Annual EAST conference showcases students’ high-tech, community service pro
Posted on Apr 9, 2007 at 10:02 AM
Hot Springs was recently filled with the sights and sounds of fresh, young minds hard at work.
Nearly 2,000 students and educators from around the state and country convened at the convention center in Hot Springs from Feb. 27 to March 1 for the Environmental And Spatial Technology (EAST) Partnership Conference to share their programs.
Lamar EAST Lab Recieves Wal-Mart Grant
Posted on Feb 9, 2007 at 4:00 PM
Lamar EAST lab recently received a $500 "Community" grant from Clarksville Wal-Mart Super Center to purchase digital equipment for filming and taking pictures. Facilitator Chris Arnold wrote the grant and expressed how the funds would utilize our local community and how they work with the community.
Paris EAST Lab Receives a $1,000 Grant
Posted on Feb 2, 2007 at 3:55 PM
Paris High School EAST Lab was one of the few organizations that was selected to receive a $1,000 grant from Wal-Mart Distribution Center. Students & Facilitators Involved: Facilitator: Shawna Ratliff Students: Michael Dick, Caitlin Huber, Erin Cooper, Brittany Baumgartner, Chad Wilks, Carly Young, and Brandi Forst.
Dardanelle High School EAST Lab students receive a mini grant award from We
Posted on Jan 29, 2007 at 3:49 PM
DHS EAST students received a $500 mini grant award from the Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation for their project entitled Global Warming: We Are in Charge! The Dardanelle students developed the idea from a lesson in their environmental science class taught by Jeff Woods, high school science teacher.
Eureka Springs EAST receives Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Grant
Posted on Jan 26, 2007 at 3:38 PM
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, through its education program, Project WILD, awarded a $2,550 grant to the Eureka Springs High School EAST Lab for the high school's butterfly garden. The grant funds will be used to purchase replacement butterfly host and nectar plants for the butterfly garden and for the plant bed that was expanded i
Eureka Springs EAST Lab Selected By JFMF to Partner with Japanese School
Posted on Jan 19, 2007 at 3:37 PM
The Eureka Springs High School, specifically its EAST Lab, has been selected to participate in the Japan Fulbright Memorial Fund Master Teacher Program (MTP), an action research program exploring the ways in which electronic communications, particularly Internet-based activities, can enhance and expand the impact of teacher exchanges.
Centerpoint EAST receives $20,000 Grant
Posted on Jan 15, 2007 at 3:23 PM
Centerpoint High School EAST Lab instructors Buddy Maxey and Nic Mounts announced recently that the CHS EAST Lab was awarded a $20,000 grant from the Olds Foundation in Amity. The money will be used to update the lab's aging computers and to buy new software for the lab.
EAST Featured in ADED/THV Television Special
Posted on Dec 22, 2006 at 2:46 PM
Today's THV and the Arkansas Department of Economic Development presented a one-hour prime time television special at 9pm on Tuesday, December 5th. This special focused on the high technology and knowledge-based jobs Arkansas needs to improve and expand for future success.
Clarksville High School Receives $1,000 Grant
Posted on Nov 9, 2006 at 1:21 PM
Clarksville High School was one of 15 Arkansas schools selected to receive a $1,000 Stamp Out Smoking grant. The students will create a video depicting what students think about second hand smoke.
Eureka Springs EAST Facilitator Floro-Powell Meets With Japanese Educators
Posted on Oct 31, 2006 at 12:45 PM
Eureka Springs High School EAST Program Facilitator Mila Lynne Floro-Powell met with Japanese educators at the “Learning GIS” workshop hosted by the ESRI-Japan office in Tokyo, Japan. Mrs. Floro-Powell was in Tokyo as a participant in the JFMF Teacher Program that hosted distinguished American primary and secondary school educators.