Press Release Archive
Eureka Springs EAST Receives WILD Grant
Eureka Springs EAST Receives WILD Grant Posted on Apr 18, 2006 at 2:19 PM

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, through its education program, Project WILD, presented a $500 grant to the Eureka Springs High School EAST Lab. The funds will be used to expand the existing butterfly garden at the high school. EAST students will work with the high school's Environmental and Media Clubs, school staff and a local nurse

Santa Ynez EAST Places in National GIS Competition
Santa Ynez EAST Places in National GIS Competition Posted on Apr 14, 2006 at 2:13 PM

The EAST lab at Santa Ynez High School submitted their original work mapping the eroding sea cliffs in Isla Vista California to Geographic and Land Information Society (GLIS). In their first High School competition, SYVUHS was selected as the second place winner and recieved software from ESRI, cash and student awards.

Santa Ynez EAST Published in Journal
Santa Ynez EAST Published in Journal Posted on Apr 14, 2006 at 1:53 PM

Santa Ynez High School EAST students published their work with the Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation in their Spring Quarterly Journal, La Campana. The article written by students, focused on the Mission Santa Ines aqueduct, the Mission Santa Ines dam and their new work mapping the historic route used by John Fremont in 1846 and 1847.

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
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
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
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
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
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.

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