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.
EAST Student Chosen as Presidential Scholar in the Arts
Posted on May 8, 2006 at 2:47 PM
Santa Ynez Valley Union High School EAST's Steve Wilson was selected as one of the 500 national semifinalist for his work in video and Flash. He has now been selected as one of the 20 award winners for the United States.
Eureka Springs EAST Receives WILD Grant
Posted on Apr 18, 2006 at 2:19 PM
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, through its education program, Project WILD, presented a $500 grant to the Eureka Springs High School EAST Lab. The funds will be used to expand the existing butterfly garden at the high school. EAST students will work with the high school's Environmental and Media Clubs, school staff and a local nurse
Santa Ynez EAST Places in National GIS Competition
Posted on Apr 14, 2006 at 2:13 PM
The EAST lab at Santa Ynez High School submitted their original work mapping the eroding sea cliffs in Isla Vista California to Geographic and Land Information Society (GLIS). In their first High School competition, SYVUHS was selected as the second place winner and recieved software from ESRI, cash and student awards.
Santa Ynez EAST Published in Journal
Posted on Apr 14, 2006 at 1:53 PM
Santa Ynez High School EAST students published their work with the Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation in their Spring Quarterly Journal, La Campana. The article written by students, focused on the Mission Santa Ines aqueduct, the Mission Santa Ines dam and their new work mapping the historic route used by John Fremont in 1846 and 1847.
Why EAST Matters
Posted on Mar 28, 2006 at 1:48 PM
During the height of the dot-com boom, David Thornburg (2002) wrote a book on education called The New Basics. Among other things, this book stressed the need for creativity, technological fluency, problem-solving ability, entrepreneurial skills, and a host of other attributes that were not commonly being taught in our schools.
First-Generation EAST Student Joins EAST Board of Directors
Posted on Mar 16, 2006 at 1:32 PM
EAST is excited to welcome the newest member of the EAST Board of Directors, Julia Lincoln Sites. Julia was a part of the very first EAST class at Greenbrier High School and brings to the Board a unique view of what the EAST experience can do for the future of a student
Dardanelle EAST Students Present to Mayor
Posted on Mar 13, 2006 at 12:25 PM
Dardanelle High School EAST students Kurt Reed, Stephanie Collins, and Doug Garner recently presented to Carolyn McGhee a GIS locator map of Trees of Distinction found in our city. The growth and condition of these trees are periodically tracked the Forest Commission.
Maui EAST Students Featured in The Maui News
Posted on Mar 5, 2006 at 12:20 PM
A team from King Kekaulike High School received an Award of Excellence for its presentation at a national technology education conference – but that wasn’t the greatest benefit of the program. The King Kekaulike Project EAST team was recognized for the presentation it made in a competition with 21 other schools for the Founder’s Award.