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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.

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Community Awareness Event: Protecting Our Children on Social Media

Our children are at risk from people who want to do harm and one of the easiest ways they find our youth is through social media and gaming platforms.

Join Stephanie Olson with the Set Me Free Project for a special presentation as she discusses how we can work together to keep our children safe on social media. 

October 27, 2022
Scott Middle School (Multipurpose Room)
2200 Pine Lake Rd., Lincoln
6:30-8:00 p.m.

The session will cover:

  • How to help your child safely navigate social media and gaming platforms
  • Current apps – the good, the bad, and the ugly
  • What the grooming process is and how people who want to do harm use social media to groom our kids
  • Our kids’ brains on social media: The science of social media, and how does social media affect kids
  • Sexual images and social media
  • How youth are at risk and by whom

This event is sponsored by Lincoln Public Schools in partnership with School Community Interventions & Prevention (SCIP) and Region V Systems.

Lincoln East College Fair

Thursday, October 6
9-11:00 AM
Location: East Gym

Seniors and juniors are encouraged to attend the Lincoln East College Fair on Thursday, October 6 from  9-11:00 AM in the East Gym.  50+ colleges and military reps will be here to help answer questions and talk with you about post-secondary plans.

College Fair Rotation: 
Students Alpha A-K: 9-10:00AM
Students Alpha L-Z: 10-11:00AM

If students cannot attend at their alpha time, they can attend when it works best for them based on class needs, etc. 

Use the jump code P9PR to pre-register (pre-registration is required). Once registered, students will receive a barcode code that college reps can scan so you won’t have to complete information cards. Questions, stop by the counseling center.

The Career Academy Fall Open House

The Career Academy (TCA) is hosting a Fall Open House for 8th-12th graders and their parents to learn more about top career options. Attend the TCA Open House anytime between 1-3:00 PM on Sunday, October 23 located at 88th & O Street. Meet TCA students and instructors, see demonstrations and register for prizes.

See how “doing high school differently” can make a huge difference in your future success.

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