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Welcome Back!
Welcome Back! 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
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.

EAST at Clinton High School Receives Grant Money For Local Project
EAST at Clinton High School Receives Grant Money For Local Project Posted on Aug 20, 2013 at 8:48 AM

EAST at Clinton High School has received a $5,000 grant from BHP Billiton Petroleum for a student-led project to repair and improve tornado-damaged tennis courts at the Red River Golf Club, a public course in Clinton.

BHP gives EAST at Greenbrier High School $5K
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
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.

Recognizing Service
Recognizing Service Posted on Aug 7, 2013 at 11:12 AM

At the 2013 Seminar, EAST began what we hope will be a special and ongoing tradition. We had the honor of recognizing milestones of service. Certificates and service pins were presented to facilitators and Core teachers who have served 5, 10 or 15 years in an EAST classroom.

EAST Students Develop QR Code Guided Tour for Rogers Historic District
EAST Students Develop QR Code Guided Tour for Rogers Historic District Posted on Aug 2, 2013 at 10:54 AM

Next time you visit historic downtown Rogers, look for stickers with QR codes on some of the building entries. EAST students from Benton County School of the Arts High School developed the QR guided tour as a class project. Currently, 15 buildings are included in the tour.

RSU Holds First ART Academy Science and Technology Camp
RSU Holds First ART Academy Science and Technology Camp Posted on Aug 1, 2013 at 10:34 AM

Fifteen students from lower-income school districts engaged with science and technology this past June as they participate in Rogers State University's first ART Academy, a week-long residential camp. RSU collaborated with EAST at Northeast Technology Center in Oklahoma to produce the camp's technology-focused curriculum.

EAST at Valley View to Produce First Responder Safety Video
EAST at Valley View to Produce First Responder Safety Video Posted on Jul 31, 2013 at 3:10 PM

Students from Valley View's EAST classroom are working with the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department to create an informational safety video for first responders.

   

EAST Students Address Awareness of Teen Issues at Dardanelle High School
EAST Students Address Awareness of Teen Issues at Dardanelle High School Posted on Jul 31, 2013 at 9:36 AM

EAST students from Dardanelle High School wanted to bring awareness of teen issues by reaching out to the student body through various methods last spring. The projects were designed around concepts developed by the Teen Leadership Coalition, sponsored by the River Valley Prevention Coalition.

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