January 12, 2017
The ASVAB results are in and will be available for pick up tonight at the College and Career Night. You will also have the opportunity to speak to armed service representative and attend the Military Panel session. If you are not able to attend night, please stop by the guidance office tomorrow to pick up your results.
Come to the JSA meeting after school this Friday in Room 206! This week's topic covers the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict. There will be free snacks and refreshments! Club Cards are required.
Students interested in applying to Butler Tech are invited to the Open House event TONIGHT from 5:30 – 9:00. This is a great opportunity to come out and learn about the wonderful opportunities Butler Tech has to offer.
January 11, 2017
The date of the Spanish Club meeting has changed. The Spanish Club will now meet this Friday, January 13th after school in room 237. We will be making Valentine cards for Meals on Wheels, eating chips and salsa, and discussing our volunteer day at Matthew 25. If you are in the Spanish Club, please plan to attend this meeting.
Sophomores – Are you interested in attending Butler Tech? You may apply online, but must do so by January 31st to be guaranteed an interview.
Don’t miss East’s College, Career, and Military Night. This event has something to help every student. Be here Thursday, January 12th at 6:00 to make sure you are prepared for your future.
Join the Model United Nations today after school in room 290 on a discussion of the UN settlements in Israel. See you there!
If you have any interest in technology, business or giving yourself a step-up on your peers, then you need to be in room 243 this Friday after school. Tech Olympics is the largest tech expo for high school students in the country. While at Tech Olympics, you can get hands-on learning experiences about the future of technology like virtual reality, artificial intelligence and cyber-security. You will also have the opportunity to get help and advice from leading technology professional like the CIO of GE Aviation and even a project manager from NASA. If this interests you then make sure to come to room 243 this Friday for a short informational meeting. You won’t regret it!
January 10, 2017
The date of the Spanish Club meeting has changed. The Spanish Club will now meet this Friday, January 13th
after school in room 237. We will be making Valentine cards for Meals
on Wheels, eating chips and salsa, and discussing our volunteer day at
Matthew 25. If you are in the Spanish Club, please plan to attend this
Lakota East Track and Field will host winter conditioning sessions for track and field at LEHS. Sessions will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm, January 5th through March 2nd in the weight room. These sessions will focus on running mechanics, speed, strength and endurance. Any questions see Coach Heath.
Students: Are you interested in a career in Engineering or the STEM fields? If so, please plan to attend a presentation TOMORROW during XH in the Auditorium. Dr. Klingbeil, Dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science at Wright State University, will be presenting exciting career options and pathways for students interested in these fields. Students will be called to the Auditorium via announcement.
Congratulations to the Lakota East Swim Team for a great day of racing and cheering at the Princeton Invitational to lead the team to a 3rd place finish! The Hawks finished in the Top 3 in 9 events!
Art Club will have their next meeting January 19th from 2:45 – 4:00 pm in room 281 at the main campus.
The results are in from the 2017 Scholastics Art Competition, and Lakota East set a personal best by getting 72 individual works of art accepted. Also, special congratulations to Ronan Cole and Spencer Kenney for having their portfolios accepted! Congratulations to these students for having their artwork selected for the show: Abby Alexander, Eve Beiting, Katie Bishop, Lilyana Bryan, Bri Castner, Kaitlyn Chard, Cassia Chryssovergis, Ronan Cole, Lily Cortez, Laura Daniels, Danielle De La Cruz, Katie Feist, Amanda Finke, Cinthya Gonzalez, Anastacia Hartinger, Sondos Hasan, Ciara Holtman, Samantha Horton, Spencer Kenney, Ryan Kmieske, Julia Kuhr, Lily Lamping, Carly Landers, Magdalyn Lehman, Madison Lentz, McKenna Lewis, Hannah Maggard, Jenny Park, Megan Petertonjes, McKenzie Pottorf, Jordan Prewitt, Jenna Renfro, Nicole Ritzu, Mackenzie Robinette, Sarah Robinson, Tomas Romeiro, Eymard Santiago, Sydney Sheaffer, Samantha Subler, Geoffrey Vollette, Claire White, Therese Willging, Lauren Wilson
January 9, 2017
Prom Committee meets today at 2:45 in the back of study hall.
The Spanish Club will meet this Thursday, January 12th after school in room 237. We will be eating chips and salsa, making Valentine cards for Meals on Wheels, and talking about our upcoming volunteer day at Matthew 25. If you are in the Spanish Club, please plan to attend this meeting.
Congratulations to the OMEA District 13 Honor Jazz Members on their very successful Honor Jazz Weekend. The following East students were a part of this honor group of student from four counties, and they performed an outstanding concert Sunday afternoon: Alex Belkin, Christian Paradiso, Al Vandivier, Dylan Alford, Mackenzie Coleman, Paul Barlow, Dylan Samuels, Adam Lechliter and Kayla Hull. Thanks for representing Lakota East in such a great way!
Are you a junior or senior interested in Physical, Occupational or Speech therapy? Are you interested in gaining hands-on learning experience in the therapy fields as well as the business side of health care? If your answer is YES, apply for our Clinical Therapy Internship with ABC Pediatrics! Deadline for applications is Thursday, January 12th. If you have any questions, please visit our Internship Website or see Mr. Gleason in room 251.
January 4, 2017
Are you interested in Engineering or other technical degrees? Are you unsure about exactly what that means? Do you want to know how close what you're doing here at East is to what you'll face in college? Then come to room 200 this Thursday, January 5th to talk with current Ohio State Engineering students - who just so happen to be Lakota Alumni - about different engineering majors, college preparedness, and life after East. They'll be in room 200 this Thursday during EACH 4th period study hall AND after school.
Any girl interested in playing Softball this spring should plan on attending the workouts beginning this Thursday (January 5th) at 4:00 at the main campus weight room.
If your college is requesting a mid-year (7th semester) transcript for your application, please DO NOT ADD A REQUEST IN NAVIANCE. Stop in the Guidance Office and complete a "Mid-Year Transcript Request" form.
Senior photos received and correct are posted on the bulletin board next to the clinic. Anyone that received an email indicating their photo was not accepted has until January 15 to submit. Anyone who did not submit a photo, will have their picture taken in February (date to be determined) or your ID will be used. Thank you
December 12, 2016
Hawk of the week December 12-15:
10th grade – Han Tran nominated for determination by Bobbi Hume
11th grade – Zachary Lawson nominated for citizenship by Susanne Linder
12th grade – Makayla Newman nominated for determination by Nikki Drew
Are you looking for volunteer service hours? Not much going on over the holiday break? Have a knack for rallying your fellow students behind a good cause? The Faith Alliance of West Chester Liberty Township is sponsoring a dodgeball tournament on January 14th to raise funds to be used for their programs fighting hunger and poverty in our community. They need help with marketing and signing up teams. You will earn service hours while having fun and raising money for a good cause. Come to a meeting on Wednesday, December 14th at 3PM at the Union Centre Skyline Chili. See you there!
Seniors: Today is the last day to order cap & gown before the price goes up. You should contact Graduate Services immediately if you have not done so already.
SALT members… we will have a meeting tomorrow (Tuesday, December 13th) at 7:15 in Mr. Combs’ room 218. Be there!
A special congratulations goes out this morning to the Lakota East Gymnastics Team for placing first at the Alter Invitational this past weekend. Great job ladies!
December 9, 2016
Today after school in Room 206, JSA will be discussing the Ohio General Assembly’s proposal to allow concealed carry on college campuses.
December 8, 2016
With the wildfire in the Smokies still affecting families in Gatlinburg, this Friday at the East vs. West Basketball game there will be a collection going for donations. A list of items can be found on the school’s Twitter page. With the holiday season coming up, just the smallest donation can help, so I would please encourage you to bring something to the game. Thank you!
Science Olympiad is gearing up for another great season! If you are interested in participating, come to the meeting after school Monday, December 12th in room 251. This meeting is for new and returning members. Hope to see you there!
December 5, 2016
The Spanish Club will meet after school this Friday to go to Chipotle. In order to go, you must turn in a form filled out and signed by a parent. If you do not have this form, see your Spanish teacher. Please bring money to pay for your meal.
Any junior that is interested in traveling to Valley Forge in March is invited to come meet with representatives from Spirit of America to learn more. There will be a meeting after school on Monday, December 5th in room 104 to explain the application process and the trip.
Bonjour! The French Club will meet on Thursday, December 8th in room 227 at the Main Campus. Hope to see you there!
Your NHS will be hosting a dodgeball tournament December 16th! Signups will be during lunches starting next week. Teams will be 4-6 players; cost will be $5 per person. Get ready!
Attention all Girls Tennis Players…there will be a brief meeting in the main campus cafeteria at 2:45 on Monday, December 5th – that is today!
The Latin Club will be meeting this Friday, December 9th after school in room 200 to celebrate Saturnalia with some jolly games and snacks. You won’t want to miss it!
Relay for Life will be holding its December Committee meeting this Wednesday, right after school in the Media Center at the Main Campus.
There will be an Operation Hawks meeting this Thursday after school in room 189 at the Main Campus. See you there!
November 22, 2016
The next meeting of the Drama Club will be an audition workshop for Into the Woods. If you are interested in auditioning for this show, please come and learn what it takes to have a successful audition and be involved in our spring musical! The meeting will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 30, from 2:45-4:00 in the Main Campus auditorium. Bring your club card!
Attention Seniors: college Application help session today after school in room 287. If you have a December 1st deadline, this would be a good chance to get help from a counselor before the break.
Are you thankful for friends and family who support you? Come to the next Gay Straight Alliance meeting today, Tuesday, November 22nd. We’ll be talking about giving thanks and doing fun crafts. As usual, there will be food! Hope to see you there!
Attention all sophomores, juniors and seniors: The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) will be administered here at East on December 9th. The ASVAB is a multi-part test given by the U.S Department of Defense. Your ASVAB score is used to determine whether you are eligible to join the U.S. military and a high score can increase your chances of getting into your desired specialty. But even if you haven’t decided on a military career, taking the ASVAB is a good way to measure your potential – how well you might do in certain careers. If you are interested, please sign up in the guidance office.
November 18, 2016
Attention all Latin Club members!
After school on Monday, November 28, Latin Club will be teaming up for a
fun service project in room 200. Come ready to do arts and crafts and
bring a snack to share. You won’t want to miss it!
National Honor Society will be having its annual Barnes and Noble bookfair Saturday, November 26. We
encourage all students and staff to attend the bookfair, as a
percentage of all the purchases made go to NHS. There will be musical
performances and other fun activities. The bookfair is the perfect place
to get some of your holiday shopping done.
November 17, 2016
As a reminder, all sophomores will be taking part in Be the Difference on either Friday, November 18; Monday, November 21 or Tuesday, November 22.The alpha breakdown for student attendance is as follows:
Friday: last names A – Hayes
Monday: last names HE – O
Tuesday: last names P – Z
Students will report to their 1st bell class for attendance and will be called to the gym via announcement. Lunch will be provided. Due to space limitations, students are not able to request attending on a different date.
Big Congratulations to Kat Eroskey and DJ Cleavinger for winning the 4th annual Lakota’s Got Talent competition on Tuesday. Their performance combining piano and flute received a unanimous decision from the judges and earned Lakota East a $2,000 grant from Youth in Philanthropy.
Congratulations to the following Spark Editors and staffers who earned national writing awards during the Indianapolis National Convention.
National Story of the Year:
Emma Stiefel, National First Place
Vivian Kolks, National Seventh Place
National Design of the Year:
Cassi Chryssovergis and Sophia Chryssovergis, National Runner Up
Sarah Aftab, National Fifth Place
National Write-Off Contests (on site writing):
Excellent Awards: Emma Stiefel, Michelle Chu, Vivian Kolks, Richard Giang, Cara
Satullo, Katie “Don’t call me Kaitlyn” Kruback and Caroline Bumgarner
Honorable Mention Awards: Julianne Ford, Victoria Negron, Allie Church, Sarah
Aftab, Rebecca Holst and Morgan Kile
November 16, 2016
Attention Football players: There will be a meeting Thursday after school at 2:50 in the cafeteria for any student interested in playing football next year.
Are you interested in learning about how companies run or even what top companies are looking for in employees? Well, come to business club this Wednesday after school in room 124 where our special guest speakers, the Vice President of Cincinnati Insurance and his executive, will talk about how they got started out of college and what they look for in college grads!
Art Club will be meeting Wednesday the 16th from 2:45 to 4:00 at the main campus in room 281. We will be working on designs for the Lakota Food Truck design competition.
The next Medical Club meeting is Wednesday after school in the senior café! We will be having a guest speaker from the healthcare sales field and a case study! Hope to see you there!
There will be an Operation Hawks meeting this Thursday after school in room 189 at main campus. See you there!
Please join us after school today in Room 290 with the Model United Nations to discuss piracy off the coast of Somalia. Hope to see you all there!
November 10, 2016
Senior pictures are being accepted.All information is available online or pick up a sheet in the guidance office or main office. Due date for pictures is December 14, 2016.
Attention all Girls and Boys Tennis players – There will be a mandatory meeting on November 14th in the Cafeteria for all tennis players. The Girls Team will meet at 6:30 pm. The Boys Team will meet at 7:00 pm. Please plan accordingly to attend this mandatory meeting.
Congratulations to the cast of A Wrinkle in Time! The cast list is posted on the Drama Club page, the Main Auditorium door and is available in the office of the Freshman Campus. Read through is today, after school, in the Main Campus Auditorium.
Bonjour! Please join the French Club for the next meeting on Thursday, November 17th in room 227 at the Main Campus. We will begin at 2:45 and end at 3:45. There are several fun activities and we hope to see you there!
Completed Butler Tech field trip permission forms are due NO LATER THAN FRIDAY, November 11th in the Guidance Office.
The Spanish Club will meet Monday, November 14th after school in the cafeteria. We will be playing Thanksgiving Bingo and eating chips and salsa!
An Executive Charter bus left the LEHS parking lot bound for Indianapolis carrying members of the Spark staff to the National JEA/NSPA Convention. The staff is one of the 48 National Pacemaker finalists and three Spark writers are finalists for five National Story of the Year Awards. That would be: Emma Stiefel, Vivian Kolks and Maddie Weikel. Winners will be announced on Saturday afternoon. The 30 Spark members will certainly represent you with respect and dedication as they attend the three-day convention of more than 7,000 students from 38 states and two countries.
Congratulations to each of the jazz band members on their outstanding jazz concert Wednesday night. It was wonderful to hear each group demonstrate all of their musical learning. Such a nice variety of music and very impressive solos. Congrats on a job well done! We look forward to your continued musical progress and success!