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Christmas Break Tutoring: 12/23, 12/26, 12/27, 12/30 - 9 a.m. to Noon.
East High School Extended Day schedule

Poetry Out Loud

National Poetry Out Loud, sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts, will hold its annual competition April 27-29, 2020, in Washington D.C.

The city-wide Cheyenne Poetry Out Loud competition will be Jan. 15, 2020, at the Laramie County Library. Interested students grades 9-12 must register by Jan. 8, 2020, 5 p.m., by contacting Rachel Christoph at rachel.christoph@laramie1.org.  Please include the following information: student's name, grade, school, and poetry selection.  Students will be judged on recitation from memory, presence, vocal inflection, and will choose one poem to perform.

The state-wide Wyoming Poetry Out Loud competition will be March 2, 2020, at Laramie County Community College.  Go here for Wyoming-specific information.

The each state champion will receive $200, an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington D.C. to compete at the National Finals, and a $500 school stipend for the purchase of poetry materials.  The first runner-up will receive $100 and a $200 school stipend.

A total of $50,000 in awards and school stipends will be awarded at the Poetry Out Loud National Finals:

  • $20,000 award for the National Champion
  • $10,000 award for the second-place winner
  • 5,000 award for the third-place winner
  • $1,000 awards for 4th-9th place winners
  • $500 for their schools for the purchase of poetry books.
  • $1,000 awards for one runner-up in each semifinal competition/$500 school stipend.
    (Those student will not advance to the finals.)
For more national information and requirements, go to Poetry Out Loud.  

Please return PL-874 forms

Students received their PL-874 forms during their 2A class on 10/30.  The forms should have been completed and returned by Monday, 11/4. Students, if you received a form and have not returned it, please do so. Thank you.

Dropping off Students in the morning

Please be considerate of others when dropping off or picking up students.  Please do not block the drive but pull in to parking spaces or at least only stop in the lane closest to the building so others are not delayed.

Don't miss important deadlines!

This year will go fast and there are many important yearbook deadlines.  Click the yearbook link below to make sure you don't miss out on ordering your yearbook, submitting photos, submitting your senior photo, or ordering a Senior Memory/Baby ad.

Pictured is the cover of the award-winning 2018-19 yearbook -- who knows what the staff is planning for 2019-20?!

You certainly don't want to miss out!

Check all the yearbook links here today!

Picture of the cover of the award-winning 2018-19 yearbook cover.

Progress Reports

Parents, Please remember to check Infinite Campus to review your student's grades and attendance. East High mails home printed reports twice a quarter:

Progress and Quarter grades mailing dates in table form.



Post-Season Competition for TBirds


Volleyball, girls swim, and football teams are competing in post-season play the next few days.

  • East Volleyball @ State Tournament (Thursday-Saturday)
    • East vs. Riverton @ 3 p.m. Thursday, 11/7/2019
  • East Girls Swimming @ State Meet on Friday & Saturday, 11/8-9/2019
  • East Football vs. Thunder Basin (Semi Final Playoff Game) @ 6 p.m. Friday, 11/8/2019

The volleyball state tournament and Friday's football game can be viewed on the NFHS Network.  Because these are post-season events, there is a $9.95 fee for a month, but that would cover all remaining events.  Catch all of the action here: NFHS Network.


Parent Teacher Conferences

Parents are invited to meet with their student's teachers from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the East High School gyms or individually in classrooms from 1:15 to 3 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019.  Please limit the time to 5 minutes with each teacher.

We hope to see you there!

Wings Up graphic

SafeTrick or Treating, Sunday, Oct. 27, 3-5 pm at East High School. Bring one can or box of food for the Comea Shelter.

Parade cancelled...

The Homecoming Parade, scheduled for Friday, has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled due to the expected winter storm and cold temperatures.

Please plan on attending the Homecoming Tailgate Party at 5 p.m. with free hamburgers and hot dogs for our East High community followed by the Homecoming Game against Central.

Kickoff will be at 6 p.m. at Okie Blanchard Stadium.

Blue Snowflake image.

LCSD 1 seeks
public feedback

Survey will be available starting Monday, Sept. 16.

Laramie County School District 1 is seeking feedback from its stakeholders. Parents/guardians, students, staff and community members are invited to participate in an online survey, which will be open Sept. 16-28.

As part of the district’s accreditation process, representatives from the Wyoming Department of Education will review and compile the surveys. They will share the results with LCSD1 administrators during an accreditation visit Nov. 5 and 6.

The survey will help identify strengths and areas that may need improvement or additional attention. Information will be used to provide direction in the school and district improvement process.

A link to the survey will be available on Monday, Sept. 16, on the homepage of the district website, www.laramie1.org.


Open House

Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019 from 5:30-7 p.m.


Student ID/School photos


The last opportunity for student IDs and school photos will be Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. in the Performance Hall.

Student photos taken at registration have arrived and can be picked up in the student offices.  IB students need to go to the regular class offices to pick up their photos.  Students who need retakes should bring their packets Thursday and go to the Performance Hall.

Students who also want a replacement ID will be charged $5.

Contact the photographer directly regarding school photos:  Classic Imaging and Publishing


Thursday Night Lights: Freshman Football

East vs. South @ 6 p.m., Aug. 29 at Okie Blanchard Stadium.  Let's start the next chapter!

Thursday Night Lights: Freshman Football  East vs. South @ 6 p.m., Aug. 29 at Okie Blanchard Stadium.  Let's start the next chapter!

Family Sports Night/Tailgate Party, Aug. 23, Okie Blanchard Stadium

Back-to-School Info:

Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 6-7, 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.: New student registration and address verification; students pick up schedules, pay fees, have student ID/yearbook photo taken.

Monday, Aug. 26: First Day of Classes!

2019-20 Wings Up logo

Fall sports start times.  For more info, go to www.easthighathletics.org

Summer School

Click here for Summer School information.


TBird summer youth camps

Cheyenne East offers a variety of exciting Summer camps!

Wyoming Summer Youth Writer's Camp

Join other young Wyoming writers at this 3-day adventure in beautiful Curt Gowdy State Park.

Participants will be writing daily; going on discovery hikes; and reading, discussing, and practicing writing in a variety of genres.

Camp dates:
July 8, 9, 10, 2019
8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

For more information, email Tiffany Rehbein at Tiffany.Rehbein@laramie1.org.

Wyoming Youth Writer's Camp logo

Tbird sports camps

Six Youth Sports Camps available at Cheyenne East

2018 East Youth Football Camp logo

2019 East Youth Football Camp

This is a 3 division camp: Black - 2nd grade
Blue - 3rd & 4th grades
White - 5th-7th grades
(grades as of Spring 2019)

This is a non-contact camp, no tackling, and all games are touch football.

Camp dates: June 6, 2019, 4-7 p.m.; June 7-8, 2019 8-11 a.m.
8-11 a.m.

2019 East Youth Football Camp brochure.

2018 T-Bird Youth Cheerleading Camp logo

2019 T-Bird Youth Cheerleading Camp

Participants, ages 4-12, will learn T-Bird cheers and chants to use at games, stunting and how to stunt safely, and how to work with others to meet a goal.

T-Bird Youth Cheerleaders will perform at the Youth Football Superbowl on Saturday, June 8, 2019, at 9:30 a.m.

Camp dates: June 6, 2019, 4-7 p.m., June 7-8, 2019 8-11 a.m.

2019 T-Bird Youth Cheerleading Camp brochure

2018 East Boys Basketball Camp logo

2019 East Boys Basketball Camp

At this camp for students grades 2-8 participants will receive one-on-one instruction; work on speed, agility, and flexibility; focus on specific fundamentals and working together as a team; develop relationships with players and coaches; and have fun.
Camp dates: June 10-12, 2019; 9 a.m.-Noon.

2019 East Youth Basketball Camp brochure.

2018 East Girls Basketball Camp logo

2019 East Girls Basketball Camp

At this camp for students grades 2-8 participants will receive one-on-one instruction; work on speed, agility, and flexibility; focus on specific fundamentals and working together as a team; develop relationships with players and coaches; and have fun.

Camp dates: June 17-19, 2019; 9 a.m.-Noon.

2019 East Girls Basketball Camp brochure

2018 East Summer Golf Academy logo

2019 East Summer Golf Academy

Participants in grades 3-8 will:

  • Learn about the game
  • Improve skills
  • Meet other players their own age
  • HAVE FUN!

Summer Golf Academy will be held at the Prairie View Golf Course.

Academy dates: June 18-20, 2019; 10 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

2019 East Summer Golf Academy brochure

2018 East Girls Volleyball Camp logo

2018 East Youth Volleyball Camp

At this camp for students in grades 2-8, participants will receive one-on-one instruction, learn volleyball fundamentals, experience working together as a team, and have the opportunity to develop relationships with other players and coaches.

Camp dates: July 8-9, 2019; 9 a.m.-Noon.

2019 East Youth Girls Volleyball Camp brochure

AFJROTC at East High School

Click here for information and the AFJROTC application.


Graduation 2019

Commencement exercises will be streamed at 10 a.m. June 1, 2019

Family members and friends who will not be able to attend graduation may watch it live on the on the NFHS Network.  Anyone can go to the NFHS Network webpage and search for Cheyenne East High School to find and watch the stream.  If you do not have an existing account, you will need to create one to view the stream.

Click here for additional Graduation Information.


Senior walk 2019

Class of 2019:  Preparing to stroll the halls of their elementary schools one last time as their senior year and their public school experience draws to a close with Commencement Saturday, June 1, 2019.

Class of 2019 preparing to visit their elementary schools for the Senior Walk 2019.


ACT Testing April 21, 2020


Juniors will be taking the ACT on April 21, 2020

  • Breakfast will be available for all students testing between 7:15-7:40 a.m. in the cafeteria.
  • Juniors must check into their assigned testing room by 7:45 a.m.
  • Testing will begin promptly at 8 a.m.
  • Testing will conclude around 1:10 p.m. Grab-and-Go lunches will be available after testing for juniors to grab.
  • Testing room assignments are posted by the offices and the library.

Students must bring:

  • A writing utensil. (The test is online but students may want a writing utensil for scratch work)
  • a photo ID
  • an approved calculator (Click for the ACT Calculator Policy)

Students may not have in the testing room:

  • food or drink – East will provide snacks and drinks in the halls during breaks
  • notes, scratch paper, dictionaries
  • CELL PHONE -- students may not use their cell phone for the duration of the test

Please refer to www.actstudent.org for all rules and requirements, approved calculators, and other helpful info. If you have questions contact Mrs. Buseck in the College & Career Center at EHS.

  • 9th graders: Career exploration activity – details to follow.
  • 10th graders: Plans are still being finalized.
  • Seniors are invited to the T-Bird Academy, Room 347, to work on college applications, scholarships, and school work.

Spring Break Tutoring

The TBird Academy (Room 347) will be open Monday-Wednesday, March 30-April 1, 2020, from 9 a.m. to noon for students needing extra assistance in their courses; to make up missing assignments, tests, or GVCs; a quiet place to work; or access to a computer.

Tutors will be available to help students in English, math, science, and social studies.



Christmas Break Tutoring: 12/20, 21, 26, 27, 8-11 a.m.

East Cares

Helping students in our own school community...

Do you need food for lunch or for the weekend?  Personal hygiene items?  If so, visit the Main Office and ask about East Cares.  We don't want anyone to go hungry or not have basic items we can gladly provide.  Friday Food Bags are available through the offices for any student who needs one.
East Cares focuses on helping students in need by gladly providing food, clothing, and personal care items.  If you are interested in making a donation, please call (307) 771-2663 and ask about East Cares -- it is a great way to give back to your local community.


Calling in for appointments

When calling in for a Blue Pass for your student to leave school for an appointment, please call at least 30 minutes before your child needs to leave the school to give time for the pass to be written and delivered to your child.



Watch the playoffs!

Use the link below to watch our TBirds in action...

Catch all of the state action here: NFHS Network



CONTACT INFO
CONTACT INFO
Sam Mirich, Principal
Fawn Bartlett, Associate Principal
Tommy Cress, Assistant Principal
Marc Kerschner, Assistant Principal

Click on Contact East on the top link above for online directions to the school.

Main Office: 307-771-2663
Echoes (A-G): 307-771-2670
Horizon (H-O): 307-771-2671
Spirit (P-Z): 307-771-2672
IB Office: 307-771-2330
Email: east@laramie1.org
Fax: 307-771-2679
2800 E. Pershing Blvd.
Cheyenne, WY 82001

Principal's Corner...Mr. Mirich

7 months ago


Welcome to East High School!

You are joining thousands who have walked East High School's halls since the doors opened in 1960.
We hope your educational journey here is positive and that Everyone Achieves Success Together!
My door is always open if you have questions, concerns, or you need assistance. E-mail at: Sam.Mirich@Laramie1.org.
Put your coursework first, working with your teachers and counselors as you progress toward graduation.
Be sure to take advantage of the many opportunities in required/elective courses, sports, clubs, and activities. The robust list of award-winning programs is long: ROTC, music, Ag, drama, speech, World Languages, TBTV, photography, the Thunderbolt newspaper, yearbook, Flight magazine, business, technology, and art.


Exterior photo of East High School

BRING IT!

tbIRDS, BRING YOUR tHUNDERBIRD pRIDE TO EVERYTHING YOU DO THIS YEAR, FROM CLASSES TO SPORTS TO ACTIVITIES TO FRIENDSHIPS!  mAKE THIS YOUR BEST YEAR YET!  BRING IT!

Infinite Campus

Access grades and attendance information through the Infinite Campus Portal found in the LCSD1 Links section on any district home page.  Or, visit the classroom pages through Canvas, also in the LCSD1 Links section.



Extended Day

Come to the TBird Academy, room 347, Monday-Thursday from 7:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. if you need additional help in your classes, a quiet place to study, or you need to work on a computer.  There are certified English and math instructors available to assist you!

East Cares

Do you need food for lunch or for the weekend?  Do you need personal hygiene items?  If so, visit the Main Office and ask about the East Cares program.  We don't want anyone to go hungry or not have basic items that we can gladly provide.  There are also Friday Food Bags available through the offices for any student who needs one.

  • Good2Go Cafe delivers to classrooms
    Good2Go Cafe delivers to classrooms
    If it's a B Day, that means Good2Go Cafe' is delivering coffee and tea during second hour.
  • Mr. Cress receives national ffa award
    Mr. Cress receives national ffa award
    East Principal Tommy Cress received the Honorary American FFA Degree at the 2019 National FFA Convention in Indianapolis.
  • Frontier FFA visits a Koi hatchery
    Frontier FFA visits a Koi hatchery
    East Frontier FFA chapter members visited a Japanese Koi hatchery in Martinsville, IN, as part of their 2019 National FFA Convention experience.
  • east hosts novice meet
    east hosts novice meet
    In addition to hosting the East Novice Tournament at the beginning of November, students brought home more than 30 tropies, with several students placing in multiple events.
  • Representing Wyoming in Honor Choir
    Representing Wyoming in Honor Choir
    Conner Fertig and Jaelyn Burch were chosen to represent Wyoming in the National Association for Music Educators Honor Choir. They will perform November 2020.
  • Band Performs at Devils Tower
    Band Performs at Devils Tower
    The East High School band had a busy summer, including a performance at Devils Tower.
  • Band Performs at Cheyenne Frontier Days
    Band Performs at Cheyenne Frontier Days
    The East High band had a busy summer, including marching in the Cheyenne Frontier Days parades.
  • Band Marches in the Cody Stampede parade.
    Band Marches in the Cody Stampede parade.
    The East High band had a busy summer, including marching in the Cody Stampede parade.
  • Girls Cross Country at the Horizon Meet
    Girls Cross Country at the Horizon Meet
  • Golf Team at the Sheridan Invite
    Golf Team at the Sheridan Invite
  • 2019 State Champions - East Speech and Debate
    2019 State Champions - East Speech and Debate
  • East Bella Voce Choir
    East Bella Voce Choir
  • East High Singers at the UNC Jazz Festival
    East High Singers at the UNC Jazz Festival
  • Faculty Appreciation Night at Okie
    Faculty Appreciation Night at Okie
  • Faculty Appreciation Night at Okie
    Faculty Appreciation Night at Okie
  • Twinning @ Faculty Appreciation
    Twinning @ Faculty Appreciation
  • TBTV Testing New Teleprompter
    TBTV Testing New Teleprompter
  • East welder prepares for competition
    East welder prepares for competition
  • 15 East welders Compete in Steel Welding Days
    15 East welders Compete in Steel Welding Days
    Competing against 75 welders from Douglas and Worland, WY, Omaha, NE, and Eaton, CO, East took 8 of the 15 top spots in the second day of the the Steel Welding Days, bringing home $9,500 in scholarships and another $1,000 in prizes. East welders placed 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 7th, 8th, 12th, and 13th.
  • Freshman members of East Frontier FFA.
    Freshman members of East Frontier FFA.
    Freshman members of East High Frontier FFA proudly display their new FFA jackets.
  • Frontier FFA visits genetics lab
    Frontier FFA visits genetics lab
    East Frontier FFA chapter members and their advisor and chaperone visited a genetics lab at the 2019 National FFA Convention in Indianapolis.
  • Frontier FFA attend Nationals in Indianapolis
    Frontier FFA attend Nationals in Indianapolis
    Members of East's Frontier FFA chapters attended the 2019 FFA National Convention in Indianapolis.
  • EHS Team Takes 2nd in 2019 Wyoming Mock Trial
    EHS Team Takes 2nd in 2019 Wyoming Mock Trial
    East High's Mock Trial team took second at the 2019 Wyoming Mock Trial held in Cheyenne in November.

    For more information, visit: https://www.wyomingmocktrial.com/