East High School (Duluth, Minnesota)

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Duluth East High School
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Location
Duluth, Minnesota
USA
Information
Type Public
Established 1927
Principal Danette Seboe[1]
Number of students 1,550[2]
Color(s) Red and Grey
Song The Birchen
Mascot Greyhound
Website

Duluth East High School, also known as East High School, is a public secondary school in Duluth, Minnesota. It educates students in grades nine through twelve. It first opened its doors in 1927, as a junior high school.[3] In 1950, it became a senior high school to serve the growing student population.[4]

Situated in a residential neighborhood in eastern Duluth, Duluth East served 1,550 students during the 2013-2014 school year.[2]

Curriculum[edit]

East High School employs a schedule that allows students to take six 50-minute classes a day. It also offers an optional zero hour, for students to take a schedule of seven classes. There are limited options for taking zero hour courses, and they are held before the official start of school.

East High School offers many classes to serve its students. These classes include Advanced Placement (AP) classes, Post Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO), vocational classes, special education, honors, and basic classes.

According to the new school "red plan", East was moved into the Ordean Middle School Building starting in the year 2011, and Ordean East Middle School was put into the East Building.

Extracurricular activities[edit]

Duluth East High School has extracurricular activities that students can join. These activities include athletic teams, service organizations, and academic teams.

Clubs and organizations[edit]

In addition to athletic teams, Duluth East also has clubs and organizations. These include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hollingsworth, Jana. "Duluth school district gets four new principals". Duluth News Tribune. Duluth News Tribune and Forum Communications Company. Retrieved 12 August 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "School Detail for East High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved 12 August 2016. 
  3. ^ "About Us: Welcome to Duluth East". Duluth East High School. Retrieved 12 August 2016. 
  4. ^ History of East High School
  5. ^ DEJAO | Duluth East Japanese & Anime Organization

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 46°49′04″N 92°03′53″W / 46.81778°N 92.06472°W / 46.81778; -92.06472