Central Dauphin East High School

626 Rutherford Road Harrisburg, PA 17109 • 717.541.1662

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  • Saturday Oct 21st is CDEHS’s homecoming dance. The dress is semi-formal with No sneakers or jeans.  Doors open at 6:45pm the dance will run from 7pm to 10pm. All guests that do not attend East MUST have a signed guest permission slip to buy tickets. Permission slips are in the main office or attached to this notice. Dauphin Country Vo-Tech also has permission slips for students who would normally attend East High. Tickets are $5.00 for advanced sales and $10.00 at the door the night of the dance. Once you enter the dance you will not be permitted to leave and return. Any questions please call 717-541-1662 ext. 117. Tickets are going on sale Monday Oct 16th. They can be purchased before and after school in rooms, 122 and 229.

    Homecoming guest permission slip


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    Sports physicals will be held at CD EAST HS on WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25th and on THURSDAY, October 26th at CDHS, starting at 2:30PM in the main gym.  Physicals are offered to students at the cost of $20.00.  Cash or check is due with the physical. Please make checks payable to Central Dauphin School District.  There is no charge for recertification physicals.    The physical packet and recertification packet is available on line and can be printed from the CDSD website.  All physicals completed by a medical examiner outside of the school for initial physicals must be dated after October 6, 2017 or dated after June 1, 2017 and accompanied by a recertification packet (including Cheerleading).  All physicals must be turned into your school’s main office or athletic training room no later than WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 8 , 2017.  Contact the Athletic Trainer if you have any questions.


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  • Below is the East High School Emergency Plan, a simple guide for parents of what to have ready, and what to do and not to do, in the event of an emergency at Central Dauphin East High School.

    School Emergency Guide


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    The Central Dauphin School District initiated a random drug testing policy for student athletes beginning with the fall season of the 2017-2018 school year.  Click HERE to access the CDSD Parent Information Sheet and the Drug Testing Permission Form.


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    For the purposes of enhancing vehicle and pedestrian safety on the campus of Central Dauphin East High School, student drop off/pick up procedures are in effect during the time periods of 7:00 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m ONLY. 

    The drop off/pick up location for students is at the gymnasium entrance in the back of the school.  Vehicles should enter via Union Deposit Road and travel up to the very top of the parking lot (where the first bus is parked) and make a left into the lot and follow it down to the gymnasium to drop off/pick up students.  There will be signs marked Student Drop Off/Pick Up with arrows indicating traffic pattern.  Click HERE to access a map of the new traffic pattern.

    You enter via Rutherford Road, you are not be permitted to drop off or pick up your student at the front entrance, you will need to keep moving to the back of the school.  This entrance is designated for bus loading and unloading during these time periods.  Lower Paxton Township Police will take the appropriate enforcement action as necessary.

    Please exercise caution when driving in this area, as our student drivers utilize the bottom half of the parking lot closest to Union Deposit Road. Thank you in advance for your cooperation to ensure the safety of our students, staff and visitors to the campus.


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    Select the Academic Performance Tab to See School Scores and Testing Results
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