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EAHS students raise money for local winter shelter

Jan 12th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page, News

January 10, 2018-Four ninth graders from Elizabethtown Area High School recently teamed with the school’s student council to raise funds for the Elizabethtown Winter Shelter. As part of the students’ 20Time initiative, Alisia Alvarez, Taylore Bradley, Sophia Brinkman, and Makenna Heisey set a goal of raising several hundred dollars to help the shelter. When they were all done, they had far exceeded their goal with a total donation of $1,505.20. Alvarez, Bradley, Brinkman, and Heisey originally intended to raise the funds through bake and popcorn sales. However, they expanded their effort by seeking a partnership with the school’s student council[Read more...]

EAMS Angel Tree Program Supports Local Families

Dec 22nd, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

December 22, 2017- The holiday season will be a little merrier for several families of students at Elizabethtown Area Middle School thanks to the school’s faculty, staff, and administration. The staff provided 22 of its students with gifts this year as part of the school’s annual Angel Tree campaign. Coordinated by English language arts teacher Paula Kennedy, school counselor Diana Chandra, school counselor Greg Bechtold, and counseling secretary Carolyn Dohner, the purchasing of the gifts came from the generosity of the school community. According to Dr. Nate Frank, school principal, it is especially nice to see the faculty and staff[Read more...]

Giving Tree Program Supports Local Families

Dec 22nd, 2017 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

December 22, 2017- To help brighten the holidays for families in need, the Bear Creek School recently held its annual Holiday Giving Tree program. As part of this annual tradition, the school’s faculty, staff and students as well as community members purchased suggested gifts for families who could use the help this season of giving. From the Giving Tree initiative, over 100 students received gifts to help make their holiday season brighter. Coupled with the school’s Giving Tree, a food collection was also held before the holiday break gathering 1,150 items this year. The food collection will benefit 45 local[Read more...]

EAHS Announces First Marking Period Honor Roll

Nov 22nd, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

November 22, 2017- Elizabethtown Area High School principal Maura Hobson, as well as assistant principals Robert Crick, Kathleen Griffith, and Dr. Jason Potts, have announced the honor roll for the first marking period of the 2017-2018 school year. For students to achieve honor roll they are required to attain a minimum non-weighted grade point average (GPA) of 94% with no grade lower than 85%. A total of 424 students made the honor roll this marking period, which equates to roughly 35% of the student body in grades 9-12 having a GPA at or above 94%. Ninth Grade Alyssa Adams, Alisia[Read more...]

Elizabethtown Area Middle School Delivers Food Baskets For Thanksgiving

Nov 22nd, 2017 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

 November 22, 2017- Fourteen local families from the greater-Elizabethtown area will enjoy Thanksgiving Food Baskets, compliments of Elizabethtown Area Middle School. The baskets contained all the ingredients for a Thanksgiving dinner including a frozen turkey, vegetables, bread, yams, stuffing, gravy, and more. In addition to the holiday food items, the baskets contained other items the families could use for the entire day like coffee, pancake mix, syrup, cereal, and juice. In the weeks leading up to the holiday, the students, faculty, and staff of the school took part in the school’s annual Feathers for Families program. This program entailed students[Read more...]

Elizabethtown Area School District Honors Local Veterans

Nov 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

November 10, 2017- Elizabethtown Area School District saluted 47 local veterans during its tenth annual Veterans Day Ceremony. The program afforded school officials and high school students an opportunity to salute local veterans for their service to the country. It was also an opportunity for students to learn about the contributions that veterans have made and learn about the meaning of the day. Elizabethtown Area School District board president Terry Seiders and Elizabethtown Borough Mayor Chuck Mummert joined superintendent of schools Dr. Michele Balliet in thanking the veterans who had gathered for the program in the high school auditorium. All[Read more...]

EASD Inducts Three Into its Athletic Hall of Fame

Oct 24th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

October 24, 2017- At a special ceremony, Elizabethtown Area High School inducted two former student-athletes and one coach into its Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday, Oct. 20. Enshrined were Jenna Ahern (Class of 2006), Janelle Garber (Class of 2006), and retired long-time teacher and wrestling coach Mike Sernoffsky. The ceremony was held in front of more than 75 family, friends, and school district representatives. Ahern was an outstanding athlete in field hockey and softball. As a Lady Bear field hockey player, she lettered all four years and was Co-captain of her team her senior year. She was selected as[Read more...]

EAHS to Present Pulitzer Prize Winning Drama The Skin of Our Teeth

Oct 20th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

  October 18, 2017- Elizabethtown Area High School will present its Fall Play – The Skin of Our Teeth – on Thursday, Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 4 at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.  The Pulitzer Prize winner for drama by Thornton Wilder centers on the Antrobus family of the fictional town of Excelsior, New Jersey. Join the Antrobus Family as they travel though their lives, married for 5,000 years, and facing disasters such as an ice age, a great flood, war, and their own humanity. Through every disaster, they manage to pull through by the skin[Read more...]

Elizabethtown Area School District To Honor Local Veterans

Oct 17th, 2017 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

  October 17, 2017- The Elizabethtown Area School District will hold its annual Veterans Day ceremony on Friday, Nov. 10, the day before the actual holiday, to honor our community’s military veterans. The service will begin at 10:30 a.m. in front on Elizabethtown Area High School (600 East High Street, Elizabethtown, PA 17022). The public is encouraged to attend to join our students, faculty and staff as we pay tribute to veterans from the greater-Elizabethtown area. The program affords our local school officials and high school students an opportunity to salute local veterans for their service and sacrifice to the[Read more...]

EAHS Orchestra to Perform Pops Concert

Oct 5th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

October 5, 2017- The 68-member Elizabethtown Area High School Orchestra will present its 2017 Pops Concert in the Brossman Ballroom at Masonic Village on Thursday Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. The theme for this year’s concert is “GO WEST!” Familiar music will include themes from movie Westerns “Magnificent Seven,” “Hang ‘Em High,” and “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly;” fiddle tunes of French, Irish, Scottish, and Mexican origin; and the iconic theme from “The Lone Ranger” (borrowed from the William Tell Overture). Other pieces will portray life on the prairie (“Prairie song”), Native American harvest dance (“Anasazi”), and a[Read more...]