Tarpon Springs , Florida 34688
Academies and Programs at East Lake High School
Dear Eagle Families,
Do you want to give your incoming 9th grade student a jump on the new school year? We have just the program for you! It is not too late for our incoming 9th graders to sign up for FRESHMAN PREP. This free and engaging program is centered on student interests. Most coursework will be project based and they will be able to choose their learning project. Freshman Prep will boost math, reading and writing skills, with a fun mix of technology. Students can earn a 1/2 high school elective credit. The program will run from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., June 5 to July 19, Monday-Thursday. Please sign up at https://reservation.pcsb.org/ or if unable to register online, please come to East Lake High School and we will sign your incoming freshman up for this valuable program.
Have a wonderful day,
Carmela Haley, Principal
East Lake High School
June 26 and June 27
8:00 - 12:00
Students will be required to wear ID at all times next year. If you do not have a school ID, please plan to attend one of the picture days listed above. Please contact Mrs. Wall at email@example.com for more information.
Parents can apply for Summer Bridge. Our high school program will run from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., June 5 to July 19, Monday-Thursday. New programs have been added to help high school students earn assessment scores they need to graduate, and help students entering ninth grade acclimate to high school life, while building skills they need to graduate. There will be no classes the week of July 4. Summer Bridge information for families is available at www.pcsb.org/summerbridge.
Please welcome Coach Bloznalis as the new Head Coach of the Boys' Golf Team! He is a PE teacher here at East Lake, and has done an outstanding job as our tennis coach. He hopes to continue that success next year with Golf in the Fall and Tennis in the Spring!
Please also join us in welcoming Mr. Dwight Latimore as the new Athletic Director! He is a current Assistant Principal with East Lake High School, former college athlete, and excited about the opportunity to work with the athletes, coaches, and athletic community!
Apply now to become a National Merit Scholarship student at East Lake High School
The NMSPP is an academic program at East Lake High School designed to prepare high school scholars to score in the nation's top percentage on the PSAT. This qualifies students for the National Merit Scholar Program.
The National Merit Scholarship Program is an academic competition for academic recognition and scholarships.
In the NMSPP at East Lake High School, your student will participate in specialized classes focuses on preparing them for entrance in the NMSP and advance preparation for the PSAT/SAT. They will be grouped with other outstanding students in their advanced English, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies classes.
By qualifying for the NMSPP at East Lake High School, students are automatically eligible for the Advanced Placement Capstone Program leading to the highly valued Advanced Placement diploma. The College Board's AP Capstone is an innovative and engaging college-level program for high school students that complements and enhances discipline-specific AP courses. This program is built on two new courses, AP Seminar and AP Research, that immerse students in the practice of critical skills needed to distinguish themselves in college and life.
East Lake High School is Pinellas County's top ranked Academic High School. Our AP courses are academically challenging while also allowing students flexibility and the opportunity to engage in extracurricular activies.
A free SAT will be offered in school for all Juniors on March 21. Please contact your child’s Guidance Counselor for more information.
For a free, customized, SAT practice, please visit: www.satpractice.org
East Lake Literary Magazine
Check out East Lake’s online literary magazine at elhslitblog.wordpress.com
State Math FSA-EOC Information
For information on the Math FSA and EOC click here
For information on the Florida Standard Assessment testing 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.