SPC Informational Meeting - Rescheduled
The Dual Enrollment, Early College and Early Admissions information session scheduled by SPC to take place on January 7th at SPC Clearwater has been rescheduled for January 21st at Clearwater High School.
Parent University will be held 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday Feb. 6 at Countryside High School. The program will offer a series of free workshops to help parents and caregivers support students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Sessions will be focused on STEM, effective strategies for helping every child succeed in reading and math, transitioning from middle school to high school, a college planning workshop, and the use of Khan Academy and other online learning tools. District staff will be on hand. Childcare is available for participants who preregister for the event. To register, please visit http://all4schools.org/pinellas. For more information about Parent University, please call (813) 274-0968.
Did you MISS OUT? Thought a yearbook was not big deal? Afraid that your memories will fade like a SnapChat? Get the past editions of Visions, the ELHS Yearbook for a reduced cost of $60 (cash only) starting Monday, January 11. We have a limited number of 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 books available.
Buy a piece of history today - see Mrs. Wall in Room 3214 or email firstname.lastname@example.org before it's too late!
Please share this information with your students and parents. Thank you!
January 25, 2016
6:00 pm in Cafeteria
Discuss graduation requirements and Schedule
State Math FSA-EOC Information
For information on the Math FSA and Eoc click here
Any Volunteers, or anyone looking to volunteer for Pinellas County Schools needs to go through the Fingerprinting / Background Screening.
Click here for more information
Click here for the procedures form for fingerprinting
The annual Exceptional Student Education parent survey conducted by the Florida Department of Education is underway through Sunday, May 31. The survey gives parents of students receiving special education services the opportunity to provide feedback on their school involvement and provide comments on their child's school. This type of parent input is critical in determining if the district will meet the requirements for the state's Annual Performance Report. The parent survey is available online at www.esesurvey.com or www.pcsb.org/ese. To request a hard copy of the survey, contact Marty Massimo, FDLRS Parent Service Specialist at email@example.com or 793-2723 x2043
For students in 10th and 11th grade
who have not passed the state assessment test for reading
For 9th, 10th, and 11th graders who have not passed the Algebra I EOC.
Registration for the programs is located on the
Pinellas County Schools Website at
www.pcsb.org under Student Reservation System
For information on the Florida Standard Assessment testing click here
For the 2015-2016 Curriculum part1 click here
For the 2015-2016 Curriculum part 2 click here
In a continued effort to keep families engaged, the district Office of Strategic Partnerships has developed a Family Engagement Mobile App. The PCS Family Engagament Mobile App will provide parents access to extended classroom opportunities, family engagement tips and opportunities and parent "How To" videos. There will also be information about parent workshop schedules, parent peer support, and information that will support student Learning and School improvemnt. For more information click here
Address Verification Pinellas county
Pinellas County Schools is implementing a new address-verification procedure. The process will ensure that all parents receive timely information about important topics, including emergencies, transportation, scheduling and school placements.
East Lake High School, one of 17 high schools in the Pinellas County school sysytem, is on of the most recently constructed high schools in Pinellas County. It is situated in a suburban-type community of north Pinellas County. East Lake High School currently serves more than 2,000 students from the communities of Tarpon Springs, East Lake, Palm Harbor, and Oldsmar.
Built in 1986, the nine-building complex is located on the west side of East Lake Road, south of Keystone Road. Designed for flexibility, economy, and adaptability, the individual units, including the three two-story classroom buildings and an administrative building with the media center over it, are connected by covered walkways. The remaining five buildings are a 1,500-seat gymnasium, a theatre that accomodates 886 people, choral, band and keyboard rooms and support facility units including food services and mechanical backup. Seventy percent of all light comes from natural outside sources. East Lake is also unique in its building design to include a Child Care Center available to faculty and community.
The Curriculum is designed to be broad and deep enough in scope to provide for a wide range of student interests and abilities. Offerings for the college-bound students include honors and Advanced Placement courses, dual enrollment with St. Petersburg College and executive internship training. Vocational programs available include business, drafting, and family and consumer science. On-the-job training is available through the Diversified Cooperative Training Programs. Special needs students are met through the High School Education Alternatives Program of classes and exceptional education (ESE) programs. Expanded offerings in art, drama, and music serve to meet special interests of students. The ever-expanding world of technology is becoming a cital part of all curriculum areas.
Accepting Responsibility as future community leaders, many student groups continue their academic efforts by participationg in community service projects. Environmental and beautification projects have been a continual source of service to the campus and the community. Art students exhibited personal works at local community centers. The National Honor Society membership has grown to be the largest chapter in Pinellas County.
East Lake High School is also fortunate to have community and business participation om ots collaboration for excellence. Members, students, parents and business/community partners comprise the School Advisory Council. Staff members at East Lake High School continues to work under the philosophy developed when the school opened, recognizing their responsibility to the students and to the community. Their commitment to a student-centered learning environment is evident in the successful efforts of teachers and counselors to increase student performance and make learning relevant. From developing a vocational/ career guidance program to the teaching of technology, the staff works to help students help students reach maximum potential. East Lake High continue to believe that parents, educators, students and the community shall and will shrare the respinsibility for learning.