Graduation Announcements and Cap & Gown Ordering

Seniors/parents can view all graduation products and place your order directly on-line at www.signaturegraduation.com. Signature Graduation is shipping all products to the address students/parents provide when they place their order. The only exception is Free and Reduced Lunch caps and gowns will be delivered to the school at the beginning of May for  students to pick up. If you qualify for Free and Reduced Lunch see Mrs. Cruickshank in the Counseling Center and she can tell you how to place your order.

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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 16th at East High School. Students can register for the test in the main office with Ms. Hansel from September 7th-October 8th or until all test spots are taken. The cost to take the test is $30. Payment is due at the time of registration and can be made by check, cash, or card. Contact Mrs. Hemmett in the Counseling Center if you have questions.

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

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Need Help with General College Planning or with the FAFSA?

Students who would like some extra help with the college application process, applying for financial aid or just about anything relating to post-high school plans can meet with Amanda Ludwig. Amanda works with EducationQuest, a nonprofit organization that provides free college planning services and will be at East every other Friday to help students and their families.

To make an appointment with Amanda sign up in your Graduation Class google classroom and click on Classwork and Topic: EducationQuest.

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Late Schedule Change Procedures for the Start of the School Year.

9th Grade: On August 16th
10th-12th grade: On August 17th
Only students with the following ERRORS on their schedules will be seen for schedule changes on a walk-in basis.

  • Taken and passed a class on their S1 schedule
  • See Counselor
  • Have not met a pre-requisite for a class on their S1 schedule
  • Do not have a lunch period
  • Missing a class period
  • Seniors missing a graduation requirement

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2021 Mourning Hope Fall Support Groups

You don’t have to navigate your grief alone this fall. Mourning Hope is offering peer-based support groups to help participants find hope and connection. Available for all ages, click here for information, dates and to register for these free programs offered online and in person.

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Schedule Change Procedures

Starting today, July 19, Students/Parents will be able to view their 2021-22 course schedule in StudentVue/ParentVue, on the Class Schedule tab.

Your schedule will have 8 periods listed: 7 classes and 1 lunch. Please review your schedule closely and if you need to make a ZOOM appointment with your counselor to make a schedule change, please follow the steps listed below. Counselors will see students for schedule changes by APPOINTMENT ONLY.

To make an appointment YOUR ALPHA counselor, follow the steps outlined below:

  1. Click on the name of your counselor below to access your counselor’s online appointment calendar (counselors are assigned to you by YOUR last name):

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