Looking Ahead: Nov. 24 - Dec. 5

from Mr. Cassidy, Principal

It is hard to believe that we have already had our first snow day of the year!   Many parents asked for ways to find out when school is cancelled.  One of the first places to be updated is the Holland Public Schools website.  There is a scrolling banner at the top that will give school closing information.  . . .

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Wow! Thank you Hope College Mortar Board!

Over the last few weeks, Hope College's Mortar Board has organized a book drive and fundraiser to help update East K-7's Media Center. On October 30, at East's Family Reading Night, the Mortar Board donated more than 1,500 books . . .

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Looking Ahead: Nov. 17 - 21

From Mr. Cassidy, Principal

It was a long, busy week at East for parents and teachers!   Parent-Teacher conferences were held all week and it was great seeing so much involvement from our families.   Please continue to look for ways to get . . .

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Looking Ahead: Nov. 10 - 14

From Mr. Cassidy, Principal

What another great week of learning and achieving at East!    We are now moving into one of the busiest times of the year, as November and December are very hectic.    Parent teacher conferences are this . . .

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Looking Ahead: Nov. 3 - 7

From Mr. Cassidy, Principal

What a week at Holland East!   I often am overwhelmed with a sense of pride in this school and community, but this past week was something extremely special for East.   On Wednesday,  October 29 th , East held its . . .

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Looking Ahead: Oct. 27 - 31

from Mr. Cassidy, Principal

It is hard to believe that this is the last week of October!  Parent teacher conferences are just around the corner. Scheduling forms went home last week and should be returned this week. Confirmations will be sent home on Wednesday, . . .

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Looking Ahead: Oct. 20 - 24

from Mr. Cassidy, Principal

We had another great week of learning East! As I walk about the building I see engaged students, energetic teachers, and many smiling faces. We are seeing growth in areas across the board. Our student attendance is up, our discipline . . .

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Looking Ahead: Oct. 13 - 17

What a great week of learning at East!   Several new intervention groups were started as well as new classes for Reading and Math in 3 rd and 5 th grade.   All classes from K-5 now have set times for additional reading . . .

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Looking Ahead: Oct. 6 - 10

from Mr. Cassidy, Principal

What a great week at East!   The energy was high as students participated in the Homecoming Spirit week by wearing PJs on Monday, dressing for Success on Tuesday, dressing as Super Heroes on Wednesday, wearing their favorite sports . . .

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Looking Ahead: Sept. 29-Oct. 3

from Mr. Cassidy, Principal

With October and fall approaching, some student schedules will be changing along with the leaves.    We just finished up many assessments, which will determine areas of concentration for enrichment and remediation.   . . .

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Looking Ahead: Sept. 22 - 26

From Mr. Cassidy, Principal

I cannot believe we are already finishing up our first month of the school year!   While we have been at it for 3 full weeks, we may still be adjusting schedules once we look at the data from assessments conducted last week.  . . .

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Recommended Middle School Supply List:

Backpack that will fit in the student's locker Clear water bottle (optional) One 3 ring binder 1.5" or 2" Pencils Eraser caps Small pencil sharpener with cap for shavings Highlighter Pencil keeper or pouch . . .

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Carts of Care

Students collect food for Community Action House

Each year, students of Holland East have collected food for local food pantries' in an event known as " Carts of Care ". If the students succeeded, they would be rewarded with the privilege of seeing a staff member (such as . . .

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