Student Spotlight
East's own video producers Niko, Nick, UJ and Frederick created a PSA about Driving Safety for WMSN FOX 47 News, Madison's 'MSG 2 Teens' and have been selected as finalists! East's video is in the running with four other videos. Once you click on the page, you'll see the list of videos and the voting option is located below those. You can vote as many times as you'd like until January 15th. The group with the most votes wins a $500 cash prize, a $1500 grant for their school, a prize package from area businesses and, of course, bragging rights! Please vote, share and be safe out there!
Staff Shout Out
In a story by 9th grade scholar and Tower Media Writer Evelyn Stephens, you'll learn how David McCullough's role in the East community goes far beyond that of School Security Assistant. "The enthusiasm McCullough exudes every morning as he delivers the morning announcements is something no one can ignore."

Mark Saltzman has been teaching band since 1989 and has taught in several communities in Wisconsin. He was recently featured as Channel 3000's "Top Notch Teacher."
Featured Program
The Early College STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Academy is a partnership between MMSD and Madison College. It is designed to expand access to college courses in STEM and to increase opportunities for students to earn college credit in high school at no cost. Current 10th grade students can apply for the 2020-2021 school year now through January 25th.
Senior Information
All Seniors are encouraged to apply for the East High Scholarship. The application is live through Monday, January 16th. Stay up to date with all Senior information at including additional scholarship opportunities, cap/gown orders, graduation, and more.
Field House Renovation Update
Thanks to our Eastside community, the new Milton McPike Field House is very close to reality! The interior work is close to being finished and looks fantastic. With luck, our first varsity game will be played in McPike by February. What a great place for our students, faculty and the entire community to meet for school, sports and all kinds of Eastside events. It is with much Purgolder Pride that we again say thanks to all of you for making this wonderful space a reality.
Academic Supports
As first semester final exams draw near, students should be aware of the Academic Supports available to them. Supports include tutoring opportunities, after school homework clubs, and more.