Eureka Springs wins Arkansas Shine Award
Posted on Nov 10, 2008 at 11:41 AM
Eureka Springs is one of six Arkansas cities that were recently named Arkansas Shine Awards Program Winners by the Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission (KAB), a division of the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism.
Mary Vitro Named Teacher of the Week by Lakeside Rams
Posted on Oct 10, 2008 at 3:02 PM
EAST Facilitator Mary Vitro of Lakeside High School has been selected Teacher of the Week by the Lakeside football team and will be honored during tonight's football game against Little Rock's Pulaski Academy.
Central High School Students, EAST Ambassadors Win International Film Fest
Posted on Oct 7, 2008 at 12:29 PM
Emma and Sarah Bailin received news this morning that they won the Ft. Lauderdale International Film Fesitval High School Competition for their documentary, "Return to Sender." The Bailins, who got the documentary film "bug" when they were EAST students at Horace Mann Middle School, competed against 400 applicants.
Paris EAST Students Received 1st Place
Posted on Sep 22, 2008 at 4:18 PM
Five Paris EAST students recently entered photos in the youth photography contest at the 2008 Logan County Fair. All five students received 1st Place Blue ribbons. The students that entered the contest were (from left to right in photo) Hailey Yabarra, Claudia Ocampo, Megan Knight, and Tahra Moore. Not pictured was Lynsie Hice.
Lakeside HS EAST Receives $15,000 Grant
Posted on Sep 16, 2008 at 3:32 PM
Lakeside High School’s EAST recently received a $15,000 grant for the purchase of new GPS equipment. The new equipment will be used in mapping Indian Trails in the Hot Springs, Arkansas area.
KTHV, Channel 11 and the EAST Initiative Team
Posted on Aug 29, 2008 at 2:40 PM
The EAST Initiative (www.EASTinitiative.org) and Today’s THV, Channel 11 (www.TodaysTHV.com) today announced a joint effort that will enhance the community and economic development efforts of schools throughout the State of Arkansas. As part of the new endeavor, approximately 13,000 students from 170 schools throughout the state of Arkansas (see a
BHS EAST students win award for Outstanding Nature Videography
Posted on Jun 16, 2008 at 8:45 AM
Brinkley High School EAST students won the award for Outstanding Nature Videography for the documentary film "Arkansas Bottomland Hardwoods: Unlike Any Other" at the My Community Governor's Award ceremony at the Governor's Mansion April 30.
Eureka Springs Robotics Team Returns From World Championship
Posted on Apr 29, 2008 at 8:49 AM
The Eureka Springs Robotics Team performed well at the 2008 FIRST Tech Challenge World Championship held in Atlanta, Georgia, last April 16 to19, 2008. Their Tech Challenge Category had 88 team competitors from Singapore, Canada and the United States.