Marianne Chowning-Dray Wins Teaching Award from 49ers, Wells Fargo and Symetra

Math teacher Marianne Chowning-Dray’s morning Algebra II/Trig class got a big surprise this morning from the 49ers, Wells Fargo and Symetra. Marianne is one of 16 winners of the “Symetra Hero in the Classroom” award, which includes a donation to her classroom. Marianne will attend the November 2 49er’s game against the St. Louis Rams, where she will be honored on stage before she introduces the 49ers cheerleaders. Congratulations Marianne and thank you for your dedication to our students! You can read more about her award here.


Markel Moore (’13) Featured on CBS SF

Markel Moore (Eastside Class of 2013) was featured on CBS SF as part of their “Students Rising Above” series for his accomplishments at U.C. Berkeley and Cisco. Don’t miss his inspiring story, along with an appearance by residential faculty member Darren Chan. Click here to see the video.


Student Newspaper is Finalist for National Scholastic Press Association Award

Congratulations to the staff of our student newspaper, The Eastside Panther!

Our newspaper is a finalist for the Pacemaker Award by the National Scholastic Press Assoc. Finalists are selected based on “coverage and content, quality of writing and reporting, leadership on the opinion page, evidence of in-depth reporting, design, photography, art and graphics.”

Read the full list of winners here.

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