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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


PSAT Tickets are on Sale

Current juniors and highly motivated sophomores planning to attend a four-year college or university after high school can register to take the PSAT Test on Saturday, October 15 at East High School. Students can register for the test at the Fines and Fees window by the main office from September 19-October 7 or until all test spots are taken. The cost to take the test is $35, payment is due at the time of registration and can be made by check, cash, or card. Contact Mr. Carothers in the Counseling Center if you have questions.

The PSAT – Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test is the first step in the National Merit Scholarship competition. Only scores from a student’s junior year will be considered.

National Merit Semifinalists

East High would like to congratulate and recognize the 5 National Merit Semifinalists for the 2022-23 school year.  Daniel Kumm, Cooper Penkava, Eswar Ramamurthy, Sankar Ramamurthy and Reema Rida.

Daniel Kumm
Cooper Penkava
Eswar Ramamurthy
Sankar Ramamurthy
Reema Rida

NCAA College Bound Student-Athlete Informational Meetings

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.

Four Meetings to Choose From
All presentations will begin promptly at 7:00 p.m.

Monday, October 24, 2022
Location: Lincoln Southwest Auditorium

Wednesday, October 26, 2022
Location: Lincoln North Star Auditorium

Tuesday, November 1, 2022
Location: Lincoln East Cafeteria

Tuesday, November 8, 2022
Location: Lincoln Northwest Cafeteria

Senior Yearbook Pictures

Senior pictures for the yearbook are due October 31st.  To submit your picture, please go to https://ehs.lps.org/yearbook-information/.  Scroll to the bottom, and click “Upload your photo here,” then fill in the boxes and upload your photo.  Make sure your picture is labeled “studentlastname_studentfirstname” (eg Jones_Dimitri). When it is uploaded, there should be a note at the top of the page to say the upload was successful.  Please make sure your photo is a head and shoulders shot (not full body), and is only you.  Email bstaswic@lps.org with questions.

College/Military Visits

Colleges and military reps/recruiters will be visiting East High throughout the school year. Seniors and juniors are invited to meet with college representatives in the Counseling Center to learn more about their college program and scholarships. 

If students are interested, they can sign up on the Counseling Center Kiosk or in their Graduation Google Classroom > select Classwork tab > under Topics click on College/Military Visits. Students who sign up will receive a call slip the day of the visit.

Our military recruiters visit East High once a month and have a table set up during all three lunches.

Military visits for the month of September:
September 7: Army ROTC Program
September 8:   US Army and Army Reserves
September 13:  United States Air Force
September 15:  United States Marine Corps

Mark Your Calendar

The PSAT Test is going to be held on Saturday, October 15 at East High School.  More information will be coming soon.