EAST Students in Eureka Springs Developing Technologies to Address ADHD
Posted on Aug 27, 2013 at 9:01 AM
The EAST Initiative is designed to serve a wide cross section of the student population regardless of their educational ability, aptitude or achievement. With that in mind, Eureka Springs EAST members and parents have researched and studied emerging technologies to aid students with recognized learning disorders.
Pryor Center and Arkansas Story Bus Gain Momentum Thanks to Recent Gifts
Posted on Aug 23, 2013 at 2:16 PM
The Pryor Center for Arkansas Oral and Visual History is benefiting from recent gifts, which will help them continue to collect, preserve and share Arkansas history with scholars, students and the public. The Pryor Center already has a proven model for success using EAST at Northwest Arkansas High School to conduct oral history projects.
Monticello School District Superintendent: First days were ‘awesome’
Posted on Aug 23, 2013 at 9:07 AM
Monticello School District Superintendent Bobby Harper reported to the board that the school year got off to a good start this week. “I think it’s going awesome,” Harper told the board. “We had a few rocky moments, but for the most part we’ve had a great start of the school year.”
EAST students receive funding for projects through BHP Billiton
Posted on Aug 22, 2013 at 9:08 AM
Two EAST programs at schools in the area have received grants from BHP Billiton Petroleum for projects the programs’ students presented to the organization. Rose Bud and Searcy High School EAST programs each received a $5,000 grant from the Australian mining and petroleum company.
Posted on Aug 20, 2013 at 4:37 PM
Well, the wheels on the bus have started to go round and round again and it looks like the 2013-2014 school year is more than upon us. Over the course of the new school year I’ll be sharing many of the comings and goings in the EAST world, and we have a great year planned for everyone. Click to read more of Matt's blog!
Free Mobile App Makes High School Navigation Fun And Easy
Posted on Aug 20, 2013 at 11:30 AM
A Freshman EAST student at Yosemite High School has created a free mobile application that gives Android users – and soon others – a new way to get essential school information quickly and easily. Ahwahnee resident Garrett White, 14, designed the new application for YHS students, staff and parents.
BHP gives EAST at Greenbrier High School $5K
Posted on Aug 19, 2013 at 10:52 AM
EAST at Greenbrier High School recently received a $5,000 grant from BHP Billiton Petroleum for a student-led project to help students improve their real-world skills and problem solving through technology.
2013-2014 Y.E.S. for Arkansas Business Competition Details Now Available
Posted on Aug 8, 2013 at 12:05 PM
Y.E.S. for Arkansas and Y.E.S. 2.0 are statewide business plan competitions where students grades 5-12 showcase their creativity, intuition and innovation. The competitions are designed to encourage Arkansas students to act upon their ideas and talents in order to produce tomorrow’s businesses.