Look to the EAST
Posted on Oct 26, 2006 at 12:23 PM
At some point in growing up you decided how smart you are what you are capable of and what you deserve. Our experiences and what we are told by our parents, peers and teachers have a long lasting effect. Funny isn’t it how we allow our glass ceiling to be set by opinions which others have of us? . . . . .
Floro-Powell to be Honored Guest of Japanese Government
Posted on Sep 23, 2006 at 11:16 AM
Eureka Springs High School EAST Facilitator Mila Powell will depart for Tokyo as a participant in the Japan Fulbright Memorial Fund Teacher Program. Floro-Powell will be among 200 educators visiting Japan in October. They will begin their visit in Tokyo with a practical orientation on Japanese life and culture and meetings with Japanese gove. offic
EAST Receives Arkansas State Teachers Association Grant
Posted on Sep 21, 2006 at 4:33 PM
Eureka Springs High School EAST Lab, through Facilitator Mila Lynne Floro-Powell, received a $500 grant from the Arkansas State Teachers Association (ASTA), to help fund the EAST Lab’s annual GIS Day celebration.
EAST Participates in International GIS Conference
Posted on Sep 21, 2006 at 11:09 AM
Eureka Springs High School EAST Lab Facilitator Mila Lynne Powell was one of the presenters at the ESRI Education and International Users Conferences held in San Diego, California, August 5-11, 2006, ESRI designs and develops the world's leading geographic information system (GIS) technology that is used to help shape the world around us.
EAST Begins Rural Broadband Project
Posted on Sep 15, 2006 at 4:28 PM
The EAST Rural Broadband Project is a collaborative effort between the EAST Initiative and the Arkansas Science and Technology Authority that is engaging students and communities in the ArkLaTex and Delta regions of Arkansas to address issues related to entrepreneurial development of broadband, high speed internet in rural areas of the state.
Mansfield High School EAST Receives $2,000 Service-Learning Grant
Posted on Sep 13, 2006 at 4:22 PM
Mansfield H.S. is one of 25 schools nationwide selected to participate in this year's program. Mansfield was the only high school in Arkansas with a winning service project proposal. These students have earned a $2,000 grant to create a public awareness, safe driving campaign as part of Project Ignition.
EAST Student Project Featured by Google
Posted on Aug 25, 2006 at 3:38 PM
A recent EAST student summer project at the Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies (CAST) concentrated on creating a detailed 3D model of critical portions of the city of Fayetteville, AR. The makers of Google Earth and SketchUp were so impressed by the project's results that they have now featured the work as a "Google Pick" in
EAST Initiative Wins 2006 Innovator Award
Posted on Jun 16, 2006 at 3:27 PM
The EAST Program was presented with a 2006 Innovator Award from Southern Growth Policies Board on June 4, 2006 in New Orleans, Louisiana, as part of the Southern Innovation Summit conference. Louisiana Governor Blanco presented Edward Darbonne, with the Innovator award for the state of Arkansas at the opening session of the conference.
2006 EICP Grant Awardees
Posted on Jun 15, 2006 at 3:24 PM
This summer EAST schools around Arkansas will again participate in the EICP (EAST Integrated Community Enhancement Program). This is the fifth year for this grant program that expands student learning and civic engagement outside of the traditional school day and into the summer.
Clarksville High School EAST Receives Learn.com Grant
Posted on May 30, 2006 at 3:07 PM
Clarksville High School EAST recently received a software grant with a retail value totaling $3,995.00. The grant, which will equip the CHS EAST Lab with Learn.com's CourseMaker Studio 3.7, comes courtesy of Learn.com amidst their $50 million program donating 10,000 program licenses to various educational institutions.