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EAHS students claim prizes at National History Day competition

Mar 14th, 2018 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

March 14, 2018- Students from Elizabethtown Area High School recently took part in the 2018 National History Day (NHD) regional competition at Kutztown University. High school juniors Ryan Minnich, Sean Brown, and Nat McCloud as well as high school freshmen Benjamin Heinz and Ryan Risser all represented the district at the competition. High School social studies teacher, Gerald Huesken Jr, advised the students on their current contest roles through the High School’s National History Day club. During the contest’s awards ceremony, both Brown (3rd) and McCloud (2nd) placed in the Senior Individual Research Paper category of the contest while Heinz[Read more...]

Andy Breault Named Elizabethtown Area High School’s Next Head Football Coach

Feb 27th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page, News

February 27, 2018- Former Elizabethtown Area High School football star Andy Breault is returning to the program as the new head football coach. The Elizabethtown Area School District’s board of school directors approved Breault for the position at its Feb. 27 action meeting. He replaces Bill McDonald who resigned at the end of this past season. Breault has spent the last fourteen years serving as an assistant coach for the Bears. He has held roles in all three phases of the game including offensive coordinator, defensive coordinator, and special teams coordinator. He has also coached numerous position groups including running[Read more...]

EAHS Students Named to Prestigious District Orchestra

Feb 27th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page, News

  February 27, 2018- Three students from Elizabethtown Area High School performed at the prestigious 2018 Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) District 7 Orchestra Festival. Eleventh graders Sean Brown (violin), Lexis Ferree (violin) and Mayelin Ebersole (viola) joined more than 100 other talented student musicians from central Pennsylvania at the all-star festival. Dr. Justin Lewis from the United States Air Force was the guest conductor for the ensemble. The concert was held at Cedar Cliff High School. Selection to the District 7 Orchestra is highly competitive involving talented student musicians from schools located in central Pennsylvania (Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin,[Read more...]

EAHS students earn awards in local art contests

Feb 23rd, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page, News, Uncategorized

February 23, 2018- Award-winners for the 2018 Lancaster County Regional Competition of the Scholastic Writing Awards program were recently announced and Elizabethtown Area High School sophomore Mackenzie Smith was honored for her entries. As such, Smith’s work will be exhibited along with other talented county students at both the Lancaster Museum of Art and the Demuth Museum Mar. 3 through Apr. 15. Smith was awarded two Honorable Mentions, one in the Drawing category and the other in the Illustration category. Her colored pencil illustration entitled Ghost Train displayed technical application of perspective with vibrant colors creating her surreal concept. A[Read more...]

EAMS’s Ashley Geesey named Pennsylvania’s 2018 Top Youth Volunteer

Feb 23rd, 2018 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

 February 23, 2018- Elizabethtown Area Middle School eight grader Ashley Geesey has been named Pennsylvania’s top youth volunteer at the middle level by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring young people for outstanding acts of volunteerism. As the Commonwealth’s 2018 middle school award-winner, Geesey will receive $1,000, an engraved silver medallion, and an all-expense-paid trip in late April to Washington, D.C., where she will join the winners at both the high school and middle school levels from each state and the District of Columbia. While in our nation’s capital, Geesey will spend four days touring landmarks,[Read more...]

Seventh grader Alaina Hellein Wins EAMS Spelling Bee

Feb 14th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page, News

February 14, 2018- Elizabethtown Area Middle School recently held its 2018 spelling bee. The winner of the Bee was seventh grader Alaina Hellein. Hellein took home the victory by correctly spelling the word “conspicuous.” The bee was open to middle school students and was based on grade-level words determined by the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Eighth grader Mason Flowers placed second. In addition to Hellein and Flowers, seventh graders Isabel Boyer and Emma Creason placed in the top four and will attempt to qualify for Lancaster Newspaper’s regional spelling bee to be held later this spring. To qualify, the students will take[Read more...]

EAMS students take home awards at Future City competition

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

  February 12, 2018- Nineteen students from Elizabethtown Area Middle School recently took part in the 2018 Future City Competition in mid-January. This project-based learning program challenged students to imagine, research, design, and build cities that could exist 100 years in the future.  The Future City Competition was held at the state museum in Harrisburg. Using the engineering design process and project management skills, students worked in teams to ask and answer an authentic, real-world question. This year’s challenge asked students to identify an issue older people have and engineer two innovative solutions so seniors can remain active and independent[Read more...]

EAMS students take part in local Band Fest

Feb 12th, 2018 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

February 12, 2018- Nine Elizabethtown Area Middle School band students recently took part in the 2018 Lebanon Valley College Middle School band festival. The students, all seventh graders, were selected based on their teacher’s recommendation for demonstrating outstanding musicianship.  The students were Kathryn Barraclough, flute; Emma Creason, clarinet; Elyse Hayden, flute; Carrisa Horst, flute; Elizabeth Kerin, flute; Rene Oltmans, flute; Elijah Miller, percussion; Kyle Valentine, trombone; and Mark Walter, trombone. The festival was held on the campus of Lebanon Valley College on Jan. 11 and was sponsored by the Lebanon Valley College chapter of the National Association on Music Educators. [Read more...]

Seven E-town High School FFA Members Earn Prestigious Keystone Degrees

Feb 2nd, 2018 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

February 2, 2018- Elizabethtown Area High School students Kirsten Becker, Nora Briggs, David Buckwalter, Haley Haver, Austin Kreiser, Maddie Musser, and Kendra Neideigh were presented with Pennsylvania Future Farmers of America (FFA) Keystone Degrees at the 2018 Pennsylvania Farm Show. This honor is the highest award given by the Pennsylvania FFA association. It is presented to FFA Members within the Commonwealth who have shown outstanding achievement within FFA. To earn the prestigious degree, FFA members had to complete a Supervised Agricultural Experience Project, which included earning and investing at least $1,000 into their project. In addition, they needed to work[Read more...]

Elizabethtown Area High School writers honored for excellence

Feb 2nd, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page, News

February 2, 2018- Elizabethtown Area High School seniors Scyla Crozier and Erin Kraskewicz won awards in the 2018 Lancaster County Regional Scholastic Writing Awards sponsored by the Lancaster County Library. Kraskewicz was honored with a silver key in the poetry category for her entry Purple Daffodils and an honorable mention for her Personal Essay/Memoir entry titled The Girl. Crozier received an honorable mention for her Flash Fiction entry Breaking News: Man Dies In House Fire Caused By Gas Leak. The prestigious recognition program provides an avenue for students in local middle and high schools to express themselves through writing. The[Read more...]