Welcome to the official website of Half Hollow Hills High School East, a platform dedicated to showcasing, informing, and celebrating all aspects of our esteemed high school.  Recognized locally, statewide, and nationally for outstanding individual and collective accomplishments, High School East stands as one of the top educational institutions in the country.  Our school environment reflects a vibrant and diverse community that we profoundly honor and embrace.  We firmly believe that every individual contributes value and significance to our school community, as it is through the collective passions, ideas, and spirit that High School East truly excels.  In the words of James Baldwin, "Know from whence you came. If you know whence you came, there are absolutely no limitations to where you can go."  In alignment with this powerful sentiment, Hills East continues to shine as a symbol of excellence both near and far, a distinction we should all proudly celebrate . . . welcome to High School East!


Milton K. Strong, Ed. D.



Congratulations to our National Merit Commended Students!

Congratulations to our National Merit Scholarship Program Commended Students from Hills East, recognized for their exceptional academic promise in finishing among the "top five percent of more than 1.5 million students" who entered the 2024 competition: Khaled Alafifi, Matthew Albanese, Rishi Aravind, Muammer Basturk, Angelina D'Amico, Auyush Desai, Jack Gidseg, Jack Goldfried, Ellison Koo, Ryan Lashin, Laura Lerebours, Alexandra Lerner, Jash Mody, Nathan Padron, Kendall Palmer, Ryan Parkes, Niyanth Ponnusamy, Aayush Prakash, Justin Roberts, Daniel Sanwo, Ava Sobel, Taray Sterling, Benjamin Stern and Ella Woods!