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Eureka Springs EAST receives Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Grant Posted on Jan 26, 2007 at 3:38 PM

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, through its education program, Project WILD, awarded a $2,550 grant to the Eureka Springs High School EAST Lab for the high school's butterfly garden. The grant funds will be used to purchase replacement butterfly host and nectar plants for the butterfly garden and for the plant bed that was expanded i

Eureka Springs EAST Lab Selected By JFMF to Partner with Japanese School
Eureka Springs EAST Lab Selected By JFMF to Partner with Japanese School Posted on Jan 19, 2007 at 3:37 PM

The Eureka Springs High School, specifically its EAST Lab, has been selected to participate in the Japan Fulbright Memorial Fund Master Teacher Program (MTP), an action research program exploring the ways in which electronic communications, particularly Internet-based activities, can enhance and expand the impact of teacher exchanges.

Centerpoint EAST receives $20,000 Grant Posted on Jan 15, 2007 at 3:23 PM

Centerpoint High School EAST Lab instructors Buddy Maxey and Nic Mounts announced recently that the CHS EAST Lab was awarded a $20,000 grant from the Olds Foundation in Amity. The money will be used to update the lab's aging computers and to buy new software for the lab.

EAST Featured in ADED/THV Television Special
EAST Featured in ADED/THV Television Special Posted on Dec 22, 2006 at 2:46 PM

Today's THV and the Arkansas Department of Economic Development presented a one-hour prime time television special at 9pm on Tuesday, December 5th. This special focused on the high technology and knowledge-based jobs Arkansas needs to improve and expand for future success.

Clarksville High School Receives $1,000 Grant
Clarksville High School Receives $1,000 Grant Posted on Nov 9, 2006 at 1:21 PM

Clarksville High School was one of 15 Arkansas schools selected to receive a $1,000 Stamp Out Smoking grant. The students will create a video depicting what students think about second hand smoke.

Eureka Springs EAST Facilitator Floro-Powell Meets With Japanese Educators
Eureka Springs EAST Facilitator Floro-Powell Meets With Japanese Educators Posted on Oct 31, 2006 at 12:45 PM

Eureka Springs High School EAST Program Facilitator Mila Lynne Floro-Powell met with Japanese educators at the “Learning GIS” workshop hosted by the ESRI-Japan office in Tokyo, Japan. Mrs. Floro-Powell was in Tokyo as a participant in the JFMF Teacher Program that hosted distinguished American primary and secondary school educators.

Look to the EAST
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
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
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
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.

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