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The Shawnee Mission East
Educational Excellence Fund (The East Fund)

Shawnee Mission East High School
7500 Mission Road
Prairie Village, Kansas  66208

Tracy Tetrick, President

All donations to The East Fund are tax deductible.  The East Fund is administered by The Shawnee Mission Education Foundation, a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization. 

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New Chairs are part of the "Extreme Library Makeover Grant." provided by The East Fund last year.

Lancer Legacy - 2015 Senior Wall Project
Leave your mark on the WALL at EAST!

We are proud to announce the installation of the 2nd Lancer Legacy - Senior Wall Project.  6x6 ceramic tiles can be purchased displaying the senior's name, activities and artwork that characterize each student. A larger 12x12 tile will display the graduation year of the senior class. Each tile will be printed in Lancer Blue, with background artwork in gray. Each tile will be mounted on a dedicated wall and become a permanent fixture at East. This year's Legacy Wall will begin where last years Senior Wall ended and continue north along the hallway. Again, this is an entire wall dedicated to seniors only, and it will serve as a means of leaving their "mark" on the wall at EAST!
An order form can be accessed here.

Order your SME Senior Tile Online!

The Shawnee Mission East Senior Tile deadline for the Lancer Legacy Wall is now extended to March 13th!   Open the link above for the order form, pick out your artwork and place your order online! Or, print off the order form, fill it out and return it to the office or mail it to the address provided.  Go Lancers!

Save the Date for Next Year's Auction: November 14, 2015!

"Granting Success" - Check out what The East Fund is all about!  Great photos from the SME Harbinger staff, inspiring audio performed by the SME Drumline and thoughtful words of appreciation from SME staff members.

Order a SME Yard Sign or Banner!
   The East Fund is again offering custom-designed SME yard signs with your student's activities. 
   Download the order form today. 

   New this year, The East Fund is also selling SME Banners.  Download the banner order form here.


For more information, contact Lisa Kuhnke at

Innovation & Enrichment

It is with pleasure that we announce that The East Fund Board approved twelve grants for the 2013-2014 school year.  the following grants offer innovative equipment, help students engage in after school tutoring and create interactive classroom opportunities.

  • SME Late Bus
  • SME Band Instruments
  • Compost/Recycling Program
  • Questia Database Renewal
  • Future Lancers
  • Questia Database for Seniors
  • Printmaking Press for Visual Arts
  • Gym Sound System
  • Live Broadcast Improvements
  • Weight Room Upgrades
  • Focus on Freshman Training
  • Link Crew

For more information, or to apply for a Grant, click on our Grants Tab.

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