms are available in the main office.
All Art Club members wanting to paint the windows at Gold Star this Saturday morning must turn in their permission forms to the art teachers by Wednesday, October 9th to be able to participate.
Reminder for Mu Alpha Theta members that our October Member Meeting is tomorrow (10/8/13) after school in Room 200
The Zumba for the Cure committee will meet after school on Tuesday, October 8th in the ELC.  If you were on a raffle donation team, please bring all donations with you.  Please see Mrs. Cantrell or Mrs. Chick if you have any questions.

Please eat at Smashburger, Monday, October 7th to support the Lakota East Science Olympiad team.  Twenty percent of your purchase will be donated to the team to help buy supplies for the regional science olympiad competition.

Yearbook will be meeting in room 101, Monday October 7, after school till about 3:30. We will be assigning pages and meeting the editors!
  Attention Students: Do you believe that torture is a justified means of interrogation, especially in the interest of national defense? Come to the JSA meeting Friday after school in room 127 to share your opinion!

Seniors: The guidance counselors will be available during Wednesday and Thursday extra help bells this week to answer questions you have about career planning, Naviance, the college process or other topics relating to your post-high school planning.  Visit Computer Labs 287 and 288 above the library to work on the computers and get your questions answered by the counselors.
  There will be an informational meeting for Z-Club ( Zonta) Thursday morning from 7:30 am until 8:00 in the media center.  Z-Club is the high school compliment to Zonta an International Woman’s organization whose goal is to develops activities to promote the advancement of woman. All girls interested in applying for membership, old and new, should attend this meeting. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Kelechi at jill.kelechi@lakotaonline.com.
  Attention Students - Will you be 18 by November 5th? Are you registered to vote? If not, drop by room 127 by Thursday. We’ll provide the form, we’ll stamp it, and we’ll mail it. Your vote matters! Register today.
Juniors and Seniors:  You are invited to The Bearcat Bash with a Taste of Business - this event was designed by and for high school students to help juniors and seniors explore their college and career options, learn skills to apply to and find funding for college, and much more.  The event will be held Sunday, 10/13 from 1-4pm at the Linder College of Business at UC.  If you have questions, please talk with Sara Liang or Angela Ferguson or visit UC's event website.  Links can be found on the flyers posted around school or from your counselor.

Attention Seniors: If you will be 18 by November 5th and are not yet registered to vote, please participate in JSA’s voter registration drive. Your vote does matter! Make your voice heard! Drop by room 127 anytime to get registered, or else attend our meeting after school Friday.
This Friday, the Junior State of America will be debating which has done more good in the world, Religion or Science. JSA will also be addressing changing the current laws on gun control. If this interests you, join us this Friday after school in room 127.

Dress days for Spirit Week (9/30 to 10/4):
Monday - Neon/Tye-Dye Day
Tuesday - Twin Day
Wednesday - Duck Dynasty/Country/Camo/Western Day 
Thursday - Prince and Princess Day
Friday -  Spirit Wear
Attention Sophomores, Wednesday last names A-K will report to the gymnasium to meet with their Link Leaders. On Thursday last names L-Z will report to the gymnasium to meet with their Link Leaders. An additional announcement will be made to release you down to the gym.

Do you like fries and milkshakes and burgers? If so, come to Spark's first fund raiser of the· year this Thursday 26th from 11am to 10pm at the Red Robin in Union Center. 10% of the proceeds go to Spark!
We have many exciting new options in the cafeteria this year and we want to make sure that the students are aware of them.  Could you put the following in your newsletters, morning announcements, Twitter pages, Facebook pages, etc. to help us get the word out?: There are a variety of new specialty meal options on select days in the cafeteria this year including a Skyline Chili Bar, Specialty Taco Bar and a Specialty Pizza Bar. Keep an eye out on the menu for these delicious new specials!
The first French Club Meeting will take place on Thursday, Sept. 26 from 2:45-4:00 in room 200 of the Main Campus. Bring a snack or drink to share.

Congratulations to the following French Club officers: Kathryn Dunaway, Nicholette Guy, Hayley Collins, Eric Kirchner and Nick Meyer.

This year’s officers of the National French Honor Society are: Aidan Morgan, Justin Meyer, Kathryn Fuhr, and Alexis Jerome. Congratulations. Our National French Contest Committee will be headed by chairwoman Blaire Teaford (for levels 1 and 2) and chairman Caleb Allou (for levels 3 and 4). Congratulations.

The Spanish club would like to congratulate its new officers.  President Erin White, Vice President Ashley Scharffenberg, Secretary Sabrina Stanforth and Treasurer Tyler Harsch.  We would also like to congratulate the members of the Spanish Club student council Courtney Yansza, Adriana Wolff, Mary Hayes, Ricky Tuznik, Emily Wolff, Simon Bhatti and Paige Everman.  The first officers’ meeting will be Wednesday, September 25th after school.
Are you interested in joining the Lakota Robotics team? If so please plan to attend one of the orientation meetings with your parents on either Tuesday the 24th or Thursday the 26th. The meeting on Tuesday, 9/24, is at Lakota East at 6pm in room 200. The meeting on Thursday is at Lakota West at 6pm in room 200. Contact Mr. Noxsel at Liberty Jr for more information.
Latin Club is meeting Tuesday, September 24th at 2:45 in Room 200.  Bring your phone for an exciting high-tech scavenger hunt!!

Mu Alpha Theta is holding after school peer math tutoring every Tuesday and Thursday from 2:45-3:15 in Room 233
The Senior Class would like to invite you to attend Lakota East Homecoming 2013: “An Enchanted Evening,”  on October 5th from 8 to 11pm.  Tickets go on sale next week during lunch and during Extra Help.  Beat the rush and save some cash by purchasing next Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday for only $15 a ticket.  Thursday September 26th, Ticket prices go up to $20. You must have your Student ID to purchase your tickets. If you plan on bringing a date who is not an East student, you must have a completed guest form at the time of purchase.  No tickets will be sold after October 2nd.
Call Back List for Willy Wonka is in the Main Office.  Please check if you auditioned—there are several freshmen on the list.  Congratulations to all who auditioned.  Final cast list will be posted Friday morning.
Softball Players - Any girl interested in playing softball this coming spring should plan on attending an informational meeting on Wednesday, October 2 at 5:30pm in room 200 of East High. This is an important meeting to get out information for the coming spring season.  At least 1 parent and all interested girls in grades 9-12 should attend.
Our next yearbook meeting will be on Monday 9/23 after school at the main campus till 3:30pm. We will be meeting in the computer lab above the library. New members are welcome. Please remember to bring your club card.
The Zumba for the Cure student committee will hold its first meeting on Tuesday, September 24th right after school in the ELC across from the cafeteria annex. If you have any interest in helping plan this exciting event, please attend this meeting.  By helping on this committee, you can also earn service hours for NHS, government and Mu Alpha Theta.  If you would like more details, see Mrs. Cantrell or Mrs. Chick.
Art club will meet after school on Tuesday, September 24th from 2:45-3:30 in room 282 to gather ideas for T-shirt designs and painting the windows at Gold Star. Bring your sketches with ideas for the projects that day! Also bring your club card if you have not yet.
The Girls Soccer team extended their winning streak last night to three games as defeated Colerain 2-1 behind a two goal effort from Talia Brown. Great job ladies.
The Men's Soccer Team topped Colerain last night in a dominant 5-0 performance. Two early goals were provided by Andres Herrera to start the Hawks off. Later in the half, goals came from Wil Palmer, Devon Jackson and Austin Grubbs. The score remained 5-0 for the rest of the game and out came yet another shutout by the Hawk defense and keeper Sanchez Farrar. Their record improves to 6-1-2 as they take on Middletown on Thursday night to continue GMC play.

Science Olympiad will meet Thursday, 9/19 in Room 266 at 2:45.  Event assignments will be made and additional resources will be shared.  This is a critical meeting to attend.

The Zumba for the Cure student committee will hold its first meeting on Tuesday, September 24th right after school in the ELC across from the cafeteria annex. If you have any interest in helping plan this exciting event, please attend this meeting.  If you would like more details, see Mrs. Cantrell or Mrs. Chick.
The Marching Thunderhawks had their first competition in Troy, Ohio Saturday night!  They played, spun, and tossed their hearts out!  They earned Grand Champion and superior rating!! And the guard received the BEST GUARD!  Congratulations to all of our Marching Thunderhawks and their coaches.
College-Bound Seniors - The guidance counselors will hold college process training sessions beginning on Wednesday, September 18 during extra help bell.  College-bound seniors assigned to the cafeteria with either Ms. Foldy or Ms. Collopy for extra help should plan to attend this Wednesday in the theater.  Report to extra help for attendance and then go to the theater.  These are bring your own tech sessions.  Other training dates will be on Thursday, the 19th, Wednesday, the 25th and Thursday, the 26th.  Extra help teachers will notify seniors of the date for their classrooms. 

The first Mu Alpha Theta meeting is Tuesday, September 10th, after school in Room 200.   All members must have a club card.
SACA meeting is Tuesday In room 200 right after school.  We will be voting on Dress days for Homecoming week and for Leadership positions.

The first Mu Alpha Theta meeting is Tuesday, September 10th, after school in Room 200.   All members must have a club card.
The Men's Soccer Team tied Centerville last Thursday 0-0. It was another clean sheet by the Hawk defense and goalie, Sanchez Farrar. Saturday evening they took on the Fairmont Firebirds. An early goal by Andres Herrera put the Hawks up but an unfortunate goal by the Firebirds evened things up at 1. The game remained that way and ended in a tie. They will play at Mason on Tuesday night. JV at 5:00pm and Varsity at 7:00pm. Go out and support your Thunderhawks!

Youth in Philanthropy is collecting non-perishable food items and toiletries to send overseas to our troops. Please drop off donationa in your XH class or at the home football game next Friday. Show your Thunderhawk spirit by supporting our troops.
The first official Red Cross Club meeting of the year will be next Thursday, September 12th, after school in room 200. If you would like information about what activities we will be doing throughout the year or would like to get involved, please plan on attending. Please bring your club card!
Hola, The Spanish Club will hold its first meeting Thursday, September 12 th after school in the Café Annex. We will listen to some music, eat some food and discuss officers for the upcoming year. Please bring your club card and a snack to share.
Interested in Science Olympiad? There is still time to join. Attend the next meeting Thursday, September 12 th in room 266 at 2:45 pm. Before the meeting visit the Science Olympiad website and come to the meeting with your top 3 choices of Division C events you would like to participate in this year.
Latin Club will have its first meeting this Friday, September 6, at 2:45 pm in the Café. All current and former Latin students are welcome.
Yearbook club will be meeting Tuesday, September 10 after school at the main campus in room 101. If you would like to be part of the yearbook and are unable to attend this first meeting please contact Mrs. Breland in the clinic at the main campus.
Do you find current events interesting? Would you like to improve your public speaking abilities? If so, please join us after school this Friday for the first Junior State of America meeting in room 127. We will be discussing whether the U.S. should intervene militarily in Syria. Bring your club card.
Art Club will hold its first meeting on Tuesday, September 10 th at 2:45 pm in room 282. We will elect officers and plan for the year. Bring your club card too! All interested art activities are invited.
Juniors & Seniors make sure you are checking Naviance for the list of colleges visiting Lakota East this fall. You can sign up to see the Rep. through Naviance and don't forget to print your pass. Naviance will email you the day before.
Picture day is coming Monday, September 9th . All Juniors and Seniors will have their picture taken for the 2013-2014 school ID. If you are a Sophomore and didn't have your photo taken during the orientation you will need to have your picture taken on Monday. Extra picture forms are available in the Main Office.
Lakota East SPARK is selling subscriptions now through September 20 th . Go to any SPARK member or to room 118 to grab your order form now!
Buy your Club Card! $30 for any club at the Cashiers office on Main Street.
Attention Lakota East, are you interested in discussing racial issues such as the Trayvon Martin case or appearance stereotypes? Or maybe you are just a nervous sophomore looking to get involved. Either way, please join us at the first Removing Obstacles of Today's Society Club (ROOTS) meeting, which will take place Tuesday, September 10 th after school in room 150.

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