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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...]

EAHS hosting corn maze to benefit Four Diamonds Fund

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

  October 4, 2017- Elizabethtown Area High School’s Mini-THON Committee invites the community to attend its annual Corn Maze on Saturday, Oct. 28 from 5-9 p.m. at the Brubaker Farm, 1035 Union School Road, Mount Joy. There is a $5 entrance fee to the Corn Maze, which includes the Corn Maze and a hayride. Refreshments will also be sold at the event. The Elizabethtown Area High School Mini-THON Committee raises money for the Four Diamonds, a non-profit organization at Penn State Children’s Hospital whose goal is to conquer pediatric cancer. This is a non-spooky family friendly event, and fun for[Read more...]

EAHS September students of the month named

Sep 19th, 2017 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

September 19, 2017- Elizabethtown Area High School seniors Erin Kraskewicz and David Buckwalter were named the Elizabethtown Rotary Club’s students of month for September. Kraskewicz and Buckwalter were honored for their high academic achievement and extensive involvement in school, and community service activities. Kraskewicz is the daughter of John and Christin of Elizabethtown. She is a member of the prestigious National Honor Society. Kraskewicz has held leadership roles in numerous school programs including vice president and committee chair for Student Council, secretary for Model UN, vice president of Key Club, and publicist for the Class of 2018.  She’s also involved[Read more...]

Bear Creek Students To Participate In Cubes In Space

Jul 5th, 2017 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

  July 5, 2017- Two students from the Bear Creek School School will be participating in the Cubes in Space 2017 program. Cubes in Space, a program by idoodledu inc., in collaboration with NASA’s Langley Research Center, NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility and Colorado Space Grant Consortium, offers global design competitions for students 11-18 years of age to develop STEAM-based experiments for launch into space. The students were selected from more than 600 experiments submitted world-wide from 39 countries. Cubes in Space 2017 selected 160 experiments designed by students from Australia, Austria, Canada, Colombia, Ecuador, India, Mexico, Serbia, the United Arab[Read more...]

Local education foundation receives check from Masonic Village at Elizabethtown

Jun 13th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

June 12, 2017- The Masonic Village at Elizabethtown recently presented a check for $15,000 to the Elizabethtown Area Education Foundation to benefit the foundation’s educational classroom grant program. Over the past eighth years, the Masonic Village has gifted the foundation $135,000 for its grant program. The foundation’s educational classroom grant program awards funds to Elizabethtown Area School District teachers for creative and innovative programs in the areas of academics, the arts, and extra-curricular activities. Since its inception in February 2009, the foundation has awarded over 80 grants totaling more than $139,000 to school district teachers. Presenting the check from Masonic[Read more...]

Elizabethtown Area High School seniors honored at awards banquet

Jun 3rd, 2017 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

  May 31, 2017- Elizabethtown Area High School held its annual senior awards banquet for the Class of 2017 on Wednesday, May 24 at Elizabethtown Area High School. At the ceremony, 77 members of the senior class were honored with 70 scholarships and awards. The following is a listing of the awards and scholarships presented to the students: American Legion – Conewago Post #329 – Officer Neidinger Law Enforcement Scholarship: Jada Webber American Legion Conewago Post #329 Award: Karah Shultz American Legion – Conewago Post #329 – William D. Port & Robert D. Ream Medal of Honor Scholarship: Molly Hill[Read more...]