From Our Blog
Eastern Students Continue to Shine in 2013
June 12, 2013
As the school year winds to a close, we wanted to share some encouraging statistics from Eastern Senior High. Companies for Causes has been working closely with Eastern's staff and students to encourage personal achievement and academic success. Following are some milestones reported from Eastern for the 2013 ...
Professionals Inspire Students During Career Day at Eastern
June 4, 2013
Career Day, May 10th, brought more than 100 professionals to Eastern Senior High School. People from all walks of life shared their inspiring work life stories with students throughout the day. Companies for Causes, Josh Carin, kicked off the day with a breakfast for participants sponsored by his company, ...
Supporting Students Via “Easternships”
April 21, 2013
In the summer of 2012, six of the CforC partners hosted students from Eastern Senior High School as part of an "Easternship" mentorship program. Students spent one day a week with professionals from OPX, Geppetto Catering, Anybill, OmniStudio, TerpSys and Raffa. High school students who passed their classes were eligible for this program and 16 chose to participate. The Easternships varied by company, but students shadowed professionals and learned about developing the skills, attitude and commitment necessary to thrive in today's workplace. They strengthened their communication skills, learned workplace etiquette and developed skills that will help them become leaders for incoming Eastern students.
It’s Official: Eastern SHS is DC’s newest IB School
April 12, 2013
After a rigorous three-year application process, Eastern Senior High is now officially an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School. Next year, Eastern will offer The International Baccalaureate Diploma Program for 11th graders. With the certification, Eastern becomes the second DC public high school to achieve IB status, ...