Lifetouch School Pictures

Students will have the opportunity to get their picture taken over orientation days, August 23rd and 24th from 3:00 – 6:00.  You can order online and reference Picture Day ID MI297035YO.  Order forms will also be available at the school. read more

Is Your Student Ready for 7th Grade?

Is your son/daughter ready for seventh grade?  Click below for immunization information. http://www.district112.org/district-information/departments/health-services/ Documentation should be sent to the school nurse once the vaccines have been received. It may be dropped off, mailed to the school at 1600 Park Ridge Drive, Chaska, MN 55318 or faxed to the office at 952-556-7609. read more

Student Orientation Days

EastThunderbirds_FullBack to School Information will be coming via newsletter on constant contact the first week of August. 6th Grade WEB Orientation – Wednesday, August 23rd 1:00 – 3:30 p.m. (students only) Parents may join their child at 3:30 to get their schedules, locker combo’s, and pictures.   All Student Orientation – Wednesday, August 23rd  and Thursday, August 24th 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. New this year!  All school supplies may be brought in on orientation days and dropped off at a central location in the commons.   read more

PD Scoop – PLC Facilitators

PD “Scoop” – June East Points – PLC Facilitators Over the course of the year, we have highlighted various groups of teachers who collaborate together as a professional learning community (PLC) to learn and improve educational opportunities for the students at East. Today we highlight two staff members, Amy Scharenbrock (Personalized Learning Coach) and Laura Tessmer (Instructional Coach). These two staff members are the main facilitators of PD (professional development) to provide continued support for teachers on their growth and development. This support ranges from leading professional development on late start days to meeting with groups or individuals during prep time or after school. As a district, our goal is for teachers to develop their PLC focus around the five points of the personalized star. Back in August, Amy and Laura facilitated a collaborative opportunity (Ed Camp) for teachers to reflect on their professional interests and find other staff who had similar... read more

8th Grade End of Year Party

The last day of school marks the end of some fun-filled years with our 8th grade students. At Chaska Middle School East, we devote the entire day celebrating the last day of school with our 8th grade students. Our staff look forward to this great opportunity to spend their final day with the students and engage in a variety of activities with them throughout the day. We want them to know how much we have enjoyed being a successful part of their education and appreciated them as students. This is what makes this day so special! 8th Grade Fun Day Schedule read more