Tag Archives: Eastside High School

Eastside High School Reaches Top 50 Most Challenging Schools

By on April 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: April 22, 2014 at 3:15 pm

Eastside High School ranked No. 27 among top challenging high schools in the nation.

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Program Gives Laptops To Alachua Students To ‘Bridge Digital Divide’

By on November 14th, 2013 | Last updated: November 15, 2013 at 9:01 am

A dropout prevention program has given three Alachua County high schools laptops to introduce students to the digital world.

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New Website Helps Community Support Alachua County Teachers

By on October 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: October 3, 2013 at 8:46 pm

Community members can help Alachua County teachers by donating classroom supplies through a new interactive online portal. Teachers can make grant requests up to $1,500 for various supplies such as books, iPads and printers.

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Eastside High School ranks among top schools in country, drops from last year

By on April 24th, 2013 | Last updated: April 14, 2014 at 10:36 pm

Gainesville’s Eastside High School was ranked No. 35 on the Washington Post’s list of most challenging high schools. The school’s ranking dropped 18 spots from last year, but Jeff Charbonnet, the school’s principal, said he is pleased with the results.

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In the News: hurricane season predictions, state recognizes local student, proposed utility company restrictions, woman shot at cookout

By on April 9th, 2013 | Last updated: April 9, 2013 at 11:07 am

Hurricane predictions start rolling in; busy season expected | Tampa Bay Times – On Monday, The Weather Channel predicted 16 named storms for this upcoming hurricane season.  Nine of of those storms are predicted to be hurricanes, including five major [...]

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In the News: Santa Fe River water quality funds, City forum, Eastside controversial video, Tallahassee Oscar nominee

By on February 25th, 2013 | Last updated: February 25, 2013 at 8:14 pm

Growers to receive cost-share funds for water quality and quantity improvements in the Santa Fe River Basin – Several agriculture producers in the Santa Fe River Basin are approved to receive $193,750 in cost-share funds to conserve water and protect [...]

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Gainesville teens to compete in international science fair

By on February 21st, 2013 | Last updated: February 22, 2013 at 2:08 pm

Three Eastside High School students have earned spots at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. The fair begins May 12 in Phoenix.

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Honoring King’s legacy, two lauded at downtown event

By on January 21st, 2013 | Last updated: December 13, 2013 at 9:25 am

On what would have been Martin Luther King’s 84th birthday, people around the nation are celebrating his life, as well as the second inauguration of President Barack Obama. The Martin Luther King Jr. Commission of Florida hosted a variety of events today to mark the occasion at the memorial gardens bearing his name in downtown Gainesville.

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Gainesville high school students chosen to attend World Food Prize conference

By on November 26th, 2012 | Last updated: November 27, 2012 at 10:17 am

Two Eastside High School juniors represented Florida at the three-day Global Youth Institute hosted by the World Food Prize Foundation. Abigail Eisenstadt and Amaleah Mirti were the only Florida students chosen to attend the event in Iowa, which revolved around food security and agricultural issues.

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Eastside’s RENT: School Edition brings Gen X ennui to Gainesville

By on October 4th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:42 pm

Local high school theater troupe to perform popular Broadway musical RENT

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