Marianne Chowning-Dray Wins Presidential Award

Eastside math teacher Marianne Chowning-Dray has won the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. She is one of two Eastside teachers who have won the prestigious award — 6th grade teacher Suney Park won in 2012.

Marianne teaches Algebra II/Trigonometry and BC Calculus. She is one of only two teachers from California selected for this award, and joined honorees from across the country in meeting President Obama this summer.

Click here to read more about this incredible achievement.



Thank You to the Garden Court Hotel

We want to thank the Garden Court Hotel for hosting the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) committee during their three-day site visit this spring. We appreciate that you made them feel so comfortable and welcome on their visit.

The commission has notified us that based on the self-study report we completed and the March site visit, Eastside has been granted the maximum Six-Year Accreditation Status through June 2021.

Interact Club Teams Up with Menlo Park Rotary Club for Leadership Conference

Eastside’s student community service club, the Interact Club, spent a day with their Menlo Park Rotary advisers at the Fall Leadership Conference with 150 other Interact members from high schools around the Bay Area. Students learned leadership skills and spent time getting to know other students. Thank you to the Menlo Park Rotary Club for providing financial support to Eastside and for teaming up with our students for this special event!

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