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Schedule change and special concert Oct 18

Radio station KS 107.5 held an annual texting contest for students to bring their favorite artists to their school. Our East Angels have won this year. Rappers Kyle and Mark E. Bassy will be performing for students at East.

In celebration of this win, we are shifting our schedule tomorrow to shortened class periods 2, 4, and 7 with lunch after and a release time of 12:00pm.

Students may either stay for the concert in the auditorium, stay to eat lunch in the cafeteria or exit for the weekend. Students who take the yellow school bus home will be on the same Thursday schedule as is typical for them.

Here is the specific schedule for the day:

Period 2 7:30-8:55
Period 4 9:00-10:25
Period 7 10:30-11:55
Student Entry into Auditorium for Concert or Exit for the Weekend 11:55
End of Concert 12:45 (about)

Students staying are required to wear red and white and have their East High School student ID with them in order to enter the Auditorium. In support of Spirit Day, purple will also be an appropriate color.

We are happy to bring this fun experience to our students as they begin their Fall Break.

Fall Play: Once On This Island

Once on This Island

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Ti Moune, a peasant girl, rescues a wealthy boy from the other side of the island, Daniel, with whom she falls in love. Unbeknownst to Ti Moune, the pompous gods who preside over the island make a bet with one another over which is stronger, love or death, the stakes being Ti Moune’s life. When she pursues Daniel, who has returned to his people, Ti Moune is shunned because of her lowly status. Her determination and capacity to love, though, is not enough to win Daniel’s heart, and Ti Moune pays the ultimate price; but the gods turn Ti Moune into a tree that grows so strong and so tall, it breaks the wall that separates the societies and ultimately unites them.

Once on This Island is a one-act musical with a book and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens and music by Stephen Flaherty. Based on the 1985 novel My Love, My Love; or, The Peasant Girl by Rosa Guy, it is set in the French Antilles archipelago in the Caribbean Sea. The show includes elements of the Romeo and Juliet story and elements of the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale The Little Mermaid. It concerns a peasant girl on a tropical island, who uses the power of love to bring together people of different social classes.

The original Broadway production ran from 1990 to 1991, and the West End production opened in 1994, where it won the 1995 Olivier Award for Best New Musical.

East High School Ratings

East High School Ratings as Provided by the Colorado Department of Education, the Denver Public Schools and Other Organizations for 2018
Denver Public Schools
Rating- “SPF-Yellow” Accredited On-Watch
The Denver Public Schools provides an annual rating for every school in the school district. This performance indicator includes over 70 data points and places a significant weight on student growth and performance gaps between student demographic groups. This rating is based on performance (most data captured as a two-year trend). All comprehensive high schools are “yellow or lower” on the district performance framework.
Colorado Department of Education
Rating- Performance- CDE’s Highest rating (preliminary result)
The Colorado Department of Education provides an annual rating for every school in the State of Colorado. This performance indicator primarily represents student growth on state level assessments. DPS asks that the State of Colorado use the DPS rating, instead of the State rating.
U.S. News and World Report
Number 12 in the State of Colorado
The U.S. News and World Report “ranking” is a broad-based review that incorporates data comparable to most high schools across the nation
Denver Business Journal/Niche
Number 5 of Top 25 in Denver Metro Area.
The Denver Business Journal/Niche “ranking” is a broad-based review that incorporates data comparable across high schools in the Denver Metro area.

Senior Picture Deadlines

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Senior Yearbook photos are due October 26th, upload your photo here

Shadowing

8th Grade Shadowing and East Open Houses: 

For the 2018-2019 school year, East High School is restructuring our shadowing program to make it a more equitable process. You will have between now and September 15th at midnight to enter your 8th grade student into a random lottery for shadowing. You will be notified via email on September 25th whether or not your student got into shadowing. Please click on the link below to learn more information and to enter your student into our shadowing lottery. In addition to our shadowing experiences, we will also be offering additional open houses for potential new families to learn more about the East experience. Thanks for your interest in East! GO ANGELS!

https://tinyurl.com/eastshadowing2018

 

East Open Houses:

November 7th from 9:30-10:45 am

December 5th from 9:30-10:45 am

January 9th from 6:30-7:45 pm

Upcoming Events

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No School- October 19th – Comp. Day for Parent Teacher Conferences

No School- October 22 & 23- Teal/Teacher Plan Days

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Student Records

Do you need your student records? You can now request them online at : https://denverco.scriborder.com/