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Our Mission- To develop well-rounded citizens who listen, think, and speak intelligently and compassionately in an enviroinment where learning is relevant to life. 
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Dates to Remember  (Check out the School Calendar Webpage for more activities.)

Wednesday, October 15th- PSAT for all East Sophmores 8-11:30am

Friday, October 17th- Football vs Pearl Cohn at Vanderbilt Stadium, 7pm

Thursday, October 23rd- School-Wide Seminar

Monday, November 3rd- Day of the Dead Reception in the High School Library
6-7pm. All are welcome.

Tuesday, November 4th-Parent-Teacher Conference Day, no school for students

Thursday, November 13th- All Pro Dad's Breakfast (see below)
East Eagles Football Round-Up

Thanks to Keaven Burton for sharing his game summaries.

East vs Whites Creek 

In the Eagle’s first district game of the season they took on Whites Creek. The Eagles impressively took care of business in a 45-0 blowout to start their three- game road stretch.

The Eagles had no problem once again executing their offense. It was another day at the office managing the explosive Eagles offense for senior quarterback Isiah Upton. Not having a great night through the air percentage- wise, the dual- threat quarterback still managed to throw for 140 yards and one touchdown and rushed for 150 yards scoring one touchdown.

Senior running back Lennox McAfee (#10) continues to display his nice running ability(15 carries, 157 yards).Scoring four  touchdowns and  averaging  10.5 yards a carry, McAfee was well deserved of being named the  overall and offensive player of the game.

Shutting out their first two opponents the Eagles defense can add the Cobras to their list of teams that have not scored on them this season. East defense increased the intensity and pressure against the Cobras, recording a season high in tackles with 67 and tying their season high with two interceptions. Senior defensive lineman Tywan Jones led the defense with 10 tackles. That wasn’t enough as teammate DeVarius Cortner (#3) took home defensive player of the game, finishing with 7 tackles one of them being for a loss. With the win, your Eagles move to an undefeated 3-0 (1-0  in the district). The Eagles look to remain undefeated as they travel to Westmoreland, Tennessee this Friday to take on the Westmoreland Eagles (3-0). Game time: 9/12 @ 7p.m. 

East vs Ezell HardingHomecoming 2015

Homecoming 2014 for the Eagles fans was no disappointment as they watched East cruise to a 56-0 win Friday night. The Eagles returned home soaring after not missing a beat in their 3-0 road game sweep.        

The Eagles attacked Ezell-Harding’s defense with a smash mouth run the ball offense. The speed of the Eagles was hard for Ezell-Harding to adjust to. East had four players who averaged over 10 yards a carry against the defense. Senior running back and teams leading rusher added to his already great season rushing( 5 carries, 135 yards).

Completing four of his seven passes, senior quarterback didn’t have to do as much through the air as most of his completions where well thrown bombs thrown all over the defense. As we know the Eagles quarterback has a set of wheels on him as well. The senior averaged well over 10 yards a carry, rushing for 75 yards on two carries. He finished the game with three touchdown(two passing, one rushing).

The eagles had its first scare of a team scoring on them this season after a lost fumble by the offense putting Ezell-Harding on East 25-yard -line. The scare didn’t last long as the defense flexed their muscles and ended the possession with a blocked field-goal returned for a touchdown by Devarius Cortner (#3). That happened in the first quarter and was the closest Ezell-Harding came to scoring the rest of the night. The Eagles defense has yet to be scored on this season showing the poise and discipline of these young men. Teams are starting to think twice about how they are going to approach the Eagles.

Player of the game honors went to senior Devarius Cortner (#3) who made plays on both sides of the ball for the Eagles. Recording (12 rushing yards, 70 rec. yards), he also snatched the eagles only interception of the night returning it 50 yards. Not to mention the exciting blocked field returned for a touchdown.

With the win, your Eagles climb to 6-0 (2-0 in the district). East hopes to add to their six game win streak as the Maplewood Panthers come and look to give the Eagle their first loss of the season. Gametime: Home: 10/03 @ 7 p.m.

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East Nashville Magnet is using the Evirts email program to communicate with parents and students.  Make sure your email contact information is up-to-date so you don't miss any vital information.  

We use this information system to communicate with students and their families about class work, student activities, and schoolwide news.  Please make sure the school office has your correct information, if you are not currently receiving emails call the school office at 262-6947. _________________________________________
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Schoolwide Seminar  

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 Our next School-wide Seminar with be held on October 23th.   

For more information, go to or contact Christy Wall, our Paideia Coach, at 615-262-6947 x2201

Attend East Nashville Magnet School

You must apply to attend East Nashville Magnet School.  Optional School Application information and materials can be found at:  

You may schedule a tour by calling the office 262-6947.  During the tour, you will be able to see classrooms and meet some of our teachers and staff. We look forward to you visiting our school.
Middle School Immunizations

The new Certificate of Immunization showing that your child has met the new immunization requirements is required for entry into 7th grade and should be available from your child’s medical provider beginning April 1.

Children currently enrolled in a Tennessee school and entering the 7th grade must show proof of two new immunizations:

  • Tetanus-diphtheria-pertussis booster (“Tdap”)
  • Verification of immunity to varicella; (2 doses or history of disease)

For more information

Ten for Ten Donation 

What is 10 for 10? 
$1 per student/family for each of the 10 months of school = $10 for 10 months. It's that simple! No magazines, no wrapping paper, no cookie dough, no asking your friends and family to buy stuff. We're just asking families to make a simple donation to support our school. Any donation amount is accepted.

1) You can make a yearly donation, or smaller donations throughout the year.
2) Just send your donation to the office in an envelope to the "PTSO."
Where does the10 for 10 money go?
It's hard to find a bargin these days, but Ten for Ten is a pretty good one.  Just $10 supports programs and buys supplies for each of your students. Our initial focus with donations will be equipping our classrooms with electric pencil sharpeners! The PTSO has also purchased the mascot costume, bought a giant parachute for the PE department, hosted the middle school dance and math night, purchased advanced technology for the teachers to share, held a parent program, Literary Week and a book drive. That's just to name a few and we have more to come. 
Donations from Corporations
Office Depot 5% Back

As you make purchases, please remember that Office Depot will donate 5% of your purchase back to our school.  Just tell the cashier at the beginning of your check-out and they will scan our school's barcode.  Each month, the proceeds are forwarded to the school.  Click here to learn more about the 5% Back to Schools Program.

The Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, creed, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, color, age, and/or disability in admission to, access to, or operation of its programs, services, or activities. MNPS does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices. Contact MNPS ADA Coordinator at 259-8531.

MNPS maintains an official complaint procedure that complies with the standards set aside by Federal Programs under No Child Left Behind. Complaints regarding Public School Choice and Supplemental Educational Services (SES) are covered under this procedure. It can be found by clicking on Complaint Process.
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