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

February 24, 2017- Elizabethtown Area High School is pleased to announce it will hold its sixth annual student-run Four Diamonds Mini-THON on Friday Mar. 10 from 7 p.m. until 7 a.m. the next morning. Mini-THON is a twelve-hour event patterned after Penn State’s THON in which approximately 320 high school student dancers will remain on their feet for the entire twelve hours. This year’s theme is “Wild For A Cure.” All of the money raised through the Elizabethtown Area High School Mini-THON will go to support the Four Diamonds, an organization dedicated to conquering childhood cancer. The “Light of Hope”[Read more...]

E-town Third Grader to be Published as Part of Newspaper In Education Contest

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

February 13, 2017- Congratulations to Mill Road Elementary School third grader Chasmina Mendoza for winning first place in Lancaster Newspaper’s Design an Ad contest. Her ad will be featured in Lancaster Newspapers 2017 Newspaper In Education week issue. The contest recognized local students for creating an advertisement for a specific business using instructions from the advertiser. Mendoza designed an ad for Sturgis Pretzels. Photo caption: Chasmina Mendoza proudly shows off her award-winning ad for Lancaster Newspaper’s Design an Ad Contest

Bainbridge and Mill Road Elementary Schools hold “Souper Bowls”

Feb 8th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

February 7, 2017- Bainbridge and Mill Road Elementary Schools recently held their annual “Souper Bowl” food drives to benefit the local food bank. The food drives are timed to coincide each year with National Football League’s Super Bowl and helps to restock the shelves of the local food pantry after the holiday season. The school-wide community service project teaches students the importance of giving to those in need. In what has become as much a part of the tradition as the food drive itself, students could place their donation on a pile for their favorite Super Bowl team. While they[Read more...]

E-town High School FFA Member Earns Keystone Degree

Feb 6th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

February 6, 2017- At this year’s Pennsylvania Farm Show, Elizabethtown Area High School senior Taylor Halbleib was presented with Keystone FFA Degree. The Keystone FFA Degree 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 (Future Farmers of America). High school seniors who have been active in FFA for at least two years are eligible to apply for the prestigious Keystone Degree. To earn the degree the members had to complete a Supervised Agricultural Experience Project. As a part of the project they[Read more...]

EAMS students take part in local Band Fest

Feb 2nd, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

February 2, 2017- Nine Elizabethtown Area Middle School band students recently took part in the 2017 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 Allison Evans, flute; Samantha Ippolito, oboe; Julia Sikora, clarinet; Will Kreider, tenor sax; Bryan Murray, tenor sax; Madelyn Weeks, horn; Matthew Sharp, trombone; Vincent Checco, tuba; and Kaitlyn Houck, mallet percussion. The festival was held on the campus of Lebanon Valley College on Jan. 12 and was sponsored by the Lebanon Valley College chapter of the National Association[Read more...]

Elizabethtown Area Middle School students participate in Future City competition

Feb 2nd, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

  February 2, 2017- Sixteen students from Elizabethtown Area Middle School recently took part in the 2017 Future City Competition in mid-January. This project-based learning program challenged students to imagine what a city should and could look like to make their future a better place. The Future City Competition was held at the state museum in Harrisburg and challenged the students to imagine, research, create, design, and build a city that addressed their solution to the citywide sustainability issue: The Power of Public Space. As part of the competition, each team was required to write an essay showing their research,[Read more...]

EAHS students win at local SkillsUSA competition

Feb 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

January 31, 2017- A team of students from Elizabethtown Area High School placed first in the Health Care Program category of the Lancaster County Career and Technical Center’s Skills USA State Competition. The award-winning students are seniors Emma Leaman, Mallory Gish, Morgan Walters, and Jacey Kauffman. Based on their standing at the local level, the team qualified to take part in the state competition to be held later in the year. SkillsUSA is a national organization that not only prepares students for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations, but also holds yearly competitions showcasing students and their skills.[Read more...]

EAHS Students Perform at All-County Music Festival

Jan 31st, 2017 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

January 30, 2017- Fifteen students from Elizabethtown Area High School performed at the 2017 Lancaster Lebanon Music Educators Association (LLMEA) All County Band Festival. The concert was held at Cocalico High School under the direction of Dr. M. Gregory Martin, Associate Director of Band at West Chester University (wind ensemble) and Chief Warrant Officer Don Carlson of the 29th Division Band, Virginia National Guard (symphonic band) Performing in the band as part of the wind ensemble were Kaitlyn Babinchak – Piccolo, Jared Wolf – Alto Saxophone, Carissa Warren – French Horn, Kyra Buettner – French Horn, Ryan Kruft – Euphonium,[Read more...]

Giving Tree Program Supports Local Families

Dec 16th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page, News

December 16, 2016- 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. In total, the program brought holiday cheer to 54 families from the Elizabethtown community. Coupled with the school’s Giving Tree, a food collection was also held before the holiday break gathering 1,334 items this year. The food collection will benefit local families in need. Prior[Read more...]

EAHS art students share t-shirt designs and a book with elementary students

Dec 16th, 2016 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

  December 16, 2016- Elizabethtown Area High School students in the artistic crafts and fibers class made t-shirts based on classic children’s book such as Curious George, The Cat in the Hat, and The Hungry Monster and presented the t-shirts to second graders from Bainbridge Elementary School. As part of the program, each high school student was paired with an elementary student to read the book his or her t-shirt was based on. To design their t-shirts, the art students studied the illustrations in the children’s books, analyzing not only the arrangement of the individual illustrations but also the layout[Read more...]