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.
Eureka Springs EAST attends Engineers Without Borders Conference
Posted on Feb 24, 2006 at 12:15 PM
Eureka Springs High School EAST Lab Facilitator Mila Lynne Powell and EAST student Kaleb Killion represented Eureka Springs High School at the 2006 Engineers Without Borders (USA) International Conference held at Rice University, in Houston, Texas last February 16-18, 2006.
Santa Ynez EAST Receives Stewardship Award
Posted on Feb 1, 2006 at 11:59 AM
The EAST class at Santa Ynez High School received the Vie and George Obern Preservation Stewardship Award for their work in finding and establishing the Mission dam as part of the National Historic Registry.
EAST Student Wins NFAA Competition
Posted on Feb 1, 2006 at 11:51 AM
Steve Wilson, a senior EAST student at Santa Ynez High School, recently won the video competition for the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts (NFAA) Presidential Scholars Program in Miami and received a check for $10,000.
North Heights EAST Receives Army Recognition
Posted on Jan 30, 2006 at 11:47 AM
North Heights EAST students receive certificate from captain serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom. These students were rewarded for their efforts by the captain of the 755 postal unit in Iraq.
Eureka Springs EAST Receives Weyerhaeuser and ACF Grant
Posted on Jan 30, 2006 at 11:41 AM
Eureka Springs High School EAST Lab Facilitator Mila Lynne Powell and Media Specialist Alice McNeal received a $500 grant from the Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation and the Arkansas Community Foundation. Mrs. Powell and Mrs. McNeal received their Teacher Mini-Grant Award.
Bryant EAST Receives One Class at a Time Grant
Posted on Jan 24, 2006 at 11:36 AM
The Bryant High School South EAST Lab received a $500 One Class at a Time Grant from Fox 16 News at 9 and Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield for B.L.A.S.T. (Bringing Learning Around Schools with Technology).