Looking Ahead: May 18 - May 22

From Mr. Cassidy, Principal

  MSTEP Testing Schedule 3 rd and 6 th grade students will begin taking the M-Step test this week.    Please make sure your child is at school on time, has eaten breakfast, and gets enough sleep so they can do their best.   Here are the testing windows by grade:   May 18 th - May . . .

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Looking Ahead: May 11 - May 15

From Mr. Cassidy, Principal

MSTEP Testing Schedule 3 rd and 6 th grade students will begin taking the M-Step test next week.    Please make sure your child is at school, has eaten breakfast, and gets enough sleep so they can do their . . .

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Looking Ahead: May 4 - May 8

From Mr. Cassidy, Principal

Tulip Time Schedule: Wednesday, May 6 th -  Middle School Students have a ½ Day of School Thursday, May 7 th -   All students have a ½ day of School to allow the opportunity to take part in the . . .

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Looking Ahead: April 27 - May 1

From Mr. Cassidy, Principal

MSTEP Testing Schedule 4 th grade students will begin taking MSTEP (the new Standardized Test that has replaced the MEAP)  on April 27 th .  Please make sure your child is at school, has eaten breakfast, and gets enough . . .

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Looking Ahead: April 20 - April 24

From Mr. Cassidy, Principalpal

Reminder that there is no school on Friday, April 24th!   Principal Kafele Visiting Holland on April 24 th Principal Baruti Kafele will be in Holland on April 24 th to speak with Holland Educators as well as Middle . . .

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Looking Ahead: March 30 - April 2

From Mr. Cassidy, Principal

Reminder that there is no school on Friday, April 3 rd ! Spring Break starts this Friday.   The staff at East hopes all of you have a fun and relaxing Spring Break.    MSTEP Testing Schedule 5 th . . .

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Looking Ahead: March 23 - 27

From Mr. Cassidy, Principal

Last Day of School Due to the number of Snow Days, Holland will be extending the school year by 1 day.    Friday, June 5 th will now be a full day of school and Monday, June 8 th will now be a ½ day of school . . .

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Looking Ahead: March 16 - 20

From Mr. Cassidy, Principal

Monday, 3/16-   6:00-  PTO Meeting at East                           7:00-   Board . . .

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Looking Ahead: March 9 - 13

Events this Week: Monday, 3/9-   PTO Meeting Cancelled.  It will be rescheduled for 3/16/15 Tuesday, 3/10-   Parent-Teacher Conferences from 5:00-8:00 Wednesday, 3/11-   New Tech meeting with 7 . . .

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Looking Ahead: March 2 - 6

Thursday, 3/5 -  Parent-Teacher Conferences             -You should have received notice from you child’s teacher regarding the day and time of your . . .

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Looking Ahead: Feb. 23 - 27

From Mr. Cassidy, Principal

UPCOMING School Tour Events: High School and New Tech Tours Feb. 21 st - Holland High- 10:30- Noon Feb. 25 th - Holland High   4:00-5:30 **Please see the attached Calendar for all Holland School Tours** . . .

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Looking Ahead: Feb. 16 - 20

From Mr. Cassidy, Principal

REMINDER- THERE IS NO SCHOOL MONDAY, 2/16!!!!   UPCOMING School Tour Events: High School and New Tech Tours Feb. 17 th - New Tech  4:00-5:30 Feb. 18 th - Holland High  4:00-5:30 Feb. 21 st - . . .

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Looking Ahead: Feb. 9 - 13

From Mr. Cassidy, Principal

Events this Week: Wednesday, Feb., 11 th at 9:30 am-  Coffee with the Principal for prospective East Families. Friday, February, 13 th from 3:10-5:00-  Middle School Activity Night Nominations for the 2 nd . . .

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Looking Ahead - Feb. 2 - 6

From Mr. Cassidy, Principal

Nominations for the 2 nd Annual Power H Awards This is your chance to acknowledge staff members who have gone above and beyond to help your child, family, and the community.  Please follow this link: . . .

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Looking Ahead: January 26 - 30

From Mr. Cassidy, Principal

Middle School Field Trips We have made a few changes in the field trips taken at East and are doing our best to provide experiences that are going to have the most impact on our students and their future.   Last year we . . .

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Looking Ahead: Jan. 20 - 23

From Mr. Cassidy, Principal

Just a reminder that there is no school for students on Monday, 1/19.   Enjoy the day and take part in many of the MLK activities that are taking place in West Michigan. Middle School Field Trips We have made a few . . .

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Looking Ahead: Jan. 12 - 16

Brrrr. We're hoping the weather will cooperate and allow us to get back on schedule!  Please watch the calendar and our other sources of information about any re-schedulings and other changes we've had to make.

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Looking Ahead: Jan. 5 - 9

From Mr. Cassidy, Principal

Welcome to 2015!   There are just two more weeks in this semester, so it is really important to make sure you touch base with your child and their teacher(s) to make sure all of their work is turned in.    Email is usually the . . .

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Looking Ahead: Dec. 15 - 19

From Mr. Cassidy, Principal

I cannot believe that this is the last week before Christmas break!   There are a lot of things happening at East prior to the break.   Please see below for dates and times for Santa’s Secret Shop and the Spirit . . .

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Looking Ahead: Dec. 8 - 12

We have been so busy at East the last few weeks.  On Tuesday, November 25 th we hosted our 9 th Annual East Families Feast.    These “Families” are led by our 7 th graders.  It was absolutely inspiring . . .

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Feast at East

Students and staff come together for 9th annual Thanksgiving lunch

Since 2006, seventh graders of Holland East have served as role models for their school. Each month, the upper class students meet with students from the lower grades, forming school families. The seventh graders . . .

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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 . . .

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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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