East High ‘Canes gear up for end of year testing
Students and parents alike are encouraged to mark their calendars for the fast-approaching end of year testing, and should avoid the following dates when scheduling appointments, as students will not be called out of class during testing:
•Monday, May 5 – Algebra I and English III.
•Tuesday May 6 – Algebra II and English I.
•Wednesday, May 7 – English II and U.S. History.
•Thursday, May 8 – Biology I and Chemistry I.
Advanced Placement Testing is as follows:
•Monday, May 5 – AP Chemistry at 8 a.m., AP Environmental Science at 8 a.m., AP Psychology at noon
•Wednesday, May 7 – AP Calculus at 8 a.m. (Library closed noon – 3 p.m.),
•Thursday, May 8 – AP Literature at 8 a.m. (Library closed 8 a.m. – noon),
•Friday, May 9 – AP Language at 8 a.m. (Library closed 8 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.),
•Monday, May 12 – AP Biology at 8 a.m. (Library closed 8 a.m. – noon),
•Tuesday, May 13 – AP Government at 8 a.m. and AP Human Geography at noon(Library closed all day),
•Wednesday, May 14 – AP U.S. History (Library closed 8 a.m. – noon),
Any students who would like apply for AP exam financial aid need to see their guidance counselor posthaste.
Third and fourth period final exams are slated for Tuesday May 20, with first and second period final exams on Wednesday, May 21.
Lady Canes softball participate in the district tournament from Friday, May 2 through May 8. The Morristown East tennis team competes in district tournaments in Sevier County during the school day of Monday, May 5. Allison Young was recognized on Senior Night, Monday, April 28 on behalf of her four years of contribution to the East High tennis team. East High Men’s soccer team competes in the IMAC Playoffs opening round on Monday, May 5, the IMAC semi-finals on Wednesday, May 7, and in the IMAC finals on Friday, May 9. The Morristown East track team competes in the 1AAA Sectional at Science Hill High School at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 10.
FCA meets Tuesday, May 6 at 7:30 a.m. in room 139. Video Game Club will meet that same day at 3:05 p.m. in the library. BFC meets Wednesday, May 7 at 7:30 a.m. in room 312. Magic Club and Tetracycle Club will meet that same day in the library after school at 3:05 p.m. First Priority meets Thursday, May 8 at 7:30 a.m. in room 116. Mu Alpha Theta meets that same day at 3:05 p.m. in room 305. Anime Club meets in the library.
TnAchieves student orientation is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. on May 20 at Walters State Community College. Students interested in driver’s education are encouraged to stop by the school guidance office to pick up an application form.
Express Employment Professionals is searching for upcoming high school graduates to fill positions in local manufacturing plants. See the East High homepage for additional details. Scholarship recipients should see Mrs. Eversole to sign off on their scholarships so their scholastic achievements can be recognized on Scholars’ Night on May 16.
The final day to sign up for the June 14, ACT is Friday, May 9. The East High Choir will be preforming a spring concert at First Baptist Church on Tuesday, May 6 from 7 to 9 p.m. The East High Library’s Fine Forgiveness Collection program for the month of April is over, but students can still receive $5 in fine forgiveness by donating a paperback book to the library and $10 for a hardback. Cardboard art projects, courtesy of Mrs. Stewart’s art class, are currently on display in the East High library until the end of the school year. Yearbooks will be delivered during lunch on Friday, May 9. Signing will be held during fourth period in Burke-Tony Stadium
The Student Council Banquet and Installation of Officers for all current and new Student Council members will occur in the East High Library at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 7. East High freshmen orientation will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 5 at 6 p.m.
The East High Drama Department will be presenting the stage play “Lunatics at Large” in the newly renovated auditorium on the nights of Friday, May 9 and Saturday, May 10. Tickets will be on sale for $4 for students and $8 for adults in Mr. Wooley’s room 221 and in the cafeteria during lunch from Monday, May 5 – Friday, May 9. All ticket proceeds will benefit the East High Drama Department.
Students are encouraged to study up well in advance of their impending end of year tests. Godspeed from the Hurricane staff.