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EHS Mid-Year Accomplishments

East High School Cheer Team Receives Awards at NCA Cheer Camp


Herkie Team Award:  The Herkie Team Award is the most prestigious award given by NCA. The Herkie TEAM Award, named after NCA founder, L.R. Herkimer, is awarded to squads who exemplify the qualities upon which the NCA was founded. These qualities are leadership, values, and teamwork. This award is voted on by the other teams in attendance at camp.


Super Spirit Stick: The top team for spirit voted on by the NCA staff. 


Superior Performance Ribbons:  

  • NFHS Team Credential

  • Technical Excellence Award for Stunts

  • Stunt S.A.F.E Award

  • Nationals Championship Bid

  • 11 All American Nominees


EHS Senior Carly Reed Received the Following Awards

  • Top All American: Carly tried out and made the All-American Team. She also scored the highest out of all the athletes at camp who tried out. 

  • Pin it Forward Recipient: Carly received the Pin It Forward Award for demonstrating leadership, responsibility, character, kindness, hard work, spirit and leading by example.


Pocono Mountain East High School Show Choir


Pocono Mountain East High School Show Choir performed at the 2022 PASA-PSBA School Leadership Conference Student Showcase on Monday, October 31 at Kalahari Resorts & Convention Center.

Pocono Mountain East High School Concert Choir, Show Choir, and Women's Choir


Pocono Mountain East High School Concert Choir, Show Choir, and Women's Choir performed at the Harvest Festival in Mt. Pocono.


Pocono Mountain East Marching Band


Pocono Mountain East High School Marching Band attended the First Flag Over the United Colony Festival in Easton on September 26.  The band came home with the only Superior rating of all 8 bands in attendance and won awards for most outstanding music, most outstanding marching, and most outstanding visual effect.


Women’s Empowerment Assembly 


Pocono Mountain East and West Female Student Athletes attended a presentation sponsored by St. Luke's Sports Medicine.  Nationally ranked weightlifter, former Division 1 athlete, and athletic trainer Jillian (Seamon) Hall presented an engaging discussion about female empowerment. Topics included how to develop a path to success, how to break barriers, why strength training and nutrition are so important, creating habits, building confidence, and how girls can live their best lives.


East Stroudsburg University VIP Field Trip


45 East High School senior students were escorted to ESU on the official Warrior Bus on October 4.  Students toured the campus and listened to presentations given by the Director of Admissions and University President.  Students then met in small groups with the Dean representing majors they were interested in. All students were given ESU string bags and provided with lunch. About 15 students applied through the instant decision process and were accepted on the spot.  


East High School Football Team and Adaptive Physical Education Football Game


Students in Ms. Gregoire’s Adaptive PE classes played a football game with PME High School Football Players.


East High School Bonfire


Students and community members enjoyed the opportunity to gather at a bonfire in preparation for the annual Bucket Game against Pleasant Valley.


East High School Future Health Professionals Club


33 members of the East High School Future Health Professionals Club visited ESU on November 21. Students learned about the technology in the virtual anatomy lab.


Wawa Grand Opening


Pocono Mountain East Marching Band juniors and seniors participated with Pocono Mountain West Cheerleaders in the grand opening of the new Wawa on 940 in Mt Pocono. 


Pocono Mountain East Field Hockey Team Wins District XI Championship!


Congratulations to the Pocono Mountain East Field Hockey Team for defeating Southern Lehigh to claim the District XI Field Hockey Title.


Aerospace Engineer Guest Speaker at Pocono Mountain East High School


Ben Minchhoff, Aerospace Engineer with the US Army, was a guest presenter at East High School. Students in Mrs. Sankey's Intro to Engineering and Principles of Engineering classes enjoyed learning from Mr. Minchhoff.


Pocono Mountain East High School and MCTI Student Wins Landscaping Team Career Development Event


Congratulations to East high School Junior, Connor Smiley, for taking FIRST PLACE during the Landscaping Team Career Development Event and Second Place in the Individual Landscaping Event while competing at the FFA Career Development Conference in Bloomsburg, PA on September 26, 2022.


Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade


Congratulations to the Pocono Mountain East Marching Band for their fabulous performance at the Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade. Not only were they a big hit with the spectators at the parade, they received national coverage on ABC. Well done PME Marching Band.


Pocono Mountain East High School Book Giveaway 


East High School’s Reading Competition Team organized a school-wide book giveaway. The 53 members of the Reading Competition Team participated in fundraising activities  to purchase over 1,500 books to share with their fellow students. This event is the team's first service project for our school community in an attempt to encourage reading. The event occurred over the three days before the winter break. Classes of approximately 25 to 30 students came through our 'bookstore' every 10 minutes. Every student received a ticket to exchange for a book.  Thank you to Beth Bresser, EHS Librarian and Reading Competition Advisor for organizing this wonderful event for our East High School students.