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Grades Posted - Thanks to everyone for your patience as we worked through technical difficulties to update student grades. We are pleased to report second quarter/first semester grades will be posted to HAC Accounts on Tuesday, January 27 at 6:00 pm.
Eat at Chipotle - Support East Swim Team - Show the attached flyer (can be shown on your smartphone) and eat at Chipotle - Voice of America, Wednesday, January 28th from 5:30 - 9:30 to have 50of your proceeds benefit the Lakota East Swim Team!
Conference Night - Our third Conference Night of the year will be Wednesday, January 28th from 4:00-7:30  p.m. You can sign up for Parent-Teacher Conferences at Schedules will fill up fast so please register today! In order to allow as many parents as possible to schedule, group conferences are not available.  If inclement weather forces us to cancel conferences on January 28th, the make-up date will be Wednesday, February 4th.
Cincinnati Children's Internship Available - Applications due April 3, 2015...CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION
East Students Top Regional Competition on Americanism Test - One Earns Trip to Washington D.C., Gettysburg...ARTICLE
Lakota East Jazz Swing Dance  - Shake off those winter blues and come out for the Lakota East Jazz Band Swing Dance sponsored by the Lakota East Upbeat Club! This family friendly event will be held in the Cafe at East Main Campus on Saturday, January 31 from 8-10 p.m. Tickets will be available for sale at the door for the price of $12 for adults and $8 for students. Watch for pre-sale tickets during lunches.
Don't miss performances by:
  • East Freshman Jazz Band
  • East 2 O’clock Jazz Band
  • Eastside Jazz Ensemble

Professional dance instructors will provide step-by-step instructions throughout the night. Don't miss your chance to show off your moves during the dance contest. Basket Raffles will also be available. Please donate items to Reach Out Lakota and you will receive FREE basket raffle tickets! 

Looking for a romantic night out?  Come see the Thunderhawk Theater’s production of Almost, Maine, by John Cariani.  It’s a cold Friday night in the town of Almost, Maine.  Through a series of vignettes, we see into the lives and relationships of the residents of this remote Northeastern town.  It’s love in all its awkward, messy glory, on stage in a modern romantic-comedy.  Grab your date or your friends and spend the evening with us on Thursday, February 5, Friday, February 6, or Saturday, February 7.  All shows are at 7:30pm.  Tickets are $10, and can be bought at the door or online at This show is suitable for junior high students and older.
#EASTSIDEPRIDE - Great Things Going On At East!
  • Congratulations to the Lakota East Girls Soccer Team, named as one of 194 girls teams from across the entire country as an NSCAA Academic National Award Winner with a team GPA of 3.82. This is a direct reflection of the hard work our student athletes put forth in the classroom. Coach Tom McEwan shared 'Success on the athletic field will always be one of our objectives as a team, but in the true spirit of the term 'student athlete,' success in the classroom will always be the true reflection of the success of our athletes.'
HAWK OF THE WEEK - Students at Lakota East High School achieve and accomplish great things every day in a variety of ways.  As an entire staff, we are excited to recognize those students who have shown academic determination and improvement while also modeling superior character and citizenship.  Each week we will be recognizing one student from each grade level who has been nominated by a staff member and selected by the staff Hawk of the Week Committee.
Congratulations to HAWK of the WEEK Students:
  • 9th grade – Anna Valerius nominated for responsibility by Mr. Honingford
  • 10th grade – Noah Pinales nominated for determination by Mr. Grimes
  • 11th grade – Ethan Courtney nominated for determination by Ms. McClung
  • 12th grade – Cole Mendez nominated for caring by Mrs. Kohler
Help Decide Lakota’s Educators of Excellence - Do you know an educator that goes above and beyond?
Each year, the Community Foundation of West Chester/Liberty honors two excellent educators from the Lakota School District at their Annual Dinner Celebration. The organization is currently seeking nominations from the Lakota community.

The Lakota “Educator of Excellence” award is made possible with generous support from the Community Foundation. Two awards will be given: one to a recipient from the elementary level (PreK-6) and another to a recipient from the secondary level (7-12). The winners will receive an award, along with a monetary grant to be used for a special project at their school.

Nominations are not limited to classroom teachers. Award recipients may be any person (teacher, administrator, counselor, support staff, etc.) working with young people in the Lakota School District. The dollars awarded must be used to support a project that impacts the students at their location. Click here to download the 2015 Educator of Excellence nomination form. Nominations are due March 6. Click here to learn more about the “Educator of Excellence” program.
West Chester Police Department is once again offering the College S.A.F.E. class for senior girls of Lakota East.
The class will be offered 3 times in the spring and summer. Your student's can sign up for any of the 3 sessions, including the ones held at Lakota West. They would just have to drive over to West.

Session 1:  March 16 - March 20        3pm – 5pm      Lakota East High School
Session 2:  April 20 – April 24             3pm – 5pm      Lakota West High School
Session 3:  June 15 - June 19               2pm – 2pm    Lakota West High School

The classes are for 5 days straight, 2 hours each day. The class is hands on with some open discussions and lessons. The training culminates with 2 scenarios on the 5th day where the students will get to put everything they have learned to use. 

Sign up for it online.
Session 1:
Session 2:
Session 3:

Weather Related School Delays/Closures  - In the event of inclement weather, the Lakota Local School District will make weather related decisions as quickly as possible. Those decisions will be communicated via twitter, district all call and the Remind text message service utilized by Lakota East. Instructions can be found below for these communication tools.

As a reminder, in the event of a school delay, all school related activities will be delayed including the opening of the buildings. Please plan accordingly. The delay bell schedules: Freshman Campus 2014-2015 Delay Bell Schedules & Main Campus 2014-2015 Delay Bell Schedules

Twitter - Follow Lakota East: @EAST_HAWKS

Text Message Alerts/Reminders
- Through a great program titled Remind, we can provide text message alerts/reminders in a safe, confidential manner. Remind never shows a person's cell number, which means we never see your number and you never see ours. Standard text messaging rates do apply.
How to subscribe:
Send an Individual Text Message for each text message list you’d like to join
To: (417) 233-0902
  • Class of 2015 – send message: @lehs2015
  • Class of 2016 – send message: @lehs2016
  • Class of 2017 – send message: @lehs2017
  • Class of 2018 – send message: @lehs2018

Follow instructions you receive via text message to complete your registration and begin receiving text message alerts/reminders

Need a place for your Thunderhawk to go after school? Click the link to view information about the EDGE Teen Center...LINK


Mission Statement

We, the staff of Lakota East High School, will work cooperatively with all segments of our community to prepare students to be responsible and accountable citizens within the school, the community, and the world.

In support of this mission, we are committed to:
  • Providing academically challenging programs and activities in which all students can achieve their potential;
  • Providing students an educational foundation that fosters intellectual, academic, and vocational growth;
  • Creating a safe and respectful learning environment in which student diversity is recognized and appreciated;
  • Maintaining responsible communication with parents, students, staff and community; and
  • Being a positive role model for our students.


Main Campus - Suzanna Davis, Principal
6840 Lakota Lane | Liberty Township, OH 45044-9578
(513) 755-7211 | Fax: (513) 759-8633 | Attendance: (513) 759-8615

Freshman Campus - Dr. Stacy Orso, Associate Principal

7630 Bethany Road | Liberty Township, OH 45044-9583
(513) 588-7700 | Fax: (513) 759-2024 | Attendance: (513) 588-7701

Resource Officer/Safe Schools Hotline

Deputy Doug Hale - Main Campus 
(513) 759-8615 ext. 15007 or
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