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The East High Mission

The mission of our East community is to foster the development of our artistic, athletic, and academic selves by establishing a respectful, empathetic environment that values diversity, global citizenship, and civic responsibility.

Registration Information


Semester 1 Finals: December 20th, 21st and 22nd

– Students will need to have their ID to enter the building.
– All students may come to any or all support times but are not required to come to any of them.
– Students do not need to come to school during their scheduled lunch period.

Tuesday, December 20thWednesday, December 21stThursday, December 22nd
Support: 8:00-8:40 a.m.Support: 8:00-8:40 a.m.Support: 8:00-8:40 a.m.
Period 1 Final: 8:45-10:15 a.m.Period 8 Final: 8:45-10:15 a.m.Period 3 Final: 8:45-10:15 a.m.
Period 2 Final: 10:25-11:55 a.m.Period 7 Final: 10:25-11:55 a.m.Period 4 Final: 10:25-11:55 a.m.
Lunch: 11:55 a.m.-12:45 p.m.Lunch: 11:55 a.m.-12:45 p.m.Lunch: Optional
Period 5 Final: 12:45-2:15 p.m.Period 6 Final: 12:45-2:15 p.m.
Academic Recovery Support

Students needing extra help to improve their grades will have the opportunity to work with East High teachers before finals. Students may work with teachers to complete missing assignments, get additional help with homework, get further explanation of concepts, or receive other supports they may need to be successful in a class. All students are welcome to attend any of the Academic Support times.

Student Calendar Changes Approved on November 8

Last week, the Lincoln Board of Education voted to revise the student calendar to provide staff with two more plan days this school year. There will be no classes for students on Dec. 9, 2022, and Feb. 21, 2023. You can find the updated student calendar on our website here: https://home.lps.org/calendars.

What does this mean for your student:

  • Students will not attend classes on December 9 or February 21. This is a staff work day.
  • High School activities/athletic events and practices will continue as scheduled.
  • Elementary and middle school activities and athletic practices and events will be canceled on these days.
  • School offices will be closed.
  • Please check with your Community Learning Center or afterschool care provider at your school about child care opportunities on these days.
  • Offices as the Steve Joel District Leadership Center (district office) will be open.
  • Reminders and more information will be sent from East. 

Seniors Planning on Attending Southeast Community College Next Year

The ACCUPLACER test is used by SCC to help determine class placement for English and Math.  SCC requires these test results unless they have told you that your ACT scores can place you into college level classes.  If you need this exam, you can take it at EAST on Wednesday, November 16th at 8:50 a.m. in the Media Center.  Plan on 2 hours, you will need your Chromebook.  Sign up here.  If you have other questions, please make an appointment with your school counselor.

NCAA College Bound Student-Athlete Informational Meeting -Tonight!

Guest speaker, Kalyn Byers, Associate Director of Compliance with UNL will be speaking to student-athletes and their parents about recruiting and NCAA initial eligibility for college athletics.  Choose from four presentations. East High will hold their presentation on November 1, 2022. Questions, contact the EHS athletic office at 402-436-1313.

Two Meetings Remaining
All presentations will begin promptly at 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, November 1, 2022
Location: Lincoln East Cafeteria

Tuesday, November 8, 2022
Location: Lincoln Northwest Cafeteria

PreACT Test for Sophomores

On Thursday, November 3rd, the Pre-ACT assessment will be administered to students who are in 10th grade. ALL sophomores are expected to take the Pre-ACT as this gives students the opportunity to take a practice version of the ACT. There will be no school for students in the 9th, 11th, and 12th grades on Thursday, November 3rd due to staff being involved in test administration duties. Regular classes will resume on Friday, November 4th for all students. 



East High is hosting the ASVAB exam on Thursday, November 17, 2022 from 8:15-11:00 a.m. for current 10th, 11th and 12th graders. This registration form will close when we have 60 students registered, so register now to secure your spot!

ASVAB Registration Link
Please put the following dates in your calendar:
November 17 (ASVAB exam date)
December 8 (ASVAB interpretation date, come during 2nd or 3rd period!)

What is the ASVAB?
The ASVAB is used in educational and vocational counseling and to stimulate interest in job and training opportunities. Two weeks after the exam (12/8/22), the test administrator will return to help students interpret their scores to help them determine how their skills, knowledge and interests can be utilized in specific careers.

Info for those registered for the ASVAB TEST – NOV. 17, 2022

Please plan to arrive in the media center at 8:15 a.m.  The test is pencil/paper and will last from 8:30 – 11:30am.  On, December 8th career exploration specialists will return on 12/8/22 to interpret your results with you. If you are no longer interested in taking the ASVAB test, please email Mrs. Potthoff at mpottho@lps.org